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Dr Pallab Biswas, Otago Business SchoolSenior Lecturer
PhD (UWA). MBA (Dhaka)

Tel +64 3 479 8108
Office OBS 4.18

Dr Pallab Biswas joined the University of Otago in February 2016. Prior to this, he worked at the University of the South Pacific, Fiji, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, and the University of Western Australia. He obtained his PhD in Accounting & Finance from the University of Western Australia and an MBA in Accounting from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He has experience in teaching both Financial and Management Accounting at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Research interests

  • Corporate governance in emerging countries;
  • Corporate social responsibility reporting
  • Capital market disclosure.


Ali, M. J., Biswas, P. K., Chapple, L., & Kumarasinghe, S. (2024). Institutional ownership and earnings quality: Evidence from China. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 84, 102275. doi: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2024.102275

Samarawickrama, D., Biswas, P. K., & Roberts, H. (2024). Mandatory CSR regulations and social disclosure: The mediating role of the CSR committee. Meditari Accountancy Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/MEDAR-03-2023-1950

Mayapada, A. G., Biswas, P. K., & Roberts, H. (2023). Economic consequences of new accounting standards in UK charities. Accounting & Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/acfi.13216

Benjamin, S. J., Botes, V., & Biswas, P. K. (2023). Does the presence of “Mom” in conversations and bios in TikTok affect firm value? Applied Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00036846.2023.2295307

Matemane, R., Moloi, T., Adelowotan, M., & Biswas, P. K. (2023). The use of non-financial performance metrics in determining directors’ remuneration: The case of listed companies in South Africa. African Journal of Business Ethics, 17(1), 22-44. doi: 10.15249/17-1-301

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