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Senior Tahir Suleman imageLecturer
MSc (Hanken), PhD(Well), CPA(Australia)

Tel +64 3 479 9066
Office OBS 5.33

Dr Tahir Joined University of Otago in February 2020. Before that he was working as a Lecturer at Department of Financial and Business Systems, Lincoln University. He obtained his PhD from Victoria University of Wellington, and a MSc from Hanken School of Economics, Finland. Tahir also served as Vice president of postgraduate student association, Victoria University of Wellington.

Tahir's research has been published in leading A* and A rated (ABDC) journals, including Energy Economics, Pacific Basin Finance, International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of Forecasting, and European Journal of Finance. Tahir presented his research at leading conferences such as Financial Markets and Corporate Governance Conference, New Zealand Finance Colloquium, Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, and Multinational Finance Society. He also won the best paper award at New Zealand Finance Colloquium (2018).

For more information refer to:

Personal homepage
ResearchGate Muhammad Suleman
GoogleScholar Tahir Suleman


  • ACCT 233
  • ACCT 423
  • ACCT 421

Research interests

  • Political Uncertainty
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Corporate Governance
  • Default Risk
  • Financial Markets


Niu, Z., Demirer, R., Suleman, M. T., Zhang, H., & Zhu, X. (2024). Do industries predict stock market volatility? Evidence from machine learning models. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 90, 101903. doi: 10.1016/j.intfin.2023.101903

Raza, S. A., Shah, N., & Suleman, M. T. (2024). A multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis of Islamic and conventional financial markets efficiency during the COVID-19 pandemic. International Economics, 177, 100463. doi: 10.1016/j.inteco.2023.100463

Gehricke, S. A., Aschakulporn, P., Suleman, T., & Wilkinson, B. (2023). The effect of divestment from ESG exchange traded funds. Proceedings of the 12th Annual New Zealand Finance Meeting (NZFM). Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland Centre for Financial Research. Retrieved from

Gehricke, S., Aschakulporn, P., Suleman, T., & Wilkinson, B. (2023, November-December). The effect of divestment from ESG exchange traded funds. Verbal presentation at the 4th Climate & Energy Finance Group (CEFGroup) Sustainable Finance and Accounting Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Gehricke, S. A., Aschakulporn, P., Suleman, T., & Wilkinson, B. (2023). The effect of divestment from ESG Exchange Traded Funds. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI) Conference. Retrieved from

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