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Dr Muhammad Tahir Suleman

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

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Email tahir.suleman@otago.ac.nz

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).

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Teaching

  • ACCT233
  • ACCT423
  • ACCT421

Research interests

Political Uncertainty, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, Default Risk, and Financial Markets Research

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Publications

Arif, I., Khan, L., Farooq, F., & Suleman, T. (2020). Impact of international trade and trade duties on current account balance of the balance of payment: A study of N-11 countries. Journal of Accounting & Finance in Emerging Economies, 6(1), 11-32. doi: 10.26710/jafee.v6i1.1047

Al Mamun, M., Uddin, G. S., Suleman, M. T., & Kang, S. H. (2020). Geopolitical risk, uncertainty and Bitcoin investment. Physica A, 540, 123107. doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2019.123107

Ji, Q., Shahzad, S. J. H., Bouri, E., & Suleman, M. T. (2020). Dynamic structural impacts of oil shocks on exchange rates: Lessons to learn. Journal of Economic Structures, 9, 20. doi: 10.1186/s40008-020-00194-5

Gkillas, K., Gupta, R., Lau, C. K. M., & Suleman, M. T. (2020). Jumps beyond the realms of cricket: India's performance in One Day Internationals and stock market movements. Journal of Applied Statistics, 47(6), 1109-1127. doi: 10.1080/02664763.2019.1663157

Chow, S.-C., Gupta, R., Suleman, T., & Wong, W.-K. (2019). Long-run movement and predictability of bond spread for BRICS and PIIGS: The role of economic, financial and political risks. Journal of Reviews on Global Economics, 8, 239-257. doi: 10.6000/1929-7092.2019.08.21

Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Caldeira, J. F., Gupta, R., Suleman, T., & Torrent, H. S. (2019). Forecasting the term structure of interest rates of the BRICS: Evidence from a nonparametric functional data analysis [Department of Economics Working Paper Series]. Pretoria, South Africa: University of Pretoria. 12p. Retrieved from https://www.up.ac.za/media/shared/61/WP/wp_2019_11.zp169441.pdf

Hamid, K., Hasan, A., Suleman, T., & Khurram, M. U. (2017). Volatility spillover effects across emerging equity markets of Pakistan, India, China and Bangladesh: A multivariate GARCH-BEKK and CCC approach. Social Science Research Network. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2911592

Suleman, T., & Randall, J. (2016). Dynamics of political risk rating and stock market volatility. Social Science Research Network. 29p. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2315645

Suleman, M. T. (2015). Political uncertainty, exchange rate return and volatility. Social Science Research Network. Retrieved from https://ssrn.com/abstract=2598866

Suleman, T., & Daglish, T. (2015). Political uncertainty in developed and emerging markets. Social Science Research Netowork. 22p. Retrieved from https://ssrn.com/abstract=2647888

Cermeño, R., & Suleman, M. T. (2014). Country risk and volatility of stock returns: Panel-GARCH evidence for Latin America. Social Science Research Network. Retrieved from https://ssrn.com/abstract=2482038

Suleman, M. T. (2012). Time series properties and predictability of Pak rupee/US dollar exchange rate. Social Science Research Network. Retrieved from https://ssrn.com/abstract=2041056

Suleman, M. T., & Saeed, M. A. (2009). Option on human performance: A case study of Indian premier league. Social Science Research Network. 28p. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.1474039

Suleman, M. T. (2009). Risk involved in international debt investment in emerging markets: A case study of India, Malaysia and Taiwan. 43p. doi: 10.2139/ssrn.1462203

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Journal - Research Article

Arif, I., Khan, L., Farooq, F., & Suleman, T. (2020). Impact of international trade and trade duties on current account balance of the balance of payment: A study of N-11 countries. Journal of Accounting & Finance in Emerging Economies, 6(1), 11-32. doi: 10.26710/jafee.v6i1.1047

Gkillas, K., Gupta, R., Lau, C. K. M., & Suleman, M. T. (2020). Jumps beyond the realms of cricket: India's performance in One Day Internationals and stock market movements. Journal of Applied Statistics, 47(6), 1109-1127. doi: 10.1080/02664763.2019.1663157

Ji, Q., Shahzad, S. J. H., Bouri, E., & Suleman, M. T. (2020). Dynamic structural impacts of oil shocks on exchange rates: Lessons to learn. Journal of Economic Structures, 9, 20. doi: 10.1186/s40008-020-00194-5

Al Mamun, M., Uddin, G. S., Suleman, M. T., & Kang, S. H. (2020). Geopolitical risk, uncertainty and Bitcoin investment. Physica A, 540, 123107. doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2019.123107

Chow, S.-C., Gupta, R., Suleman, T., & Wong, W.-K. (2019). Long-run movement and predictability of bond spread for BRICS and PIIGS: The role of economic, financial and political risks. Journal of Reviews on Global Economics, 8, 239-257. doi: 10.6000/1929-7092.2019.08.21

Nadeem, M., Suleman, T., & Ahmed, A. (2019). Women on boards, firm risk and the profitability nexus: Does gender diversity moderate the risk and return relationship? International Review of Economics & Finance, 64, 427-442. doi: 10.1016/j.iref.2019.08.007

Chapple, L., Chen, B., Suleman, T., & Truong, T. P. (2019). Stock trading behaviour and firm performance: Do CEO equity-based compensation and block ownership matter? Pacific-Basin Finance Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2019.03.006

Badshah, I., Demirer, R., & Suleman, M. T. (2019). The effect of economic policy uncertainty on stock-commodity correlations and its implications on optimal hedging. Energy Economics, 84, 104553. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2019.104553

Arif, I., Raza, S. A., Friemann, A., & Suleman, M. T. (2019). The role of remittances in the development of higher education: Evidence from top remittance receiving countries. Social Indicators Research, 141(3), 1233-1243. doi: 10.1007/s11205-018-1857-8

Gupta, R., Suleman, T., & Wohar, M. E. (2019). Exchange rate returns and volatility: the role of time-varying rare disaster risks. European Journal of Finance, 25(2), 190-203. doi: 10.1080/1351847X.2018.1534750

Sadhwani, R., Rajput, S. K. O., Ali-Rind, A., & Suleman, M. T. (2019). Does change in economic policy uncertainly affect real estate investment trusts (REITs)? Annals of Financial Economics, 14(04), 1950016. doi: 10.1142/S2010495219500167

Bouras, C., Christou, C., Gupta, R., & Suleman, T. (2019). Geopolitical risks, returns, and volatility in emerging stock markets: Evidence from a Panel GARCH model. Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, 55(8), 1841-1856. doi: 10.1080/1540496X.2018.1507906

Demirer, R., Gupta, R., Suleman, T., & Wohar, M. E. (2018). Time-varying rare disaster risks, oil returns and volatility. Energy Economics, 75, 239-248. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2018.08.021

Gkillas, K., Vortelinos, D. I., & Suleman, T. (2018). Asymmetries in the African financial markets. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 45, 72-87. doi: 10.1016/j.mulfin.2018.04.004

Gupta, R., Suleman, T., & Wohar, M. E. (2018). The role of time-varying rare disaster risks in predicting bond returns and volatility. Review of Financial Economics, 37(3), 327-340. doi: 10.1002/rfe.1051

Christou, C., Gupta, R., Hassapis, C., & Suleman, T. (2018). The role of economic uncertainty in forecasting exchange rate returns and realized volatility: Evidence from quantile predictive regressions. Journal of Forecasting, 37(7), 705-719. doi: 10.1002/for.2539

Butt, H. A., Badshah, I. U., & Suleman, M. T. (2017). Illusory nature of pricing of illiquidity effect: The test case of Australian stock market. Journal of Finance & Economics Research, 2(2), 115-119. doi: 10.20547/jfer1702202

Arif, I., & Suleman, T. (2017). Terrorism and stock market linkages: An empirical study from a front-line state. Global Business Review, 18(2), 365-378. doi: 10.1177/0972150916668604

Suleman, T., Gupta, R., & Balcilar, M. (2017). Does country risks predict stock returns and volatility? Evidence from a nonparametric approach. Research in International Business & Finance, 42, 1173-1195. doi: 10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.055

Umar, Z., & Suleman, T. (2017). Asymmetric return and volatility transmission in conventional and Islamic equities. Risks, 5(2), 22. doi: 10.3390/risks5020022

Bhutta, A. I., & Suleman, T. (2017). Capital structure and business groups: Evidence from Pakistan. Journal of Management Sciences, 4(2), 248-268. doi: 10.20547/jms.2014.1704207

Suleman, T., & Amin, M. T. (2015). The impact of sectoral foreign direct investment on industrial economic growth of Pakistan. Journal of Management Sciences, 2(1), 151-165. doi: 10.20547/jms.2014.1502101

Suleman, M. T. (2012). Stock market reaction to good and bad political news. Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 4(1), 299-312. doi: 10.5296/ajfa.v4i1.1705

Suleman, M. T. (2012). Stock market reaction to terrorist attacks: Empirical evidence from a front line state. Australasian Accounting, Business & Finance Journal, 6(1), 15.

Asghar, M., Shah, S. Z. A., Hamid, K., & Suleman, M. T. (2011). Impact of dividend policy on stock price risk: Empirical evidence from equity market of Pakistan. Far East Journal of Psychology & Business, 4(4), 45-52.

Hamid, K., Suleman, M. T., Shah, S. Z. A., & Akash, R. S. I. (2010). Testing the weak form of efficient market hypothesis: Empirical evidence from Asia-Pacific markets. International Research Journal of Finance & Economics, (58). doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2912908

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Nadeem, M., Suleman, T., & Ahmed, A. (2018). Women on boards, firm risk and profitability nexus: Are women risk-averse or risk moderate? Proceedings of the Accounting & Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference. Retrieved from https://www.afaanz.org/

Bhutta, A. I., & Suleman, T. (2016). Performance of Pakistani business groups during energy crisis. Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG). doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2868971

Tashfeen, R., & Suleman, T. (2016). Board gender diversity and risk management: And a view of the financial, investment and liquidity policies. Proceedings of the 8th Conference on Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG). doi: 10.2139/ssrn.2867239

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