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Dr Muhammad Tahir Suleman

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

Tel +64 3 479 9066
Office OBS 5.33
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

Elahi, A., Bekhit, A. E. D. & Suleman, M. A. (2022, September). Halal and you: Understanding Halal business and diet. Panel discussion at the University of Otago Muslim University Students' Association, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Public Discussion].

Gull, A. A., Saeed, A., Suleman, M. T., & Mushtaq, R. (2022). Revisiting the association between environmental performance and financial performance: Does the level of environmental orientation matter? Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, 29, 1647-1662. doi: 10.1002/csr.2310

Niu, Z., Demirer, R., Suleman, M. T., & Zhang, H. (2022). Speculation, cross-market sentiment and the predictability of gold market volatility. Journal of Behavioral Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15427560.2022.2109639

Perera, K., Kuruppuarachchi, D., Kumarasinghe, S., & Suleman, T. (2022, April). Idiosyncratic volatility puzzle: A climate risk explanation. Verbal presentation at the Financial Markets & Corporate Governance (FMCG) Conference, [Hybrid].

Cui, T., Suleman, M. T., & Zhang, H. (2022). Do the green bonds overreact to the COVID-19 pandemic? Finance Research Letters. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.frl.2022.103095

Butt, H. A., Demirer, R., Sadaqat, M., & Suleman, T. (2022). Do emerging stock markets offer an illiquidity premium for local or global investors? Quarterly Review of Economics & Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.qref.2022.05.002

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Cui, T., Suleman, M. T., & Zhang, H. (2022). Do the green bonds overreact to the COVID-19 pandemic? Finance Research Letters. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.frl.2022.103095

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Gull, A. A., Saeed, A., Suleman, M. T., & Mushtaq, R. (2022). Revisiting the association between environmental performance and financial performance: Does the level of environmental orientation matter? Corporate Social Responsibility & Environmental Management, 29, 1647-1662. doi: 10.1002/csr.2310

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Liu, Y., Niu, Z., Suleman, M. T., Yin, L., & Zhang, H. (2022). Forecasting the volatility of crude oil futures: The role of oil investor attention and its regime switching characteristics under a high-frequency framework. Energy, 238, 121779. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2021.121779

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Niu, Z., Demirer, R., Suleman, M. T., & Zhang, H. (2022). Speculation, cross-market sentiment and the predictability of gold market volatility. Journal of Behavioral Finance. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/15427560.2022.2109639

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Suleman, M. T., & Yaghoubi, M. (2022). Infectious disease and corporate activities. Economics Letters, 212, 110302. doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2022.110302

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Chapple, L., Chen, B., Suleman, T., & Truong, T. P. (2021). Stock trading behaviour and firm performance: Do CEO equity-based compensation and block ownership matter? Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 66, 101129. doi: 10.1016/j.pacfin.2019.03.006

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Gkillas, K., Floros, C., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Quantile dependencies between discontinuities and time-varying rare disaster risks. European Journal of Finance, 27(10), 932-962. doi: 10.1080/1351847X.2020.1809487

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Huang, J., Ding, Q., Zhang, H., Guo, Y., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Nonlinear dynamic correlation between geopolitical risk and oil prices: A study based on high-frequency data. Research in International Business & Finance, 56, 101370. doi: 10.1016/j.ribaf.2020.101370

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Huang, J., Li, Y., Suleman, M. T., & Zhang, H. (2021). Effects of geopolitical risks on gold market return dynamics: Evidence from a nonparametric causality-in-quantiles approach. Defence & Peace Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/10242694.2021.2007333

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Ilyas, M., Khan, A., Nadeem, M., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Economic policy uncertainty, oil price shocks and corporate investment: Evidence from the oil industry. Energy Economics, 97, 105193. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2021.105193

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Iqbal, N., Naeem, M. A., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Quantifying the asymmetric spillovers in sustainable investments. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.intfin.2021.101480

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Mensi, W., Nekhili, R., Vo, X. V., Suleman, T., & Kang, S. H. (2021). Asymmetric volatility connectedness among U.S. stock sectors. North American Journal of Economics & Finance, 56, 101327. doi: 10.1016/j.najef.2020.101327

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Nadeem, M., Zaman, R., Suleman, T., & Atawnah, N. (2021). CEO ability, career concerns, firms’ lifecycle and investments in intellectual capital. International Review of Economics & Finance, 75, 237-251. doi: 10.1016/j.iref.2021.04.023

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Naeem, M. A., Hasan, M., Arif, M., Suleman, M. T., & Kang, S. H. (2021). Oil and gold as a hedge and safe-haven for metals and agricultural commodities with portfolio implications. Energy Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2021.105758

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Naeem, M. A., Mbarki, I., Suleman, M. T., Vo, X. V., & Shahzad, S. J. H. (2021). Does Twitter Happiness Sentiment predict cryptocurrency? International Review of Finance. doi: 10.1111/irfi.12339

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Raza, S. A., Shah, N., Suleman, M. T., & Mamun, M. A. (2021). A multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis of housing market: A role of financial crises in developed economies. International Journal of Housing Markets & Analysis. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/IJHMA-06-2021-0068

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Suleman, M. T., McIver, R., & Kang, S. H. (2021). Asymmetric volatility connectedness between Islamic stock and commodity markets. Global Finance Journal, 49, 100653. doi: 10.1016/j.gfj.2021.100653

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Tiwari, A. K., Suleman, M. T., Ullah, S., & Shahbaz, M. (2021). Analyzing the connectedness between crude oil and petroleum products: Evidence from USA. International Journal of Finance & Economics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/ijfe.2536

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Zaighum, I., Aman, A., Sharif, A., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Do energy prices interact with global Islamic stocks? Fresh insights from quantile ARDL approach. Resources Policy, 72, 102068. doi: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2021.102068

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Zhang, H., Demirer, R., Huang, J., Huang, W., & Suleman, M. T. (2021). Economic policy uncertainty and gold return dynamics: Evidence from high-frequency data. Resources Policy, 72, 102078. doi: 10.1016/j.resourpol.2021.102078

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Naeem, M. A., Peng, Z., Suleman, M. T., Nepal, R., & Shahzad, S. J. H. (2020). Time and frequency connectedness among oil shocks, electricity and clean energy markets. Energy Economics, 91, 104914. doi: 10.1016/j.eneco.2020.104914

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Tiwari, A. K., Boachie, M. K., Suleman, M. T., & Gupta, R. (2020). Structure dependence between oil and agricultural commodities returns: The role of geopolitical risks. Energy, 219, 119584. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2020.119584

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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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/

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

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

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

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