Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

•Corporate finance-any areas including capital structure
•Financial markets analysis
•Investments: asset pricing, portfolio analysis and risk-return and investment, risk management, financial derivatives-futures and options
•Banking and insurance
•Islamic banking, finance and Investment
•Corporate governance, auditing and earnings management
•Financial institutions and markets: developed and emerging markets
•Applied economics: micro and macro-economic analysis -tax policy impacts, CSR and environmental sustainability


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Personal profile


Graduating from Dhaka University and from ANU, Dr. Abu Mollik has the qualification (PhD), skills and experience in conducting quantitative research in the subject areas of accounting, banking, finance and economics. Dr. Mollik is a World Bank scholar (1992) and holding an FCPA. He has independently and collaboratively successfully completed 16 externally (including CPA Australia and the World Bank Projects) and Faculty (internally) funded research projects and published in excess of 50 articles in the peer reviewed quality international and national journals and conferences, including publications relevant to asset pricing, capital structure, risk-return, market efficiency, investment, earnings management, an audit quality, corporate governance and accounting standards. He is well connected and familiar with Bangladesh financial markets, publishing a good number of journal articles on banking and financial markets in Bangladesh. Most of his studies are based on applying sophisticated quantitative methodologies, including regression analysis to cross-sectional, time-series and pooled time-series and cross-sectional (panel) data fixed effect, vector auto-regression (VAR), unit root and co-integration analysis, boot strapping, data clustering, and structural equation modelling.

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