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About Shams Pathan (PhD)

Shams Pathan, PhD (Monash), MSc (Strathclyde), MCom & BCom (Hon.)(Dhaka)
Lecturer in Finance, UQ Business School, The University of Queensland
Shams Pathan is a Lecturer in Finance at the UQ Business School of The University of Queensland since January 2010. Previously he worked as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Bond University and taught at various universities both in Australia and abroad. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Monash University, MSc in Finance from the University of Strathclyde, and MCom in Finance and BCom (Hons) in Banking and Finance from the University of Dhaka. His main research interest is on Bank Governance, Bank Risk, Managerial Incentives, Volatility in the Financial Market, IPOs and Earnings Quality. He has published in several journals including Journal of Banking and Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis and Asia-Pacific Financial Markets Journal. Dr Pathan is an ad hoc reviewer of Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Accounting and Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money and Journal of Multinational Financial Management. To his credit, he obtained several external travels and research grants including AFAANZ 2009 both research and participant grant.


Present Senior Lecturer in Finance and ARC DECRA Fellow, The University of Queensland, Australia

Research Interests

Bank Governance, Bank Risk, Managerial Incentives, Asset Pricing, Volatility in Financial Market, Price reactions to Regulatory Changes, Earnings Quality.

Contact Information

UQ Business School
The University of Queensland| St. Lucia,
Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
Tel: +61 7 3346 8075
Fax: +61 7 3346 8166


Journal Articles (6)