Mohammed Sawkat Hossain
Mohammed Sawkat Hossain Assistant Professor, Department of Finance & Banking

PROFILE


SHORT BIOGRAPHY

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Ø  Assistant Professor:

Faculty of Business Studies, Dept. Of Finance and Banking, Jahangirnagar (Govt.) University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 2014 to current).

Ø  Chairman (In charge):

Faculty of Business Studies, Dept. Of Finance and Banking, Jahangirnagar (Govt. ) University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh (Jan. 2015- April 2015).

Ø  Lecturer:

Faculty of Business Studies, Dept. Of Finance and Banking, Jahangirnagar (Govt.) University, Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh (April 2012 to April 2014).

Ø  Student Advisor and Seminar-In charge:

Serving as the student advisor and seminar in charge of Finance and Banking, Jahangirnagar University (April 2012 to current).

Ø  Adjunct Faculty Member:

School of Business Administration, East West University (Adjunct Faculty), Bangladesh (Jan.2011 to current).

Ø  Independent Director:

Independent Director of The Peninsula Chittagong Limited. Company Chairman: Engineer Mosharraf Hossain, Minister of Housing and Public Works, Registered Address at - Chittagong-4000, Bangladesh, Phone +880-031-2850860-9, Fax +88-031-624385.

Ø  WLV Business School, UK Rep.:

International Student Representative, Telford Campus, WLV Business School, UK. (Sept 09 to Oct.2010).

Ø  Tutorship, Taylor’s Business School:

Tutor, Cluster of Finance, Accounting and Economics, Graduate School, Taylor’s University. (February 2016 to current).

PROFESSIONAL BODY MEMBER:

v  Reviewer of Allied Journals of Finance, Accounting, and Economics, North California, USA.

v  Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Jahangirnagar Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University (ISSN-2227-3484).

v  Member of Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

v  Member of Editorial Board, The Jahangirnagar Journal of Finance & banking, Jahangirnagar University (ISSN-2309-8449).

v  Member of EMBA Coordination Committee, Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University.

v  Member of WLV Union, WLV Business School, UK (Sep. 2009-Sep.2010).

v  Member of Social Service Club, North South University, Bangladesh (2005-2006).

v  Member of The Mirsarai Donar Society, Mirsarai, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

v  Member of The Chittagong Club, Shahid Saifuddin Khaled Road, Chittagong 4100, Bangladesh.

Research Interest:

Modern Asset Pricing Models, Capital Structure Theory, Bond Valuation, Quantitative Techniques of Finance.

List of Publications:

Publications from Ph.D. Thesis:

A) Journal Articles:

1.  Sukuk as a Financial Asset: A Review, Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 22 (1). 

2. Sukuk and Bond Puzzle: An Analysis with Characteristics Matched Portfolios, Journal of Managerial Finance, (Ref. MF-03-2018-0111; under second round revisions).

B) Conference Papers:

1. Sukuk and Bond Puzzle: An Analysis with Characteristics Matched Portfolios, International Conference on Applied Economics and Policy (ICAEP) 2017, University of Malaya, Malaysia, August 21-22, 2017 (Best Paper Awarded, & Under Revision at Journal of Managerial Finance).

2. Common Risk Factors in the Return on Sukuk Investment; The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Conference 2018, Central Hall Westminster, London, U.K., April 10-11, 2018.

v  This paper is accepted as the best paper at the forthcoming conference of Malaysia Finance Association (MFA) and thereby publication at The Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

3. Which Firms Do Prefer Islamic Debt?  A Theoretical Analysis and Cross-Country EvidenceThe 2018 Cross Country Perspectives in Finance Conference, organized by Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Venue at University of Sun-Yet-Sen, China, June 21-23, 2018.

Prior Published Articles:

Hossain, M.S. & Saha, N.K. (2015) ‘Developing an alternative approach to determine the minimum volatility of efficient frontier through Solver Report and extend Fama French Three (FF3) model’. The Journal of Marketing, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka.

Hossain, M.S. & Hossain, M. M. (2015) ‘Analysis of the factors that influence investors’ decision: a case study of Dhaka Stock Exchange’. The Journal of Business Review, Institute of Business Administration (IBA_JU), Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka.

Hossain, M.S. (2015) ‘Value creating relationship between stakeholder and firm by integrating business and society. The Jahangirnagar Journal Of Finance & banking, Jahangirnagar University (JU), 3(1).

Hossain, M.S. (2013) ‘Identifying the significant financial variables on determining the company’s value : an empirical note on DSE . The Jahangirnagar Journal Of Finance & banking, Jahangirnagar University (JU), 1(1), pp.77-92.

Hossain, M.S. (2013) ‘The role of male and female entrepreneurs in developing overall business performance of SME’s: a comparative study on Bangladesh versus India. The Journal of Marketing, Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka.

Hossain, M.S. & Bose, A. (2013) ‘The implications of the holiday effect on security returns in the financial market of Bangladesh: an empirical note on DSE. Journal Of Jahangirnagar Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University (JU),Dhaka.

Hossain, M.S. (2012) ‘A test and extension of Fama French Three (FF3) factor model: the perceived need for and implementation of arbitrage pricing theory. Journal Of Jahangirnagar Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University (JU), 2(1), pp.24-39 .

Hossain, M.S. (2011) ‘A Test Of Asset Pricing Model : The Real World Application As Investment Strategy. Journal Of Jahangirnagar Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University (JU), 1(1), pp.14-27.

Hossain, M.S. (2011) ‘Current debate and recommendation for a new Bretton Woods’. 'Bangladesh at 40: Changes and Challenges,' a publication of Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University (JU), 1(1), pp.32-35; Also available at: http://www.thefinancialexpressbd.com/more.php?news_id=155437&date=2011-11-11

Hossain, M.S. (2013) ‘An empirical further study of pre and post- holiday effect on DSE : Bangladesh perspective. The Journal Of Business Studies, Faculty of Business Studies, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi.

Conference Paper:

“A Test Of CAPM & APT : The Real World Implementation As Asset Pricing Model”, ‘International Conference on Business Competencies in a Changing Global Environment’, GBMF-USA & Southeast University -BD, 23rd December, 2010.

University Funded Project Paper:

‘A Test Of Asset Pricing Model : Bangladesh Perspective”. ‘Seminar on University Funded Projects, 2012’ , Faculty of Business Studies, Jahangirnagar University (JU), Savar, Dhaka 1342, 6th September-2012.

Seminar Paper:

“Challenges Of Higher Studies –An Effective Academic Plan Is The Demand Of The Time”, Chittagong University Debating Society (ACADEMIA) , Chittagong, Bangladesh, 18th July- 2008.

RESEARCH INTEREST

Modern Asset Pricing Models, Capital Structure Theory, Bond Valuation, Quantitative Techniques of Finance.

Other

Most Recent Submitted
  • A Test of Different Z-Score Models for Predicting Firms Credit Strength
  • Portfolio Analysis for Diversification Benefit: A New Evidence

Academic Info

Institute: Taylor's Business School (Malaysia) and WLV Business School (UK)
Period: 2016-2018 and 2009-2011

Ph.D. (ABD) in Business Finance, Taylor's University, Malaysia (2016-current)

Thesis Topic: An Investigation on Sukuk Market Behavior, Pricing Mechanism, and  Issuing Firm.

 

MSc in Finance and Accounting (with Distinction), WLV Business School, United Kingdom (2009-2011)

Thesis Topic: A Test of Modern Asset Pricing Models: Global Perspective

 

Activity

Organization: The Peninsula Chittagong Limited
Position: Independent Director
Period: September 2013 to Current

Conducting all functions as Independent Director of the listed company in line with the rules and regulations of SEC.

Contact

Mohammed Sawkat Hossain

Assistant Professor
Department of Finance & Banking
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: 1116191337
Work Phone: 0088-02-7791052 ext.1677
Email: sawkatfnb@juniv.edu , sawkatfnbju@yahoo.com