Muhammad Sadiq

Muhammad Sadiq
Taylor's University · Business School

PhD Accounting

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Sustainable development goals (SDGs) are the foremost requirement of the entire world, and a sharing economy is potentially the best way to achieve them, a phenomenon which needs to be emphasized. This study empirically investigates the impact of the environmental, social and economic benefits of a sharing economy on SDG achievement, along with the...
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A high level of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emission has become a global issue due to extensive production and energy usage that needs regulators’ attention and researchers’ emphasis. Hence, the study aims to explore the effectiveness of energy production and usage on carbon dioxide emission in China. The current study has taken the electricity producti...
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Changes over the last few decades around the globe highlight concepts such as sustainable economic development (SED). Globalization has accelerated the competition between firms and they require sustainable development (SD) in order to survive in such a competitive environment. In this scenario, SED and energy efficiency can be achieved through an...
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Green finance and investment in renewable energy (RE) sources are two of the most important climate change strategies that might have a long-term impact. Micro- and macro-level data from 2010 to 2021 in China used to gain a new analysis of the impact of green finance, inflationary pressures, and geopolitical risk in improving sustainability. Regres...
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The current research intends to examine the commodities' dynamism connection with stock prices under the COVID-19 crisis. DCC-GARCH modeling was applied to the data of Asian economies, including China, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Pakistan to achieve the study objectives. The study's results indicated a significant connection between gold pric...
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This study investigates the effect of green-bond financing on energy efficiency investment for green economic recovery. The fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) technique was used to achieve the research objective. The study’s findings showed that green bonds are currently the primary financing source for energy efficiency projects, enhancing eco...
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Recently, sustainable energy consumption has been a significant factor in reducing environmental degradation due to the high economic growth, and this phenomenon demands more attention of scholars and policymakers. Thus, the current literature examines the impact of economic factors such as economic growth, foreign direct investment (FDI), inflatio...
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Recently, the economic and non-economic factors significantly influenced the natural resources commodity prices that need the attention of researchers and regulators. Therefore, this study examined the impact of economic factors (inflation and gross domestic product (GDP) growth) and non-economic factors (social contribution and human capital) on t...
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The purpose of this research is to assess China’s sustainable economic recovery and growth through a comparative analysis of China’s global economy following Covid-19. We use the unit root test and generalized method of moments (GMM) to make inferences. The growth scenario is an important consequence of economic recovery, and the study concludes th...
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The objective of the study is to develop a multidimensional energy poverty index (EPI). The current study examines the impacts of multidimensional energy poverty indicators using mathematical composite index and, econometric models for five Asian countries. Multidimensional energy poverty indicator is used to evaluate the overall consequences of th...
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Recently, sustainable development goals (SDGs) have become an international requirement that needs to be achieved and requires the focus of recent literature and regulation authorities. Thus, the current article investigates the impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) and economic growth on the SDG of ASEAN countries. The current stud...
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This study scrutinised the influence of air pollution on the USA’s tourism industry along with macroeconomic variables from 1990 to 2020. The analyses were conducted using a novel quantile autoregressive distributed lagged (QARDL) technique to examine the nonlinear association in the long and short run. Additionally, the constancy of the parameters...
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A major issue for governments in the past few decades has been environmental deterioration caused by economic activity. Researchers are increasingly interested in the factors that contribute to environmental deterioration. This research fills the empirical gaps by looking at the influence of carbon footprints of growth and R&D investment on green f...
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This paper investigates the effect of different categories of essential COVID-19 data from 2020 to 2021 towards stock price dynamics and options markets. It applied the hypothetical method in which investors develop depression based on the understanding suggested by various green finance divisions. Furthermore, additional elements like panic, senti...
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Green economy talks about combing final mechanisms that have ecological and macroeconomic system gains. Likewise, this research piece examined the effects of increased spending on fiscal policies and tightening fiscal policies concerning greening the economic activity as the globe reclaims itself from the COVID-19 in China. Analysis was done applyi...
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The role of risk assessment and capital structure is vital for the sustainable growth of firms and increasing the shareholders’ wealth. This research explores the correlation between firm risk and capital structure using datasets from the sugar and cement sectors of Pakistan as a developing economy. This study is unique as it involved two firms of...
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Morocco is an energy-deficient country depending on almost 94% of energy imports to fuel its growing economy. Due to its fast-growing population, Morocco’s energy consumption is projected to increase significantly, adding more pressure on the energy system. On the other hand, the rising tension of scarcity of resources, energy price fluctuations, a...
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This study measures the energy rebound effects of Chinese energy and coal power use in Chinese energy-intensive industries by using latent class stochastic frontier models like LMDI, and other various econometric estimation approach for coal-supplying regions in China ranging between 1992 and 2018. The findings reveals that China’s coal sector’s av...
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The nexus between economic growth (EG) and carbon emission has been examined extensively, specifically in consumption-based CO2. However, the role of human capital, green energy, and sustainable economic growth in determining the carbon emission is yet to be explored specifically from emerging economies. This study aimed to examine the impact of hu...
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This article measures renewable energy firm-level pure innovation efficiency, green productivity, technical efficiency, scale efficiency and total investment efficiency from micro input–output factors using Banker, Charnes and Cooper’s (BCC) data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Its main novelty is that it clearly explores the effective impacts...
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The study estimates the long-run dynamics of a cleaner environment in promoting the gross domestic product of E7 and G7 countries. The recent study intends to estimate the climate change mitigation factor for a cleaner environment with the GDP of E7 countries and G7 countries from 2010 to 2018. For long-run estimation, second-generation panel data...
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This research aims to look into the effect of COVID-19 on emerging stock markets in seven of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN-7) member countries from March 21, 2020 to April 31, 2020. This paper uses a ST-HAR-type Bayesian posterior model and it highlights the stock market of this ongoing crisis, such as, COVID-19 outbreak in all...
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The increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission and environmental degradation (ED) is a serious concern for the various economies, and a similar issue is observed in Asia. This paper investigated the role of clean energy from renewable sources, urbanization, and economic growth in determining the level of GHG emissions from 1995 to 2018 for ten Asian...
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Prior studies on environmental standards have highlighted the significance of urbanization and transportation in affecting environmental sustainability worldwide. As the empirical and theoretical debates are still unresolved and divisive, the argument of whether urbanization, transportation and economic growth in Association of Southeast Asian Nati...
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This article measures renewable energy firm-level pure innovation efficiency, green productivity, technical efficiency, scale efficiency and total investment efficiency from micro input-output factors using Banker, Charnes and Cooper's (BCC) data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Its main novelty is that it clearly explores the effective impacts...
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Globally, the interaction and vulnerability of tourism and climate change have recently been in focus. This study examines how carbon dioxide emissions respond to changes in the tourism development. Panel data from 2000 to 2017 for 70 countries are analyzed using spatial econometric method to investigate the spatial spillover effect of tourism deve...
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There is a shred of evidence of environmental degradation in the form of carbon emissions to behave differently when tested with different macroeconomic variables. This paper aims to examine the long-run and short-run association between natural resource rent, financial development, and urbanization on carbon emission from the context of the USA du...
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The aim of the study is to estimate the nexus between energy insecurity and energy poverty with the role of climate change and other environmental concerns. We used DEA like WP methods and properties of MCDA, a most common form of data envelopment analysis (DEA) to estimate the nexus between constructs. This paper presents a measurement and analysi...
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The volatility of fossil fuel and their increased consumption have exacerbated the socio-economic dilemma along with electricity expenses in third world countries around the world, Pakistan in particular. In this research, we study the output of renewable hydrogen from natural sources like wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal power. It also provide...
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South Asia countries are faced with exogenous shocks in addition to energy prices volatility explicitly impacting their socioeconomic advancement as net energy importation countries. As a result, this analysis examines the correlation amongst strategic petroleum reserves (SPR) plus welfare net losses for South Asian economies. Hydrocarbons supply d...
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Purpose The discourse aimed to investigate green finance practices under the assumptions of several notable climate advisors and speculators in Asia and particularly in Southeast Asia. The study intrigues by considering financial specialists to vent government spending on green restoration plans leading toward green bankable venture openings for th...
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Environmental degradation is significantly studied both in the past and the current literature; however, steps towards reducing the environmental pollution in carbon emission and haze pollution like PM2.5 are not under rational attention. This study tries to cover this gap while considering the carbon emission and PM2.5 through observing the role o...
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This work aims to study the time-frequency relationship between the recent COVID-19 pandemic and instabilities in oil price and the stock market, geopolitical risks, and uncertainty in the economic policy in the USA, Europe, and China. The coherence wavelet method and the wavelet-based Granger causality tests are applied to the data (31st December...
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The study estimates the long-run dynamics of a cleaner environment in promoting the gross domestic product of E7 and G7 countries. The recent study intends to estimate the climate change mitigation factor for a cleaner environment with the GDP of E7 countries and G7 countries from 2010 to 2018. For long-run estimation, second-generation panel data...
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This study described an empirical link between COVID-19 fear and stock market volatility. Studying COVID-19 fear with stock market volatility is crucial for planning adequate portfolio diversification in international financial markets. The study used AR (1) – GARCH (1,1) to measure stock market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Our...
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This paper examines the factors motivating firms to voluntarily disclose past wrongdoings and restate earnings aided by the imposition of social and regulatory forces. We incorporate the data of 80 listed firms on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) from 2008-2018 using 800 observations. Our results support the decision for the voluntary disclosure o...
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The impact of economic freedom’s dimensions specifically on law’s rule and government’s size to the efficiency of the financial and social efficiency of the microfinance institutions (MFI) have been examined in this study. This study comprises of total 165 MFIs from four selected Asian countries over the period from 2011 to 2019. In overall, the MF...
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Abstract: The aim of the study is to investigate the influence of corporate governance on financial reporting quality in Pakistan and determine the role of political influences. The study uses a data sample of 260 publicly listed firms in the Pakistan stock exchange (PSX) during the period 2010 to 2019. For empirical analysis, correlation and multi...
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In this study we investigates the relationship of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices and the consequences related to their disclosure on the firm's value. Our data is extracted from the final accounts of 122 firms listed on Bursa Malaysia over the period 2011 to 2019 with 1098 observations. We used three instrumental variables in...
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Purpose This study provides in-depth explanation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) fraud prevention towards sustainability business. Design/methodology/approach This study applies a qualitative research method, i.e. case study, to address the specific research objective. Findings The finding revealed a GST prevention model towards sustainable busin...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of full convergence of IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) on earnings management using a sample of companies listed on Bursa Malaysia given that the rationale for adoption of IFRS in Malaysia was to make the published financial statements of public listed companies more transpare...
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This paper aims to explain the significance of Integrated Reporting (IR) for an organisation's survival and sustainability. It reviews and deliberates the level of importance of IR generally and in Malaysia; the readiness of Malaysia in addressing the next step of post International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) convergence; and the extent o...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether firms audited by big four auditors have better financial reporting quality as compared to firms audited by non-big four auditors in Pakistan. Methodology: This study examine whether firms are more engaged in real earnings’ management when their ability to manage accruals is constrained by big four...
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The purpose of this document is to examine the relationship between political influences and effective tax rates. This study examines whether companies with political influence pay significantly lower effective taxes than Pakistani companies. The study used a sample of companies that are not listed on the stock exchange in Pakistan during the 2009-...
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The purpose of this study is to examine whether CEO incentives mediate the relationship between political influences and financial reporting quality. This study particularly examines whether CEO incentives are the underlying mechanism through which politically influenced firms affect the incentives of those executives involved in preparing financia...
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The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship between audit firm tenure and financial reporting quality. Particularly, this study examines whether firms with longer audit firm tenures are more engaged in accrual-based earnings management activities in Pakistani. Current study measures auditor tenure as the number of consecutive years tha...
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This paper investigates the relationship between political influences and earnings manipulations because little has been known about the relationship between both variables using multiple proxies. The authors measure earnings manipulation using models developed by Bhattacharya et al. (2003) and McNichols (2002), for a large sample of 129 listed fir...

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