Rizwan Ali

Rizwan Ali
University of Lahore | UOL · Lahore Business School

PhD

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40 Research Items
325 Citations
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Additional affiliations
March 2022 - present
University of Lahore
Position
  • Associate Professor
September 2017 - February 2022
University of Lahore
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
January 2011 - September 2017
University of Lahore
Position
  • Lecturer
Education
August 2014 - July 2017
Xidian University
Field of study
  • Financial Management
September 2010 - August 2012
University of Lahore
Field of study
  • Management Sciences - Finance
September 2008 - August 2010
University of Lahore
Field of study
  • Finance

Publications

Publications (44)
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Knowledge of the initiatives that companies are promoting to curb climate change and the impacts resulting from these activities require the disclosure of relevant information that can be used by stakeholders in their decision-making processes. The objective of this work is to complement previous studies by analysing the effect and type of relation...
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This study examines the impact of gender diversity on sustainability growth, and moderating role of family ownership in an emerging economy, Pakistan. We employed 3730 firm-year observations, comprising of 307 non-financial firms listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange, over a period 2008-2020. Using framework of agency theory, resource dependence theory...
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Background: Research is essential and necessary for those who love learning, whether they belong to a research institution or not. Numerous elements influence researchers' attitudes towards good research work, but in this study we focus on the most significant ones: advisor support, intrinsic motivation, timing, and planning. Objectives: The cur...
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China’s urbanization is in the last half of rapid urbanization, and the speed has slowed down, but in fact, there is still apparent room for improvement. The urbanization of the economic, the population, the green and the social may have different effects on the ecological environment (EE) through different mechanisms. This paper analyzed the influ...
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The recent family business literature considers the heterogeneity of ownership and categorize them into lone founder owners and family owners. The distinct social behavior of both types of owners leads to different dividend payout decisions. This study provides novel evidence by examining the effect of lone founders and family owners on dividend pa...
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This study investigates sustainable finance along with sustainable economic factors on both carbon emissions and ecological footprints in China. A novel Dynamic Autoregressive Distributed Lag technique is applied; results revealed sustainable finance exerts positive/negative influence on carbon emissions in the long and short run, respectively. Res...
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The excess utilization of conventional energy sources and their impact on environmental degradation have compelled emerging economies to explore alternative sustainable energy sources in order to protect the environment. This study investigates the impact of sustainable finance (market capitalization) and other sustainable economic factors (exports...
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This paper investigates the effect of corporate governance on capital structure, and moderating impact of board gender diversity on this nexus. Using a sample of 2062 firm-year observations of 226 non-financial firms listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) from 2008 to 2019, we have conducted multiple regression analysis, and found that larger...
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The study aims to empirically analyze the effect of board diversity measurement in demographic diversity (i.e., age, gender, and nationality) and cognitive diversity (i.e., education, financial expertise, and tenure) dimensions on the probability of financial distress in an emerging market, China. Additionally, evaluate whether foreign institutiona...
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The role of corporate governance in performance of firms has been widely discussed in the extant literature. In contrast to examining direct relationships, this study investigates the mediating role of working capital management within these connections. Employing a large sample of non-financial firms listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange from 2009-201...
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Purpose This study aims to examine the effects of board gender diversity on agency costs in non-financial firms listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). Design/methodology/approach Multiple regression analysis is used to determine the impact of board gender diversity on agency cost. The research used panel data consisting of 2,062 firm-year ob...
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Purpose This study aims to examine the key determinants of corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure of all listed banks that operate their function in an emerging market, Pakistan. Design/methodology/approach This study applied the principles of systems-oriented theories such as legitimacy, stakeholder and agency theory. The hypothesis is...
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Higher education institutions (HEIs) are the key to the economic and social development of a country. However, the recent advancements of higher education institutions’ universities in China have become a pivotal factor contributing to their swift growth. Considering the impact of the external environment, applying a three-stage data-envelopment an...
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Assessing the role of diversity in corporate governance has attracted growing interest. In addition, significant relationships are expected between diversity dimensions and firm performance. This research aims to analyze the relationships between female presence in corporate board-firm financial performance and the extent to which such influence is...
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The study examines the role of a CEO in enhancing a firm's performance through the mediating effect of investment decisions in the emerging economy of Pakistan. Distinctly, fixed-effects panel regression method is employed to examine the said nexus of nonfinancial firms listed at the Pakistan Stock Exchange. It is empirically unearthed that CEO att...
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As an important platform for participating in international competition and cooperation, supporting economic growth and promoting coordinated regional development, urban agglomeration plays an important role in China’s economic, social and urbanization development. At this time, the Guanzhong Plain urban agglomeration (GZPUA), as the second largest...
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Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the willingness of international medical students enrolled in Chinese universities to return to their home countries based on their risk perception of the recent outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Materials and methods: A well-structured questionnaire was incorporated into the WeChat su...
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This study investigates the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) equity indices with conventional indices in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS) individually and across all BRICS countries to better understand regional economic cooperation. Accordingly, we look at daily returns from 13 July 2013 to 28 Februa...
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Good corporate governance has been on the corporate agenda for the last two decades. Among other issues, female’s presentation in the board rooms received much more attention. This study examines the participation of females as an executive in corporate management and financial performance of the engineering sector of Pakistan. The data comes from...
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The aim of this study is to determine the direction of causality between economic growth and environmentally oriented taxes between two countries, China and India. Further, it investigates which country is leading in environmental protection race by imposing and collecting more environmental taxes. The novel element of this study is that this is th...
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In this study, we examine an empirical relationship between stock market volatility with the exchange rate and gold prices of an emerging market, “Pakistan”, employing daily and monthly data (PSX-100 Index) covering from 2001: Q3 to 2018: Q2. The study explains the average stock returns by applying MGARCH. Further, it investigates that the volatili...
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Financial performance is an indicator of the financial stability and the health of a firm. It is a measure of how well a firm uses its assets to generate revenues, a firm’s credibility, and its ability to pay off debts. To study the theoretical development, empirical examinations, and growing trend of financial performance research, this study revi...
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This study investigates how Chinese banking sector reforms have affected the relationship between banking performance and bank board structure. The study analyzes data from listed commercial Chinese banks between 2000 and 2013, and banking efficiency scores are estimated using the stochastic frontier approach (SFA) and data envelopment analysis (DE...
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Since Pakistan achieved independence, poverty has become one of the most important issues in the country, which can be reduced with the help of microfinance sector. Pakistani microfinance institutions (MFIs) are facing a decline in profitability which makes it difficult for them to survive. The current study aims to investigate the determinants aff...
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Purpose This paper aims to investigate relationship conflicts and creative idea endorsement to develop the understanding of managerial reactions towards ideas of those who develop relationship conflicts with managers/supervisors at work. Taking a contingency perspective, the authors also investigated role subordinates’ political skills and implemen...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the trend and development of CSR disclosure reporting among Chinese listed firms in the Shanghai Stock Exchange during 2008-2015. The CSR disclosure items include shareholders protection, creditors and staff protection, suppliers and customers’ protection, environment protection, public relations, system cons...
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This study explores the influence of migration on human development and remittances which eventually leads to international migration. In order to achieve this objective data were collected from 2000 to 2014 for remittances, human development, migration, political openness, population, political stability, corruption, trade and foreign direct inves...
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This study investigates the link between corporate social responsibility (CSR) disclosure for multi-stakeholders and financial performance of a firm through accounting-based activities for CSR. A dataset of Chinese non-financial firms listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange from 2008 to 2012 is taken from the China Stock Market & Accounting Research...
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In the last two decades, scholars have proposed that implementing democratic practices and ideas in organizations results in significant improvements in employees' attitude and behavior. Using two widely advocated and debated dimensions of organizational democracy (empowerment and communication), the present study provides empirical evidence of thi...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to empirically capture the impact of a chief executive officer’s (CEO) personal and organizational characteristics on firm performance in the context of a developing country and to explore whether capital structure mediates the relationship between CEO characteristics and firm performance. Design/methodology/a...
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This study examined peers’ perceived central network position with supervisors’ rated individual creativity. Employing three sources of data collection technique consist of 286 employees, subordinate-colleague dyads, and their respective 40 supervisors. We collected data from the employees working at controlling offices of a private commercial bank...
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There is need to understand the importance of sustainability of economies by the students especially undergoing business education and look for avenues that provide support to sustainability, in which ecopreneurship is one. The current study examines the intentions to adopt ecopreneurship while extending theory of planned behavior model by includin...
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This study investigated the relationship between empowering leadership and team creativity by integrating the theory of group behavior with componential theory of creativity. For this study, data was collected from two sources (343 Subordinates, 67 Supervisors) by temporally dividing data collection process into two points in time for independent,...
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This study examined the diversification opportunities within sectors of Colombo Stock Exchange by measuring co-integration among sectors. Those sectors of CSE which are not integrated with others offer good diversification opportunities. Moreover, the study also applies Granger Causality Test to determine which sectors of CSE cause other sectors. T...
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In this study, we examine the effects of corporate governance practices on financial performance of Pakistani listed firms. On the bases of agency theory, MM theorem, and theory of firm, we suggest that corporate governance effects firm performance directly as well as indirectly via mediation of capital structure and dividend policy. The model was...
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Promotion of regional stock market integration is critically meaningful for regional development. Since last couple of decades stock markets Integration has been widely seen as the most exciting and promising area for investment, especially because they are expected to generate high returns and to offer good portfolio diversification opportunities....
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The motive of this study is to investigate whether there is a linkage among financial development, economic growth and social development.In order to achieve the study objective, we practice time-series dataspecifically for a developing economy like Pakistan which has been chosen based upon the classification by the World Bank as low-or middle-inco...
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The paper estimates the efficiencies of Pakistani banking sector from 1998-2009. The analysis is further extended and regressed estimated banking efficiencies by using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA), with macro-economic indicators and corporate governance variables of the banking sector. The purpose of this analysis is to determine the impact of o...
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The study explores the relationship between firm performance, macro-economic variables, and firm size. The analysis was conducted over a period of 12 years, for seven non-financial sectors of Pakistan economy, considering an emerging economy. The analysis was conducted stepwise. First estimation of models considering all co-efficient constant acros...
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The aim of conducting this research is to find out the investment tendency in mutual funds of Pakistan, Conventional vs. Islamic. The study is also aimed at finding out the role of mutual fund investment in Pakistan. This study also finds out the factors effecting the investment in mutual funds and measure the performance of mutual funds through th...

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