Nawazish Mirza

Associate Professor of Finance & Deputy Program Director MBA(Global) & MGB

 

Education

  • PhD in Finance (Specialization in Financial Markets) from University of Paris Dauphine, France
  • MS Finance (Research Orientation) from University of Paris Dauphine, France
  • MS Banking and Finance (Professional Orientation) from ESA Lille, France

Subject Taught/ Student Project Mentor

  • Corporate Valuation
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Financial Markets
  • Derivatives

Academic experience

  • Associate Professor and Group Head Faculty of Finance at Lahore School of Economics, Lahore Pakistan
  • Undergraduate Instructor at University of Paris Dauphine, France

Consulting experience

  • IFS Securities, Atlanta, United States
  • The Biogerontology Research Foundation, London, United Kingdom
  • JCR VIS Credit Ratings Company, Pakistan

Research & publications

  • Business Dynamics, Efficiency, Asset Quality and Stability: The Case of Financial Intermediaries in Pakistan, Economic Modelling, April 2015, DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2015.02.006 [Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor 0.82]
  • Inflation Volatility: An Asian Perspective, Economic Research, Sep 2014. 27(1), 280 – 303. DOI:10.1080/1331677X.2014.952090 [Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor 0.43]
  • Choice of Anchor Currencies and Dynamic Preferences for Exchange Rate Pegging in Asia, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2013, 18(2), 37 – 49.
  • The Dynamics of Exchange Rate Regime in Saudi Arabia, Actual Problems in Economics, 2013, 9 (147), 430 - 437
  • The Pricing of Size, Book to Market and Financial Leverage in Euro Stocks, Economic Research, 2013, Vol 26(2), 177 – 190. [Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor 0.43]
  • Intertemporal Asset Pricing: Preliminary Evidence from an Emerging Economy, The Lahore Journal of Business, 2013, Vol 1(2), 27 – 41.
  • Evaluating the Impact of Recent Advances in Biomedical Sciences and the Possible Mortality Decreases on the Future of Healthcare and Social Security in the United States, Pensions: An International Journal, Vol 17(4), 241 – 251.
  • Interest Rate Spreads in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Pakistan’s Commercial Banking Sector, Economic Research, 2012, Vol 25(4), 987 – 1004. [Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor 0.43]
  • Size, Diversification and Risk: Preliminary Evidence from Commercial Banks in Pakistan, Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences, 2012, Vol 6(2). 282 – 296.
  • Some Preliminary Evidence on Stock Price Bubbles in an Emerging Market, The Romanian Economic Journal, 2012, XV(44), 55 -86.
  • Volatility Dynamics in an Emerging Economy: The Case of Karachi Stock Exchange, Economic Research, 2011, Vol 24(4), 51 – 64. [Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor 0.43]
  • Market Discipline in Commercial Banking: Evidence from Market for Bank Equity, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2011, Vol 16(SE), 233 – 254.
  • Size and Value Premium in International Portfolios: Evidence from 15 European Countries, Czech Journal of Economics and Finance (Finance a uver), 2011, Vol 16(2), 173 – 190. [Thomson Reuters JCR Impact Factor 0.34]
  • Mutual Fund Performance Evaluation in an Emerging Economy: Case of Pakistan, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2011, Vol 16(SE), 301 – 316.
  • A Note on the Pricing of Liquidity in Stock Returns, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2010, Vol 15(2), 135 – 147.
  • Size and Value Premium in Karachi Stock Exchange, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2008, Vol 13(2), 1 – 26.
  • The Death of CAPM: A Critical Review, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2005, Vol 10(2), 35 – 54.
  • Comparative Systematic Risk Analysis: Evidence on the Banking Sector in the United States, Western Europe and South East Asia, The Lahore Journal of Economics, 2004, Vol 9 (1), 149 – 173.

Conference presentations

  • An Anatomy of Sell Side Analysts’ Target Price Forecasting Ability: The Case of Pakistan, 2nd Annual Conference on Managing Business in Pakistan, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan. May 2014.
  • The Informational Content of Credit Ratings Announcements in Pakistan, 2nd Annual Conference on Managing Business in Pakistan, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan. May 2014.
  • Business Dynamics, Efficiency, Asset Quality and Stability: The Case of Financial Intermediaries in Pakistan, 1st Annual Conference on Managing Business in Pakistan, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan. December 2012.
  • Market Discipline in Commercial Banking: Evidence from Market for Bank Equity, 8th Conference on Management of Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan, May 2011.
  • Mutual Fund Performance Evaluation in an Emerging Economy: Case of Pakistan, 8th Conference on Management of Pakistan Economy, Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, Pakistan, May 2011.
  • Speculative Bubbles in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from Karachi Stock Exchange, 3rd Euro-African Conference in Finance and Economics, Paris, France, June 2010.
  • Size, Value and Asset Quality Premium in European Banking Stocks, 26th International Symposium of Money Banking & Finance, Orléans, France. June 2009

Journal reviewer panel member

  • Journal of Banking and Finance
  • Pacific Basin Finance Journal
  • Economic Modelling
  • Economic Research

Research grants/awards

  • Recipient of United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Competitive Research Grant 2013 to propose policy recommendations for developing a Vibrant Financial System in Pakistan. The research grant was awarded to 1% of the applicants after an exhaustive peer review and verbal deliberations by Research and Advisory Committee of US AID.