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Dr. Yasir Riaz is a distinguished academic professional with a passion for finance, research, and teaching. As a Lecturer in Finance at the University of Northampton, Dr. Riaz is renowned for his commitment to providing high-quality education. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), an AACSB-accredited business school. He possesses extensive expertise in financial markets, asset pricing, financial technology, and corporate finance. His research, published in esteemed journals like the International Review of Financial Analysis, International Journal of Finance and Economics, and Finance Research Letters.

Beyond his academic pursuits, Dr. Riaz has held significant administrative roles, including Head of the Placement Center and Director of the Office of Research, Innovation, and Commercialization at Namal University Mianwali. Through these roles, he has facilitated strong partnerships between academia and industry, contributing to student employability and research excellence. Dr. Riaz's dedication to continuous learning and improvement reflects his commitment to excellence in higher education.

Research Interests

Financial Markets, Asset Pricing, Financial Technology, and Corporate Finance

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Doctor of Philosophy, Lahore University of Management Sciences

20142019

Award Date: 30 Jun 2019

Master, Master of Philosophy, National University of Sciences and Technology Pakistan

20122014

Award Date: 26 Aug 2014

Master, Master of Business Administration, Quaid-I-Azam University

20092011

Award Date: 30 Jun 2011

Keywords

  • HG Finance
  • HB Economic Theory
  • HF5601 Accounting

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