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Dr. Md Mahfuzur Rahman

Department of Finance and Banking
Faculty of Business and Accountancy
 
  +603-79673988
  +603-79673810
  mahfuzur@um.edu.my
  Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
Homepage
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  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/T-7807-2017

BIOGRAPHY


Mahfuzur Rahman has the distinction of completing his first degree in Business Administration (concentration in finance) from International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) and received the 'Best Student of the Department' and 'Best Student of the Faculty' award. He also received the 'Academic Excellence Award 2014' from University of Malaya International Student Centre (ISC). Subsequently, he obtained Ph.D. in Finance from University of Malaya Business School in 2015. Currently, he is working as a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Finance and Banking of University of Malaya (UM). Mahfuzur has taught several courses in Finance, Economics and Business. The list of courses taught includes Financial Management, Managerial Finance, Corporate Finance, Advanced Managerial Finance, Principle of Macroeconomics, Business Statistics, International Finance, Business Mathematics and Credit Management. Presently, he is also serving as a visiting Professor at Management & Science University (MSU). His areas of research interest include investment behavior, financial decision makings, and financial risk management. Mahfuzur has published about 26 research papers in local and international journals. He has attended international conferences in Indonesia, Singapore Taiwan, and Malaysia. Dr. Mahfuzur is also a reviewer for several ISI and Scopus indexed journals.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Social Indicators Research, Reviewer, 2014, (International)
  • Contemporary Economics, Reviewer, 2015 to 2016, (International)
  • Int. J. of Business and Systems Research, IJBSR, Reviewer, 2015, (International)
  • Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Reviewer, 2015, (International)
  • Asian Journal of Business & Accounting, Reviewer, 2016, (University)
  • Management & Science University , Visiting Research Professor, 2016 to 2018, (National)
  • Journal of Accounting and Business Education, Reviewer, 2016, (International)
  • Malaysian Finance Association (MFA), Member, 2017, (National)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Economics, Business and Management, Finance (Financial behaviour, Risk management, Decision making)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2012
  • Hajar, M. H., Latifah, S., & Rahman, M. 2012. Factors contributing to Employee Misconduct. Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. 
  • Amir. M., Rahman, M., & Mahtab, S. 2012. Effects of Psychological Empowerment on Its Cognition. Germany: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing. 
Chapter in Book

2011
  • Rahman, M & Ali, Y (2011). Utilizing management case studies from a learner’s perspective. In Ali. Y, Case studies as a teaching– learning tool in management courses, an instructor’s perspective (First ed., pp. 65-76). 
Article in Academic Journals

2017
  • Jacinta Chan, P. M., Rahman, M., & Sannacy, S. (2017). The determinants of capital structure: Evidence from public listed companies in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand. Cogent Economics and Finance. Forthcoming (SCOPUS-Indexed) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Rahman, M., Ismail, Y., Albaity, M., & Isa, C. R. (2017). Brands and Competing Factors in Purchasing Hand Phones in the Malaysian Market. The Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business. 4(2) pp.75-80 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • ZouChe, X., Isa, C. R., & Rahman, M. (2017). Valuation of Enterprise Risk Management in the Manufacturing Industry. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence. Forthcoming (ISI-Indexed)
  • Azma, N., Aisyah, S., & Rahman, M., (2017). The development of Islamic banking and financial institution in United Kingdom, The East Asian Journal of Business Management (EAJIBM), vol7.no3 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Rahman, M., Albaity, M. and Maruf, B. (2016). The Role of Religiosity on the Relationship Between Materialism and Fashion Clothing Consumption Among Malaysian Generation Y Consumers. Social Indicators Research. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1310-9 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rahmi, M., Azma, N., Muttaqin, A. A., Jazil, T., & Rahman, M. (2016). Risk volatility measurement: Evidence from Indonesian stock market. Journal of Asian Finance, Economics and Business, 3(3) : 57-65. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Rahman, M. S., Shahari, F., Rahman, M., & Noman, A. H. M. (2016). The interdependent relationship between sectoral productivity and disaggregated energy consumption in Malaysia: Markov Switching approach. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (2016), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.09.016i (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Ahmed, S., Rahman, M., & Akhtar, R. (2016). Measuring Psychological Effects and Internet Addiction towards Academic Performance of Tertiary Students in Malaysia. International Journal of Research in Business and Technology. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2015
  • Nahid, A. A., Hossain, M. M., & Rahman, M. 2015. Effect of Some Metal Ions on the Photocatalytic Oxidation of Remazol Black B in Aqueous Solution under UV Irradiation. Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, 18(1), 23-30. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rahman, M., Albaity, M., & Isa, C. R. 2015. Exploration of Risk taking behaviors for Financial decision making in Malaysia. International Journal of Management Excellence, 5(3), 659-666. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ahmed, A., Masud, M.M., Al-Amin, A.Q., Yahaya, S.R.B., Rahman, M. and Akhtar, R., 2015. Exploring factors influencing farmers’ willingness to pay (WTP) for a planned adaptation programme to address climatic issues in agricultural sectors. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22(12) : 9494-9504. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Albaity, M., Rahman, M., & Isa, C. R. 2015. Individual differences in ethno-gender as a function of cognitive style and behavioral biases. International Journal of Information Processing & Management, 6(2):137-145. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Masud, M.M., Al-Amin, A.Q., Akhtar, R., Kari, F., Afroz, R., Rahman, M.S. and Rahman, M., 2015. Valuing climate protection by offsetting carbon emissions: rethinking environmental governance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 89, 41-49. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ali, M.A., Rahman, M.K., Rahman, M., Albaity, M. and Jalil, M.A., 2015. A review of the critical factors affecting Islamic market mechanisms in Malaysia. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 6(2): 250-267. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2014
  • Nahid, M.A.A., Hossain, M.M., & Rahman, M. 2014. Removal of Bractive T Blue by Photodegradation and Adsorption Using ZnO. Smart Science. 2(2), 70-74. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Rahman, M., Ali, M. A., Banna, H., & Rahman, M. S. 2014. Analysis of Quality Leadership in Reviving Economies and Politics in Muslim Countries. Business and Economic Research, 4(1): 133. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Rahman, M., Latifah, S., & Hajar, M. H. 2014. Human Resource Management (HRM) and Employee Misbehavior: A Study among Employees of Public and Private Companies in Malaysia. PENSEE Journal, 76(1), 67-76. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rahman, M., Uddin, M.S.J., & Albaity, M. 2014. Socio-economic Conditions of Bangladeshi Migrant Workers in Malaysia. Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific Research (JBASR), 4(3), 246-252. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Albaity, M., Rahman, M. and Shahidul, I., 2014. Cognitive reflection test and behavioral biases in Malaysia. Judgment and Decision Making, 9(2), p.148. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2013
  • Azma, N., Rahman, M., & Albaity, M. 2013. Issues and Prospects of Islamic Hire Purchase Financing: Malaysian Evidence. Journal of Management Research, 6(1), 12-24. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Masoud, A., Rahman, M., and Albaity, M. 2013. Psychological Empowerment Antecedents and Cognitions International Journal of Information Processing and Management, Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 137 ~ 145, 2013. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2012
  • Albaity, M., & Rahman, M. (2012). Behavioural Finance and Malaysian Culture. International Business Research, 5(11), p65. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Albaity, M. S., & Rahman, M. 2012. Gender, Ethnicity, and Religion and Investment Decisions: Malaysian Evidence. Journal of Sociological Research, 3(2), Pages-502. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • FINANCIAL BORROWING AMONG MARGINALIZED COMMUNITY IN MALAYSIA: APPETITE AND RISKS, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Factors Influencing Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk Development in Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, UM-INCEIF GRANT , (National)
  • Financial Borrowing Among Marginalized Community In Malaysia: Appetite And Risks, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Creating Sustainable Value In Southeast Asia: The Role Of Microfinance, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, CPDS, (National)
  • Creating Sustainable Value In Southeast Asia : The Role Of Microfinance, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • THE IMPACT OF CONVERGENCE WITH IFRS ON THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL MARKET: INVESTOR PERSPECTIVES, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2017, Private Funding, (National)
  • [rfif10-17um] Factors Influencing Socially Responsible Investment (sri) Sukuk Development In Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Others MOHE, (National)
  • The Allure and Risk of Moving Towards a Cashless Malaysia: The Stakeholders Perspectives, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2018, Asian Institute of Finance (AIF), (National)
  • Application Of The Extended Theory Of Planned Behavior For The Intention To Purchase Life Insurance : Evidence From Malaysia, Consultant, 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • Application of The Extended Theory Of Planned Behavior For The Intention To Purchase Life Insurance : Evidence From Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2018, CPDS, (National)
  • Determinants of Individual Risk Attitude Towards Stock Market Participation, Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2015, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)
  • Develop Efficient and Effective Waqf Business Plan, Others, 2014 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Study on Investment Trends, Issues and Prospects in the AANZFTA (AANZ-0019-INV-3), Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2012, International Funding, (International)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Bsn Academic Award (Doctoral Degree With Excellent Academic Results and Research), Bangladesh Student Night (Bsn), 2015, (Community)
  • Winner of Maxis & Hotlink "Win to Market" Idea Challenge (Research Project), Maxis, 2015, (Community)
  • Academic Excellence Award Year 2014 (Excellent Academic Results and Publications), University of Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Bright Sparks Program Fund Scholar (Scholarship for Pursuing Doctoral Degree, Phd), University of Malaya, 2011, (University)
  • Best Speaker in Inter Student’S Resident Colleges Debate Competition, , Spice Department of International Islamic University Malaysia, 2010, (University)
  • Department (Bba) Best Student, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2010, (Department)
  • Faculty Best Student (Academic), International Islamic University Malaysia, 2010, (University)
  • Faculty Best Student (Overall), International Islamic University Malaysia, 2010, (University)
  • Excellence Award (Rector S Award), International Islamic University Malaysia, 2008, (University)
  • Top Five Winners in Public Speaking Competition, Student Learning and Enhancing Unit of Iium,, 2007, (University)
  • Excellence Award (Rector S Award), International Islamic University Malaysia, 2007, (University)
  • Dean S Listed Award (Eight Consecutive Semesters), International Islamic University Malaysia, 2006, (University)
  • Endowment Fund Scholar, International Islamic University Malaysia, 2006, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PRESENTER
  • Hudud in Islamic Law between Violence and Blessing: Cutting Hand for Theft As an Example., International Seminar on comparative Law 2008,, 2008-11-18 to 2008-11-20, Islamic Science University of Malaysia, (International)
  • Evolving Trend of Baby Dumping: New dimension of Social & Economical Problems in Malaysia., International Conference on Islamic Solutions to Current Issues in the World based on 1 Malaysia Concept, 2011-01-01 to 2011-01-03, International Islamic University of Malaysia, (International)
  • Perceived to be a Powerful Institution to Save the World s Youth., International Conference on Islamic Solutions to Current Issues in the World based on 1 Malaysia Concept, 2011-01-01 to 2011-01-03, International Islamic University of Malaysia, (International)
  • Multinational Financial Management: The impact of variation of laws, International Conference on Banking and Finance perspectives, 2011-04-13 to 2011-04-15, Department of Banking and Finance at Eastern Mediterranean University, (International)
  • Quality Leadership: A Powerful Tool, Reviving the Muslim Countries Economy and Politics., International Conference on Leadership & Social Change in the Muslim World: Prospects & Challenges, 2012-02-15 to 2012-02-17, International Islamic University of Malaysia, (International)
  • Estimating Risk Attitudes toward Stock Market Investments in Malaysia, Innovation Challenges in Multidisciplinary Research and Practice, 2013-12-13 to 2013-12-14, Global Illuminators, (International)
  • Investing capital on safe and uncertain investment alternatives: An experimental study., Bali International Conference on Business, Economics and Social Sciences, 2014-06-25 to 2014-06-26, STEI, University of Selangor, Diponegoro University, State University of Jakarta, University of Riau, Perbanas Institute, Mercu Buana University, Ma Chung University, Esa Unggul University, Gunadarma University., (International)
  • Behavioral biases and financial risk tolerance: Evidence from Malaysia, Asia Pacific Conference on Accounting and Finance, 2015-06-11 to 2015-06-12, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Brawijaya, Bali, Indonesia, (International)
  • Necessity of effective and efficient business model for development of Waqf lands in Malaysia., MUKTAMAR WAQF IQLIMI II 2015, 2015-08-26 to 2015-08-27, UNIVERSITI SAINS ISLAM MALAYSIA (USIM), (National)
  • Determinants of effective and efficient business model for waqf land, 2nd International Conference on Innovative Trends in Multidisciplinary Academic (ITMAR), 2015-10-20 to 2015-10-21, Global Illuminators, (International)
  • Enterprise Risk Management: Case of China, 6th Global Chinese Management Studies Conference 2016, 2016-08-16 to 2016-08-18, Chinese Management Studies, (International)
  • Is Enterprise Risk Management Valuable for Manufacturers?, China s Financial Market Conference 2016, 2016-12-15 to 2016-12-16, Sun Tzu Institute, China, (International)
  • Towards a better understanding of fashion clothing purchase involvement, IBAICM-16 conference, 2016-12-19 to 2016-11-20, Institute of Business Administration Karachi and Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Propensity toward indebtedness in Malaysia: An analysis using behavioral factors, Malaysian Finance Association Conference (MFAC) 2017, 2017-05-16 to 2017-05-18, Malaysian Finance Association, (National)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Time Management & Strategy for taking Notes, Peer tutor training program, 2013-10-26 to 2013-10-26, Student Learning Enhancement Unit (SLEU)., (University)
  • Strategies for Taking Notes, Workshop on Strategies for Taking Notes, 2014-02-19 to 2014-02-19, Student Learning Enhancement Unit (SLEU)., (National)
  • Strategies for Taking Notes, Strategies for Taking Notes Workshop, 2014-09-24 to 2014-09-24, Student Learning Enhancement Unit (SLEU), (National)
  • Effective Time Management, Effective Time Management Workshop, 2014-11-19 to 2014-11-19, Student Learning Enhancement Unit (SLEU), (National)
  • Time Management, Time Management Workshop, 2015-03-17 to 2015-03-17, Student Learning Enhancement Unit (SLEU), (National)
  • Time Management, Leap Power Programme, 2015-09-18 to 2015-09-18, Student Learning Enhancement Unit (SLEU)., (National)
  • Effective Time Management, Smart Workshop, 2017-02-21 to 2017-02-21, Student Smart Learning and Research Training Unit, (University)
  • How to write an Impressive Assignment, Smart Workshop, 2017-02-28 to 2017-02-28, Student smart learning and research training unit, (University)
  • Knowledge Based Economy, 1st International Bangladeshi Students Convention, 2017-04-22 to 2017-04-22, Bangladesh Students Union Malaysia, (International)
  • The emergence of fin tech, Business Talk Series , 2017-07-24 to 2017-07-24, Management student association of UCSI University , (University)
  • Agri-Business and Halal: Current Trends and Potential for Growth , OIC ASIA- AFRICA TRADE & ECONOMIC FORUM 2017, 2017-09-18 to 2017-09-21, OIC International Business Centre, (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Issues in international financial management, Ninth International Conference on International Business and Interdisciplinary Research , 2017-06-09 to 2017-06-09, Da-Yeh University, (International)
POSTER
  • Handphone choice: the brand preference in Malaysian market among universities students., Poster presentation at CAC Main hall, International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak, Malaysia, 2010-07-14 to 2010-07-14, International Islamic University Malaysia, (University)
OTHERS
  • Business, Economics and Social Science., Bali International Conference on Business, Economics and Social Science. Indonesia College of Economics, 2014-06-25 to 2014-06-26, Indonesia College of Economics, (International)
  • candidature defense session of postgraduate degree in philosophy , candidature defense session of the postgraduate degree in philosophy , 2016-10-04 to 2016-10-04, Fakulti Perniagaan dan Perakaunan, (University)
  • 2nd Financial, Investment and Accounting Colloquium Series , 2nd Financial, Investment and Accounting Colloquium Series , 2017-05-11 to 2017-05-11, Faculty of Business Management and Professional Studies (FBMP) , (University)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Asian Journal of Business and Accounting (AJBA), Article In Journal ,  (2016)
  • Social Indicators Research Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2016)
  • PeerJ Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2016)
  • MBA Thesis presentation, Thesis ,  (2016)
  • MBA Thesis, Thesis ,  (2016)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Supervisor for social engagement program (Conducting educational program for less privileged school children at a village in Melaka, Malaysia), (University), 17/02/2017 until 19/02/2017
  • Organizing Committee Member for the 3rd MFPC National Financial Planning Tournament 2016, (National), 01/08/2016 until 11/10/2016
  • Committee Member for Learning Space Grant Application 2016, (University), 24/06/2016 until 19/08/2016
  • Committee Member for Student Activities of Department of Banking and Finance, (Department), 10/06/2016 until 08/06/2018
  • Committee Member of China Financial Markets Conference Organized by Banking and Finance Department, (University), 09/06/2016 until 16/12/2016
  • Judge for HULT Prize Competition 2015, (University), 05/12/2015 until 05/12/2015

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ida Lopez A/p Augastin Pathrose Lopez, FINANCIAL LITERACY AND THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL ADVISORS IN RETIREMENT PLANNING: EVIDENCE FROM MALAYSIA, 2016/2017
  • Masters Degree, Hayati Aida Md Nor, Factors That Influence Retirement Savings Behaviour In Malaysia, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Nazreen Tabassum Chowdhury, Factors affecting investors behaviour in Bangladesh Stock Market, 2016/2017
  • Masters Degree, Gan Soon Sheng, DETERMINATION OF THE FACTORS AFFECTING INDIVIDUAL INVESTMENT DECISION: A STUDY ON GENERATION Y IN MALAYSIA, 2015/2016
  • Masters Degree, Cheong Li Sa, Applicability of Piotroski s F-score in predicting financial distress, 2014/2015

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • International Financial Management , 2016/2017(2), 27, 0
  • ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL DECISION MAKING, 2016/2017(2), 24, 21
FIRST DEGREE
  • CORPORATE FINANCE, 2016/2017(1), 105, 28
  • PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS, 2016/2017(1), 300, 78
  • ADVANCED MANAGERIAL FINANCE, 2016/2017(2), 118, 64
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 2015/2016(1), 28, 42
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 2015/2016(2), 31, 42
  • CORPORATE FINANCE, 2015/2016(1), 23, 56
  • PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS, 2015/2016(2), 100, 48
  • ADVANCED MANAGERIAL FINANCE, 2015/2016(2), 50, 26
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS, 2014/2015(2), 120, 52
  • CORPORATE FINANCE, 2014/2015(2), 30, 26
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS, 2014/2015(1), 130, 52
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS, 2013/2014(1), 50, 52
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS, 2012/2013(1), 60, 39
  • BUSINESS STATISTICS, 2012/2013(1), 50, 26
  • BANK MANAGEMENT, 2010/2011(1,2), 15, 30
  • CORPORATE FINANCE, 2009/2010, 15, 30
  • INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS, 2009/2010(1), 10, 10
  • INTERNATIONAL FINANCE, 2009/2010(2), 10, 20
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 2, 2008/2009(1,2,3), 20, 90
  • BUSINESS MATHEMATICS, 2008/2009(1), 15, 50
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 1, 2007/2008(1,2,3), 30, 100