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Professor Saeed Akbar

Professor (A, F & E)

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emails.akbar10@bradford.ac.uk

Biography

Saeed Akbar is Professor in Accounting and Finance, and Head of Accounting, Finance and Economics, at The University of Bradford School of Management.  He holds a PhD in Accounting and Finance from the Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. Prior to joining the University of Bradford, he was a Professor in Accounting and Finance, and Head of Accounting and Finance Subject Group at the Hull University Business School, Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the University of Liverpool Management School, and MBA tutor at the Alliance Manchester Business School. His research output has been published extensively in leading international journals, such as, The British Journal of Management, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Accounting Forum, The International Journal of Accounting, International Review of Financial Analysis, Journal of Business Research, and International Journal of Management Reviews, among others.   His main research area covers the relationship between accounting information and stock prices, while his other broad areas of research expertise include performance measurement, corporate governance and risk, empirical finance, and accounting regulation.

Teaching

Teaching highlights

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Accounting Theory
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Capital Markets and Institutions
  • Advanced Financial and Management Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • The Financial System and Risk Management,
  • Introduction to Accounting and Finance
  • Issues in Accounting and Accountability

Teaching interests

Accounting and Finance

Research

Capital Markets Research in Accounting, Accounting disclosure and Regulation, Accounting Valuation of Intangible Assets, Corporate Governance, Empirical Finance, Performance Measurement 
Research collaborators
NameDr Abdullah Iqbal
CompanyUniversity of Kent
CountryUNITED KINGDOM
TypeI
RoleResearch Collaboration
ThemeAccounting and Finance
 

Professional activities

  • 01-JAN-17: University of Hull - Professor in Accounting and Finance and Head of Accounting and Finance Subject Group
  • 01-OCT-09: University of Liverpool - Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
  • 01-APR-00: University of Liverpool - Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
  • 01-OCT-96: University of Manchester - PhD Scholar/MBA Tutor
  • 01-APR-93: Heavy Mechanical Complex, Limited - Assistant Manager Accounts

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleAdvertising, Earnings Prediction and Market Value: An Analysis of Persistent UK Advertisers (2019)
AuthorsShah S.;Akbar S.;Ahmad S.;Stark A.
JournalBritish Journal of Management
DOI10.1111/1467-8551.12378
 
TitleAdvertising, Earnings Prediction and Market Value: An Analysis of Persistent UK Advertisers (2019)
AuthorsSyed Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Saeed Akbar, Sardar Ahmad, Andrew W. Stark
JournalBritish Journal of Management
PublisherWiley
DOIDOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12378
 
TitleEffectiveness of Performance Appraisal: Evidence on the Utilization Criteria (2019)
AuthorsIqbal, M. Z., Akbar, S., Budhwar, P,. and Shah, SZA
JournalJournal of Business Research
DOI10.1016/j.jbusres.2019.04.035
 
TitleTrade credit, firm profitability, and financial constraints: Evidence from listed SMEs in East Asia and the Pacific (2019)
AuthorsHoang H.;Xiao Q.;Akbar S.
JournalInternational Journal of Managerial Finance
DOI10.1108/IJMF-09-2018-0258
 
TitleInternational Evidence on the Determinants of Organizational Ethical Vulnerability (2018)
AuthorsUllah S.;Ahmad S.;Akbar S.;Kodwani D.
JournalBritish Journal of Management
DOI10.1111/1467-8551.12289
 
TitleFirm performance, corporate governance and executive compensation in Pakistan (2018)
AuthorsSheikh M.;Shah S.;Akbar S.
JournalApplied Economics
DOI10.1080/00036846.2017.1386277
 
TitleBoard structure and corporate risk taking in the UK financial sector (2017)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Kharabsheh B.;Poletti-Hughes J.;Shah S.
JournalInternational Review of Financial Analysis
DOI10.1016/j.irfa.2017.02.001
 
TitleCEO compensation and banks’ risk-taking during pre and post financial crisis periods (2017)
AuthorsShah S.;Akbar S.;Liu J.;Liu Z.;Cao S.
JournalResearch in International Business and Finance
DOI10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.089
 
TitleCredit supply constraints and financial policies of listed companies during the 2007–2009 financial crisis (2017)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Rehman S.;Liu J.;Shah S.
JournalResearch in International Business and Finance
DOI10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.001
 
TitleMarket Reaction to Seasoned Offerings in China (2016)
AuthorsLiu J.;Akbar S.;Shah S.;Zhang D.;Pang D.
JournalJournal of Business Finance and Accounting
DOI10.1111/jbfa.12198
 
TitleThe Impact and Implications of International Financial Reporting Standards in the United Kingdom: Evidence from the Alternative Investment Market (2016)
AuthorsAli A.;Akbar S.;Ormrod P.;Shah S.
JournalAustralian Accounting Review
DOI10.1111/auar.12140
 
TitleImpact of international financial reporting standards on the profit and equity of AIM listed companies in the UK (2016)
AuthorsAli A.;Akbar S.;Ormrod P.
JournalAccounting Forum
DOI10.1016/j.accfor.2015.12.001
 
TitleMore on the relationship between corporate governance and firm performance in the UK: Evidence from the application of generalized method of moments estimation (2016)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Poletti-Hughes J.;El-Faitouri R.;Shah S.
JournalResearch in International Business and Finance
DOI10.1016/j.ribaf.2016.03.009
 
TitleEffectiveness of Performance Appraisal: An Integrated Framework (2015)
AuthorsIqbal M.;Akbar S.;Budhwar P.
JournalInternational Journal of Management Reviews
DOI10.1111/ijmr.12050
 
TitleInternational Financial Reporting Standards and the value relevance of R&D expenditures: Pre and post IFRS analysis (2013)
AuthorsShah S.;Liang S.;Akbar S.
JournalInternational Review of Financial Analysis
DOI10.1016/j.irfa.2013.08.001
 
TitleThe impact of recent financial shocks on the financing and investment policies of UK private firms (2013)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Rehman S.;Ormrod P.
JournalInternational Review of Financial Analysis
DOI10.1016/j.irfa.2012.05.004
 
TitleThe long run performance of UK firms making multiple rights issues (2013)
AuthorsIqbal A.;Akbar S.;Shiwakoti R.
JournalInternational Review of Financial Analysis
DOI10.1016/j.irfa.2013.03.003
 
TitleAn investigation of user perceptions of Islamic banking practices in the United Kingdom (2012)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Zulfiqar Ali Shah S.;Kalmadi S.
JournalInternational Journal Of Islamic And Middle Eastern Finance And Management
DOI10.1108/17538391211282845
 
TitleThe value relevance of cash flows, current accruals, and non-current accruals in the UK (2011)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Shah S.;Stark A.
JournalInternational Review of Financial Analysis
DOI10.1016/j.irfa.2011.06.005
 
TitleThe journey to develop educated entrepreneurs: Prospects and problems of Afghan businessmen (2011)
AuthorsMuhammad A.;Akbar S.;Dalziel M.
JournalEducation and Training
DOI10.1108/00400911111147730
 
TitleThe relevance of pecking order hypothesis for the financing of computer software and biotechnology small firms: Some UK evidence (2010)
AuthorsUllah F.;Abbas Q.;Akbar S.
JournalInternational Entrepreneurship and Management Journal
DOI10.1007/s11365-008-0105-0
 
TitleAn empirical investigation of the Libyan audit market: Perceptions of auditor's independence (2010)
AuthorsFaraj S.;Akbar S.
JournalJournal for Global Business Advancement
DOI10.1504/JGBA.2010.033199
 
TitleManagement accounting change: A comparative study of Indian and UK organisations (2010)
AuthorsAkbar S.
JournalJournal for Global Business Advancement
DOI10.1504/JGBA.2010.032761
 
TitleDeflator choice effects in the valuation of advertising expenditures (2010)
AuthorsZulfiqar Ali Shah S.;Akbar S.
JournalJournal for Global Business Advancement
DOI10.1504/JGBA.2010.036038
 
TitleThe rationale for location preferences of technology-based small firms in the UK (2010)
AuthorsUllah F.;Abbas Q.;Akbar S.
JournalJournal for Global Business Advancement
DOI10.1504/JGBA.2010.032765
 
TitleThe value relevance of major media advertising expenditures: Some U.K. evidence (2009)
AuthorsShah S.;Stark A.;Akbar S.
JournalInternational Journal of Accounting
DOI10.1016/j.intacc.2009.03.004
 
TitleStock market reaction to capital expenditure announcements by UK firms (2008)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Shah S.;Saadi I.
JournalApplied Financial Economics
DOI10.1080/09603100701222234
 
TitleValue relevance of advertising expenditure: A review of the literature (2008)
AuthorsAli Shah S.;Akbar S.
JournalInternational Journal of Management Reviews
DOI10.1111/j.1468-2370.2007.00228.x
 
TitleFirm size, sector and market valuation of R&D expenditures (2008)
AuthorsShah S.;Stark A.;Akbar S.
JournalApplied Financial Economics Letters
DOI10.1080/17446540701537756
 
TitleSpin-offs, stages of growth and funding issues: Some UK evidence (2007)
AuthorsUllah F.;Akbar S.;Taylor P.
JournalInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
DOI10.1504/IJEIM.2007.014595
 
TitleDeflators, net shareholder cash flows, dividends, capital contributions and estimated models of corporate valuation (2003)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Stark A.
JournalJournal of Business Finance and Accounting
DOI10.1111/j.0306-686X.2003.05514.x
 
TitleDiscussion of Scale and the Scale Effect in Market‐based Accounting Research (2003)
AuthorsAkbar S.;Stark A.
JournalJournal of Business Finance and Accounting
DOI10.1111/1468-5957.00483
 
Book
TitleCorporate Finance and Investment: Decisions and Strategies (2018)
AuthorsRichard Pike, Bill Neale, Saeed Akbar, Philip Linsley
PublisherPearson