Staff profile - Arifur Khan

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Dr Arifur Khan

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Accounting
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92446857 +61 3 92446857
Email: arifur.khan@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Dr Arifur Khan is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting. Arifur has had several years of teaching and research experience in Australia and Bangladesh.  He earned his Ph.D. on ‘Managerial share ownership, firm performance and dividends in Australia’ from Monash University in 2009. He did his Bachelor of Commerce (with Honours) and Master of Commerce degrees in Accounting from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh.  He also holds a Master degree in Public Policy from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan. As a student Arifur received a number prestigious scholarships such as Monbukagusho scholarship awarded by the Japanese Government, Monash Graduate Scholarhip and Monash International Post Graduate Scholarship awarded by Monash University, Australia.  Arifur is an active researcher and his current research interests include corporate governance, audit pricing and financial reporting and policy choice. He has published his research in a number of international academic journals including British Accounting Review, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Australian Journal of Management, Pacific Accounting Review, Managerial Auditing Journal and Accounting Research Journal. To support his research activities, he has received several research grants including AFAANZ early career research grants, ICAA (Institute of Charted Accountants Australia) research grants, Deakin University Faculty of Business and Law research grants and La Trobe University DRP grants.


Qualifications

  • Master of Public Policy & Management, National Grad. Institute of Policy Studies (Japan), 2005
  • Master of Commerce, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh), 2000
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2009
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012


Academic

Teaching Interests

Corporate Accounting, Basic Accounting, Management Accounting.


Subjects and units currently teaching

Corporate Accounting, Contemporary Issues in Accounting, Financial Accounting, Accounting for Decision Making, Research Methods, Management Accounting.


Awards

Awards and prizes

Best Paper Award (2014) from Acconting Research Journal.

Teaching commendation from the Head of School, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University in 2011 (T1), 2012 (T1) and 2013 (T1 & T3).

Research Excellence Award from School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University in 2010.


Research

Research interests

Corporate governance, audit pricing, financial reporting and policy choice.


Research grants

ICAA research grant, total grant value: $10,000 (2013).
ICAA research grant, total grant value: $10,000 (2012).
School of Accounting, Economics and Finance Research grant, total grant value: $4,940 (2012).
AFAANZ research grant, total grant value: $9,313.92 (2010).
Deakin University Faculty of Business and Law grant, total grant value: $9,300 (2010).
Deakin University GRP grant, total grant value: $2,000 (2009).


Publications

Publications

Book Chapter

Muttakin, M., Khan, A. and Subramaniam, N. (2014), Do families shape corporate board structure in emerging economies? In Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets: Theories, Practices and Cases, ed. Boubaker, S. and Nguyen, D., pp. 109-131, Springer, Berlin-Heidelberg.

Refereed  Journal Articles

Muttakin, M., Monem, R., Khan, A. and Subramaniam, N. (2015), Family firms, firm performance and political connections: Evidence from Bangladesh, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, forthcoming. [ABDC: A]

Muttakin,m., Khan, A. and Belal, A. (2015), Intellectual capital disclosures and corporate governance: An empirical examination, Advances in Accounting, forthcoming. [ABDC:B]

Khan, A., Muttakin, M. and Siddiqui, J. (2015), Audit fees, auditor choice and stakeholder influence: Evidence from a family-firm dominated economy, British Accounting Review, forthcoming. [ ABDC: A]

Muttakin, M., Khan, A. and Subramaniam, N. (2015), Firm characteristics, board diversity and corporate social responsibility: Evidence from Bangladesh, Pacific Accounting Review, vol.27, no.3, pp.353-372. [ABDC:B]

Muttakin, M., Khan, A. and Azim, M. (2015), Corporate social responsibility disclosures and earnings quality: Are they reflection of managers’ opportunistic behavior?, Managerial Auditing Journal, vol.30, no.2, pp.277-298. [ ABDC: B]

Dellaportas, S., Kanapathippillai, S., Khan, A. and Leung, P. (2014), Ethics education in the Australian Accounting curriculum: A longitudinal study examining barriers and enablers, Accounting Education: An International Journal, vol.23, no.4, pp.362-382. [ABDC: B]

Khan, A., Mather, P. and Balachandran, B. (2014), Managerial share ownership and operating performance: Do independent and executive directors have different incentives?, Australian Journal of Management, vol.39, no.1, pp.39-71. [ABDC: A]

Muttakin, M., Khan, A.. and Subramaniam, N. (2014), Family firms, family generation and Performance: Evidence from an emerging economy, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, vol.4, no.2, pp.197-219. [ABDC: C]

Muttakin, M. and Khan, A. (2014), Determinants of CSR disclosures in Bangladesh,  Advances in Accounting, vol.30, no.1, pp.168-175.  [ABDC: B]

Siddiqui, J., Zaman, M. and Khan, A. (2013), Do big four affiliates earn audit fee premiums in emerging markets?, Advances in Accounting, vol.29, no.2, pp.332-342. [ABDC: B]

Chan, H., Faff, R., Khan, A. and Mather, P. (2013), Exploring the moderating role of growth options on the relation between board characteristics and management earnings forecasts, Corporate Governance: An International Review, vol.21, no.4, pp.314-333. [ABDC: A]

Khan, A., Muttakin, M. and Siddiqui, J. (2013), Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility disclosures: Evidence from an emerging economy, Journal of Business Ethics, vol.114, no.2, pp.207-223. [ABDC: A]

Khan, A. and Mather, P. (2013), The value of executive director share ownership and discretionary accruals, Accounting Research Journal, vol. 26, no. 1, pp.35-55. [ABDC: B]

Muttakin, M., Khan, A. and Subramaniam, N. (2012), Board structure and firm performance: Evidence form an emerging economy, Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, vol.8, no. 2, pp.97-108. [ ABDC: B]

Khan, A., Hossain, D. and Siddiqui, J. (2011), Corporate ownership concentration and audit fees: The case for an emerging economy,  Advances in Accounting, vol. 27, no. 1, pp.125-131. [ABDC: B]


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