Staff profile - Arifur Khan

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Dr Arifur Khan

Position: Senior Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 46857 +61 3 924 46857
Email: arifur.khan@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Biography

Dr Arifur Khan is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting. Arifur has 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 Scholarship 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, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Auditing, 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 Commerce, University of Dhaka, 2000
  • Master of Public Policy & Management, Nat Grad Inst of Policy Stu., 2005
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2009
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012


LinkedIn profile

https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-arifur-khan-5a32641a


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

Research Excellence Award from the Department of Accounting, Deakin University in 2015.

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 the 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

Publication Highlights

Muttakin, M., Khan, A. and Mihret, D. (2016), Board capital, CEO power and corporate social responsibility disclosures, Journal of Business Ethics, Article in press. [ABDC: A]

Johl, S., Khan, A., Subramaniam, N. and Muttakin, M. (2016), Business group affiliation, board quality and audit pricing behaviour: Evidence based on Indian companies, International Journal of Auditing, Article in press. [ABDC: A]

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, vol.47, no.3, pp.304-320. [ ABDC: A]

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, vol.30, no.3, pp.215-230. [ABDC: A]

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]

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]


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