Staff profile - Huson Ali Ahmed

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Dr Huson Ali Ahmed

Position: Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business & Law
Department: Department of Finance
Campus: Geelong Waterfront Campus
Phone: +61 3 52273381 +61 3 52273381
Email: huson.aliahmed@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University Putra Malaysia, 2000
  • Master of Business Administration, University of Science Malaysia, 1995
  • Bachelor of Business Administration, International Islamic University Malaysia, 1994
  • GCHE Exempt, Deakin University, 2012


Academic

Teaching Interests

Equity and Investment Analysis, Corporate finance, Money and Capital Markets, Fundamentals of Finance, Financial Modelling


Subjects and units currently teaching

Equity and Investment Analysis, Corporate finance, Money and Capital Markets, Fundamentals of Finance


Student supervision

 MS (finance)Rationale for Going Public: Evidence from the Second Board October 2003, Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM

 Determinants of Short-Term Financing among Islamic Savings Co-operatives in Thailand February 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM


Determinants of Consumers’ Choice of Islamic Financing Products February 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM
 

A Comparative Analysis of Performance of Islamic and Conventional Unit Trusts in Malaysia July 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM
 

Performance of Initial Public Offerings of Government-Linked and Private Companies in Malaysia July 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM
 

Forecast Errors and the Effect of   Underwriter Reputation and  Auditor Influence during Listing on IPOs July 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM
 

The Impact of Types of Issues, Sectors, Lifespan and Different Economic Periods on the Short-Run and Long-Run Performance of IPOs July 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM


The Performance of Malaysian Unit Trust Funds: A Comparative Study Based on Different Benchmarks (1992-2001) September 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM
 

 Risk and Return Analysis on Multinational Companies Incorporated in Malaysia September 2004,Master of Science Finance  Thesis, UPM


 Behavioural Patterns of Financing Intangibles in Malaysia convo – July 2005, Ph.D. thesis in finance
 


Conferences and seminars

Huson, A. J. and Mokhtarul, W. (2011) The role of oil price shock on macroeconomic activities : an SVAR approach to Malaysian economy and monetary responses, in unknown (ed.), ICAE 2011 : Proceedings of International Conference on Applied Energy, pp. 605-618, ACAE, Perugia, Italy
 

Paresh, N.K., Huson, A.J, and Seema, N.K (2012) Can investors gain by investing in certain sectors: Evidence from US. Global Finance Conference, Chicago, US. GFC, 2012
 

Huson A. J. (2008) The Impact of Financing Decision, Dividend Policy and Corporate Ownership on Firm Performance at Presence or Absence of Growth Opportunity: A Panel Data Approach, Evidence from Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange” paper Accepted at 21st Australasian Finance and Banking conference, 16-18 december 2008
 

Nazrul A.H, Rubi. A and Huson A.J (2008),”Ownership Structure and Corporate Performance: A Comparative Analysis of Government Linked and Non-govermnent Linked Companies from Bursa Malaysia” Paper Accepted for presentation at 21st Australasian Finance and Banking conference, 16-18 December 2008
 

Huson.  A. J (2006), Malaysia Unit Trust Performance: Selectivity, Market Timing and Diversification: Comparative Analysis of  Single and Multi Index Model “Proceeding of Third International Business Research Conference” held in Melbourne, Australia on 20-23 Nov, 2006: ISBN:0-646-46759-X

Huson, A. J (2003). Trading Activities and Cross-sectional Variation in Stock Expected return: Evidence from Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange 16th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. ... 16th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. 17-19 December 2003.
 

Huson, A. J (2003), " Corporate Governance Structure and Firms Performance: Empirical Evidence: 16th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference. 17-19 December 2003 .
 

Huson, A. J, and Nazrul Hisham, " Determinants of Corprate Debt Policy: A test of Pecking Order Hypothesis and Trade-of Theory, Paper presented at Asia Pacific Economics and Business Conference, Pulau Penang, Malaysia. (2004)
 

Huson, A.J, Shamsher, M. and Annuar M N (2002)" Dividend Appearance or Disappearance: Is it earnings or investment Opportunities Matter: Evidence from Kuala Lumpur stock Exchange" Paper presented at Asia Pacific economics and Business Conference, Hilton Hotel Kuching, Malaysia. 2002
 

Shahnaz.I, Ali MAH, Annuar MN and Huson JA (2002), Wealth Effects of Auditor Switch : Evidence from Second Board Companies, Proceedings of Global Competitive Environment on Asian Economics, Business and Society of Asia Pacific Economics and Business Conference, Kuching, Sarawak , 2 (Oct):1042-1049.
Shahnaz.I, Huson J.A, Annuar MN and Ali MAH (2004). Why Malaysian Second Board Companies Switch Auditors : Evidence of Bursa Malaysia , Proceedings of Asian Academic Accounting Association 5th Annual Conference. October 11-13, Bangkok, Thailand.
 

Shahnaz.I, Annuar MN, Ali MAH and Huson JA (2003), Wealth Effects of Auditor Switch During Crisis and Non Crisis Period : The Malaysian Experience”, Proceedings of Asian Academic Accounting Association 4th Annual Conference October 20-21 2003, Seoul Korea :47.
 

Shamsuwadt Zuha, Mohd Ali and Huson  A. J,(2003), " Determinants of Consumers’ Choice of Islamic Financing Products " Paper presented at Islamic banking and Finance conference organized by Monash University Malaysia at Parato, Italy, September,2003

Awards

Awards and prizes

Teaching Award:

Student’s Choice Award- Best as voted by Students, 2006, Curtin University of Technology Malaysia

Publication Awards:

Authored, the first Best Paper Awards: Malaysia Finance Association (2000)

Nominee for Malaysian Security Commission Award for best Article in Finance, 2000

Co-authored, The Second Best paper Award for Accounting Finance Category at Seminar, Faculty of Economics and Management, FEP 2001

Co-authored, Third best paper award for Accounting Finance Category at Seminar Faculty of Economics and Management, FEP 2001

Co-authored, First best paper, Security commission Awards for Accounting and Finance Category at the Seminar Faculty of Economics and Management, FEP 2001

Authored, the best journal paper, silver Jubilee Award (awarded by UPM press), 2002.


Research

Research interests

Oil price volatility and Macroeconomic activities, Asseet Pricing, Momentum and Contrarian based trading Strategies, Portfolio modelling and hedging, Return Predictability


Research grants

ICAA grant 2012 (Funding granted: $13,000): Does Quality of Governance Matter for Stock Market Performance? A Cross-Countries Investigation. (With Prof.Paresh, Susan and Kannan)
Internal Grants:
CSaRO grant 2012 (Funding granted:   $ 11,900): The Economic Value of Predicting Sectoral Returns: New Evidence (with Prof. Paresh and Susan)

CSaRO grant 2011 (Funding granted:   $ 11,900): Do Momentum-Based Trading Strategies Work in Commodity Markets? (With Prof. Paresh)


Research groups

Centre for Financial Econometrics


Publications

Publications

Selected Publications:

Narayan, P.K., Ali Ahmed, H.J., Sharma, S., and K.P., Prabheesh (2014) How profitable is the Indian stock market? Pacific-Basin Finance Journal,Vol.30, pp.44-61. (ABDC Ranking: A)

Narayan, P.K and  Ali Ahmed, H, J (2014).,Importance of Skewness in Decision Making: Evidence from the Indian Stock Exchange, Global Finance Journal (In press) (ABDC Ranking: B)

Narayan, P.K, Ali Ahmed, H, J., and Narayan, S.S (2014)., "Do Momentum-Based Trading Strategies Work in the Commodity Futures Markets?,  Journal of Future Markets, DOI:10.1002/fur.21685. (ABDC Ranking: A)

Ibrahim, M. and Ali Ahmed, H.J.,(2013)”PERMANENT AND TRANSITORY OIL VOLATILITY AND   AGGREGATE INVESTMENT IN MALAYSIA, Energy Policy , ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.11.072i), (ABDC Ranking: A)

 Omar, B., Wadud, M., and Ali Ahmed, H.J., (2013)   Oil Price Uncertainty, Monetary Policy and Macroeconomy ECONOMIC MODELLING, Vol 35, pp. 249-259. (ABDC Ranking= A) (Impact Factor: .701)

Kannan, T.S., Susan, S.M and Ali Ahmed, H.J., (2013) The Relationship between Asian Equities and Commodities Future JOURNAL OF ASIAN ECONOMICS, (in press). (ERA Ranking= A) (Impact factor:.35)

Ali Ahmed, H.J, Omar, B. and Wadud, M. (2012)  On the Impact of Oil Price Uncertainty: Is It Transitory or Permanent Component that Matters for US Industrial Production? APPPLIED ENERGY, 92, 447-455. (ERA Ranking= A) (Impact Factor: 4.456)

 Ali Ahmed, H.J, and Wadud, M. (2011) The Role of Oil Price Shocks on Macroeconomic Activities: An SVAR Approach to the Malaysian Economy and Monetary Responses ENERGY POLICY, 39, 864-869. (ABDC Ranking= A) (Impact Factor: 2.732)

Wadud, M., Omar, B. and Ali Ahmed, H.J., (2012) Monetary Policy and Housing Market in Australia JOURNAL OF POLICY MODELING, 34, 849-863. (New ABDC Ranking= A) (Impact factor: .643)

Text Books:
Guide to Financial Management
, 1st edition (2001) by Banny, Huson, Junaina, and Abbu Hassan, published by Thomson Learning Asia

Guide to Financial Management, 2nd edition (2004) by Banny, Huson, Junaina, and Abbu Hassan, published by Thomson Learning Asia

Module:

Huson J.A (2004), Financial Management II (2005), for Open University of Malaysia

Book Chapter

Sureshchandra Ramachandran, Annuar Md Nassir, Murali Sambasivan and
Huson Joher Ali Ahmed. 2003. Relationship Between Debt, Intangibles and
Tangibles: Preliminary Evidence from Malaysian Listed Companies In:
Contemporary Issues in Business. Prentice Hall, Pearson (M) Sdn. Bhd. Pp.
Vol.1, 197-218.


Link to publications

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=aliahhu


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