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A/Prof. Arifur Khan

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Position

Associate Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2009
Master of Public Policy & Management, Nat Grad Inst of Policy Stu., 2005
Master of Commerce, University of Dhaka, 2000

Contact

arifur.khan@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46857

Biography

Dr Arifur Khan is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Accounting in Deakin Business School. Arifur has several years of teaching and research experience in Australia and Bangladesh.  He earned his PhD 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 of 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 Journal of Corporate Finance, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Accounting and Finance, 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 Basin Finance Journal, 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.

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Research interests

  • Corporate Governance
  • Audit Pricing
  • Financial Reporting and Policy Choice.

Teaching interests

  • Corporate Accounting
  • Basic Accounting
  • Management Accounting.

Units taught

  • MAA363 - Corporate Accounting
  • MAA428 - Contemporary Issues in Accounting
  • MAA261 - Financial Accounting
  • MAA103 - Accounting for Decision Making
  • MAA262 - Management Accounting

Conferences

  • Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG) Conference, Australia, April 2018.
  • Global Accounting and Organisational Change (GAOC) Conference, Australia, November 2017.
  • Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics (JCAE) Annual Symposium, Taiwan, January 2017.
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference, New Zealand, July 2014.

Awards

  • Research Excellence Award, Department of Accounting, Deakin University, 2015.
  • Best Paper Award, Accounting Research Journal, 2014.
  • Teaching Commendation from the Head of School, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University, 2011-2013.
  • Research Excellence Award, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Deakin University, 2010.

Publications

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2020

Board monitoring and covenant restrictiveness in private debt contracts during the global financial crisis

I Abu Bakar, A Khan, P Mather, G Tanewski

(2020), Vol. 60, pp. 661-692, Accounting and finance, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Integrated reporting, financial reporting quality and cost of debt

Mohammad Muttakin, Dessalegn Mihret, Tesfaye Lemma, Arifur Khan

(2020), pp. 1-18, International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Insider ownership and dividend policy in an imputation tax environment

B Balachandran, A Khan, P Mather, M Theobald

(2019), Vol. 54, pp. 153-167, Journal of corporate finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Corporate governance and corporate social responsibility disclosures in insurance companies

Md Ullah, Mohammad Muttakin, Arifur Khan

(2019), Vol. 27, pp. 284-300, International journal of accounting & information management, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Corporate social responsibility disclosure and financial transparency: evidence from India

Rajiv Nair, Mohammad Muttakin, Arifur Khan, Nava Subramaniam, V Somanath

(2019), Vol. 56, pp. 330-351, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Is integrated reporting associated with corporate financing decisions? Some empirical evidence

Tesfaye Lemma, Arifur Khan, Mohammad Muttakin, Dessalegn Mihret

(2019), Vol. 27, pp. 425-443, Asian Review of Accounting, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

CFO tenure, CFO board membership and accounting conservatism

M Muttakin, A Khan, G Tanewski

(2019), Vol. 15, pp. 1-20, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2018

The effect of board capital and CEO power on corporate social responsibility disclosures

M Muttakin, A Khan, D Mihret

(2018), Vol. 150, pp. 41-56, Journal of business ethics, Amsterdam. The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Corporate boards and performance pricing in private debt contracts

I Bakar, A Khan, P Mather, G Tanewski

(2018), Vol. 50, pp. 144-162, Pacific-Basin finance journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Corporate political connection and corporate social responsibility disclosures: a neo-pluralist hypothesis and empirical evidence

M Muttakin, D Mihret, A Khan

(2018), Vol. 31, pp. 725-744, Accounting, auditing & accountability journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Business group affiliation, earnings management and audit quality: evidence from Bangladesh

M Muttakin, A Khan, D Mihret

(2017), Vol. 32, pp. 427-444, Managerial auditing journal, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article
2016

Business group affiliation, board quality and audit pricing behavior: evidence from indian companies

S Johl, A Khan, N Subramaniam, M Muttakin

(2016), Vol. 20, pp. 133-148, International journal of auditing, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Corporate political connections, agency costs and audit quality

A Khan, D Mihret, M Muttakin

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 357-374, International journal of accounting & information management, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Implications of a formative assessment task on student exam performance

S Kanapathippillai, A Khan, S Dellaportas

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 133-154, Journal of international business education, Edinburgh, Scotland, C1

journal article
2015

Corporate social responsibility disclosures and earnings quality: Are they a reflection of managers' opportunistic behavior?

M Muttakin, A Khan, M Azim

(2015), Vol. 30, pp. 277-298, Managerial Auditing Journal, C1

journal article

Audit fees, auditor choice and stakeholder influence: Evidence from a family-firm dominated economy

A Khan, M Muttakin, J Siddiqui

(2015), Vol. 47, pp. 304-320, British accounting review, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Firm characteristics, board diversity and corporate social responsibility: evidence from Bangladesh

M Muttakin, A Khan, N Subramaniam

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. 353-372, Pacific accounting review, Bingley, Eng., C1

journal article

Family firms, firm performance and political connections: evidence from Bangladesh

M Muttakin, R Monem, A Khan, N Subramaniam

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 215-230, Journal of contemporary accounting & economics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Intellectual capital disclosures and corporate governance: an empirical examination

M Muttakin, A Khan, A Belal

(2015), Vol. 31, pp. 219-227, Advances in accounting, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2014

Do families shape corporate board structure in emerging economies?

M Muttakin, A Khan, N Subramaniam

(2014), pp. 109-131, Corporate governance in emerging markets, Berlin, Germany, B1

book chapter

Managerial share ownership and operating performance: Do independent and executive directors have different incentives?

A Khan, P Mather, B Balachandran

(2014), Vol. 39, pp. 47-71, Australian Journal of Management, C1

journal article

Determinants of corporate social disclosure: Empirical evidence from Bangladesh

M Muttakin, A Khan

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 168-175, Advances in Accounting, C1

journal article

Family firms, family generation and performance: evidence from an emerging economy

Mohammad Muttakin, Arifur Khan, Nava Subramaniam

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 197-219, JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING IN EMERGING ECONOMIES, C1

journal article

Ethics Education in the Australian Accounting Curriculum: A Longitudinal Study Examining Barriers and Enablers

S Dellaportas, S Kanapathippillai, A Khan, P Leung

(2014), Vol. 23, pp. 362-, Accounting Education, London, C1-1

journal article
2013

Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures: Evidence from an Emerging Economy

A Khan, M Muttakin, J Siddiqui

(2013), Vol. 114, pp. 207-223, Journal of Business Ethics, C1

journal article

Exploring the moderating role of growth options on the relation between board characteristics and management earnings forecasts

H Chan, R Faff, A Khan, P Mather

(2013), Vol. 21, pp. 314-333, Corporate governance: an international review, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The value of executive director share ownership and discretionary accruals

A Khan, P Mather

(2013), Vol. 26, pp. 35-55, Accounting Research Journal, C1

journal article

Do Big-Four affiliates earn audit fee premiums in emerging markets?

J Siddiqui, M Zaman, A Khan

(2013), Vol. 29, pp. 332-342, Advances in Accounting, C1

journal article
2012

Board structure and firm performance : evidence from an emerging economy

M Muttakin, A Khan, N Subramaniam

(2012), Vol. 8, pp. 97-108, Academy of Taiwan business management review, Taichung City, Taiwan, C1-1

journal article
2011

Corporate ownership concentration and audit fees: The case of an emerging economy

A Khan, D Hossain, J Siddiqui

(2011), Vol. 27, pp. 125-131, Advances in Accounting, C1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Family ownership and control and audit fees in Australian companies

A/Prof Arifur Khan, Prof Nava Subramaniam

  • 2010: $9,313

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Rajiv Nair

Thesis entitled: The Effect of CSR Disclosures on Investors' Interest: Evidence from India

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Accounting

Associate Supervisor
2013

Mohammad Muttakin

Thesis entitled: Family Firms, Board Structure, Political Connections and Performance: Evidence from Bangladesh

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance