UNIVERSITY OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Faculty Profile

Saqib Farid

Lecturer

School of Business and Economics

Department of Finance

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Saqib holds MS Finance degree with distinction and currently teaching courses related to Finance and Accounting. Previously, he has done BS Accounting & Finance from School of Management FC College University. His research interests include Investment and Portfolio Analysis, Asset Pricing and Risk Management, Islamic Banking and Finance, Family Businesses and Behavioral Finance. He possesses professional expertise to operate diverse research and statistical software packages including E-views, SPSS, STATA, and Excel Solver. He has also worked as a freelance analyst on various projects.

Journal Publications

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2019). Islamic Banking System: A Credit Channel of Monetary Policy – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Economic Research, Forthcoming. [Indices: JCR IF: 1.137SJRClarivate Analytics ESCI[H-Index: 11]

Rafay, A., Farid, S., Yasser, F., & Safdar, S. (2019). Social Collateral and Repayment Performance: Evidence from Islamic Micro Finance. Iranian Economic Review,  Forthcoming.  [Indices: Scopus/SJR[H-Index: 3]

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2018). Competitive Environment in Banking Industry: Evidence from an Emerging EconomyBusiness and Economic Review, 10(3), 65-84. [HEC Recognized X Category]

Farid, S., & Khan, T.M. (2018) Dynamic Links between Stock Market Returns and Industry Returns. Global Management Journal for Academic and Corporate Studies, 8(2), 99-109. [HEC Recognized Y Category]

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2018). Shariah Supervisory Board Report (SSBR) in Islamic Banks: An experimental study of Investors’ perception and behaviourInternational Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 11(2), 274-296. [Indices: JCR, Scopus/SJRClarivate Analytics ESCI[H-Index: 18]

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2017). Maqasid-al-Shari‘ah vs. Contemporary Islamic Banking and Finance: The Case of Pakistan Journal of Islamic Thought and Civilization, 7(2), 41-51. Forthcoming [HEC Recognized Y Category]

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2017). Dynamic Relationship between Islamic Banking System and Real Economic Activity: Evidence from PakistanJournal of King Abdulaziz University, Islamic Economics, 30(2), 97-114. [Indices: Scopus/SJR[H-Index: 5]

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2017). Financial Integration in Money Markets: Evidence from SAARC RegionDLSU Business and Economics Review, 26(2), 87-114. [Indices: Scopus/SJR[H-Index: 5]

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2015). An Analysis of Oil Price Volatility using VAR: Evidence from Pakistan. Lahore Journal of Business, 4(1), 23-36. [HEC Recognized Y Category]

Conference Proceedings

Saqib Farid and Abdul Rafay (2016). Monetary Union Puzzle: The case of South Asian Region. Presented and published in the proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Business Management October 26-27, 2016 at NUST, Islamabad.

Conference Presentations

Sarfraz, N., Ashraf, Z., Tashfeen, R., Farid, S. (2019, Mar 24-26). Forecasting Stock Index Movement Using Machine Learning Techniques: Evidence from Pakistan Stock Exchange. Paper presented at 8th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) 2019, UAE University, Al AIN.

Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2019, January 23-27). SME Development: The Tale of Terrorized Economy. Paper presented at United States Association for Small Business and Enterpreneurship (USASBE) Conference 2019, Florida, USA.

Rafay, A., Farid, S., Yasser, F., & Safdar, S. (2018, May 02-03). Social Collateral and Repayment Performance: Evidence from Islamic Micro Finance. Paper presented at 3rd Islamic Finance, Banking and Business Ethics Global Conference 2018, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.

Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2018, May 02-03). Information ordering in Review Report of Shariah Board - A behavioral aspect. Paper presented at 3rd Islamic Finance, Banking and Business Ethics Global Conference 2018, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.

Rafay, A. Khan, A. & Farid, S. (2018, Mar 23-24). Merger for Survival in the era of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) - An emerging trendPaper presented at 7th Asian Management Research and Case Conference (AMRC) 2018, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.

Rafay, A. Khan, A. & Farid, S. (2018, Feb 21-22). Islamic Banking & Finance in Pakistan Journey from Shariah Compliance to Shariah Based System. Paper presented at 3rd Global Forum Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking Forum (IFEB), Lahore, Pakistan.

Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2017, Mar 21-22). Dynamic relationship between Industry and Stock market Returns. Paper presented at the Fourth International on contemporary issues in Business Management. University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2017, Mar 15-16). SME Financing: A Challenge in a vulnerable Economy. Paper presented at the Second International SME Conference 2017. SMEDA Lahore, Pakistan.

Farid, S. & Rafay, A. (2016, Oct 26-27). Monetary Union puzzle: Case of South Asian Region – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Paper presented at the Sixth International Conference on Business Management (ICOBM), NUST Islamabad, Pakistan.

Farid, S., Rafay, A. (2016, Jan 20-21). Does Islamic Banking Reinforce Real Economic Activity? Paper presented at the Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking Forum (IFEB), Lahore, Pakistan.

Rafay, A., & Farid, S. (2016, Mar 26-27). Dynamic Relationship between Islamic Banking System and Real Economic Activity – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Paper presented at Islamic Finance Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference 2016, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.

Rafay, A. & Farid, S. (2016, Mar 26-27). Islamic Banking System as Credit of Monetary Policy – Evidence from an Emerging Economy. Paper presented at Islamic Finance Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference 2016, LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.

Farid, S., Rafay, A. & Gilani, U. J. (2015, Nov 20-22). Estimating Banking Competition using modified PR Model – Evidence from Pakistan. Paper presented at the Fifth Annual Conference of Association of Management Development Institutions of Pakistan (AMDIP), LSE Lahore, Pakistan.

 

Best Paper Awards

  • 2019        Venture Finance SIG Paper Award in USASBE Florida Conference  
  • 2017        Best Paper Award in 2nd SME International Conference 2017. SMEDA Lahore, Pakistan. 

Specialized Trainings

  • Financial Planning & Investment – HEC-SECP-World Bank-UKAID
  • Fixed Income Trading and Investments – USAID
  • Interlocutor Training – City & Guilds Institute of London

 

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