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Dr Mostak Ahamed

Post:Lecturer in Finance (Business and Management)

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UK:01273 873361
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Mostak Ahamed is a Lecturer in Finance at the Department of Business and Management, University of Sussex, UK. He holds a PhD in business and management from the Queen Mary University of London. Before joining Sussex, he taught at Queen Mary, UCL, and London Metropolitan University as a teaching assistant. He also worked as a research assistant at the Centre for Research in Equality and Diversity, UK. He is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

He has undertaken research to overcome the obstacles of financial development with special emphasis on access to finance, bank and firm performance while using robust econometric techniques and large cross-country panel data. The research questions that he addresses are motivated by and engaged with contemporary policy issues. His recent papers appeared on Economics Letters, Economic Modelling, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Journal of Financial Stability, and Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & MoneyHe has been an ad hoc referee for The Economics Letters, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, and Economic Modelling.


Ahamed, M.M. and S.K. Mallick, (Forthcoming) "Is financial inclusion good for bank stability: International evidence", Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Ahamed, M.M., (2017) "Asset quality, non-interest income, and bank profitability: Evidence from Indian banks", Economic Modelling 63: 1-14(Published as the lead article).

Ahamed, M.M. and S.K. Mallick, (2017) "Does regulatory forbearance matter for bank stability: Evidence from creditors' perspective", Journal of Financial Stability 28: 163-180.

Ahamed, M.M. and S.K. Mallick, (in press) "House of restructured assets: How do they affect bank risk in an emerging market?", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money 47: 1-14. (Published as the lead article).

Ahamed, M.M., (2016) "Does inclusive financial development matter for firms’ tax evasion? Evidence from developing countries", Economics Letters 149: 15-19.


BusinessLine (The Hindu): Financial inclusion is good for banks too (Published on 3 Nov 2017)

Idea for India: Has regulatory intervention been effective in maintaining stability of Indian banks?

Live Mint: Effects of regulatory intervention in banking 



Lecturer in Finance