Dr. Ammar Abid
Tenured Associate Professor, Management Sciences
Area of Interest: Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Audit Quality, Board Gender Diversity
Tel # (Off): 111-001-007   (118)
HEC approved PhD Supervisor

Dr. Ammar Abid is Tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS University, Lahore Campus, Pakistan. He holds a PhD degree in Financial Management from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China. He has completed M. Com from Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. He is also an associate member of the Institute of Bankers, Pakistan. He also brings over six years of banking industry experience. His research interest includes corporate governance, audit quality, risk management, board gender diversity and risk governance. He has also published both locally and internationally and serving as external examiner for thesis and reviewer for many reputable international journals. His most recent publications have appeared in Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Eurasian Business Review, European Journal of International Management, International Journal of Financial Studies, and Environmental Science and Pollution Research.


Journal Papers:
1. Gull, A. A., Abid, A., Nguyen, D. K., Usman, M., & Mushtaq, R. (2024), "Stock price crash and information environment: Do CEO gender and financial expertise matter?", Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Impact Factor: 1.7   
2. Gull, A. A., Abid, A., Hussainey, K., Ahsan, T., & Haque, A. (2023), "Corporate governance reforms and risk disclosure quality: evidence from an emerging economy", Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, pp: 331-354, Vol: 13, Issue: 2, Impact Factor: ESCI   
3. Shahzad, A., Nazir, M. S., Qamar, M. A. J., & Abid, A., (2023), "Impact of corporate governance on firm value in the presence of earning quality and real earnings management", International Journal of Business Excellence, pp: 409-436, Vol: 29, Issue: 3, Impact Factor: Scopus   
4. Maqbool, Z., Abid, A., & Bhutta, A. I. (2022), "Effect of corporate social responsibility performance on dividend pay-out: Role of corporate governance quality", Frontiers in Psychology, Vol: 13:883952, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389%2Ffpsyg.2022.883952, Impact Factor: 4.232   
5. Arif, M., Nazir, M. S., Qamar, M. A. J., & Abid, A. (2022), "Project finance and recourse loans: determining debt choices in political, economic and financial risk positions under global perspective", European Journal of International Management, pp: 379-402, Vol: 18, Issue: 2-3, Impact Factor: 2.294   
6. Gull A.A., Abid A., Latief R., & Usman, M. (2021), "Women on board and auditors’ assessment of the risk of material misstatement", Eurasian Business Review, pp: 679-708, Vol: 11, Issue: 4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40821-020-00173-7, Impact Factor: 3.5    (External URL)
7. Abid A., Gull A.A, Hussain N., & Nguyen D.K (2021), "Risk Governance and bank risk-taking behavior: Evidence from Asian Banks", Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Vol: 75, Issue: November 2021, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2021.101466, Impact Factor: 4.211    (External URL)
8. Shahzadi, S., Abid, A., Shahzad, A., & Zahoor, U. (2020), "Interactions Between Financial Indicators and Bank Financial Strength Ratings: A Case Study on BRIC Countries", International Journal of Management, pp: 2125-2152, Vol: 11, Issue: 8, DOI: 10.34218/IJM.11.8.2020.187, Impact Factor: Scopus Indexed    (External URL)
9. Haque A., Fatima H., Abid, A., & Qamar,M.A (2019), "Impact of firm-level Uncertainty on Earnings Management and Role of Accounting Conservatism", Quantitative Finance and Economics, pp: 772-794, Vol: 3, Issue: 4, DOI: 10.3934/QFE.2019.4.772, Impact Factor: ESCI    (External URL)
10. Kalyar, M.N. Shafique, I. & Abid, A. (2019), "Role of Lean Manufacturing and Environmental Management Practices in Eliciting Environmental and Financial Performance: The Contingent Effect of Institutional Pressures", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, pp: 24967-24978, Vol: 26, Issue: 24, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-05729-3, Impact Factor: 2.9    (External URL)
11. Haque A., Abid, A., Qamar,M.A & Asif, S (2019), "Financial Distress of Companies and Cash Flow-Investment-Sensitivity: Evidence from Panel of Non-Financial Firms", International Journal of Economic Sciences, pp: 52-67, Vol: 8, Issue: 1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.20472/ES.2019.8.1.004, Impact Factor: ESCI    (External URL)
12. Haque A., Abid, A., Sundas S., & Qamar, M.A (2019), "Firm-level investment, Financing Choices, and Corporate Taxation Management: Evidence from panel of Non-Financial Firms", Middle East Journal of Management, pp: 471-493, Vol: 6, Issue: 4, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/MEJM.2019.100818, Impact Factor: ESCI    (External URL)
13. Abid, A., Shaique, M., & ul Haq, M. A. (2018), "Do Big Four Auditors Always Provide Higher Audit Quality? Evidence from Pakistan", International Journal of Financial Studies, pp: 58, Vol: 6, Issue: 2, ISSN: ISSN 2227-7072, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijfs6020058, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed (ESCI)    (External URL)
14. Ammar Abid, Abdul Aziz, Gobind M Herani, Muhammad Shaique (2016), "An Assesment of Demand for Imports Through the VECM Model: Evidence from Pakistan (1980-2014)", International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, pp: 48-59, Vol: 4, Issue: 5, Standard: 2348-0386   
15. Ilyas Ahmed,Farooq Ahmed, Ammar Abid, Abdul Aziz (2016), "Corporate Governance Attributes and Firm Value: Evidence from Pakistan", Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, pp: 18-27, Vol: 7, Issue: 7, Standard: 2222-1697   
16. Jahanzaib Sultan, Yang Qing, Ammar Abid (2016), "Multiple Bank Relationship and Their Impact on Firm’s Performance: Evidence from Pakistan", Journal on Innovation and Sustainability, pp: 57-64, Vol: 7, Issue: 2, Standard: 2179-3565, Impact Factor: ISI Indexed   
17. Ammar Abid, Muhammad Shaiq (2015), "Study of Risk Disclosures in the Annual Reports of Pakistani Companies: A Content Analysis", Research Journal of Finance and Accounting, pp: 14-24, Vol: 6, Issue: 11, Standard: 2222-1697   
Conference Papers:
1. Jahanzaib Sultan, Yang Qing, Ammar Abid (2015) "Multiple Bank Relationship and Their Impact on Firm’s Performance: Evidence from Pakistan", 12th International Conference on Innovation and Management   


Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, P R China
Sep 2013 to Jun 2016
Institute of Bankers, Pakistan
Nov 2006 to Sep 2008
M Com
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Sep 2002 to Mar 2005


Assistant Professor
COMSATS University Islamabad
Sep 2016 to Jun 2023
Govt College University Faisalabad
Jul 2011 to Aug 2013
Branch Manager/ Operations Manager
Allied Bank
Apr 2007 to Jun 2011
Credit Officer
Askari Bank
May 2005 to Mar 2007

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