Abu Zafar Shahriar

Dr

20122019
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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Shahriar joined the department in April 2012. He earned his Bachelor degree with Honours in Economics from the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh and completed his Masters in Development Economics from Williams College under the auspices of a Fulbright Fellowship. In May 2012, Dr Shahriar earned his PhD from Purdue University. He conducts empirical and experimental research focusing all major areas of microfinance including the outreach and impact evaluation of microcredit, financial sustainability and performance of the microfinance institutions, and the informational aspects of microlending. His research has appeared in the Journal of Banking and Finance and Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice  among others. Dr Shahriar has held teaching positions at BRAC University and Dhaka International University in Bangladesh.

Monash teaching commitment

Teaching Commitment

BEX6013 Issues in Financial Institutions (Ph D)

BFF5130 Case Studies and Research in Banking and Finance (Masters)

BFX4080 Issues in Banking (Honours)

BFF 3331 International Banking and Finance (Bachelor)

BFF 2401 Commercial Banking and Finance (Bachelor)

BFF 3170 Management of Financial Intermediaries (Bachelor)

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 2012 2018

Gender differences in entrepreneurial propensity: Evidence from matrilineal and patriarchal societies

Shahriar, A. Z. M., 1 Jan 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Business Venturing. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lender–entrepreneur relationships and credit risk: a global analysis of microfinance institutions

Shahriar, A. Z. M. & Garg, M., 1 Nov 2017, In : International Small Business Journal. 35, 7, p. 829-854 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Performance of microfinance institutions: does government ideology matter?

Gul, F. A., Podder, J. & Shahriar, A. Z. M., 1 Dec 2017, In : World Development. 100, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Repayment of Microcredit: Evidence from Field Experiments in Bangladesh

Shahriar, A. Z. MD., 2016, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 72, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Profit Orientation of Microfinance Institutions and Provision of Financial Capital to Business Start-Ups

Shahriar, A. Z. MD., Schwarz, S. & Newman, A. H., 2016, In : International Small Business Journal. 34, 4, p. 532-552 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review