Dr. Husam-Aldin Al-Malkawi

Dr. Husam-Aldin Al-Malkawi


Associate Professor, Faculty of Business & Law, Head of MSc Finance Programme
Dr. Husam-Aldin holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the School of Economics and Finance, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Contact details

+971 4 279 1400 Ext: 481
+971 4 279 1490
husam.almalkawi@buid.ac.ae

He joined The British University in Dubai in September 2016 as an Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business and Law. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. He has over 20 years of lecturing experience in higher education. Dr Al-Malkawi worked at various capacities for different Universities including King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia), University of Strathclyde (UAE Campus) ALHOSN University (UAE), Al-Ahliyya Amman University (Jordan), and University of Western Sydney (Australia). He was the Chair of the Business Administration Department at ALHOSN University (UAE), the Chair of Finance and Banking Department at Al-Ahliyya Amman University (Jordan), and the Director for the Continuing Education Center (CEC) at ALHOSN University.  

He received the Faculty Recognition Award for excellence in research for three consecutive years 2012, 2013, and 2014 form the Faculty of Economics and Administration of King Abdulaziz University for his contribution in quality research publications. Recently, he received the Best Paper Award from Australia-Middle East Conference on Business and Social Science (Dubai, UAE, April 17-18, 2016).

Dr. Al-Malkawi has published several papers in different journals and conference proceedings. His research appeared in journals such as Economic Modelling, Humanomics, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Journal of Developing Areas, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, International Journal of Business and International Journal of Electronic Finance. He is reviewer for several journals including Emerging Market Finance and Trade, South African Journal of Economics, The European Journal of Finance, Economic Systems, Economic Modelling, Bulletin of Economic Research, and Journal of Economics and Business. His research interests are corporate financial policy, corporate governance, financial economics, Islamic finance, e-commerce and applied econometrics. 

 

Academic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in Finance, School of Economics and Finance, University of Western Sydney, Australia, 2005.
  • Master of Commerce in Accounting and Financial Management, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, 1996.
  • Bachelor of Economics, University of Aleppo, Syria, 1990.

 

Academic Experience

  • September 2016 – present, Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business and Law, The British University in Dubai, UAE  
  • August 2014 – September 2016, Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • February 2012 – August 2014 Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University (AACSB Accredited), Saudi Arabia.
  • August 2007 - January 15, 2012 Assistant/Associate Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • 2009-2011 Local Counsellor (Finance & Financial Management Module), Strathclyde Part-time MBA program, University of Strathclyde, UK, Abu Dhabi Campus, UAE (Part-time).
  • June 2005-August 2007 Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan.
  • 2004    Tutor & Research Assistant, School of Economics and Finance, University of Western Sydney, Australia (part time).
  • September 1996- May 2005 Instructor, Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan.

 

Awards, Honors & Grants

  • 2016 Best Paper Award, Australia-Middle East Conference on Business and Social Science, Dubai, UAE, April 17-18, 2016.
  • 2015 Elsevier Reviewer Recognition Award, Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, Netherlands     
  • 2014 Faculty Recognition Award for Excellence in Research, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2013 Faculty Recognition Award for Excellence in Research, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2012 Faculty Recognition Award for Excellence in Research, Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2012 King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Economics and Administration Research Grant SR30000, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2013 University of Tabuk Research Grant SR 32000, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2001-2005 Doctoral Scholarship, Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan. 

 

Administrative experience

  • September – Present Coordinator, MSc in Finance Programme, The British University in Dubai, UAE.
  • September 2014 – September 2015 Chair of Business Administration Department, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • October 2009 - January 15, 2012 Chair of Business Administration Department, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Summer 2010 - Acting Assistant Provost for Administration and Finance, ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • October 2007-October 2008 Director, Continuing Education Centre (CEC), ALHOSN University, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • September 2006-August 2007 Chair of Department of Finance and Banking, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan.
  • March 2006-September 2006 General Manager, Arena Club, Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Jordan.

 

Professional Memberships

  • Society for the Study of Emerging Markets (SSEM).
  • Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ).

 

Publications:

Al-Malkawi, H., Mansumitrchai, S., and Al-Habib, M. (2016) “Online Banking in an Emerging market: Evidence from Saudi Arabia”, International Journal of Electronic Finance (forthcoming). ISSN print: 1746-0069 ISSN online: 1746-0077.

Pillai, R. and Al-Malkawi, H. (2016) “Corporate Governance in the GCC Countries: Empirical Assessment using Conventional and Non-Conventional Indices”, Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 50, No. 6, 69-88. US ISSN: 0022-037X Online ISSN: 1548-2278.

Abdullah, N., Mat Derus, A., and Al-Malkawi, H., (2015) “The Effectiveness of Zakat in Alleviating Poverty and Inequalities:  A Measurement Using a Newly Developed Technique”, Humanomics, Vol.31, No, 314-329. ISSN: 0828-8666.

Al-Malkawi, H., Bhatti, M. I. and Magableh, S. (2014) “On the Dividend Smoothing, Signalling and the Global Financial Crisis”, Economic Modelling, Vol. 42, 159-165. ISSN: 0264-9993. (ISI Indexed, Imprinted by Elsevier).

Al-Malkawi, H., Pillai, R. and Bhatti, M. I. (2014) “Corporate Governance Practices in Emerging Markets: The Case of GCC Countries”, Economic Modelling, Vol. 38, 133-141. ISSN: 0264-9993. (ISI Indexed, Imprinted by Elsevier).

Marashdeh, H., and Al-Malkawi, H., (2014) “Financial Deepening and Economic Growth in Saudi Arabia”, Journal of Emerging Market Finance, Vol. 13,139-154 Print ISSN: 0972-6527, Online ISSN: 0973-0710. 

Momany, M., Al-Malkawi, H., and Mahdy, E. (2014) “Internet Financial Reporting in an Emerging Economy: Evidence from Jordan”, Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol.4, No.2., 158-174. ISSN: 2042-1168.

Al-Malkawi, H., and Pillai, R. (2013) “The Impact of Financial Crisis on UAE Real Estate and Construction Sector: Analysis and Implications”, Humanomics, Vol. 29, No. 2, 115-135. ISSN: 0828-8666.

Al-Malkawi, H., and Pillai, R. (2013) “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from UAE”, Intensity: International Journal of Applied Social Science Research, Vol. 2, No. 1, 42-52. ISSN: 23198516.

Al-Malkawi, H., Marashdeh, H., and Abdullah, N., (2012) “Financial Development and Economic Growth in the UAE: Empirical Assessment Using ARDL Approach to Co-integration” International Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 4, No. 5,105-115. Print ISSN: 1916-971X, Online ISSN: 1916-9728.

Al-Malkawi, H., and Pillai, R. (2012) “Internal Mechanisms of Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: A Review of Theory and Empirical Evidence” Journal of Modern Accounting and Auditing, Vol. 8, No. 3, 549 -568. ISSN: 1548-6583.

Al-Malkawi, H., and Abdullah, N., (2011) “Finance-Growth Nexus: Evidence from a Panel of MENA Countries” International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 63, 129-139. ISSN: 1450-2887. 

Mansumitrchai, S., and Al-Malkawi, H. (2011) “Factors Underlying the Adoption of Online Banking by Mexican Consumers” International Journal of Business and Management, Vol. 6, No. 9, 155-169. Print ISSN: 1833-3850, Online ISSN: 1833-8119.

Al-Malkawi, H., Rafferty, M.  and Pillai, R.,  (2010) Dividend Policy:

A Review of Theories and Empirical Evidence, International Bulletin of Business Administration, Issue 9, 171-200. ISSN: 1451-243X.

Al-Malkawi, H., Ben Haj Hamida, A. and Pillai, R., (2010) “Digital Divide: A Problem of Access or Use: The Case of Academic Institutions in Tunisia”, AHU Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 2, 7-18. ISSN: 2076-8516.

Abdullah, N., and Al-Malkawi, H., (2009) A Note on the Derivation of the Basic Needs Deficiency Index (BNDI), Journal of Accounting, Business and Management, Vol. 16, No.1, 65-71. ISSN: 0216-423X.

Al-Malkawi, H., (2008) Factors Influencing Corporate Dividend Decision: Evidence from Jordanian Panel Data, International Journal of Business, Vol. 13, No. 2,177-195. ISSN: 1083−4346.

Al-Malkawi, H., (2007) Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy in Jordan: An Application of the Tobit Model, Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Vol. 23, No. 2, 44-70. ISSN: 1026-4116.

Conference Papers:

Pillai, R. and Al-Malkawi, H. (2016) “Corporate Governance in the GCC Countries: Empirical Assessment using Conventional and Non-Conventional Indices”, presented at Australia-Middle East Conference on Business and Social Sciences, Dubai, UAE, April 17-18, 2016.

Al-Malkawi, H., and  Marashdeh, H.(2014) “Financial Deepening and Economic Growth in Saudi Arabia”, presented at 2nd Conference on National Economy: Challenges and Ambitions, organized by the Faculty of Economics and Administration, King Abdulaziz University – Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, April 22-24, 2014. 

Al-Malkawi, H., Pillai, R. and Bhatti, M. I. (2013) “Corporate Governance Practices in Emerging Markets: The Case of GCC Countries” presented at 2nd  Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy (GIKA) Annual Conference – Valencia, Spain, July 9-11, 2013. 

Al-Malkawi, H., and Pillai, R. (2013) “Corporate Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from UAE”, presented at 2nd International Conference on Advances in Management and Economics – Dubai, UAE, February 2-3, 2013.

Al-Malkawi, H., (2011) “Determinants of Dividend Policy in United Arab Emirates: Panel Data Evidence”, presented at EBES 2011 Conference – Istanbul, Turkey, June 1-3, 2011.

Al-Malkawi, H. and Marashdeh, H., (2011) “Financial Development and Economic Growth in United Arab Emirates: an Application of ARDL Approach”, presented at EBES 2011 Conference – Istanbul, Turkey, June 1-3, 2011.

Abdullah, N., Mat Derus, A., and Al-Malkawi, H., (2011) “The Rule of Zakat and its Effectiveness in Alleviating Pakistan’s Regional Poverty and Inequalities: A Measurement Using Newly Developed Technique”, presented at International Zakat Conference – Bogor, Indonesia, July 19-21, 2011.

Al-Malkawi, H., Ben Haj Hamida, A. and Pillai, R., (2010) “Digital Divide: A Problem of Access or Use of ICT: The Case of Academic Institutions in Tunisia”, presented at Global Education Forum, Dubai, UAE, February 2010. 

Al-Debi’e S. and Al-Malkawi, H., (2007) “The Role of Secondary Mortgage Market in Developing the Jordanian Capital Market”, presented at the First Jordanian Forum on Risk Management and Crises in Financial Markets, Amman, Jordan, February 2007 (in Arabic).

Al-Malkawi, H., (2003) “Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy in an Emerging Market: Evidence from Jordan”, presented at the ISINI’S Seventh International Congress, Lille, France, August 2003.

 

 

Teaching units

  • PhD in Business Management

  • MSc. In Finance

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)  

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