Professor

Muhammad Farooq AHMAD

Muhammad Farooq AHMAD
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Finance - University of Lille 2 - SKEMA Business School
Track: Finance
Education
  • 2016 : Ph.D. in Finance, University of Lille 2 - SKEMA Business School, France
  • 2011 : Master in Management Science, IAE de Lyon, University of Lyon 3, France
  • 2006 : Master in Business Administration, Finance, International Islamic University , Pakistan
  • 2005 : Bachelor in Business Administration, Finance, International Islamic University , Pakistan
Professional Experiences
Academic Experience
  • 2016 - present, Assistant Professor, IÉSEG School of Management, Paris, France
  • 2015 - 2016, Visiting PhD Student, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
  • 2014 - 2016, Attaché Temporaire d'Enseignement et de Recherche (A.T.E.R.), University of Lille 2, Lille, France
  • 2012 - 2014, Adjunct Professor, Skema Business School, Lille, France
Professional Experience :
  • 2006 - 2010, Manager - Internal Audit, Habib Bank Limited, Islamabad, Pakistan
Scientific prizes and Awards
Awards
  • 2018 : Finalist of FMA Asia Pacific Conference Best Paper Award in the category of "Corporate Finance", Financial Management Association
  • 2017 : Best Paper Award in the category “Finance, Ethics and Sustainability” , French Finance Association
  • 2016 : First Prize of Excellent Thesis, Second International Academic Conference in Chinese Management
Honors
  • 2015 : Paper is nominated for best potential paper , 8th International Accounting & Finance Doctoral Symposium
Published Papers in Refereed Journals
  • Ahmad M. F., Lambert T., (2019). Collective Bargaining and Mergers and Acquisitions Activity around the World, Journal of Banking & Finance, 99 (2) 21-44.
  • Ahmad M. F., Beuselinck C., Bollaert Helen, (2017). Employment Protection and Payout Policy, Finance, 38 (3) 5-43.
Research field
  • Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Mergers and Acquisitions, Culture and Labor Market Institutions
Teaching
Grande Ecole Program:
  • Finance strategy and company observation
  • Corporate finance
  • Finance research methodology
  • M&a: firm valuation
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