Muhammad Moshfique Uddin

Muhammad Moshfique Uddin

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

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Academic, Accounting and Finance


  • Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance
  • M.Com in Finance
  • B.Com (Hons.) in Finance


Moshfique has been teaching for a number years now at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He taught at the University of York and Leeds Metropolitan University before joining the University of Leeds. He has also taught in various other countries such as Bangladesh and China.


Moshfique has been active in doing research in the area of Accounting and Finance. He won the best paper award at BAM Conference in Brighton, UK in 2009 and also at the ASCENT International Conference in Malaysia in 2012. His current research interest revolves around Mergers and Acquisitions, Macroeconomic policies and Stock Markets, Internationalisation and Financing of SMEs in Developing Countries and financial education and stock market development.


 “Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence 2015”

Moshfique has been teaching various finance modules at both UG and PG levels. He has taught modules like Foundations of Finance, Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Security Investment Analysis, Financial Strategy and Governance. Currently he is teaching Capital Market Theory and Portfolio Risk Management. Moshfique has also been supervising Ph.D. research students. He has already supervised three Ph.D. students to graduation.



 1. Uddin, M. and Boateng A. (2014) ‘Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: UK Dimensions’, Taylor & Francis Group, USA.

Selected Publications in Refereed Journals

 9. ‘Recent Advances in Hedge Funds' Performance Attribution: Performance Persistence and Fundamental Factors’ (with Dimitrios Stafylas and Keith Anderson). Accepted for publication at International Review of Financial Analysis, 2015.

 8. ‘Linguistic Gender Marking Gap and Female Staffing at MNCs’ (with Amir Shoham and Miki Malul). Accepted for publication at International Journal of Human Resources Management, 2015.

 7. ‘Barriers to Enter in Foreign Markets: Evidence from SMEs in Emerging Market’ (with Mahfuzur Rahman and George Lodorfos). Accepted for publication, International Marketing Review, 2015.

 6. ‘Vertical Monopoly Power, Profit and Risk: The British Beer Industry, c. 1970 – c. 2004’ (with David Higgins and Steve Toms). Business History, 2015. DOI:10.1080/00076791.2015.1041381.

 5. ‘Entrepreneurs’ Optimism, Cognitive Style and Persistence’ (with Albert Danso and Samuel Adomako). Accepted for publication at International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, 2015.

 4. ‘Home country macroeconomic influences on outward cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Evidences from the UK’ (with Agyenim Boateng and Xiuping Hua). Research in International Business and Finance, Vol. 30, 2014, pp. 202 – 216.

 3. “Explaining the Trends in the UK Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: An Analysis of Macro-economic Factors” (with Agyenim Boateng). International Business Review, Vol. 20, 2011, pp. 547 – 556.

 2. “An Analysis of the Inward Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK: A Macroeconomic Perspective” (with Agyenim Boateng and Ruthira Naraidoo). Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting, Vol. 22, Issue 2, 2011.

 1. “An Analysis of Short-run Performance of Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from the UK Acquiring Firms” (with Dr. Agyenim Boateng). Review of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 8, Issue 4, 2009, pp. 431-453.

Selected Conference Presentations

 8. ‘Determinants of Capital Structure in Sub-Saharan Africa’ with Albert Danso. 3rd African Accounting and Finance Association Conference, Kampala, Uganda, September, 2013.

 7. ‘Barriers of SME internationalization in Bangladesh; with Mahfuzur Rahman and George Lodorfos. ASCENT International Conference 2013, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April, 2013.

 6. ‘A forecasting analysis of the inward cross-border mergers and acquisitions in the UK: A macroeconomic perspective’ with Agyenim Boateng and Ruthira Naraidoo. Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE) Conference, Senate House, University of London, London, UK, 17 – 19 December, 2011.

 5. “Inward Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions in the UK: An Analysis of Macroeconomic Determinants” with Agyenim Boateng and Ruthira Naraidoo at the Conference on Cross-border M&As: Challenges and Opportunities in Global Business Environment organized by The European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management to be held on 12 – 13 November, 2009 at Brussels.

 4. “Motives for UK Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions” with Agyenim Boateng, Keith Glaister and George Lodorfos at BAM Conference, Brighton Centre, UK, September, 2009.

 3. “Long-run Operating Performance of Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from the UK” (with Dr. Agyenim Boateng) at the British Accounting Association (BAA) Conference, Blackpool, UK, April, 2008.

 2. “Explaining the Surge in Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from UK” (with Dr. Agyenim Boateng) at British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland, September, 2006.

 1. “Examination of Stationarity in Financial Time Series in Emerging Markets: A Case of Bangladesh Stock Market” (with Dr. Niazur Rahim) at the 36th DSI Annual Conference, San Francisco, California, USA, November 19-22, 2005.