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Dr. Emon Kalyan Chowdhury

  • Associate Professor, CIU Business School

  • 880-31- 611262, 636484, Ext: 302
  • emonkalyanchy@ciu.edu.bd
  • Room: 3209, 1st Floor, CIU Business School, Chittagong Independent Univeristy

Dr. Emon Kalyan Chowdhury is an Associate Professor in Accounting and Head of the Department of Accounting at Chittagong Independent University. He joined CIU on 1 September 2017. Earlier he worked as an Assistant Professor & Chair of Accounting Department at Premier University. He was in charge of implementing a Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) financed by the World Bank, monitored by the University Grants Commission of Bangladesh and the Ministry of Education to enhance quality of education at tertiary level. He is also Chair of BBA Program of CIU Business School. Dr. Chowdhury’s research interests span empirical accounting and finance. His research interest includes but are not limited to stock market risk, stock return and volatility spillover, capital asset pricing model, stock valuation, sustainability and integrated reporting, environmental accounting, inflation accounting and international accounting. He received BBA and MBA degrees from the Department of Accounting, University of Chittagong. He earned another MBA degree in Finance and HRM from MP Birla Institute of Management, University of Bangalore, India under the ICCR Govt. of India Scholarship Scheme. He earned a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Accounting, University of Chittagong. Dr. Chowdhury has presented a number of seminar papers at home and abroad. He is a Reviewer for renowned publishers such Emerald and Springer. He also examines Ph.D. theses of different foreign universities.

  • Ph.D 2016, Accounting, University of Chittagong.
  • MBA in Finance & HRM, 2009, MP Birla Institute of Management, University of Bangalore, India.
  • MBA in Accounting, 2007, University of Chittagong.
  • BBA in Accounting, 2006, University of Chittagong.

  • Associate Professor, CIU Business School, Chittagong Independent University, 2018-Present.
  • Assistant Professor, CIU Business School, Chittagong Independent University, 2017-2018.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Accounting, Premier University, 2014-2017.
  • Lecturer, Department of Accounting, Premier University, 2009-2014.

  • Head, Department of Accounting, CIU Business School, CIU, 2018 to present.
  • Chair, BBA Program, CIU Business School, CIU, 2018 to present.
  • Chair, Self-Assessment Committee, Quality Assurance Unit of UGC at CIUBS, 2018 to present.
  • Chair, Department of Accounting, Premier University, 2016 to 2017.
  • Sub-Project Manager, Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP), University Grants Commission of Bangladesh, Financed by The World Bank and Govt. of Bangladesh, 2014 to 2016.
  • Assistant Proctor, Premier University, 2010 to 2017.
  • Associate Member, Self-Assessment Committee, Quality Assurance Unit of UGC at Premier University, 2017

  • Chowdhury, E.K. “Effect of Macroeconomic Variables on Stock Market Volatility: Evidence from Bangladesh.” [Under review]
  • Chowdhury, E.K. “Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Economic Growth: Evidence from Bangladesh” [Accepted for publication in CIU Journal]
  • Chowdhury, E.K. (2018). An Assessment of Return Spillover Among Selected Stock Markets in SAARC Countries, South Asian Journal of Management, Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia. 25 (1), 51-63
  • Chowdhury, E. K. (2017). Functioning of Fama-French Three- Factor Model in Emerging Stock Markets: An Empirical Study on Chittagong Stock Exchange, Bangladesh. Journal of Financial Risk Management , 6(4), 352-363. https://doi.org/10.4236/jfrm.2017.64025
  • Chowdhury, E,K., & Islam, A. (2017), Role of Foreign Direct Investment in the Stock Market Development of Bangladesh- A Cointegration and VAR Approach, The Bangladesh Accountant, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh, April-June, 2017, 63-74
  • Chowdhury, E. K., & Nahar, S. (2017). Perceptions of Accountants toward Sustainability Development Practices in Bangladesh. Journal of Management and Sustainability,7(3), 112-119.
  • Chowdhury, E. K., (2017). Measuring the Effect of Macroeconomic Variables on the Stock Market Return: Evidence from Chittagong Stock Exchange. AU-International e-Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 2(2), 1-10.
  • Chowdhury, E. K., & Chowdhury, R. (2017). Online Shopping in Bangladesh: A Study on the Motivational Factors for Ecommerce that Influence Shopper’s Affirmative Tendency towards Online Shopping. South Asian Journal of Marketing & Management Research, 7(4). 20-35
  • Chowdhury, E. K. (2016), Investment Behavior: A Study on Working Women in Chittagong, Premier Critical Perspective, 2 (1). 95-109
  • Chowdhury, E. K. (2016), Parallel Imported Products: A Threat to Legal Products, Business Cases, 1(1), 38-42
  • Chowdhury, E. K., & Dey, D. (2016), Managing Systematic Factors, Business Cases, 1(1), 85-86
  • Islam, A., & Chowdhury, E. K. (2015). Investors’ Attitude toward Stock Market Risk-A Chittagong Perspective. Portfolio, Chittagong Stock Exchange, Special Issue, 58-73
  • Chowdhury, M.R.A., Chowdhury, E. K., & Chowdhury., T. U. (2015). Application of Capital Asset Pricing Model: Empirical Evidences from Chittagong Stock Exchange. The Cost & Management,43(03), 38-44
  • Chowdhury, E.K., & Chowdhury, G. M. (2014), Applicability of Prediction Techniques in the Stock Market-A Chittagong Stock Exchange Perspective, International Journal of Advanced Information Science and Technology, 32(32), 126-136
  • Chowdhury, E. K., & Reza, T. (2013), Diagnostic Study on Interactive Ads and Its Response towards the FM Radio, International Journal of Research in Commerce, IT & Management, 3(2), 36-41
  • Chowdhury, E. K., & Begum. R. (2012), Reward Management as Motivational Tool in Various Industries in Bangladesh: An empirical study, International Journal of Contemporary Business Studies, 3(11), 22-34
  • Chowdhury, E. K. (2012), The Impact of Merger on Shareholders' Wealth, International Journal of Applied Research in Business Administration and Economics, 1(2), 27-32
  • Chowdhury, E. K. (2012), Impact of Bank Lending Rate on Inflation in Bangladesh, Journal of Politics & Governance, 1 (1), 5-13
  • Chowdhury, E. K. (2012), Economic Value Added and Wealth Creation of the Listed Companies in Bangladesh, Asian Journal of Business Studies, 2(1), 1-7
  • Chowdhury, M.R.A., & Chowdhury, E. K. (2010), Estimation of Stock Market Risk-A Value at Risk Approach, The Cost & Management, 38(4) 22-27
  • Chowdhury, E. K, & Mamun, M. A. (2010), The Impact of Changes in Gold Price on DSE Index Movement, International Journal of Social Development and Information System, 1(6), 1-7

  • Islam, A., & Chowdhury, E. K. (2017). Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Bangladesh, Bazar Parikroma, Chittagong Stock Exchange, July-2017, 13-15

  • Presented a keynote paper entitled “Forensic Accounting-A Bangladesh Perspective and Instruments for Fraud Prevention” at Continuing Professional Development Program organized by The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh on 11 May, 2018, Chittagong, Bangladesh
  • Conducted daylong training for the employees of Bangladesh Steel Re-rolling Mills (BSRM) entitled “Financial Management for Non-Financial Executives” jointly organized by Chittagong Independent University and BSRM on 31 July, 2017.
  • Presented a paper entitled “Examining the Nature of Volatility of Chittagong Stock Exchange” at “Bangkok 25th International Conference on Business, Economics, Social Science, & Humanities-BESSH-2016” organized by Academic Forum on 13-14 June, 2016 at Bangkok, Thailand
  • Presented a paper entitled “Value Based Management: an approach to maximize shareholder value” at Continuing Professional Development Program organized by The Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Bangladesh on 28 March, 2015, Chittagong, Bangladesh

  • Indian Council for Cultural Relations Scholarship to pursue MBA in Bangalore, India.
  • Chittagong University Merit Scholarship for outstanding result in MBA, University of Chittagong.
  • Chittagong University Merit Scholarship for outstanding result in BBA, University of Chittagong.

  • First position in MBA among international scholars at MP Birla Institute of Management, India .
  • First position in MBA at Department of Accounting, University of Chittagong.
  • Second position in BBA at Department of Accounting, University of Chittagong.
  • First position in Admission Test Unit C, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Chittagong.

Reviewer of
  • Qualitative Research in Financial Markets, Emerald Group Publishing, UK.
  • Journal of Asia Business Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, UK.
  • Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, Springer Open, UK.
Chief Editor 2016
  • Modernizing Teaching-Learning Capabilities in the Faculty of Business Studies, A publication of HEQEP Project.
Assistant Editor 2016
  • Premier Critical Perspective, A Journal of Premier University.
Member Secretary 2015
  • Business Cases, A publication of Faculty of Business Studies, Premier University
Editorial Board Member 2015
  • Journal of Asia Business Studies, Emerald Group Publishing, UK
Chief Editor 2010
  • Business Administration Festival, Premier University

  • Workshop on Case Method (2015), Organized by CP-3510, HEQEP, Faculty of Business Studies, Premier University, Chittagong
  • Training on Procurement (2014), Jointly organized by The World Bank and University Grants Commission of Bangladesh at UGC, Dhaka
  • Training on Econometrics and E-views (2014), Faculty of Business Administration, University of Chittagong
  • Training on (SPSS) Statistical Package for Social Sciences (2012), Department of Accounting, University of Chittagong
  • Training on Tally 9. ERP (2008), Tally Academy, Bangalore, India
  • Workshop on Measuring Stock Market Volatility (2008), National Stock Exchange, India
  • Internship on Sanctioning Loan and its Recovery Process (2008), Dhaka Bank Limited, Chittagong
  • Internship on Internet Trading Systems (2007), Chittagong Stock Exchange Limited, Chittagong