Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Finance and Economics
+880-31- 611262, 636484, Ext: 136
Room: 3407, 3rd Floor, CIU Business School, Chittagong Independent Univeristy
Dr. Manzur Quader joined Chittagong Independent University as an assistant professor in Economics in 2013 after completing his PhD from the University of Sheffield, UK. He was awarded the prestigious University of Sheffield PhD studentship to work on his thesis titled “Corporate Efficiency, Financial Constraints and the Role of Internal Finance: A Study on Capital Market Imperfection”. Earlier, Dr. Quader graduated in Economics from the University of Dhaka in 2003 with first class honors and gained his MSc in Financial and Business Economics with distinction from the University of Essex, UK in 2005. He was then appointed as a lecturer in Economics at Independent University, Bangladesh where he served for 4 years before leaving for his doctorate in 2009. Dr. Quader’s primary research interest lies in the financial and industrial economics and related issues associated with corporate efficiency, investment and growth. He has published number of scholarly articles in international journals and attended many seminars, workshops and conferences organized by the like of Institute for Fiscal Studies, Economics Network of the Higher Education Academy, UK etc. He is a life member of Bangladesh Economic Association, a Paul Harris Fellow and an active Rotarian
PhD in Economics, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, (2009-2013)
MSc in Financial and Business Economics, University of Essex, United Kingdom, (2003-2004)
BSS (Hons.) in Economics, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2003
Quader, S. M., Shamsi, N. I. & Abdullah, M. N (2020), Expansion and Profitability of Bank Branches: A Study on Selected Rural Branches of Bangladesh. Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Economies. (Taylor & Francis; Scopus)
Quader, S. M. & Abdullah, M. N (2019), How Financial Market in Bangladesh Appraises Efficiency? Economic Change and Restructuring. (Springer; Social Science Citation Index, Scopus).
Quader, S. M., Abdullah, M. N & Pervez, K (2018), Firm growth in BRICS: What really matters? CIU journal, 1(1), 41-58.
Abdullah, M. N., Quader, S. M. & Saha, J (2018) Impact of Payout Policy on Market Value: A Study on Listed Companies of Chittagong Stock Exchange. International Review of Business Research Papers, 9(1), 109-131.
Quader, M. & Taylor, K. (2018) Corporate efficiency, credit status and investment, The European Journal of Finance, 24(6), 439-457 (Taylor & Francis; Social Science Citation Index).
Quader, S. M. (2017). Differential effect of liquidity constraints on firm growth. Review of Financial Economics, 32, 20-29. (Elsevier; Scopus, ESCI)
Quader, S. M. & Abdullah, M. N. (2016). Cash flow sensitivity of cash: A cross country analysis. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. 6(2), 562-572.(Scopus)
Quader, S. M., & Dietrich, M. (2014). Corporate efficiency in the UK: a stochastic frontier analysis. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 63(8), 9091-1011. (Emerald; Ranked by Emerging Source Citation Index, Scopus)
Quader, S. M. (2010). Foreign Direct Investment in Bangladesh: An Empirical Analysis on its Determinants and Impacts. Asian Economic Review, 52(1), 1-16.
Quader, S. M. & Abdullah, M. N. (2009). Constraints to SMEs: A Rotated Factor Analysis Approach. A Research Journal of South Asian Studies, 24(2), 334-350.
Quader, S. M. (2009). Floating exchange rate regime. The South Asian Journal, 23, 53-74.
Chowdhury, M. H., Absar, M. N. & Quader, S. M. (forthcoming) Challenges and Developments in the Higher Education System of Bangladesh: Keys to Way Forward in Sarangapani, Padma M., Pappu, Rekha (Eds.), Global Education Systems. Handbook of Education Systems in South Asia: Springer
Awarded University of Sheffield PhD Studentship (£62,960)
Awarded MSc with distinction from the University of Essex
Awarded BSS with 1st class (4th position) from the University of Dhaka
Presented a paper titled “Readymade Garment Sector of Bangladesh: How South Korea Can Assist Bangladesh to Prepare for the Challenges of 21st Century?, 7th November, 2019 at SNUAC-IGDIS International Joint Workshop, Seoul National University Asia Centre, Seoul, South Korea.
Presented a paper titled “How Financial Market in Bangladesh appraise efficiency?”, June, 2019 at 12th Vietnam Economist Annual Meeting, Da Lat University, Dalat, Vietnam.
Presented a paper titled “Financial constraints and dynamics of firm size and growth”, February, 2012 at Departmental internal seminar, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
Presented a paper titled “Corporate efficiency, credit status and investment” March, 2011 at Departmental internal seminar, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
Presented a paper titled “Stochastic frontier analysis to corporate efficiency in the UK” April, 2010 at Departmental internal seminar, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
Attended “The New Economics As ‘Mainstream’ Economics”, January, 2010, Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
Presented a paper titled “Adoption and execution under the floating exchange rate regime: The Bangladesh case” at Singapore Economic Review Conference, August, 2007, Singapore.
Executive Program on Corporate Management, The Association for Overseas Technical Cooperation and Sustainable Partnership, Japan, 23rd July 3rd August, 2018.
Dynamic Econometric Models, Center for Microdata Method and Practice (CEMMAP), Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, March,2011
Introduction to classroom based teaching for higher education, University of Sheffield, Autumn,2010
Introduction to thesis writing: Principles and practices (Research training program), University of Sheffield, Autumn,2010
Postgraduate teaching assistants/ tutors workshop, Economics Network of the Higher Education Academy, UK, October, 2010
Information skills for research (Research training program), University of Sheffield, Spring,2010
Applied Micro Econometrics (Research training program), University of Sheffield, Spring,2010
Econometric Estimation of Frontier Functions and EconomicEfficiency, Center for Microdata Method and Practice (CEMMAP), Institute for Fiscal Studies, London, February, 2010