Samad, Abdus
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ABDUS SAMAD, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Economics and Finance 

UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY
Since Fall 2002

  CREDENTIALS  

EDUCATION:
  Ph.D. (Economics)    University of Illinois-Chicago  U.S.A.   
  M.A. (Economics)    Lakehead University   Canada   
  B.A. (Honours), M.A. (Economics) Rajahahi University  Bangladesh

ACADEMIC AWARDS:
U.S. Fulbright scholarship                                    1984-1991
University of Illinois Watamuel Scholarship           1990

TEACHING INTEREST:
Money and banking, Managerial Economics, Business Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Management of financial Institutions,and Finance
   
CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST:  
(i) Commercial bank and Islamic Bank performance and portfolio management. (ii) Credit, inflation and Economic Growth
 
EXPERIENCE:

University of Bahrain, Bahrain                           Associate Professor           2010-2011
Utah Valley University, USA                            Associte Professor             2009-
Utah Valley University, USA                            Assistant Professor             2002- 2009
University of Bahrain, Bahrain                           Assistant Professor             1999 - 2002
 International Islamic University, Malaysia.        Assistant Professor              1997 - 1999
 Northwestern University, Chicago.                   Instructor                            1996 - 1997
 Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago.           Instructor                            1993 - 1997
 Governors State University                              Sr. Lecturer                         1994 - 1996
 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh                    Assistant Professor              1991 - 1991
 University of Illinois-Chicago.                          Visiting Lecturer                  1985 - 1990
 Rajshahi University, Rajshahi                           Assistant Professor              1982 - 1984

DISSERTATION:
 The Free Banking Experience in Illinois

CURRENTLY TEACHING:
 Money and Banking, Advanced Managerial Economics, Intermediate Macroeconomics and Principle Macroeconomics.

COURSES TAUGHT AT UVU:
Econ 4130: Mathmatical Economics
MGMT 4310: Financial Institution Management
MGMT  2340: Business Statistics
Econ 2010: Microeconomics

COURSE TAUGHT OTHER UNiVERSITIES: (graduate & undergraduate level):
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money & Banking, Monetary Economics, Statistics, Mathematical Economics and Managerial Economics.

FINANCE COURSE TAUGHT OTHER UNIVERSITIES:
Financial Management, and Financial Institutions and Markets

PUBLICATIONS:

Samad, Abdus. 2012. “Deregulation and Antebellum Bank failures: Illinois (US) Banks’ Portfolio  behavior”,
          International Journal of Applied Business and Economic Research, 10 (1), 163-176.

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn. 2012. “Determinant of Bank Failure? Evidence from US Failed 
          Banks”, International Research Journal of Applied Finance, 3(4), pp.463-479.

 Samad, Abdus. 2011. “Is Capital Inadequacy a Factor for Bank Failure”, Journal of Accounting and

          Finance, 11(4), pp.105-110.

 

Samad, Abdus. 2011. “Does FDI Cause Economic Growth? Evidence from South-East Asia and Latin

          America”, International Journal of Economics, 5(2), pp. 143-153.

 

Samad, Abdus. 2011. “Financial Development and Economic Growth: Causality Test and Evidence

          from Antibellum Illinois”, Journal of International Business and Finance, 3 (1), pp. 43-60..

 

Samad, Abdus. 2011. Exploring Exports and Economic Growth Causality in Algeria”, Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies, 2 (3), pp.92-98 (available at:

(www.ifrnd.org/journals_jebs.htm)

 

Samad, Abdus (2010).Estimate of Production efficiency: Evidence from Grameen Bank

Microfinancing” Global Review of Business and Economic Research, 6 (2), pp.183-189

 

Samad, Abdus. 2010. "Credit Risk Determinants of Commercial bank: A Look from Texas

            Commercial Banking Industry”, Journal of Academy of Finance, 8 (1), pp.179-188

 

Samad, Abdus. 2010. Causality between Money and Prices in MalaysiaGlobal Review of
          Business 
and Economic Research (accepted)

 

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn.2010. ”Development of Zakah and Zakah Coverage in Monotheistic

            Faith”, International Journal of Social Economics, 37(4), pp. 302-315.

 

Rashid, Salim and Abdus Samad. 2010. “Banking and Monetary Policy”, Encyclopedia of U.S.
             Political 
History, Vol.3, pp. 47-50.

 

Samad, Abdus and Hameeda Jasim. 2009. “Determinants of Profit rate: External or Internal Factors?

            Evidence from Bangladesh Banking” Global Review of Business and Economic

            Research, 5(2), pp175-184

 

Miah, Fazlul and Abdus Samad 2009. “Rationality of Exchange Rate expectations in Dollar/Euro

            Exchange market”, The Empirical Economic Letters, 8(8), pp.803-812

 

Samad, Abdus, Norm Gardner, and Lowell Glenn. 2009. “Is the Survival of small banks threatened?

            Evidence from the Texas commercial banks”, Global Journal of Finance and
            Economics
, 6 (2), 
pp.161-171

 

Samad, Abdus. 2009. “Does Tax revenue growth precede expenditure growth or the other way?’’

            Journal of Asian Business Management,1 (2), pp.367-371.

 

Samad, Abdus. 2009. “Measurement of Inefficiencies in Bangladesh Banking Industry Using

            Stochastic Frontier Production Function” Global Journal of Business and Research

            3 (1,) pp.41-48.

 

Samad, Abdus. 2008. “Market Analysis from an Islamic Perspective and the Contribution of Muslim

            Scholars", Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, 4 (4), pp. 55-68

 

Samad, Abdus. 2008. “Market Structure, Conduct and Performance: Evidence from the Bangladesh

            Banking Industry”, Journal of Asian Economics, 19 (2), pp.  181-193.

 

Samad, Abdus. 2008. “Commercial Mortgage Market of the United States: Financial Institutions

            Participation. Does Bank Size Matter? An Analysis of Comparative Lending”, Journal of

            Business Mangement, 1 (1) pp. 55-70

 

Samad, Abdus. 2008. “Liquidity Management of the US Free Banks during the Antebellum Period”,

            Global Review of Business and Economic Research 3(3), pp.169-179

 

Samad,  Abdus.  (2007). “Investment Portfolio Behavior: Does Bank Size Exhibit any Pattern? Evidence from U.S. Commercial Banks”, Middle East Journal of Economics and Finance, Vol. 1, No 1 (June), pp. 47-61.

 

Samad, Abdus. (2007).Comparative Analysis of Domestic and Foreign Bank Operations in Bangladesh”, Global Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol. 4, No. 1 (April), pp.37-46.

 

Tahir, Rizwan and Abdus Samad. (2007).MODELLING OF BAHRAIN’S ECONOMY: A VECTOR AUTOREGRESSION APPROACH”, The Middle East Business and Economic Review, Vol.4, No. 1, (June), pp.23-38.

 

Samad, Abdus and Rizwan Tahir. (2007). “The United States Home Mortgage Markets and Financial Institutions Participation: Does Asset Size Matter in Mortgage Participation?”, South West Business and Economic Journal, Vol.19, pp. 31-49.

 

Samad, Abdus and Fazlul Miah. (2006). “Examination of Portfolio Behavior of Chartered

Banks(1791-1836) and Free Banks (1836-1863)”, International Journal of Business Research, Vol.6, No.3, pp.162-169.

  Samad, Abdus and Fazlul Miah. (2006) "Examination of Portfolio Behavior of Chartered Banks
             (1791-1836) and Free Banks (1836-1863)", International Journal of Business Research, Vol.
               6, No. 3, pp. 62-69.

Samad, Abdus, Lowell Glenn and Fazlul Miah. (2006) “Inter-temporal Performance: Does Bank Size Matter? An Analysis of Utah Banks”, International Research Journal of Banks and Bank System, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp.137-143.

Samad, abdus. (2005). “The Banking Structure and Performance; The Evidence From Utah”, Review of Business Research,  Vol. V, No.2, pp. 151-151.

------------, M. Hassan and A. Ghani. (2005). “Financial Performance of Commercial Banks: A study of Bahrain Banking,” Middle East Business and Economic Review, Vol.17 No.1, pp.20-28.

------------, Norm Gardner and Bradley J. Cook. (2005). “Islamic Banking and Finance in Theory
 and Practice: The Malaysian and Bahrain Experience”, American Journal of Islamic Social
Sciences, Vol. 22, No 2, pp.71-86.

________and Ahmed Ghani. (2005). “Market from Islamic Perspective”, Thoughts on Economics
 (forthcoming).

Hassan, M. K., A. Al-Sharkas, and A. Samad. (2004). "An Empirical Study of Relative Efficiency of the Banking Industry in Bahrain", Studies in Economics and Finance, Vol. 22 No. 2, pp. 40-69.

Samad, Abdus. (2004).“Performance of Interest Free Islamic Banks vis-à-vis Interest Based
 Conventional Banks of Bahrain.” IIUM Journal of Economics and Management, Vol.12,
 No.2, pp 115-129.

Samad, A, Tony Laturner and R.Gooch. (2004). “Capital Adequacy of the US commercial banks: A
 Study for the period 1781- 1863”, Journal of Global Finance and Economics, Vol.1 No.
 2, pp. 155-170.

Samad, A. (2004) “Bahrain Commercial Bank’s Performance during 1994-2001”, Credit and
 Financial Management Review, Vol.10 (1), pp. 33 - 40.

Hassan, K., A Samad & Islam (2004). “Bahrain’s Commercial Banks: A look into their
 Performance”, Southwest Review of International Business Research, Vol.15,  pp. 21-27.

Samad, A and… (2003).“Market and Market Structure from Islamic Perspective.” Southwest Review
 of International  Business Research, Vol.14,  pp. 62-69.

Samad, A and…(2000). “Performance of Islamic Bank during 1984-1997: An exploratory study.”
 Thought on Economics, Vol. 10, No. 1 & 10, pp 7-26.

Samad, A (1999).“Relative Performance of Conventional banking vis-à-vis Islamic Bank in
  Malaysia.” IIUM Journal of Economics and Management, Vol. 7 No.1, pp 1-25.

Rashid,S and Samad (1996).“Portfolio Management of the Free Banks of Illinois: An Examination of
 Historical Allegations.”  Review of Austrian Economics, Vol. 9 No.1, pp 55-76.

Hassan,K and Samad (1995). “An Empirical Test of McKinnon's Complementarily Hypothesis in the
demand for Money demand in the SAARC.” Journal of Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies, 1995 Vol. XXI No 4.

Samad, A (1995). “Commercial Banks' Performance: Post NAFTA Analysis.” Southwest Review of
 International Research, 1995, pp 85-94.

Samad, A and…(1991). “Wildcat Banking in Illinois: A Look into our Financial History.”Illinois Business Review, Winter 1991,  Vol. 48, No.4, pp. 16-17.

Samad, A (1982). “The Modern Quantity Theory of Money: Theoretical and Empirical Aspects”. Bank Parikrama, Vol. 8, No. 1 & 2, January, pp. 8-25.                              

Samad, A (1982)."Workers' Participation in Management in India", Quarterly Journal of Management, Business and Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, January, pp. 71-90.

Publications of Book Review and Books: 
Samad, A (1999). “Inflation, Economic Growth and the balance of Payments in Bangladesh” authored by Akhtar Hossain in the Economic Development and Cultural Changes, The University of Chicago, vol. 47. No. 4, July. pp 926-930.

Rahim and Samad (1992). "An Examination of Loan Recovery performance of the `Gramin Bank'" a chapter in the book `The  Gramin Bank of Bangladesh: A New Dimension in Poverty Alleviation' 1992 ed by Dr. Wahid, West View Press.

Melaguie and Samad (1995) "ZAKAT ACCOUNTANCY" The manuscript was taught in Alexandria
 University, Egypt in 1996-1998.

Papers under Review in Journals:
1. “The Political Economy of the Free Banking in Illinois: A public choice Analysis”
2. "Credit risk determinants of bank failure: Evidence from US Bank Faulire
3. "FDI and GDP Growth: Who Causes Whom? Evidence from East, South East and South Asian Countries"

Submitted and accepted for Presentation in conferences:

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn. 2012. “Determinant of Bank Failure? Evidence from US Failed Banks"
             Presented to MBAA Conference held in Chicago on March 26-28.

 

Samad, Abdus .2011. “Does FDI Cause Economic Growth? Evidence from South-East Asia and Latin
             America" presented to 5th Asian Conference held in Dhaka on December 23-25.

 

 Samad. Abdus. (2011). “FDI and Economic Growth: Evidence from Latin America”, Presented at the

            14th International Business Research Conference held in Dubai on April 28-20, 2011

 

Samad. Abdus. (2011) “Is capital inadequacy a factor for bank failure? Evidence from US” presented to MBAA Conference to be held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL, USA in March 22-25.

 

Samd, Abdus. 2010. “Credit Risk Determinants of commercial bank: A Look from Texas Banking”,

            Presented at the MBAA conference held in Chicago on March 24-27, 2011.

 

Samad, Abdus and Dr. Hameeda Jasim. (2010). “Trade, Foreign Direct Investment, and Domestic

            Growth in Tunisia: A Causality Test", submitted and accepted for presentation at the Global

            Academy of Business and Economics Sixth International Conference in New York, NY on

            October 17-19, 2010

 

Samad, Abdus. (2009). “Causality between money and Prices in Malaysia”, Presented
          at
 Presented at the Global Academy of Business and Economic Research Conference held in

            Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on December 27-29, 2009. (Published in the proceedings)

   

Samad, Abdus (2008).Estimate of Production efficiency: Evidence from Grameen Bank

            Microfinancing” Presented at the Global Academy of Business and Economic Research

            Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand on December 27-29, 2008. Published in

             the proceedings)

 

Samad, Abdus and Dr. Hameeda Jasim (2008) “Determinants of profit rate: External or Internal

            Factors? Evidence from Bangladesh Banking”, Presented at the Global Academy of Business

            and Economic Research Conference held in Houston, TX, on March 19-21, 2008

 

--------- .2008. “Commercial Mortgage Market of the United States: Financial Institutions

            Participation. Does Bank Size Matter? An Analysis of Comparative Lending”, Presented at

the  American Institute of Higher Education Conference held in Orlando, FL on April 3-5, 2008.(Published in the proceedings)

 

-----.2008.“Determinants of Liquidity Reserve for the Antebellum Banks of the United

            States of America”, Presented at the Global Academy of Business and Economic Research

            Conference held in Bangkok, Thailand on December 27-29, 2007. Published in

             the proceedings)


---------"Examination of Portfolio Behavior of Chartered Banks (1791-1836) and Free Banks (1836-1863)", International Journal of Business Research, Academy of International Business and Economics Conference held in Las Vegas, NV, on October 15-18, 2006.

---------“U.S. Commercial Banks and Real Estate Finance during Antebellum period”, Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston, TX, on March 1-5, 2005.

---------“Bahrain commercial banks’ Performance”, Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston, TX, on March 3-6, 2004.

---------“Market and Market structure from Islamic Perspective”, Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston, TX, on March 6-8, 2003.

---------"Performance of Islamic Bank during 1984-1997: An exploratory study" at the Annual Conference of International Business US-Southwest, Houston, TX, March 3-7, 2000

---------“The Free Banking outcome: A public choice Analysis” at the annual Conference of Academy of International Business US-Southwest, Dallas, Texas, March 3-7, 1997
 
---------“Growth of financial institutions in Bangladesh since independence” at the Bengal Studies Conference, May 2-4, 1996 Virginia.

----------"NAFTA and the Opportunities of U.S. Financial Services in Mexico" at North American Economics and Finance Association, Washington DC, January 1995.

----------"The Relative Effectiveness of Monetary and Fiscal Policy a case in Bangladesh” at Association for studies of Economics and Development for Bangladesh, Washington DC 1993.

SUPERVISION OF THESIS/RESEARCH FOR POST GRADUATE STUDENTS:

Thesis Committee Served

Name of student

Department

Year

Major supervision

Co-supervision

Degree Awarded

Ahmad Rufi Abubakar

Economics

1998   

 

Yes

M.A. (Economics)

Hairunizam B Wahid

Economics

1998

Yes

 

M.A. (Economics)

 

Committee Services

Name of Committee

Name of University

Year

(i)                 Business School Faculty Excellence Award Committee

Utah Valley University

2002-2003

(i)                 School of Business Curriculum Committee

Utah Valley University

2003-2004

(i)                 School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

 

2004 -2005

(i)                 Utah Valley State College Ethics Committee

(ii)               Economics Faculty Search Committee

(iii)             Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2005-2006

 

(i)                   School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

(ii)                 Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2006-2007

 

(i)                   Faculty Development Committee

(ii)                 School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

(iii)                Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2007-2008

 

(i)                   School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

(ii)                 Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2008-2009

(i)                   Promotion and tenure committee

(ii)                 School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

Utah Valley University

2009-2010

 

(i)                   Economics and Finance Research Committee

(ii)                 College Discipline Committee

University of Bahrain

2010-2011

(i)                   University Tenure Board of Review Committee

(ii)                 Coordinator, Macroeconomics Committee

(iii)                Woodbury School of Business Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Utah Valley University

2011-2012

(i) University Tenure Board of Review Committee

(ii) Coordinator, Macroeconomics Committee

(iii) Woodbury School of Business Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee

 

 

Utah Valley University

 

2011-2012

 

 Services to journals:

Referee of Journal of Global Finance and Economics

Referee of Journal of UVSC Journal

Refereed article: American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences

 


  

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