Samad, Abdus
Title:
Associate Professor - Finance and Economics
Office:
WB 228
Phone:
(801) 863-8368
Last Updated: 12/17/14 -

Associate Professor

Department of Finance and Economics 

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS  

ACADEMIC AWARDS: 

U.S. Fulbright scholarship 1984-1990.

Scholar of the Year (Woodbury School of Business, UVU) 2013

 TEACHING INTEREST: 

Managerial Economics

Microeconomics Business Statistics
Macroeconomics
Money & Banking
Financial Management

Islamic Economics

Management of Financial Markets & Institutions

 

EXPERIENCE:

Utah Valley University, UT, USA

Associate Professor

2011-

University of Bahrain, Bahrain

Associate Professor

2010 -2011

Utah Valley University, UT, USA

Associate Professor

2009-2010

Utah Valley University, UT, USA

Assistant Professor

2002-2008

University of Bahrain, Bahrain

Assistant Professor

1999 -2002

International Islamic University, Malaysia.

Assistant Professor

1997 - 1999

Northwestern University, Chicago, USA

Instructor

1996 - 1997

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

Instructor

1993 - 1997

Roosevelt University, Chicago, USA

Instructor

1988 - 1993

Governors State University, IL, USA

Sr. Lecturer

1994 - 1996

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, USA

Assistant Professor

1991 - 1991

University of Illinois-Chicago, USA

Visit Lecturer

1985 - 1990

Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Assistant Professor

1982 - 1984

 

EDUCATION: 

Ph.D. (Economics) University of Illinois-Chicago

U.S.A

1991

M.A. (Economics) Lakehead University, Ontario

Canada

1980

B.A. Hons, M.A. (Economics) Rajshahi University

Bangladesh

1966

 

CURRENTLY TEACHING:

Advanced Managerial Economics, Money and Banking, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics, and Business Statistics

COURSES TAUGHT:

ECONOMICS:  (graduate & undergraduate level): Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Money & Banking, Monetary economics, Business Statistics, Mathematical Economics, Financial Institutions and Markets, and Managerial Economics.

FINANCE:  Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions and Financial Markets, Business Statistics

SUPERVISION of THESIS (M.SC):

Student Name Department Year Major Supervision Co-Student Supervision

Ahmad Rufi Abubakar

Economics 1998 No Yes

Hairunizam B Wahid

Economics 1998 Yes  

 

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Samad, Abdus. 2014. Commercial Bank Non-interest Fee Charges: Are Fee Charges Different between Islamic Banks and Conventional Banks? Evidence from Bangladesh, Asian Economic and Financial Review (Accepted) 

Samad, Abdus. 2014. “Causal Relation between Economic Growth and FDI: Evidence from South and East Asia”, Indian Journal of Applied Research, 4 (6), 46-50.

Samad, Abdus and Mohammad Akhtaruzzaman. 2014. “FDI, Financial Development, and Economic Growth: Evidence of Causality from East and South East Asian Countries”, Global Business and Economic Review, 16 (2), 202-213.

Samad, Abdus. 2014. “Determinants Bank Profitability: Empirical Evidence from Banglades Commercial Banks, International Journal of Business and Social Science (accepted)

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “Estimating Technical Efficiency of IRRI Rice Production in the Northern Parts of Bangladesh”, Advances in Management and Applied Economics, 13 (2), 161-169.

Samad, Abdus. 2013. Are Islamic Banks Immune from Global Financial Crisis: Evidences from 16-Cross-Country Islamic Banks", Global Journal of Management and Business Research, 13-C (8), 1-6. available: https://globaljournals.org/ev/GJMBR/124871914151cbf5231145d0.79846192.pdf Journal  

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “Testing Bank Failure Hypotheses: Evidence from (US) Antebellum Illinois Free Banking Failure”, Journal of International Business and Economics, 13 (2), 161-169

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “Impact of Global Financial Crisis: Evidences from the Cross-country Islamic Banks”, British Journal of Economics, Finance and Management, 7(2), 54-63, available at http://www.ajournal.co.uk/EFArticles7%282%29.htm

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “What Determined Banks Specie Reserve: New Evidences from Illinois Free   Banks”, Journal of Applied Finance and Banking, 3(2), 139-152.‌

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn.2012. “Fiscal and Monetary Policies Interrelation and Inflation over the Long Run: Testing Sargent and Wallace’s View for the United States”, The Journal of Business Inquiry 11, (1) 58-70.  http://www.uvu.edu/woodbury/jbi/articles_in_press/index.html.

Samad, Abdus. 2012. “Are Islamic Bank Promises Delivered or Failed? Evidence from Cross Country Islamic Banks”, Journal of Banks and Bank System, 7 (3), pp. 33- 40.

Samad, Abdus. 2012. “Financial Development and Economic Growth: Causality Tests and Evidence from Antebellum Illinois”, International Journal of Financial Economics and Econometrics, 4(1), pp.115-126

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn.2012. “Determinant of Bank Failure? Evidence from US Failed Banks” International Research Journal of Applied Finance 4(3):463-479 (available at:http://irjaf.com/Current_Issue.html) 

Samad, Abdus. 2012. “Credit Risk Determinants of Bank Failure: Evidence from US Bank Failure”, International Business Research, 5(9): 10-15 (available at: http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ibr/issue/current

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

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. “Is Capital Inadequacy a Factor for Bank Failure? Journal of Accounting and Finance, 11 (4), pp.105-110

Samad, Abdus. 2011. “Financial Development and Economic Growth: Causality Test and Evidence from Antebellum 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 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 Management, 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, Lowell Glenn and Fazul Miah. (2006). “Inter-Temporal Performance: Does Bank-Size Matter? An Analysis of Utah Bank”, 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.

Samad, Abdus, 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.

Samad, Abdus, 2005. “U.S Commercial Banks’ Real Estate Financing: An Examination of Antebellum History, Regional Business Review, 24, (May), pp. 90-103.

Samad, Abdus, 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.

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 M.K. Hassan.(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 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 BOOKS AND BOOK REVIEWS

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" (Manuscript) was taught in Alexandria University, Egypt in 1996-1998. 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn.2014. “Comparative Technical Efficiencies of Foreign and Domestic Banks: Evidence from BangladeshPresented to Global Academy of Business and Economics Research held in Orlando, Florida in May 21-22, 2014. 

Samad, Abdus. 2014. “Commercial Bank Non-interest Fee Charges: Are Fee Charges Different between Islamic Banks and Conventional Banks? Evidence from BangladeshPresented to Global Science and Technology Forum Conference held in Phuket, Thailand in 28-29 April 2014. 

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “Comparative Efficiency of Foreign and Domestic Banks in BangladeshPresented to the International Academy of Business and Public Administration disciplines (IABPAD) conferences held in Turkey in July 1-4 

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “Testing Bank Failure hypotheses: Evidence from (US) Antebellum Illinois Free Banking Failure”, Presented to the International Academy of Business and Economics, held in Bangkok, Thailand on June 13-15. 

Samad, Abdus. 2013. “Impact of Global Financial Crisis: Evidences from the Cross-country Islamic Banks” ” presented to MBAA Conference held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL, USA in February 13-18. 2013 

Samad, Abdus and Lowell Glenn.2012. “Determinant of Bank Failure? Evidence from US Failed Banks” presented to MBAA Conference to be held at the Drake Hotel in Chicago, IL, USA in March 26-28. 2012. 

Samad, Abdus (2011). “FDI and Economic Growth: Evidence from South and South East Asia”, Presented at the 5th Asian Business Conference held in Dhaka on December 23-24, 2011 

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, 2011 

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 

Samad, Abdus .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) 

Samad, Abdus.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) 

Samad, Abdus.2007. “Examination of Portfolio Behavior of Chartered Banks (1791-1836) and Free Banks (1836-1863)”, Presented at the Academy of International Business and Economics Conference, held in Las Vegas, NV, on October 15-18. 

Samad, Abdus.(2006). “Development of Interest-Free Islamic Banking and Finance a Global Financial Market, Spheres of Globalization, Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Utah Valley State College Conference, pp.153-164.

Samad, Abdus2005. “U.S. Commercial Banks and Real Estate Finance during Antebellum period”, Presented at the Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston, TX, on March 1-5, 2005. 

Samad, Abdus2004. Bahrain commercial banks’ Performance”, Presented at the Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston, TX, on March 3-6, 2004. 

Hassan, K., A samad & Islam (2004). “Bahrain’s Commercial Banks: A look into their Performance”, Presented at the Academy of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston (published :Southwest Review of International Business Research, Vol.15, pp. 21-27. 

Samad, A and Ahmed Ghani. (2003).“Market and Market Structure from Islamic Perspective” Academy Of International Business U.S. Southwest held in Houston, TX, on March 6-8, 2003..” Southwest Review of International Business Research, Vol.14, pp. 62-69. 

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

Samad, Abdus1997. “The Free Banking outcome: A public choice Analysis” Presented at the annual Conference of International Business US-Southwest. (Published: Academy of International Business US- Southwest, Dallas, Texas, March 3-7, 1997. 

Samad, Abdus.1996.“Growth of financial institutions in Bangladesh since independence” at the Bengal Studies Conference, May 2-4, 1996 Virginia.

Samad, Abdus1995. “Commercial Banks' Performance: Post NAFTA Analysis.” Conference of Academy of International Business US-Southwest.( published in the proceedings: Southwest Review of International Research, 1995, pp 85-94.

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

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

 COMMITTEE SERVICES   

Name of committee

Level

Year

     
  1. UVU Board of Tenure Review Committee

  2. UVU Senate Policy Committee

  3. Woodbury School of Business Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee

  4. Woodbury School Scholar Faculty Excellence Award Committee

Utah Valley University

2013-2014

  1. UVU Board of Tenure Review Committee

  2. UVU Senate Policy Committee

  3. Woodbury School of Business Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee

  4. Woodbury School of Hiring

Utah Valley University

2012-2013

 

   

Committee

   
  1. UVU Board of Tenure Review Committee

  2. UVU Senate Policy Committee

  3. Woodbury School of Business Retention, Tenure and Promotion Committee

Utah Valley University

2011-2012

  1. Economics and Finance Research Committee

University of Bahrain

2010-2011

  1. Promotion and tenure committee

  2. School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

Utah Valley University

2009-2010

  1. School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

  2. Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2008-2009

  1. Faculty Development Committee

  2. School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

  3. Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2007-2008

  1. School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

  2. Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2006-2007

  1. Utah Valley State College Ethics Committee

  2. Economics Faculty Search Committee

  3. Ethics Across the Curriculum Steering Committee

Utah Valley University

2005-2006

(i) School of Business Undergraduate Oversight Committee

 

2004 -2005

(i) School of Business Curriculum Committee

Utah Valley University

2003-2004

(i) Business School Faculty Excellence Award Committee

Utah Valley University

2002-2003