Faculty Profile

Dr. Saad Azmat

Associate Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr. Saad Azmat is an Associate Professor of Finance and Associate Dean Research at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is also the Chair of the Centre for Islamic Finance at LUMS. His research is published in well regarded academic journals including Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and Pacific Basin Finance Journal. He has been a visiting researcher at a number of institutions around the world including University of Chicago, Monash University   and INCEIF.  He has been a consultant to government organizations, Islamic banks and corporate firms. 

      • Azad, A., Azmat, S., Chazi, A. & Ahsan & Ahsan, A. (In Press 2018). Can Islamic banks have their own benchmark?. Emerging Markets Review.

      • Azad, A., Azmat, S., Chazi, A. & Ahsan & Ahsan, A. (In Press 2018). Sailing with the Non-Conventional Stocks when there is no place to hide. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money.

      • Chaudry, A., Azmat, S. & Sohail, M. (In Press 2017). State Contingent and Conventional Banking: The Optimal Banking Choice Model. Economic Modelling.

      • Azmat, S., Jalil, M., Skully, M. & Brown & Brown, K. (2016). Investor's Choice of Shariah Compliant 'Replicas' and Original Islamic Instruments. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2015). The (Little) Difference That Makes All the Difference Between Islamic and Conventional Bonds. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2015). Can Islamic banking ever become Islamic?.. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

      • Azmat, S., Azad, S., Fang, V. & Edirisuriya & Edirisuriya, P. (2014). Unchecked Manipulations, Price Volume Relationship and Market Efficiency: Evidence from Emerging Markets.. Research in International Business and Finance.

      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). Determinants of Islamic Bond Type. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). The Shariah Compliant Challenge in Islamic Bond Market. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.

      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). Credit Risk in IJV Bonds. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.

      • Azmat, S. (2009). Applying the North's Laws of Motion to the Edge of the West. Economic Affairs.

      • Azmat, S. & Ghaffar, H. (2017). The Warren Buffet Way, Published. CRC No: 02-613-2016-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Azmat, S. & Bhatti, A. (2017). Rethinking Islamic Finance, Published. CRC No: 02-614-2016-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Azmat, S. (2015). Monetary Value of Time: Understanding Compounding and Real Changes, Published. LUMS No: 02-610-2015-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Azmat, S. (2014). Socrates on Finance, Time Value of Money and Public Sector, Published. CRC Number 02-606-2014-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Azmat, S. (2013). The Economic Foundation of New Public Management Paradigm, Published. CRC Number 11-124-2013-2, Case Research Centre, Lahore University of Management Sciences.

      • Azmat, S. & Azad, S. (2011). Efficiency, Cointegration and Contagion in Equity Markets: Evidence from China, Japan and South Korea in R. W. Kolb (Ed), Published. Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations, John Wiley & Sons.

      • Azmat, S. & Bhatti, A. (2018). Rethinking Islamic Finance: Market, Regulations and Law. Routledge, ..