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. 

    • Article
      • 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. (2015). Can Islamic banking ever become Islamic?.. 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). Determinants of Islamic Bond Type. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.
      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). Credit Risk in IJV Bonds. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
      • 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. (2009). Applying the North's Laws of Motion to the Edge of the West. Economic Affairs.
    • InsDev Chapter
      • 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.
TitleSemesterCode
Senior Project IFall Semester 2014-151401
Islamic Banking and FinanceFall Semester 2014-151401
Islamic BankingFall Semester 2014-151401
Senior Project IISpring Semester 2014-151402
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2014-151403
Master's ThesisSummer Semester 2014-151403
Senior Project IFall Semester 2015-161501
Islamic Banking and FinanceFall Semester 2015-161501
Islamic BankingFall Semester 2015-161501
Master's ThesisFall Semester 2015-161501
Seminar in Islamic and Corporate FinanceFall Semester 2015-161501
Senior Project in Accounting and Finance IFall Semester 2015-161501
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2015-161502
Master's ThesisSpring Semester 2015-161502
Senior Project in Accounting and Finance IISpring Semester 2015-161502
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSummer Semester 2015-161503
Islamic Banking and FinanceFall Semester 2016-171601
Islamic BankingFall Semester 2016-171601
Doctoral Thesis ResearchFall Semester 2016-171601
Seminar in Islamic and Corporate FinanceFall Semester 2016-171601
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSpring Semester 2016-171602
Independent StudySpring Semester 2016-171602
Doctoral Thesis ResearchSummer Semester 2016-171603
  • Past Courses
    TitleSemesterCode
    EconometricsAutumn Qtr 2008-09801
    Intermediate FinanceWinter Qtr 2008-09802
    Senior Project IWinter Qtr 2008-09802
    Financial AnalysisWinter Qtr 2008-09802
    Islamic Banking and FinanceFall Semester 2011-121101
    Applied Corporate FinanceSpring Semester 2011-121102
    Senior Project ISpring Semester 2011-121102
    Corporate FinanceTerm II 2011-20121120
    Islamic BankingTerm II 2011-20121120
    Senior Project IFall Semester 2012-131201
    Islamic Banking and FinanceFall Semester 2012-131201
    Islamic BankingFall Semester 2012-131201
    Finance for ManagersFall Semester 2012-131201
    Independent Study -ISpring Semester 2012-131202
    Islamic Banking and FinanceFall Semester 2013-141301
    Islamic BankingFall Semester 2013-141301
    Finance for ManagersFall Semester 2013-141301
    Independent StudySpring Semester 2013-141302