Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Associate Professor Dr Nurwati Ashikkin Ahmad Zaluki


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Phone: +604 928 7134

Office #: OYAGSB 2.12

Qualification: MSc in Bankingand Finance (Stirling University); PhD in Accounting and Finance (Stirling University)

Teaching Interest: Financial Reporting and Corporate Finance

Research Interest: Initial Public Offerings; Accounting-based and Market-based Research

Research Profiles:

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ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Nurwati_Ahmad-Zaluki

UUM Experts: http://experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=1271

Biography: Nurwati Ashikkin is Associate Professor of Accounting and Finance. She has successfully supervised six PhD students and more than 13 master’s students and is currently supervising three PhD and two DBA candidates in the area of accounting and finance. She has been appointed as PhD and master’s thesis examiner on a regular basis by Universiti Malaya (UM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).  To date, she has completed more than 12 research projects. She has published in leading accounting and finance journals including the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, International Journal of Accounting, and Review of Accounting and Finance. She has also published articles in regional accounting and finance journals such as the Asian Review of Accounting, International Journal Economics and Management, and Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance. Her articles have also appeared in professional journals such as Accountants Today, Banker's Journal and MAREF review. Currently, she is the Managing Editor of the International Postgraduate Business Journal (IPBJ) and an editorial board member for the UPI PTK Journal of Business and Economics and Journal of Business Management and Accounting. She is also an ad-hoc reviewer for the British Accounting Review, Emerging Market Finance and Trade, Managerial Auditing Journal, Managerial Finance, International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, Gender in Management, and Journal of Asia Business Studies.  She has received several research and publication awards locally and internationally including Best Publication in Journal (ISI/SCOPUS/ERA) Award (2012); University Publication Incentive Award (2012-2017); Emerald Literati Network Outstanding Paper Award 2011; Malaysian Outstanding Research Paper in Accounting Award (MORPA 2009) as the First Prize Winner of Financial Accounting and Reporting Category; and Best Paper Award (2015-2016) in Research Conference. She received the Excellence Service Award in 2002 and 2010 for her exemplary service with UUM.

Selected Publications:

  • Badru, B. O., Ahmad-Zaluki, N. A., Wan-Hussin, W. N. (2017). Board characteristics and the amount of capital raised in the Malaysian IPO market. Journal of Multinational Financial Management42-43, 37-55.
  • Ammer, M. A., & Ahmad-Zaluki, N. A. (2016). The effect of underwriter’s market share, spread and management earnings forecast bias and accuracy on underpricing of Malaysian IPOs. International Journal of Managerial Finance, 12(3), 351-371.
  • Aldin-Algebaly, E., Ibrahim, Y & Ahmad-Zaluki, N. A. (2014). The determinants of involuntary delisting rate in the Egyptian IPO equity market. Review of Accounting and Finance13(2), 171-190.
  • Ahmad-Zaluki, N. A., Campbell, K., & Goodacre, A. (2011). Earnings management in Malaysian IPOs: The East Asian crisis, ownership control and post-IPO performance. International Journal of Accounting, 46(2), 111-137.
  • Ahmad-Zaluki, N. A., Campbell, K., & Goodacre, A. (2007). The long run share price performance of Malaysian initial public offerings (IPOs). Journal of Business Finance & Accounting34(1&2), 78-110.

Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia (Kampus Kuala Lumpur)
27-1B Tingkat 1, Wisma Sri Muda (UUMKL Menara 2)
Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, Kampung Baru
50300 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
TEL: +604-928 7192/7194