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Sitara Karim

Assistant Professor of Finance; Ph.D. Supervisory Committee Member; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS), Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Dr. Sitara Karim is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Nottingham University Business School, The University of Nottingham, Malaysia. As part of her research endeavors, she is a member of the Ph.D. Supervisory Committee at Nottingham University Business School under Accounting and Finance disciplines. She is a Ph.D. in Finance & Banking from the School of Economics, Finance, and Banking, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia. She is a Fellow of the Center for Market Educations (CME) Malaysia. Moreover, she is European Marketing and Management Association Women's Forum Member. She is currently AEIC Annual Academic Committee Member and an expert reviewer at AI Scholar. She has more than 7 years of teaching and 11 years of Research and Publication experience. She has a number of publications in highly prestigious journals: Economics Letters, International Review of Financial Analysis, Finance Research Letters, Energy Economics, Emerging Markets Review, Current Issues in Tourism, Int. J of Hospitality Management, Journal of Environmental Management, Research in International Business and Finance, Economic Analysis and Policy, etc. Her research interests are financial markets, sustainable Corporate Governance, Board Gender Diversity, FinTech, Cryptocurrencies, Environmental Aspects of Cryptos, Tail Risk, Dependence Structure of Financial Markets, Systematic Risk, and Spillovers. She is serving as an Editorial Advisory Board Member of Heliyon Business & Economics Journal, and Review of International Business and Strategy.

Expertise Summary

- Teaching and Learning

- Ph.D. Supervisory Committee Member

- Developing Modules related to FinTech

- Research and Publications

- Research Supervision of Masters and Ph.D. Students

- Journals' Advisory Board Member

- Academic Counseling

- Review Board Member

- European Marketing & Management Association (EUMMAS) Women's Forum Member

- Fellow of the Center for Market Education

- Conference/Event Management

Teaching Summary

Prior to joining NUBS, UNMC, Dr. Sitara has taught various modules of finance and its allied areas, for instance, Introduction to Finance, Personal and Professional Development, Business Ethics and… read more

Research Summary

Dr. Sitara is currently doing research on Financial Markets, Cryptocurrencies, Machine Learning, Environmental Aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Quantile Regression, Tail Risk, Sustainable Corporate… read more

Recent Publications

Prior to joining NUBS, UNMC, Dr. Sitara has taught various modules of finance and its allied areas, for instance, Introduction to Finance, Personal and Professional Development, Business Ethics and CSR, Introduction to Fixed Income Securities and Alternative Investments, Corporate Finance and Equity Valuation, Investment Management, Financial Management, International Finance, Business Finance, Credit Management, Seminar in Finance, Business Communication, Managing Climate Change, Introduction to Data Analytics, Digital Business Strategy and Transformation, Leading Through Digital Transformation, The Business of Frontier Technologies, FinTech and Cryptocurrencies, Industry 4.0 and Technological Revolution, Business Analytics and Data Management.

The already taught research courses include, Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods, Business and Advance Research Methods, Business Dissertation, Independent Research Project, Fundamentals of Academic Writing, etc.

In her current role, she is expected to make a contribution in both academic and research areas.

Current Research

Dr. Sitara is currently doing research on Financial Markets, Cryptocurrencies, Machine Learning, Environmental Aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Quantile Regression, Tail Risk, Sustainable Corporate Governance, Panel Data Analysis, System Generalized Method of Moments, Board Gender Diversity, Board of Directors, Board Ethnicities, Carbon Risk, Corporate Finance, Bank Credit Risk, FinTech, Regulatory aspects of Cryptocurrencies, and Inclusion of FinTech in Banking Operations, etc.

Students with similar research interests who want to pursue their Postgraduate/Ph.D. can contact via email.

More details on Current Research Activities are available here:

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=2dpsTSkAAAAJ&hl=en

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sitara-Karim

https://orcid.org/my-orcid?orcid=0000-0001-5086-6230

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=57213153629

Past Research

Please refer to "Publications" tab to have an idea on her past research.

Future Research

As a future research agenda, her research is focused toward carbon emissions, carbon risk, and sustainability aspects along with the modified role of Corporate Governance indicators. Moreover, she is continuously seeking to master new methodological techniques to implement them on current financial markets to know their spillovers/dependence over various time horizons.

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