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.
- 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
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
Dr. Sitara is currently doing research on Financial Markets, Cryptocurrencies, Machine Learning, Environmental Aspects of Cryptocurrencies, Quantile Regression, Tail Risk, Sustainable Corporate… read more
SITARA KARIM, MUHAMMAD ABUBAKR NAEEM, MIN HU, DAYONG ZHANG and FARHAD TAGHIZADEH-HESARY, 2022. Determining dependence, centrality, and dynamic networks between green bonds and financial markets Journal of Environmental Management. 318, 115618 MUHAMMAD ABUBAKR NAEEM, SITARA KARIM, GAZI SALAH UDDIN and JUHA JUNTTILA, 2022. Small fish in big ponds: Connections of green finance assets to commodity and sectoral stock markets International Review of Financial Analysis. 83, 102283 MUHAMMAD ABUBAKR NAEEM, SITARA KARIM, SAQIB FARID and AVIRAL KUMAR TIWARI, 2022. Comparing the asymmetric efficiency of dirty and clean energy markets pre and during COVID-19 Economic Analysis and Policy. 75, 548-562
MUHAMMAD ABUBAKR NAEEM, SITARA KARIM, MUSTAFA RAZA RABBANI, RABINDRA NEPAL and GAZI SALAH UDDIN, 2022. Market integration in the Australian National Electricity Market: Fresh evidence from asymmetric time-frequency connectedness Energy Economics. 112, 106144
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.
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:
Please refer to "Publications" tab to have an idea on her past 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.