Abdullah Mamun

Fellow in Credit Union Finance
Centre for the Study of Co-operatives

Associate professor and Graduate Chair in Finance
Edwards School of Business
Room 78, PotashCorp Centre
25 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A7
Phone: 306–966–1862
Email: mamun@edwards.usask.ca


Education
  • PhD, New Orleans
  • MA, Western University
  • BSS and MSS, University of Dhaka

Mamun taught finance at the University of New Orleans and Massey University in New Zealand before moving to the University of Saskatchewan, where he is an associate professor and Graduate Chair in Finance at the Edwards School of Business.

Professor Mamun has wide research interests. His current projects involve bank risk management, financial economics, and mergers and acquisitions among credit unions. He has published in the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Review of Financial Economics, Journal of Policy Modeling, International Review of Finance, Applied Financial Economics, Applied Economics Letters, and Journal of Economics and Finance. He is also active in professional organizations, having served on the program committees of the Eastern Finance Association, the Southwestern Finance Association, and the Academy of Financial Services.

Recent publications include:
  • O’Sullivan, Jennifer, Abdullah Mamun, and M. Kabir Hassan. “The relationship between board characteristics and performance of bank holding companies: Before and during the financial crisis.” Journal of Economics and Finance 40, no. 3 (July 2016): 438–71.
  • Mamun, Abdullah, and M. Kabir Hassan. “What explains the lack of monetary policy influence on bank holding companies?” Review of Financial Economics 23, no. 4 (2014): 227–35.
  • Yu, Jung-Su, M. Kabir Hassan, Abdullah Mamun, and Abul Hassan. “Financial Sectors Reform and Economic Growth in Morocco: An Empirical Analysis.” Journal of Emerging Market Finance 13, no. 1 (2014): 69–102.
  • Mamun, Abdullah, and Dev Mishra. “Industry merger intensity and Cost of Capital.” International Review of Finance 12, no. 4 (2012): 469–90.
  • Mamun, Abdullah, and Mark Johnson. “The Failure of Lehman Brothers and Its Impact on Other Financial Institutions.” Journal of Applied Financial Economics 22, no. 5 (2012): 375–85.