Dr M. Awais Gulzar

M. Awais Gulzar

Lecturer in Finance (ZUCC, China)


Economics; Finance

Qualifications: PhD Finance (HUST), MBA-Finance (IUB)

Contact Details

Room: New Zealand University of Waikato Institute (NZUWI) at Zhejiang University City College, China

Papers Taught

About M. Awais

Dr Gulzar joined Waikato Management School in August 2019 as a lecturer in finance. Prior to this, he served as a teaching fellow of finance at Waikato Management School's overseas programme in China, and as an assistant professor at Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC), China.

He is also an adjunct professor at Zhejiang University, ESSCA School of Management Shanghai and Shanghai Normal University. Since receiving his PhD from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Dr Gulzar has been working in China.

Dr Gulzar's teaching and research focuses on corporate finance, behavioural finance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, family businesses, earnings management and low carbon economics. He has published several articles in leading international journals.

Research Interests

Corporate finance; Behavioural finance; Corporate governance; Corporate social responsibility; Low carbon economics, Family businesses, Earnings management.

Recent Publications

  • Gulzar, M. A., Cherian, J., Hwang, J., Jiang, Y., & Sial, M. S. (2019). The impact of board gender diversity and foreign institutional investors on the corporate social responsibility (CSR) engagement of Chinese listed companies. Sustainability (Switzerland), 11(2), 19 pages. doi:10.3390/su11020307

  • Sial, M. S., Zheng, C., Cherian, J., Gulzar, M. A., Thu, P. A., Khan, T., & Khuong, N. V. (2018). Does corporate social responsibility mediate the relation between boardroom gender diversity and firm performance of Chinese listed companies?. Sustainability (Switzerland), 10(10), 18 pages. doi:10.3390/su10103591

  • Liu, Y., Gulzar, M. A., Zhang, Z., & Yang, Q. (2018). Do interaction and education moderate top management team age heterogeneity and corporate social responsibility?. Social Behavior and Personality, 46(12), 2063-2079. doi:10.2224/sbp.7780

  • Zhuang, Z. -Y., Gulzar, M. A., & Chang, S. -C. (2015). Call-Distribution-Based View: The Theoretical Ground for Strategic Routing Management. Journal of Communications, 10(4), 221-230. doi:10.12720/jcm.10.4.221-230

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