Dr Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar

Research Fellow - New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR)



Qualifications: PhD (Waikato); MSc (Bradford)

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Contact Details

Email: [email protected]
Room: MSB.3.16
Phone: +64 7 858 5009

About Vijay

Vijay's research focuses on the profitability and contribution of the banking sector in the Asia-Pacific region. He has a background in corporate lending and risk management at commercial banks with seven years’ experience. He has worked on multiple projects related to agribusiness and innovation, business performance and leadership, business in the service sector and business in society.

Research Interests

Banking performance, bank efficiency, bank liquidity and sports economics.

Recent Publications

  • Kumar, V., Acharya, S., & Ho, L. T. H. (2020). Does monetary policy influence the profitability of banks in New Zealand?. International Journal of Financial Studies, 8(2), 35. doi:10.3390/ijfs8020035

  • Nishio, T., Scrimgeour, F., Kumar, V., Nishio, H., & Nishio, J. (2019). Sports and English Language Acquisition: A review of the “Game on English Programme”. The Japan Society for New Zealand Studies, 26(1), 44-50. doi:10.20598/jsnzs.26.0_44

  • Kumar, V. (2018). The profitability of banking sectors in the Asia-Pacific region and their contributions to economic growth. (PhD Thesis, University of Waikato).

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