Hafiz Hoque
Head of the Accounting and Finance Group and Senior Lecturer in Finance



After completing a BCom (Honours) in Finance and Banking at the University of Dhaka and an MCom in Finance from the same place, I went on to study for an MBA at Monash University Australia, where I studied Finance and Econometrics. After that, I joined the University of Dhaka as a Lecturer and after two years I was promoted to Assistant Professor. I did my PhD at Cass Business School and my topic was Insider trading, IPO lock up expiration and Long run IPO Performance. After that I joined Swansea University as a Lecturer in 2010.

I have been a full member of Certified Management Accountants Australia since 2003.

I am pursuing CFA program and have passed CFA I and CFA II examinations.

I have completed PGtHE at Swansea University.

Awards And Funding

  • 2006-2010 Funding received from commonwealth Scholarship commissions (2006) in the UK  for pursuing Ph.D at Cass Business school.
  • 2002-2003 Funding received from Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) for doing MBA at Monash University, Melbourne.
  • 2012 Got funding of 34,000 Euros from ESCP. Co-applicants  Dimitris Andriosopoulos,  Kostas Andriosopoulos and Pramuan Bunkanwanicha.

Subject Group

Accounting and Finance




My research centres on corporate/empirical finance.

  • CEO overconfidence
  • Informed trading
  • IPOs, SEOs
  • Share repurchases
  • Capital structure, M&A
  • Corporate boards
  • Bank Regulations and Systemic risk
  • Financial crisis


Journal of Banking and Finance

European Financial Management

European Journal of Finance

International Review of Economics and Finance

Managerial Finance

International Review of Financial Analysis


Selected publications

Hoque, H. and Doukas, J., 2015, Why firms prefer AIM when they can list on the Main Market, Journal of International Money and Finance, Forthcoming.

Hoque, H., Kabir S., Abdelbari, E. and Manahov,V., 2015, Islamic and Conventional equity market movements during and after the financial crisis: Evidence from newly launched MSCI indices, Forthcoming, Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments.

Hoque, H., Viktor, M. and Robert, H., 2015, Return predictability and the ‘wisdom of crowds’: Genetic Programming trading algorithms, the Marginal Trader Hypothesis and the Hayek Hypothesis, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Volume 37, July 2015, Pages 85–98, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2015.02.009.

Hoque, H., and Lasfer, M., 2015, Directors Trading and post-IPO performance, European Financial Management, 2015, 21 (1),178–204,  DOI:10.1111/j.1468-036X.2013.12013.x

Hoque, H., Andriosopoulos, D., Andriosopoulos, K., Douady, R., 2015, Bank regulation, risk and return: evidence from the credit and sovereign debt crises, Journal of Banking and Finance, 50, 455–474,  doi:10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.06.003

Hoque, H., 2014. Role of Asymmetric Information and Moral Hazard in IPO Underpricing and Lockup, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 30 (2014) 81–105,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2014.02.001.

Hoque, H., Andriosopoulos D. and  Andriosopoulos, K., 2013, Information Disclosure, CEO overconfidence and Buyback Completion rates, Journal of Banking and Finance,  37(12), 5486–5499 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2013.04.011.

Hoque, H., 2013, From the Credit Crisis to the Sovereign Debt Crisis: Determinants of share price performance of Global banks, 2013, International Review of Financial Analysis, Volume 30, December 2013, Pages 334–350, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2013.07.017.

Hoque, H., and Andriosopoulos, D.,2013, The determinants of share repurchases in Europe, International Review of Financial Analysis,27 65–76 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.irfa.2012.12.003.

Hoque, H., 2011, The choice and Role of lockups in IPOs: Evidence from Heterogeneous Lockup Contracts, Financial Markets, Institutions & Instruments, Vol. 20, Issue 5, pp. 191-220, 2011.

Hoque, H., Kim, J.H. and Pyun, C.S., 2007, A Comparison of Variance Ratio Tests of Random Walk: A Case of Asian Emerging Stock Markets, International Review of Economics and Finance, 16:1 (2007) 488-502.

Hoque, H., 2007, Co-movement of Bangladesh Stock Market with other Markets: Cointegration and Error Correction Approach, Managerial Finance, 33(10), 810 - 820.

Hoque, H., Silvapulle, P. and Moosa, I, 2007, A Threshold Cointegration Approach to the Stock Prices- Inflation Puzzle, International Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, Volume 1, Issue 2, 83-101.

Working Papers

D. Andriosopoulos and H. Hoque, 2015, Director Purchases Talk and Buybacks Whisper, (R&R) Review of Finance.

Hoque, Hafiz and D. Andriosopoulos, 2015, Information Content of aggregate and individual Insider trading, to be submitted to Journal of Empirical Finance.

Hoque, Hafiz and Lasfer, M., 2015, Why do insiders change their holdings in lockup period?, to be submitted to European Journal of Finance.

Hoque, H., 2015, Why AIM Book Runners Charge More Compared to the Main Market Book Runners? to be submitted to Financial Management.

Hoque, H, and Kashefi-Pour, E., 2015, Determinants of Bank Capital Structure and Funding Sources, submitted to Journal of Financial and Quantitative analysis.

Hoque, H. Muradoglu, G. and Mollah, S.,2015, Bank Boards, CEO network  and Performance: Evidence from Large Global Banks During the Crisis, to be submitted to Journal of Financial Economics.

Hoque, H. Kabir, S. and Andriosopoulos, K., 2015, A Wavelet analysis of Islamic and conventional equity prices and macroeconomic Indicators, to be submitted to International Review of Financial Analysis.

Hoque, H. Kabir, S., 2015, Ethical investment instruments for financial sustainability, to be submitted to Journal of Financial Stability.   

Hafiz Hoque

The York Management School
University of York
Freboys Lane
York YO10 5GD

Tel: +44 (0) 1904 325047
Email: hafiz.hoque@york.ac.uk
Room: MBA/108