Faculty Profile

Dr. Saad Azmat

Associate Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr. Saad Azmat is an Associate Professor of Finance and Associate Dean Research at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is also the Chair of the Centre for Islamic Finance at LUMS. His research is published in well regarded academic journals including Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and Pacific Basin Finance Journal. He has been a visiting researcher at a number of institutions around the world including University of Chicago, Monash University   and INCEIF.  He has been a consultant to government organizations, Islamic banks and corporate firms. 

    • Article
      • Chaudry, A., Azmat, S. & Sohail, M. (2017). State Contingent and Conventional Banking: The Optimal Banking Choice Model. Economic Modelling.
      • Azmat, S., Jalil, M., Skully, M. & Brown & Brown, K. (2016). Investor's Choice of Shariah Compliant 'Replicas' and Original Islamic Instruments. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2015). The (Little) Difference That Makes All the Difference Between Islamic and Conventional Bonds. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.
      • Azmat, S. (2015). Can Islamic banking ever become Islamic?.. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.
      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). The Shariah Compliant Challenge in Islamic Bond Market. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.
      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). Determinants of Islamic Bond Type. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal.
      • Azmat, S., Skully, M. & Brown, K. (2014). Credit Risk in IJV Bonds. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization.
      • Azmat, S., Azad, S., Fang, V. & Edirisuriya & Edirisuriya, P. (2014). Unchecked Manipulations, Price Volume Relationship and Market Efficiency: Evidence from Emerging Markets.. Research in International Business and Finance.
      • Azmat, S. (2009). Applying the North's Laws of Motion to the Edge of the West. Economic Affairs.
    • InsDev Chapter
      • Azmat, S. & Azad, S. (2011). Efficiency, Cointegration and Contagion in Equity Markets: Evidence from China, Japan and South Korea in R. W. Kolb (Ed), Published. Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations, John Wiley & Sons.
Semester Title Code
Fall Semester 2017-18 Doctoral Thesis Research 1701
Summer Semester 2016-17 Doctoral Thesis Research 1603
Spring Semester 2016-17 Independent Study 1602
Spring Semester 2016-17 Doctoral Thesis Research 1602
Fall Semester 2016-17 Seminar in Islamic and Corporate Finance 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Doctoral Thesis Research 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Islamic Banking 1601
Fall Semester 2016-17 Islamic Banking and Finance 1601
Summer Semester 2015-16 Doctoral Thesis Research 1503
Spring Semester 2015-16 Senior Project in Accounting and Finance II 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Master's Thesis 1502
Spring Semester 2015-16 Doctoral Thesis Research 1502
Fall Semester 2015-16 Senior Project in Accounting and Finance I 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Seminar in Islamic and Corporate Finance 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Master's Thesis 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Islamic Banking 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Islamic Banking and Finance 1501
Fall Semester 2015-16 Senior Project I 1501
Summer Semester 2014-15 Master's Thesis 1403
Summer Semester 2014-15 Master's Thesis 1403
Spring Semester 2014-15 Senior Project II 1402
Fall Semester 2014-15 Islamic Banking 1401
Fall Semester 2014-15 Islamic Banking and Finance 1401
Fall Semester 2014-15 Senior Project I 1401
  • Past Courses
    Semester Title Code
    Spring Semester 2013-14 Independent Study 1302
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Finance for Managers 1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Islamic Banking 1301
    Fall Semester 2013-14 Islamic Banking and Finance 1301
    Spring Semester 2012-13 Independent Study -I 1202
    Fall Semester 2012-13 Finance for Managers 1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13 Islamic Banking 1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13 Islamic Banking and Finance 1201
    Fall Semester 2012-13 Senior Project I 1201
    Term II 2011-2012 Islamic Banking 1120
    Term II 2011-2012 Corporate Finance 1120
    Spring Semester 2011-12 Senior Project I 1102
    Spring Semester 2011-12 Applied Corporate Finance 1102
    Fall Semester 2011-12 Islamic Banking and Finance 1101
    Winter Qtr 2008-09 Financial Analysis 802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09 Senior Project I 802
    Winter Qtr 2008-09 Intermediate Finance 802
    Autumn Qtr 2008-09 Econometrics 801