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Dr. Asif Saeed

Assistant Professor
HEC Approved PhD Supervisor
On Leave

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  • PhD(Finance), University Paris-Est, France (2018)
  • MS(Finance), SZABIST Islamabad, Pakistan (2012)
  • MBA , IUB, Pakistan


Dr Asif Saeed is an Assistant Professor of Finance. He joined NUCES - Lahore in 2019. He has a Ph.D. from the University Paris-Est France, awarded in 2018 and HEC approved supervisor (Ph.D. / MS). He has over eight years of teaching and research experience, nationally (COMSATS and GCUF) and internationally (UPEC France, ESSCA France, EDC Paris, among others). Asif Saeed has published several academic papers and some papers are under review (Accounting & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, among others) in top-tier journals. He also presented his research work at several international conferences around the globe (US, UK, France, Pakistan, etc.). "

Research Interests:

Corporate Finance

Sustainable Finance

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Selected Publications:

Boubaker, S., Cellier, A., Manita, R., & Saeed, A. (2020). Does corporate social responsibility reduce financial distress risk?. Economic Modelling, 91, 835-851.

Saeed, A., Gull, A. A., Rind, A. A., Mubarik, M. S., & Shahbaz, M. (2020). Do socially responsible firms demand highquality audits? An international evidence. International Journal of Finance & Economics.

Zafar, M. W., Saeed, A., Zaidi, S. A. H., & Waheed, A. (2020). The linkages among natural resources, renewable energy consumption, and environmental quality: A path toward sustainable development. Sustainable Development.