Abdul-Rahman Khokhar

Assistant Professor
Sobey School of Business
Finance Info Sys and Mgmt Science

Faculty Member Information

Interests

Empirical Corporate Finance: Cash holding, corporate governance, dividend policy, short term finance, corporate liquidity and financial disclosure.

Education

Ph.D., Finance, McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business, 2013
M.B.A., Finance and Marketing, McGill University – Desautels Faculty of Management, 2005
M.B.A., Marketing, Bahauddin Zakariya University, 1992
B.S., Mathematics, Bahauddin Zakariya University, 1990

Academic Work Experience

2013 - Present, Assistant Professor of Finance, Saint Mary's University - Sobey School of Business
2013 - 2014, Instructor, McMaster University - DeGroote School of Business
2010 - 2010, Instructor, University of Guelph - Department of Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics
2009 - 2013, Research Assistant, McMaster University
2008 - 2013, Tutorial Instructor and Teaching Assistant, McMaster University
2007 - 2008, Visiting Faculty, College of Business Management

Non-Academic Work Experience

2005 - 2008, Department Head – Sales and Marketing, Pakistan Cables Ltd. (Affiliate of General Cable, U.S.A.)
2001 - 2003, Account Manager – Sales, Insight Direct

Membership

2013 - Present, Northern Finance Association (NFA)
2009 - 2015, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC)
2008 - 2014, American Finance Association (AFA)
2008 - 2014, Financial Management Association (FMA)
2008 - 2012, Canadian Economic Association (CEA)

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2014/01 - 2014/03, Teaching at McMaster University
2013/01 - Present, Teaching at Saint Mary's University
2010/01 - 2010/03, Teaching at University of Guelph
2007/01 - 2009/01, Teaching at Institute of Business Mgt., PAK

Scholarly Contributions

Presentation

Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Chairperson & Presenter", International Business and Social Sciences Research Conference (Spring - 2015)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Chairperson & Discussant", Financial Managment Association (FMA) International (Spring - 2013)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Discussant", Northern Finance Association (NFA) (Spring - 2013)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Chairperson & Discussant", Financial Managment Association (FMA) International (Spring - 2012)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Presenter & Discussant", The Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Spring - 2012)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Presenter & Discussant", Financial Management Association (FMA) International (Spring - 2011)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Discussant", Northern Finance Association (NFA) (Spring - 2011)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Presenter & Discussant", Financial Managment Association (FMA) European (Spring - 2011)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Presenter/Chair& Discussant", Mid-West Finance Association (Spring - 2011)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman. "Presenter", Atlantic School of Business (ASB) (Spring - 2010)

Other Publications

Khokhar Abdul-Rahman, Nainar S.M Khalid. "Earnings Guidance and Earnings Restatements" (Spring - 2015)
Khokhar Abdul-Rahman, Shahriari Hesam. "Political Connections and SEC Enforcement Actions" (Spring - 2015)

Service: Institutional Committees

Senate Committee on Library, 2013/01 - 2015/01 (414)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Annual Conference of the Northern Finance Association (NFA) Reviewer, Northern Finance Association (NFA) 2014/01 - 2015/01
Annual Conference of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Reviewer, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) 2011/01 - 2011/03
Annual Conference of the Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) Reviewer, Atlantic Schools of Business (ASB) 2010/01 - 2010/03

Service: Community

Volunteer Board Member, Ancaster Community Services, Ancaster, ON. 2010/01 - 2012/03