Federation Business School

Suborna Barua - Extended research profile

Position: Sessional academic,
Accounting
Location: 5N 156C
Churchill
Phone: 5327 9003
Email:s.barua@federation.edu.au

Research

Research Interests

  • Climate change and international trade and investment
  • Finance and sustainable development
  • Financial development and inequality

Publications

Book chapters:

Barua, S. and Barua, B. (forthcoming), ‘Internationalisation of Banks: The Case of Bangladesh Banking Sector’, in Sikdar, A. (ed.), Cases on the Uniqueness of South Asian Business and Management Practices, Palgrave Macmillan.

Barua, S. (forthcoming), ‘Environmental' Risk and Green banking’, in Choudhry, M. (forthcoming), Principles of Banking, Second Edition, Wiley.

Refereed journal articles:

Barua, B., Barua, S. and Rana, R.H. (forthcoming) “Determining the Financial Performance of Non-Life Insurers: Static and Dynamic Panel Evidence from an Emerging Economy”, The Journal of Developing Areas, Forthcoming.

Barua, S. and Nyem, J. (2017) “Economic Climate, Infrastructure and FDI: Global Evidence with New Dimensions”, International Journal of Business and Economics 16(1): 31-48.

Barua, S., Khan, T. and Barua, B. (2017) “Internationalization and Performance: Evidence from Bangladeshi Banks”, The Journal of Developing Areas 51(2): 105-118.

Akter, H. and Barua, S. (2016) “International Trade Financing: A Comparative Study on the Performance of State-owned and Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh” International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance 9(2): 164-186.

Rahman, S.M. and Barua, S. (2016) “The Design and Adoption of Green Banking Framework for Environment Protection: Lessons from Bangladesh”, Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society 2(1): 1-19.

Rana, R.H. and Barua, S. (2015) “Financial Development and Economic Growth: Evidence from A Panel Study on South Asian Countries”, Asian Economic and Financial Review 5(10): 1159-1173.

Barua, S. and Saha, A.K. (2015) “Traditional Ratios vs. Cash Flow based Ratios: Which One is Better Performance Indicator?” Advances in Economics and Business 3(6): 232 - 251.

Barua, S., Arefin, S. and Rahman, M.R. (2014) ‘The Bangladesh Stock Market Crisis of 2010-11: An Economic and Socio- Behavioral Impact Assessment”, Bangladesh Journal of Management Information Systems 6 (2): 75-88.

Ahsan, S.M. Khalily, M.A.B., Hamid, S.A., Barua, S. and Barua, S. (2013) “The Microinsurance Market in Bangladesh: An Analytical Overview”, The Bangladesh Development Studies XXXVI (1): 1-54.

Barua, S. and Rana, R.H. (2013) “Regionalism: Contraction or Expansion of Globalization? The Case of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)”, Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies XXXIV (3): 155-196.

Barua, S. and Rana, R.H. (2013) “A Comparative Analysis of the Economic Growth of China and India: Implications for Bangladesh”, Social Science Review (The Dhaka University Studies, Part-D), December.

Barua, S., Shams, A. and Khayer, A. (2013) “Development of Microenterprises in Bangladesh: Determinants and Policies Required”, Bangladesh Journal of Management Information Systems (MIS) December.

Rahman, A., Qiang, F. and Barua, S. (2012) “Mutual Fund Performance: An Analysis of Monthly Returns of an Emerging Market”, Research Journal of Finance and Accounting 3(4): 34-46.

Barua, S. and Talukder, J.H. (2012) “Remittance Inflow through Banking Channel in Bangladesh: A Demand Side Evaluation”, The Bangladesh Accountant April – June.

Barua, S. and Nath, S.D. (2011) “The Impact of Credit Product Line Expansion and Growth on Profitability: Evidence from Bangladesh Banking Sector”, Journal of Finance and Banking 9(1).

Deb, S.K., Barua, S. and Asraf, H. (2011) “Impact of IMC Tools on Consumer Preference: A Case of Bangladesh Cement Industry", Dhaka University Journal of Business Studies 32(1): 213-238.

Talukder, J.H. and Barua, S. (2010) “A Study on Determining Factor Influencing Segment Base of Mobile Internet Users in Bangladesh”, Jagannath University Journal of Business Studies 1(1).

Chowdhury, A., Barua, S. and Chowdhury, S.P. (2010) “An Empirical Model for Optimal Deposit Contracts; Liquidity and Bank–Runs”, IST Journal of Business and Technology 1(1).

Barua S., Mridha, A.M.A. and Khan, R.H. (2010) “Housing Real Estate Sector in Bangladesh Present Status and Policies Implications”, ASA University Review 4(1): January-June.

Chowdhury, A. and Barua, S. (2009) “Rationalities of Z-category Shares in Dhaka Stock Exchange: are they in financial Distress risk?” Brac University Journal 6(1): 45-58.

Khan, M.S. and Barua, S. (2009) “The Dynamics of Residential Real Estate Sector in Bangladesh: Challenges Faced and Policies Sought”, Journal of Management Studies December.

Khan, M.S. and Barua, S. (2009) “The Status and Threats of Information Security in the Banking Sector of Bangladesh: Policies Required”, Journal of Management and Information Systems December.

Khan, R.H., Mridha, A.H.A.M. and Barua, S. (2009) “Higher Education in Private Universities of Bangladesh: A Study on Female Students’ Enrollment Behavior”, Brac University Journal VI (2): 33-48.

Peer reviewed conference proceedings

Barua, S. and Rana, R.H. (2016) “Do Banking Sector Development Reduce Inequality? A Global Evidence”, Proceedings of the International Conference for Bankers and Academics (held on September 25-26, Dhaka).

Barua, S., Khan, T. and Barua, B. (2016) “Internationalization and Performance: Evidence from Bangladeshi Banks”, Proceedings of the International Conference for Bankers and Academics (held on September 25-26, Dhaka).

Akter, H. and Barua, S. (2014) “International Trade Financing: A Comparative Study on the Performance of State-owned and Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research (held on September 27-28, Hong Kong)

Chowdhury, A. and Barua, S. (2009), "Investors’ Confidence Index as an Investment Determinant in Dhaka Stock Exchange”, Peer Reviewed Journal Proceedings at 2009 International Conference on Economics, Business Management and Marketing (held on October 09 -11, Singapore).

Barua, S. and Chowdhury, A. (2009), "General Characteristics and Investment Determinants in Bangladesh Capital Markets: Evidence from Dhaka Stock Exchange”, World Congress Journal 54.

Conference participations

Federation University Australia Annual HDR Conference 2017, Ballarat, Australia, July 27. Presented a poster titled, “How Does Climate Change Alter International Investment Flows?”.

Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) Annual Conference 2017, Brisbane, Australia in February 07-10, 2017. Presented a poster titled “Climate Change and Agricultural Trade Patterns: Five Decades Assessment”.

International Conference for Bankers and Academics 2016, Dhaka, September 25-26. Presented two papers titled - “Do Banking Sector Development Reduce Inequality? A Global Evidence”, and “Internationalization and Performance: Evidence from Bangladeshi Banks”.

New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (NZARES) Annual Conference 2016, Nelson, New Zealand in January 16-18, 2016. Presented a paper titled “Climate Change and Agricultural Trade Patterns: Assessment of Five Decades”.

Federation University Australia Annual HDR Conference 2016, Ballarat, Australia, July 21. Presented on research compendium titled “Trade and Finance, Environmental considerations of Sustainable Development”.

5th Asian Management Research and Case Conference 2016, Dubai, January 16-18, organized by a consortium of 5 universities across 5 nations led by the University of Wollongong, Australia. Presented a paper titled “Internationalization and Performance: Evidence from Bangladesh Banking Sector”.

Annual Banking Conference 2014, December 7-8, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Presented Paper on “Green Banking in Bangladesh: Current Practices and A Few Observations”.

International Conference on Interdisciplinary Business and Economics Research, September 27-28, 2014 Hong Kong, organized by Society of Interdisciplinary Business Research (SIBR) and Research & Development Institute of Nakhon Ratchasima Rajabhat University (RDINRRU). Presented a paper titled “International Trade Financing: A Comparative Study on the Performance of State-owned and Private Commercial Banks of Bangladesh”.

Annual Banking Conference 2012, December 23-24, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Presented Paper titled "The Impact of Credit Product Line Expansion and Growth on Profitability: Evidence from Bangladesh Banking Sector”.

CBFTM 2009; International Conference on Business, Finance and Tourism Management, Paris, France, June 24-26, 2009. Presented a paper titled “General Characteristics and Investment Determinants in Bangladesh Capital Markets: Evidence from Dhaka Stock Exchange”.

2009 International Conference on Economics, Business Management and Marketing (EBMM 2009), October 09 -11, Singapore. Presented a paper titled "Investors’ Confidence Index as an Investment Determinant in Dhaka Stock Exchange”.

Participated in the International Conference on Corporate Governance in Bangladesh, With Center for Corporate Governance in Bangladesh, Dhaka Stock Exchange, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Asia Foundation in Dhaka Sheraton Hotel, in July 2005.