Faculty Profile

Dr. Omair Haroon

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

Dr. Omair Haroon has joined us as Assistant Professor - Tenure Track in the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB).

Dr. Haroon obtained his PhD in Accounting from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong in 2015, where his research inquired into financial reporting choices and their impact on capital markets’ perception of the firm with particular focus on earnings management. Dr Haroon completed his Chartered Accountancy in 2005 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Chartered Certified Accountancy from Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, UK in 2002. Prior to joining LUMS, he was an Assistant Professor with the Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong. He was associated with LUMS as Research Associate and Teaching Fellow between 2003 and 2008 prior to his departure for his PhD.

Dr. Haroon has conducted several trainings for different courses and programs at LUMS.

His research interests include:

·       Capital Market Research in Accounting

·       Financial Reporting

·       Corporate Governance

      • Haroon, O., Ali, M., Khan, A., Khattak & Khattak, M. & Rizvi, S. (In Press 2021). Financial market risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, doi:10.1080/1540496X.2021.1873765.

      • Baig, A., Butt, H., Haroon, O. & Rizvi & Rizvi, S. (2021). Deaths, Panic, Lockdowns and US Equity Markets: The Case of COVID-19 Pandemic. Finance Research Letters, 38, 101701, doi:10.1016/j.frl.2020.101701.

      • Arshad, S., Rizvi, S. & Haroon, O. (2020). Impact of Brexit vote on the London stock exchange: A sectorial analysis of its volatility and efficiency. Finance Research Letters, 34, 101240, doi:10.1016/j.frl.2019.07.013.

      • Arshad, S., Rizvi, S., Haroon, O., Mehmood & Mehmood, F. & Gong, Q. (In Press 2020). Are Oil Prices Efficient. Economic Modelling.

      • Ali, M., Haroon, O., Rizvi, S. & Azmi & Azmi, W. (In Press 2020). Stability versus Fragility: New Evidence from 84 Banks. Studies in Economics and Finance, doi:10.1108/SEF-04-2020-0109.

      • Haroon, O. & Rizvi, S. (2020). Flattenthecurve and Stock Market Liquidity – An Inquiry into Emerging Economies. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 56 (10), 2151-2161, doi:10.1080/1540496X.2020.1784716.

      • S. Baig, A. (In Press 2020). Price Clustering After the Introduction of Bitcoin Futures. Applied Finance Letters.

      • Haroon, O. & Rizvi, S. (2020). COVID-19: Media coverage and financial markets behavior--A sectoralinquiry. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 27, 100343, doi:10.1016/j.jbef.2020.100343.

      • Khan, A., Rizvi, S., Ali, M. & Haroon & Haroon, O. (In Press 2020). A Survey of Islamic Finance Research – Influences and Influencers. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, doi:10.1016/j.pacfin.2020.101437.

      • Dar, A. (In Press 2019). What went wrong with the audit of Tripack Films?. Asian Journal of Management Cases.

      • Arshad, S., Haroon, O. & Rizvi, S. (2019). Understanding Asian emerging stock markets.. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking.

      • Mehmood, F., Haroon, O. & Riaz, Z. (In Press 2019). It's Just Not Cricket!. Asian Journal of Management Cases.

      • Meenai, S., Haroon, O., Rizvi, S. & Minai & Minai, S. (2019). Dana Gas: The Sukuk Dispute. Asian Journal of Management Cases, doi:0972820119884395.

      • Ghani, W., Haroon, O. & Junaid Ashraf, M. (2011). Business Groups' Financial Performance: Evidence from Pakistan. Global Journal of Business Research, 5 (2), 27-39.

      • Haroon, O. (2018). Star mobiles – communicating financial information, Published. CRC# 01-521-2018-1, Case Research Centre, LUMS..

      • Meenai, S. & Haroon, O. (2018). Islamic accounting: an attempt to conform to religious guidelines or conventional accounting practice?, Published. CRC # 01-005-2018-2, Case Research Centre, LUMS.

      • Zainab, R., Haroon, O. & Fahad, M. (2019). Social Media Application in Construction Industry, Published. Case Research Unit, LUMS, LUMS No. 04-2368-2019-2, Case Research Unit, LUMS.

      • Haroon, O. & Rizvi, S. (2018). Saroh Investment Advisory, Accepted. Case Research Center, LUMS, LUMS No. 02-648-2018-1.

      • Haroon, O. (2006). Zarrar Shaheed Trust Hospital, Published. Case Research Center, LUMS, Case Research Centre, LUMS.

      • Rabbiya, K. & Haroon, O. (2018). China in Africa, Published. China's Belt and Road Initiative in a Global Context - Volume I: A Business and Management Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan.

      • Jahangir, A., Haroon, O. & Mirza, A. (2019). Special Economic Zones under the CPEC and BRI: Parameters, Challenges and Prospects, Accepted. China Pakistan Economic Corridor: A Business and Management Perspective.

      • Ali, W., Haroon, O. & Dar, A. (2018). What went wrong with the audit of Tri-Pack Films Limited. 7th Asian Management Research and Case Conference, Lahore, Pakistan.

      • Haroon, O. & Meenai, S. (2018). Dana Gas: The Sukuk Dispute. 3rd Islamic Finance, Banking and Business ethics global conference 2018, Lahore, Pakistan.

      • Haroon, O. & Basharullah, M. (2016). Direct Consumer Contact – Negotiating a Service Contract. 6th Asian Management Research and Case Conference 2017, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

      • Haroon, O., Ghani, W. & Ashraf, J. (2008). Business Groups, Corporate Governance, and Financial Performance: Evidence from Pakistan. Annual Meeting of American Accounting Association, Anaheim CA, August 2008, Anaheim, California.

      • Dubas, K., Tavakoli, A., Ghani, W. & Haroon & Haroon, O. (2018). A PLS Path Model Of Whistleblowing In Pakistan And Turkey. Institute for Global Business Research Conference.

      • Ghani, W., Ashraf, J. & Haroon, O. (2008). Business Groups, Corporate Governance, and Financial Performance: Evidence from Pakistan. Annual Meeting of American Accounting Association, Anaheim CA, August 2008.