About Me

 Professor of Economics
Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok, Kedah Darul Aman
Telephone: +604 928 6788
Fax: +604 928 6781

Mohd Zaini Abd Karim is a Professor of Economics at the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He received his PhD in Economics from the Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He has served Universiti Utara Malaysia as the Dean of Academic Development, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Director of the Institute for Economic Research. He is currently the Chief Editor of Journal of business Management and Accounting, Editorial board member of the International Journal of Banking and Finance (IJBF), Journal of Business and Finance, and Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Emerging Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking (JEIEFB). He has also served SAGE Open as Article Editor. His research interests include economic efficiency and productivity studies, economics of banking and financial markets, and trade and development economics.  He has presented academic papers at regional, national, and international seminars/conferences in which he has won several awards for best conference paper. His works has been published in various ISI indexed journals such as Global Economic Review, Singapore Economic Review, The European Journal of Finance, International Journal of Tourism Research, Prague Economic Papers, Actual Problems of Economics,  and  Ekonomska Istrazivanja-Economic Research. His works have also been published in books volume published by Physica-Verlag, Praeger, and Malaysian Strategic Research Centre. He has also been an ad-hoc reviewer for numerous ISI indexed journals such as Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economics and Business, Economic Modelling, Economic Change and Restructuring, International Review of Economics and Finance, Asia Pacific Management Review, Acta Oeconomica and International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management.