Staff Profile

  • Dr Ather Elahi is Senior Lecturer in Finance and have been actively involved in teaching, research and administrative activities. He is leading course modules on fundamentals of risk management and equity investment at University of Northampton.

    Prior to this he has served in reputed universities in Pakistan, The Netherlands and Saudi Arabia. He understands and gives value to honesty, diversity and openness. He also encourages students and provides support towards professional qualifications including Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

  • Dr Ather Elahi has about 25 years of teaching experience in several academic and professional institutions.

    Undergraduate Level
    • Financial Management,
    • Financial Institutions and Markets,
    • Security Analysis,
    • Econometrics,
    • Mathematics for Economists,
    • Quantitative Finance,
    • Financial Derivatives,
    • Investments and Portfolio Management,
    • Financial Statement Analysis,
    • Fundamentals of Risk Management,
    • Computer Applications in Finance
    • Bank Management
    Postgraduate Level including Executive MBA
    • Managerial Economics,
    • Project Finance,
    • Risk and Insurance,
    • Enterprise Risk Management,
    • Equity Investments,
    • Advanced Corporate Finance,
    • Financial Systems,
    • Business Feasibility Studies
  • Current Research interest in Financial Markets, Investments and Risk Management.

  • Publications and Working Papers
    • Elahi, M.A., Siddiqui, A.W., Raza, S.A., Minhas, K.S. and Butt, F.M. (2022) Temporal impacts of road safety interventions: A structural-shifts-based method for road accident mortality analysis, Accident Analysis & Prevention, Volume 174, 106767, ISSN 0001-4575, 
    • Elahi, M.A., Siddiqui, A.W., Raza, S.A., Minhas, K.S. and Butt, F.M., (2022) Saudi Arabian road accident mortality and traffic safety interventions dataset (2010–2020), Data in Brief, Volume 44, 108502, ISSN 2352-3409, 
    • Elahi, M.A. Ullah, S. Pinglu, C. and S.Ullah (2021), A Pre Post-COVID–19 Pandemic Review of Regional Connectivity and Socio-Economic Development Reforms: What Can Be Learned by Central and Eastern European Countries from the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Comparative Economic Research, Central and Eastern Europe. 24/2021 Issue 2, page 23-43.
    • Elahi, M.A., Raza, M. and Afzal, M. I. (2020) Assessing the Sustainability of Public Health in the Era of Globalization, Arabian Journal of Geosciences, 13, Article number 1028.
    • Elahi, M.A. Bajwa, I.A., Rafi, W. Bajwa, F.A. (2019), Oil overdependence and Dutch Disease, KSA Evidence. Management Studies and Economic Systems Vol 4, Issue 3 page 213-223.
    • Elahi, M.A. Bajwa, I.A. and K. A. Siddiqui (2017), Global Recession and Global Financial Institutions: Evidence from Top 100 Global Brands (2001-2015), European Journal of Economic and Financial Research, Vol 2 No. 9.
    • Elahi, M.A. Girardin, E., Bajwa, I.A. and K. A. Siddiqui (2017), Talking to Foreign Exchange Market: Does it Matter for Central Bank, European Journal of Economic and Financial Research, Vol 2 No. 5.
    • Elahi., M. A. Siddiqui, K., Bajwa, I.A. and S. M. Fahim (2016), Heuristics of Applying Statistical Tests Using Appropriate Measurement Scales, Science International (Lahore) Vol 28(5) page 4433-4438.
    • Elahi, M.A. and I. A. Bajwa (2015), Central Bank Intervention in Foreign Exchange Market: A Review of Literature, Advances in Global Business Research Vol 12 No. 1. ISSN: 1549-9332.
    • Elahi, M.A. and I. Hussain (2015), The Future of Pakistan Afghanistan Trade Relations, United States Institute of Peace (USIP) Publication, Peacebrief 191.
    • Elahi, M.A. and S. Ullah (2015), Analysis of Herd behaviour using quantile regression: Evidence from Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE). SSRN
    • Elahi, M.A. and S. Ullah (2015), Behavioral Biases in Investment Decision Making and Moderating Role of Investor’s Type. SSRN. 
    • Elahi, M.A., M. G. Ali & Q. M. Ahmed (2015), “What lies at the core of core inflation? An empirical analysis to identify the determinants of core inflation in Pakistan” Business Review, vol. 10:1 (Jan-Jun 2015) 47-60.
    • Elahi, M. A. and M. Raza (2014), Globalisation, energy usage and sustainability, MPRA. 
    • Elahi, M.A., Degryse H., and M.F. Penas (2013), Determinants of Banking System Fragility – A regional Perspective, ECB working paper 1567 July 2013, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany.
    • Elahi, M.A., Degryse, H. and M.F. Penas, (2011), Domino Effects from Crosss-Border Exposures, in Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nation, eds Rob Quail (John Wiley & Sons).
    • Elahi, M.A., Degryse, H. and M.F. Penas, (2011), The Impact of Cross-Border Exposure on Financial Contagion, in Financial Regulation at the Crossroads – Implications for Supervision, Institutional Design and Trade, eds Nils Herger and Panos Delimatsis (Kluwer Law International). ISBN-10: 9041133550 ISBN-13: 978-9041133557
    • Elahi, M.A., Degryse, H. and M.F. Penas, (2011), Domino Effects from Cross-Border Exposures, in Financial Contagion: The Viral Threat to the Wealth of Nations edited by Robert W. Kolb (John Wiley & Sons, Inc). ISBN-10: 9780470922385 ISBN-13: 978-0470922385
    • Elahi. M.A. (2011) Essays on Financial Fragility Tillburg: CentER, Center for Economic Research,
    • Elahi, M.A., Degryse, H. and M.F. Penas (2010), Cross-Border Exposures and Financial Contagion, International Review of Finance 10, 209-240.
    • Elahi, M. A.  (2010), An Investigation of Inter-Industry Contagion: Banking and Financial Services Institutions, CentER Tilburg University.
    • Elahi, M.A., A. Jan & M.A. Zahid (2005), “Managing foreign exchange inflows: An analysis of sterilization in Pakistan” The Pakistan Development Review, vol. 44:4 (part-II) 777 –792.
    Conferences
    • Presented a research note on the prospects of Pakistan-Korea bilateral trade agreement on Missing Trade Links in our Emerging Economies at Pak-Korea Business Forum 2013 on June 06, 2013 in Karachi Pakistan.
    • Presented “Cross-Border Exposures and Financial Contagion” in Global Market Integration and Financial Crises, during 12-13 July 2009, Hong Kong.
    • Presented “Cross-Border Exposures and Financial Contagion” in CFS Summer School at Eltville, Germany during 06-17 August 2008.
    • Presented “Cross-Border Exposures and Financial Contagion” in 2nd CIBIF Conference jointly organized by the University of Groningen, De Nederlandsche Bank and Journal of Financial Stability at University of Groningen, Netherlands during 26-27 May 2008.
    • Presented “Cross-Border Interbank Exposures and Financial Contagion” in European Network for Training in Economic Research (ENTER) Jamboree 2008 at Universidad Carlos III, Madrid Spain on February 8, 2008.
    • Presented “Cross-Border Interbank Exposures and Financial Contagion” in Netherlands Network of Economics (NAKE) Research Day at University of Utrecht, the Netherlands on October 26, 2007.
    • Discussed “Inflation Targeting in a Small Emerging Market Economy: The Case of Pakistan” by Ather H. Akbari and Wimal Rankaduwa in Monetary-cum-Exchange Rate Regime: What Works Best for Emerging Market Economies? at State Bank of Pakistan, Karachi, in December 2005.
    Professional Courses and Workshops
    • SANDEE-LUMS Research and Workshop in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) from March 06 – 09, 2013, Lahore Pakistan
    • Training on Case Study Teaching Methodology at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) from June 04 – 08, 2012, Lahore Pakistan.
    • Center for Financial Studies Summer School on Macroeconomic and Finance from August 06-17, 2008 at Eltville, Germany.
    • NWO Talent Class: Write it Right organized by The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) on June 17, 2008 at The Hague, The Netherlands.
    • Workshop on “Derivative Pricing & Risk Management” organized by Alchemy from January 28 – February 02, 2005 at Economic Policy Department, State Bank of Pakistan, Karachi, Pakistan.
    • Course on “Financial Programming and Policies” organized by International Monetary Fund (IMF) from September 20 – November 12, 2004 at IMF Institute, Washington DC, USA.
    • Workshop on “Analytical Report Writing” organized by Economic Policy Department, State Bank of Pakistan from June 21-26, 2004 at National Institute of Banking and Finance, Karachi, Pakistan.
    • Workshop on “Economic Forecasting Frameworks & Performances in SEACEN Member Economies” hosted by the Bank of Korea from April 27-30,2004 at Seoul, South Korea.
    • Course on “Macroeconomic Forecasting” organized jointly by International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Government of Singapore from July 21 to August 01, 2003 at the IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute (STI), Singapore.
    • Workshop  on “Practical Issues of Inflation Targeting” hosted by the South African Reserve Bank from June 17-20, 2003 at Pretoria, South Africa.
    • Course on “Econometrics and Statistics” exclusively for State Bank of Pakistan organized by Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) from January 20-25, 2003 (1st Module) and April 14-19, 2003 (2nd Module) at LUMS Lahore, Pakistan.
    • Course on “Financial Programming and Policies” organized jointly by International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Government of Singapore from October 7 to 18, 2002 at the IMF-Singapore Regional Training Institute (STI), Singapore.
    • Course on “Regression Analysis and its Application” organized by Federal Bureau of Statistics (Training Wing from August 19 to 31, 2002) at Lahore, Pakistan.