Zahid Iqbal
Zahid Iqbal
Office: 320 JHJ
Phone: (713) 313-7737

Dr. Zahid Iqbal is a professor of finance in the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University. He obtained his PhD in finance at the University of North Texas and joined Texas Southern University in fall 1988. He is currently the chairman of the Department of Accounting and Finance.

Dr. Iqbal's teaching experience has covered a broad range of areas in finance, including corporate finance and investment courses. He has taught undergraduate and graduate classes.

Dr. Iqbal has thirty-five refereed publications in academic journals. He is currently working on corporate governance and executive compensation.

  • “Further Evidence on Insider Trading and the Merits of Securities Class Actions”, Journal of Financial Research (forthcoming).
  • “Executive Share Ownership, Trading Behavior, and Corporate Control: Evidence from Management Turnover During Financial Distress”, Journal of Economics and Business (forthcoming).
  • “Using Neural Networks for Forecasting Volatility of S&P 500 Index Future Prices”, Journal of Business Research 57 (October 2004), 1116-1126.
  • “Compensation Based Stock Trading by Corporate Executive and Aggregate Management Ownership of the Firm: Some Additional Evidence”, Journal of Economics and Finance 28 (Summer 2004), 270-284.
  • “Operational Actions and Reliability of the Signaling Theory of Dividends”, Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics 41 (Winter/Spring 2002), 13-25.
  • “Insider Trading and Stock Market Perception of Bankruptcy”, Journal of Economics and Business 54 (October 2002), 525-535.
  • “An Investigation of Causality between Insider Transactions and Stock Returns, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 42 (2002), 41-57.
  • “Stock Price and Operating Performance of ESOP Firms: A Time-Series Analysis”, Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics 39 (Summer 2001), 25-47.
  • "A Comparison of the Market Model and Random Coefficient Model Using Mergers as an Event", Journal of Economics and Business, 43 (February 1991), 87-93.

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