S.M. Khalid Nainar received his PhD degree in Economics and Accounting from the Universityof Florida, Gainesville and obtained his M.A (Economics and Econometrics) fromthe Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and his B.A (Hons.) in Economics from St. Stephens’s College, University of Delhi.
He is currently a Professor of Accounting and Financial Management Services, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University where he joined the faculty ranks in 1988. He has also taught at the University of Connecticut, University of Florida, National University of Singapore, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, India and most recently at the University of Dubai, Dubai, UAE.
Professor Nainar specializes in insider trading and ethical attitudes in experimental asset markets, energy issues particularly oil markets, rationality of financial analysts’ forecasts and accounting measures of price and volume volatility. Professor Nainar’s research papers have won awards and have been published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Energy Economics, Business Ethics Quarterly, International Journal of Accounting, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Business Research, Decision Support Systems, amongst others. His recent research efforts examine the market impact of Well’s Notices and pricing fatwa risk in Sukuks. Professor Nainar is an accomplished instructor, having won many awards for his teaching performance. He teaches courses in Financial Accounting and Reporting, Financial Fraud and Market Surveillance, Islamic Finance, Financial Statement Analysis, Managerial Accounting at the undergraduate and graduate level and in executive education programs.
Professor Nainar is currently the President of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association (CAAA). He is also a member of the American Accounting Association where he has twice served as a member of the Research Methodologies Committee. He also holds the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. He is also an Associate Member in good standing of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
PhD (Economics and Accounting) University of Florida, USA
M.A. (Economics and Econometric) Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India
B.A. (Hons.) in Economics, St. Stephens’s College, University of Delhi, India
Area of Specialization
Asset Markets, Energy Economics, Accounting Measures, Financial forecasting.