Faculty Department

Asif Khan, Assistant Professor

Asif Khan

Assistant Professor

PhD (Financial Economics), Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee 2020

Master of International Business (MIB), Jamia Millia Islamia University 2014

B.com (H), University of Delhi 2012

Career Graph:

  • Assistant Professor at UPES Dehradun (07th September to Present)
  • Corporate experience (9th June 2014 to 29th June 2015)
    Organization: Future Consumer Enterprise Limited
    Designation: Management Trainee, Team Lead Operations
    Role: Inward Process Management and Improvement

Honours and Achievements:

  • Receiving Junior Research Fellowship (JRF/SRF) from University Grant Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India, he has completed his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India. He has presented his research work at various reputed conferences organized by IIMs and IITs in India.
  • He is the official reviewer of the following internationally reputed journals:
    • Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money
    • Social Indicators Research
    • Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money
    • Global Business Review
    • IIM Kozhikode Society and Management Review
    • Int. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics
    • Int. J. of Managerial and Financial Accounting
    • Int. J. of Logistics Systems and Management
  • He has been awarded a UPES-SEED Grant fund for the project ‘Role of Gender and Corporate Governance in Determining the Performance of Microfinance Institutions in India’. Dr Asif Khan is the Principal Investigator (PI) of the project along with the Professor (Dr.) Hiranmoy Roy (Co-PI), Head of the Department, of Economics and International Business, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, India.

Research interests

  • Efficiency and productivity analysis using frontier techniques, Applied econometrics, Microfinance institutions (MFIs), Indian financial system, Financial Technology (FinTech), Corporate Governance, Regulation, and Renewable Energy, Environmental Efficiency, ESG (Environment, Social and Governance).

Recent Publications:

  • Ahmad, A., Khan, A., Samreen, A., Akram, W. (2021). Examining the development of banking sector regulations and supervision practices across BRICS and G7 countries, Complexity, Vol. 2021, pp. 1-16, https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/1192829 [Willey-Hindawi, Web of Science-Q1, Scopus-Q1].
  • Khan, A., and Gulati, R. (2021). Productivity growth, catching-up and technology innovation in microfinance institutions in India: Evidence using a bootstrap Malmquist index approach, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 29, No. 03, pp. 878-904, https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-10-2020-0535 [Emerald, ABDC-B, ABS-1, Scopus-Q2, ESCI].
  • Khan, A., Ahmad, A., and Shireen, S. (2021). Ownership and performance of microfinance institutions: Empirical evidence from India, Cogent Economics and Finance, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-20, https://doi.org/10.1080/23322039.2021.1930653 [Taylor and Francis, ABDC-B, ABS-1, Scopus-Q2].
  • Khan, A., and Gulati, R. (2021) Efficiency of microfinance institutions of South Asia: A bootstrap DEA approach, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 84-104. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJCEE.2021.111717 [Inderscience, ABDC-C, ABS-1, Scopus-Q3, ESCI].
  • Khan, A., and Shireen, S. (2020). Drivers of financial and operational performance of MFIs: Evidence from Eastern Europe and Central Asia region, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 27, No. 9, pp. 2679-2697. https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-11-2019-0515 [Emerald, ABDC-B, ABS-1, Scopus-Q2, ESCI].
  • Khan, A., and Gulati, R. (2019). Assessment of efficiency and ranking of microfinance institutions in India: a two-stage bootstrap DEA analysis, International Journal of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 23-55. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJBFMI.2019.099008 [Inderscience, ABDC-C 2018 list].

Professional Memberships/Fellowships/Awards:

  • Received Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from University Grant Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India for doctoral research during the year 2015 to 2020