Tashfeen Hussain

Assistant Professor

Office:  EB2053
Phone:  403.440.5077
Email:  thussain@mtroyal.ca


Ph.D Candidate - Queen's University, Canada
MSc in Finance - Queen's University, Canada
MBA - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, U.S.A
BSc - University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, U.S.A


Tashfeen Hussain has joined Mount Royal University in 2018. At present, he is a Ph.D candidate in Finance at Queen’s University, and is expected to have his final defense completed by December, 2018. He also holds an MSc degree in Finance from Queen’s University, and an MBA degree from University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.

Tashfeen has an extensive background in teaching Finance related courses. During his PhD, he taught at Queen’s University and Royal Military College of Canada. Before that, he taught at North South University and American International University in Bangladesh. He also worked as a research consultant in International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group.

His research interests include Empirical Corporate Finance in general, debt issuance and heterogeneity, creditor monitoring and corporate governance in particular. One of the chapters of his Ph.D dissertation has been published. His scholarly works have also been presented in conferences such as Financial Management Association Conference (U.S.A), Northern Finance Association Conference (Canada), Applied Financial Management  conference (U.S.A) and Young Finance Scholars Conference (U.K).

At present, he is working on two research projects. First, he is investigating the dynamics of change of the cost of equity of a firm after it issues public debt for the first time, and second, he is looking into how creditors change their degree of monitoring on loans granted to a firm after the inception of the firm’s credit default swap.

Teaching Experience

Corporate Finance
Investment Theory and Analysis
Financial Markets and Institutions
Introduction to Finance

Sample Publications
Hussain, Tashfeen (2016), "Does a bond IPO have implications for the monitoring of private lenders?", International Journal of Managerial Finance (12)
Hussain, Tashfeen; and Kabir, Mir (2007), “The Dynamic Relationship between Stock Prices and Exchange Rates in Bangladesh: A Cointegration Approach”, The Jahangirnagar Review (31)