Tashfeen Hussain

Tashfeen Hussain

Associate Professor

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


Ph.D - Queen's University, Canada; Dissertation Title, “ Implications of Firms" Interactions with Debt Markets”
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. He has completed his PhD in Finance from Queen’s University in 2019.  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. At Mount Royal University, Tashfeen has started teaching a new course at Mount Royal University from 2020 (Winter Semester) titled, “Financial Markets, Institutions and Governance”.  Other than that, he currently teaches Introduction to Finance and Advanced Corporate Finance.  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, corporate governance and corporate fraud, and emerging topics in finance in particular. He has been publishing in reputed journals on a regular basis, and his scholarly works are often presented in academic conferences in and outside Canada.

Teaching Experience

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


Selected Publications

Essadam, N, Hossain, M. and Hussain, T. (2023). “Do Credit Default Swaps Impact Lenders’ Monitoring of Loans?”, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting


Hossain, M. and Hussain, T. (2022). “The Effect of Fraud Restatement Spillover on Lead Lender’s Skin in the Game”, Academy of Economics and Finance Journal


Al-Khasawneh, J., Essadam, N. and Hussain, T. (2020), “Total Productivity and Cost Efficiency Dynamics of US Merging Banks: A Non-Parametric Bootstrapped Analysis of the Fifth Merger Wave”, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance

Hussain, T. (2016), "Does a Bond IPO have Implications for the Monitoring of Private Lenders?", International Journal of Managerial Finance