King Saud University
Dr Hamdi Ben-Nasr is an associate professor of Finance. He holds a PhD in administration (Finance) from a north-american AACSB accredited institution, namely Laval University (Canada). He has been a post-doctoral researcher at HEC Montreal (Canada) before joining King Saud University (KSA). He has a particular research interest in Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Privatization, Corporate Transparency, Cost of Equity, and Labor Protection. He has published his research work in leading journals such as Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting and Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, International Review of Economics and Finance, International Review of Financial Analysis and Economic Modelling. He received in 2014 the best paper award for the track “Management and Business Economics” presented at “The XXIII AEDEM International Conference”, Paris, France. He also received the best paper award for the track “International Economics, Finance, Taxation, Regulation” in the 2009 Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business (AIB). He served as a referee for several scientific journals such as Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Economic Modelling, The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance and Asia Pacific Management Review. His research has been financially supported by several local and international research funds. He supervised more than ten Master theses and is co-supervising PhD theses.
He has a particular research interest in Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Privatization, Corporate Transparency, Cost of Equity, and Labor Protection