Syed Aun R. Rizvi is Associate Professor of Finance at Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB). He is also an Associate Member at Centre for Financial Econometrics @ Deakin University (Australia) in addition to being an executive board member of Asia-Pacific Applied Economics Association (APAEA). In his academic career, Aun has been engaged with University of Nottingham (UK, Malaysia), Universitat Jaume I (Spain), Universitas Airlangga (Indonesia), Fiji National University (Fiji) and University Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia).

He joined Suleman Dawood School of Business at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in 2016 where he has served as the Associate Dean (Academics) from August 2019 till January 2023, and as Director Undergraduate Programs from March 2017 till July 2019. Previously he had served University of Nottingham as an Assistant Professor for two years contributing towards establishing the Centre for Islamic Business and Finance Research (CIBFR) at University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.  Prior to that he was educated at Sadiq Public School (Bahawalpur) and NUST (Islamabad). Aun holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Finance from INCEIF (Malaysia).

Aun started his professional career as a Research Analyst with HBL Asset Management Ltd. in 2007, where he was involved in startup of the HBL Asset Management’s mutual funds. Later he moved to the trading desk, and served as Trader Equity for two years before moving to academia. Aun’s engagement with industry is an ongoing process, and currently he is actively engaged in supporting Fintech startups in Pakistan. He is serving as an Advisor to Muavin, a digital micro-lending platform serving the financial inclusion and empowerment of the unbanked in Pakistan. He is also an advisor for Kalpay, a Shariah aligned Buy Now Pay Later platform.

His research interest focuses on financial markets, Islamic finance, and Econophysics. His research particularly focuses on equity markets in emerging and Islamic countries. He has published in leading mainstream journals in the area of finance and economics like, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Emerging Markets Review, Economic Modelling, World Economy and Physica A amongst others. His research is widely cited with citations metrics in excess of three thousand. Aun is also a Subject Editor for Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Editorial Board member of MethodsX, Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance, Journal of Islamic Economics and Business Studies and Jurnal Ekonomi dan Bisnis Airlangga. He is also currently serving as the series editor of CIBFR Palgrave Studies in Islamic Finance. He has been active in capacity building of academics and regularly conducts research capacity building workshops for multiple universities across Asia and Europe.

Rizvi, S., Sharma, S. & Juhro, S. (2024). Demystifying COVID-19 policy actions: The case of inflation control in ASEAN. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 83, 102233, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pacfin.2023.102233.

Ali, M., Azmi, W., Kowsalya, V. & Rizvi & Rizvi, S. (2023). Interlinkages between stability, carbon emissions and the ESG disclosures: Global evidence from banking industry. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 82, 102154, doi:10.1016/j.pacfin.2023.102154.

Rizvi, S. & Pathirge, K. (2023). COVID-19 Policy Actions and Inflation Targeting in South Asia. Journal of Asian Economics, 84, 101576, doi:10.1016/j.asieco.2022.101576.

Khattak, M., Ali, M., Azmi, W. & Rizvi & Rizvi, S. (2023). Digital Transformation, Diversification and Stability: what do we know about banks?. Economic Analysis and Policy, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eap.2023.03.004.

Azmi, W., Ali, M. & Rizvi, S. (2023). Uncovering risk transmission between Socially responsible investments, alternative energy investments and the implied volatility of major commodities. Energy Economics, 120, 106634, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2023.106634.

Khattak, M., Khan, N., Ali, M. & Rizvi & Rizvi, S. (2022). Market Concentration, Bank's Pricing Power and Deposit Rates: Evidence from Dual Banking System. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, doi:10.1080/1540496X.2022.2027238.

Rizvi, S. & Ali, M. (2022). Do Islamic Cryptocurrencies provide diversification opportunities to Indonesian Islamic Investors. Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance, 8 (3), 441 - 454, doi:10.21098/jimf.v8i3.1563.

Narayan, P., Rizvi, S. & Sakti, A. (2022). Did green debt instruments aid diversification during the COVID-19 pandemic?. Financial Innovation, 8 (1), 1-15, doi:10.1186/s40854-021-00331-4.

Haroon, O., Ali, M., Khan, A., Khattak & Khattak, M. & Rizvi, S. (2021). Financial market risks during the COVID-19 pandemic. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 57 (8), 2407-2414, doi:10.1080/1540496X.2021.1873765.

Khattak, M., Ali, M. & Rizvi, S. (2021). Predicting the European Stock Market during COVID-19: A Machine Learning approach. MethodsX, 8, 101198, doi:10.1016/j.mex.2020.101198.

Ali, M., Haroon, O., Rizvi, S. & Azmi & Azmi, W. (2021). Stability versus Fragility: New Evidence from 84 Banks. Studies in Economics and Finance, 38 (2), 441-453, doi:10.1108/SEF-04-2020-0109.

Baig, A., Butt, H., Haroon, O. & Rizvi & Rizvi, S. (2021). Deaths, Panic, Lockdowns and US Equity Markets: The Case of COVID-19 Pandemic. Finance Research Letters, 38, 101701, doi:10.1016/j.frl.2020.101701.

Rizvi, S., Juhro, S. & Narayan, P. (2021). Understanding Market Reaction to COVID-19 Monetary and Fiscal Stimuluses in Major ASEAN Countries. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking, 24 (3), 313-334, doi:10.21098/bemp.v24i3.1690.

Khan, A., Rizvi, S., Ali, M. & Haroon & Haroon, O. (2021). A Survey of Islamic Finance Research – Influences and Influencers. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 69, 101437, doi:10.1016/j.pacfin.2020.101437.

Arshad, S., Rizvi, S., Haroon, O., Mehmood & Mehmood, F. & Gong, Q. (2021). Are Oil Prices Efficient?. Economic Modelling, 96, 362-370, doi:10.1016/j.econmod.2020.03.018.

Rizvi, S. & Sahminan, S. (2020). Commodity price and inflation dynamics: Evidence from BRIICS. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking, 23 (4), 485-500, doi:10.21098/bemp.v23i4.1418.

Arshad, S., Rizvi, S. & Haroon, O. (2020). Impact of Brexit vote on the London stock exchange: A sectorial analysis of its volatility and efficiency. Finance Research Letters, 34, 101240, doi:10.1016/j.frl.2019.07.013.

Ali, M., Alam, N. & Rizvi, S. (2020). Coronavirus (COVID-19) – An epidemic or pandemic for financial markets. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 27, 100341, doi:10.1016/j.jbef.2020.100341.

Rizvi, S., Narayan, P., Sakti, A. & Syarafuddin & Syarafuddin, F. (2020). Role of Islamic banks in Indonesian banking industry: an empirical exploration. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 62, 101117, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pacfin.2019.02.002.

Haroon, O. & Rizvi, S. (2020). COVID-19: Media coverage and financial markets behavior--A sectoralinquiry. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Finance, 27, 100343, doi:10.1016/j.jbef.2020.100343.

Haroon, O. & Rizvi, S. (2020). Flattenthecurve and Stock Market Liquidity – An Inquiry into Emerging Economies. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 56 (10), 2151-2161, doi:10.1080/1540496X.2020.1784716.

Rizvi, S., Haroon, O. & Minai, S. (2020). Dana Gas: The Sukuk Dispute. Asian Journal of Management Cases, doi:https://doi.org/10.1177/0972820119884395.

Arshad, S., Rizvi, S. & Haroon, O. (2019). Understanding Asian Emerging Stock Markets. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking, 12th BMEB, 495-510.

Alam, N., Binti Zainuddin, S. & Rizvi, S. (2019). Ramifications of varying banking regulations on performance of Islamic Banks. Borsa Istanbul Review, 19 (1), 49-64, doi:10.1016/j.bir.2018.05.005.

Azmi, W., Ali, M., Arshad, S. & Rizvi & Rizvi, S. (2019). Intricacies of Competition, Stability, and Diversification: Evidence from Dual Banking Economies. Economic Modelling, 83, 111-126, doi:10.1016/j.econmod.2019.02.002.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2018). Stabilising economic growth through risk sharing macro instruments. The World Economy, 41 (3), 781-800, doi:10.1111/twec.12513.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2018). Understanding time-varying systematic risks in Islamic and conventional sectoral indices. Economic Modelling, 70, 561 - 570, doi:10.1016/j.econmod.2017.10.011.

Ibrahim, M. & Rizvi, S. (2018). Bank lending, deposits and risk-taking in times of crisis: A panel analysis of Islamic and conventional banks. Emerging Markets Review, 35, 31-47, doi:10.1016/j.ememar.2017.12.003.

Rizvi, S., Arshad, S. & Alam, N. (2018). A tripartite inquiry into volatility-efficiency-integration nexus - case of emerging markets. Emerging Markets Review, 34, 143-161, doi:10.1016/j.ememar.2017.11.005.

Ibrahim, M. & Rizvi, S. (2017). Do we need bigger Islamic banks? An assessment of bank stability. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 40, 77-91, doi:10.1016/j.mulfin.2017.05.002.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). Analysis of the efficiency integration nexus of Japanese stock market. Physica A, Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 470 (1), 296 – 308, doi:10.1016/j.physa.2016.11.142.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2016). How Does Crisis Affect Efficiency? An Empirical Study of East Asian Markets. Borsa Istanbul Review, 1 (16), 1-8.

Alam, N., Arshad, S. & Rizvi, S. (2016). Do Islamic stock indices perform better than conventional counterparts? An empirical investigation of sectoral efficiency. Review of Financial Economics, 31, 108-114, doi:10.1016/j.rfe.2016.06.003.

Arshad, S., Rizvi, S., Ghani, G. & Duasa & Duasa, J. (2016). Investigating Stock Market Efficiency: a look at OIC Member Countries. Research in International Business and Finance, 1 (36), 402-413.

Ibrahim, M. & Rizvi, S. (2015). Emissions and Trade in Southeast and East Asian Countries: A Panel Cointegration Analysis. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 4 (7), 460-475.

Arshad, S. & Rizvi, S. (2015). The Troika of Business Cycle, Efficiency and Volatility. An East Asian Perspective. Physica A, Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, A (419), 158-170.

Rizvi, S., Arshad, S. & Alam, N. (2015). Crises and Contagion in Asia Pacific - Islamic v/s Conventional Markets. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 34, 315-326.

Rizvi, S., Arshad, S. & Wardhany, N. (2015). Outsourcing The Islamic Way: A Look Into The Challenges Faced By Financial Institutions. Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, 1 (11), 193-205.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2014). Sanctuary in the Midst of Crisis? A Look into Shariah Indices using Multivariate GARCH DCC. Global Review of Islamic Economics and Business, 1 (22), 150-163.

Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2014). An Analysis of Stock Market Efficiency: Developed vs Islamic Stock Markets Using MF-DFA. Physica A, Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 407, 86-99.

Rizvi, S., Arshad, S. & Ibrahim, M. (2014). Tripartite Analysis across Business Cycles in Turkey: A Multi-timescale Inquiry of Efficiency, Volatility and Integration. Borsa Istanbul Review, 4 (14), 177-195.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2014). An Empirical Study of Islamic Equity as a Better Alternative During Crisis Using Multivariate GARCH. Islamic Economics Studies, 1 (22), 159-184.

Dewandaru, G., Rizvi, S., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2014). What factors explain stock market retardation in Islamic Countries?. Emerging Markets Review, 2 (19), 106-127.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2014). Investigating Efficiency of East Asian Stock Markets through Booms and Busts. Pacific Science Review, 4 (16), 275-279.

Dewandaru, G., Rizvi, S., Masih, R., Alhabshi & Alhabshi, S. & Masih, M. (2014). The stock market co-movements: Islamic versus conventional equity indices with multi-timescales analysis. Economic Systems, 4 (38), 553-571.

Rizvi, S., Arshad, S., Arshad, S. & Lahsasna & Lahsasna, A. (2014). Derivatives in Islamic Finance: The Need and Mechanisms Available. International Journal of Financial Services Management, 3/4 (7), 177-195.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2013). Impact of Corruption on Bank Profitability: An Analysis of Islamic Banks. International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 3 (8), 195-209.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2013). The Impact of Global Financial Shocks to Islamic Indices: Speculative Influence or Fundamental Changes?. Journal of Islamic Finance, 1 (2), 1-11.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2018). Financing the Muslim World: A Proposed Concept for the Long-Term Indebtedness of Muslim World, Published. CRC, LUMS # 02-615-2018-2, Case Research Center, LUMS.

Rizvi, S. (2018). SAROH Investment Advisory, Published. Case Research Center, LUMS, LUMS No. 02-648-2018-1, Case Research Center, LUMS.

Rizvi, S., Haroon, O. & Minai, S. (2018). Dana Gas: The Sukuk Dispute, Published. Asian Journal of Management Cases, Sage Publications.

Rizvi, S. & Alam, N. (2017). Islamic Economics Contribution to Conventional Economics, Published. Islamic Economics-Stability, Markets and Endowments, (pp. 1-10), Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S. & Alam, N. (2016). Empirical Research in Islamic Banking: Past Present and Future Page, Published. Islamic Banking -Growth Stability and Inclusion, (pp. 1-13), Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2015). Are Islamic Equity Indices A Safer Haven in Times of Crisis, Published. Islamic Capital Markets: Competitiveness And Resilience, Islamic Development Bank.

Rizvi, S. (2016). Islamic Capital Market Research: Past Trends and Future Considerations, Published. Islamic Capital Markets - Volatility, Performance and Stability, Palgrave Macmillan.

Raza Rizvi, S. (2015). Indexing government debt to GDP: A risk sharing mechanism for government financing in Muslim countries, Published. Islamic banking and finance – Essays on corporate finance, efficiency and product development., ..

Rizvi, S. & Alam, N. (2017). Islamic Economies – Stability, Markets and Endowments, Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S. & Saba, I. (2017). Developments in Islamic Finance Challenges and Initiatives, Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S. & Alam, N. (2016). Islamic Capital Markets - Volatility, Performance and Stability, Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S., Bacha, O. & Mirakhor, A. (2016). Public Finance and Islamic Capital Markets - Theory and Application, Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S. & Alam, N. (2016). Islamic Banking - Growth, Stability and Inclusion, Palgrave Macmillan.

Rizvi, S. (2020). Understanding Oil Markets' Efficiency. Southwestern Finance Association, San Antonio, Texas.

Rizvi, S. (2019). Presence of Islamic Banks in East Asia - Stability vs Fragility. Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference (IFBBE), Valencia, Spain.

Rizvi, S. (2019). Are Oil Prices Efficient?. 7th Applied Financial Modelling Conference, Melbourne, Australia- VIC.

Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2018). A Time-Varying Analysis on the Weak-Form Efficiency of Crude Oil Prices. 4th Applied Financial Modelling Conference, Melbourne, Australia.

Raza Rizvi, S., Ali, M. & Azmi, W. (2017). Impact of competition and diversification on risk and return: Evidence from the dual banking economies. 8th RMUTP International Conference, Bangkok, Thailand.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). An Inquiry on Systematic Risks of Islamic and Conventional Sectors. Economic Modelling Conference, Melbourne, Australia- VIC.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). An Inquiry on Systematic Risks of Islamic and Conventional Sectors. Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference (IFBBE), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). Risks in Stock Markets: A Comparative Analysis of Systematic Risk in Islamic and Conventional Sectoral indices. 2nd Applied Financial Modelling Conference, Melbourne, Australia- VIC.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2016). Stabilizing Economic Growth Through Risk Sharing Macro Instruments. World IslamicFinance Forum, Karachi, Pakistan.

Raza Rizvi, S., Bacha, O. & Ibrahim, M. (2016). Stabilizing Economic Growth Through Risk Sharing Macro Instruments for Emerging Economies. Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference (IFBBE), Lahore, Pakistan.

Raza Rizvi, S., Alam, N. & Arshad, S. (2015). The Gaining Momentum of Emerging Stock Markets – A Tripartite Inquiry into Volatility-Efficiency-Integration Nexus. Hangzhou Conference, Hangzhou, China., Hangzhou, China.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2014). Are Islamic Equities as a Safer Haven? Evidence from Indo Pak Equity Markets. International Social Sciences and Business Research Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Sarkar, K., Bacha & Bacha, O. & Masih, M. (2014). How Macroeconomic Changes Impact Islamic and Conventional Equity Prices? Evidence from Developed and Emerging Countries. 4th Islamic Banking and Finance Conference, Lancaster University, United Kingdom.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2013). What factors explain stock market retardation in Islamic Countries?. 10th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2013, Penang, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2013). Inferences between Business Cycles and Stock Markets: A Comparative Analysis of Islamic Stock Indices. 15th Malaysian Finance Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Sarkar, K., Bacha & Bacha, O. & Masih, M. (2013). How Macroeconomic Changes Impact Islamic and Conventional Equity Prices? Evidence from Developed and Emerging Countries. 15th Malaysian Finance Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Alhabshi, S. & Masih & Masih, M. (2013). The stock market co-movements: Islamic versus conventional equity indices with multi-timescales analysis. 15th Malaysian Finance Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2013). Stock Market Efficiency in Islamic Countries. 15th Malaysian Finance Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2013). Efficienrcy of Islamic and Conventional Indices - Developed v/s Emerging Countries. 15th Malaysian Finance Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2013). Sanctuary in the Midst of Crisis? A Look into Shariah Indices using Multivariate GARCH DCC. at International Conference on Business, Accounting, Finance, and Economics, Kampar, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2013). What factors explain stock market retardation in Islamic Countries?". 15th Malaysian Finance Association Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2013). Asia Pacific Business Cycle: Ties with Islamic Stock Indices. 2nd Applied International Business Conference, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2013). Indexing Government Debt to GDP: A Risk Sharing Mechanism for Government Financing in Muslim Countries. 9th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance, Istanbul, Turkey.

Raza Rizvi, S., Dewandaru, G., Bacha, O. & Masih & Masih, M. (2013). Efficienrcy of Islamic and Conventional Indices - Developed v/s Emerging Countries. 10th Asian Academy of Management International Conference, Penang, Malaysia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2012). Are Islamic Equity Indices A Safer Haven In Times Of Crisis? An Empirical Proof via Investigation of Global Indices Using Multivariate GARCH DCC. Toward Resilient, Robust, and Competitive Islamic Capital Markets, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Lahsasna, A. (2012). Derivatives in Islamic Finance: The Need and Mechanisms Available for Islamic Financial Markets. 2nd ISRA Colloquium "Islamic Finance in a Challenging Economy: Moving Forward, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Rizvi, S. (2019). Are Oil Prices Efficient?. 7th Applied Financial Modelling Conference.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). Risks in Stock Markets: A Comparative Analysis of Systematic Risk in Islamic and Conventional Sectoral indices. 2nd Applied Financial Modelling Conference.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). An Inquiry on Systematic Risks of Islamic and Conventional Sectors. Economic Modelling Conference.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2017). An Inquiry on Systematic Risks of Islamic and Conventional Sectors. Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference (IFBBE).

Raza Rizvi, S., Ali, M. & Azmi, W. (2017). Impact of competition and diversification on risk and return: Evidence from the dual banking economies. 8th RMUTP International Conference.

Raza Rizvi, S. & Arshad, S. (2016). Stabilizing Economic Growth Through Risk Sharing Macro Instruments. World IslamicFinance Forum.

Raza Rizvi, S., Bacha, O. & Ibrahim, M. (2016). Stabilizing Economic Growth Through Risk Sharing Macro Instruments for Emerging Economies. Islamic Finance, Banking & Business Ethics Global Conference (IFBBE).