Employment History Professor of Accounting, Department of Accounting, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah (2022 – Present)
Professor of Accounting, Bangor Business School, Bangor University, United Kingdom (2016 – 2022)
Senior Lecturer in Accounting, Bangor Business School, Bangor University, United Kingdom (2013 – 2016)
Lecturer in Accounting, Bangor Business School, Bangor University, United Kingdom (2006 – 2012)
Adjunct Faculty - School of Management, Aberystwyth University, United Kingdom (2011 – 2015)
Adjunct Faculty - Manchester Business School Worldwide, United Kingdom (2008 – 2010)
Adjunct Faculty - Henan University of Technology, China (2009)
Financial Database Support Officer, Bangor Business School, United Kingdom (2004 to 2006)
Audit and Consultancy Associate, Arthur Andersen & Co. 1990
Political Stability, Board Tenure and Corporate Cash Holding (A. M. Ariff, K. A. Kamarudin, A. Jaafar), Journal of International Accounting Research, forthcoming
The Real Earnings Management Gap Between Private and Public Firms: Evidence from Europe (Yang, J., Hemmings, D., Jaafar, A. & Jackson, R.,) Journal of International Accounting, Auditing and Taxation forthcoming
Persistency of Window Dressing Practises in the U.S. Repo Markets after the GFC: The Unexplored Role of the Deposit Insurance Premium (Jaafar, A., Polizzi, S. and Reghezza, A) European Financial Management, forthcoming
Voluntary appointment of independent directors: evidence from Taiwan (Kao, M. F., Hodgkinson, L. & Jaafar, A.) Corporate Governance. 21, 7, p. 1318-1336, 2021
Payout policy and ownership structure: The Case of Islamic and Conventional Banks (Duqi, A, Jaafar, A & Warsame, M.), British Accounting Review, 2020
Investor Protection, Cross-listing and Accounting Quality (Kamaruddin, K A., Ariff, A., Jaafar, A.) Journal of Contemporary Accounting & Economics, 16 (1), 2020
Money shouts! How effective are punishments for accounting fraud? (Wang, Y, Ashton, J & Jaafar, A) British Accounting Review, 2019
Does mutual fund investment influence accounting fraud? (Wang, Y, Ashton, J. & Jaafar, A.), Emerging Markets Review, vol. 38, no. March, pp. 142-158. DOI: 10.1016/j.ememar.2018.12.005 (2019)
Can a Loan Valuation Adjustment (LVA) Approach Immunize Collateralized Debt from Defaults?' (Wojakowski, RM, Ebrahim, MS, Jaafar, A & Osman Salleh, M) Financial Markets, Institutions, and Instruments (2019)
'Ownership Structure, Board of Directors and Firm Performance: Evidence from Taiwan' (Kao, MF, Hodgkinson, L, & Jaafar, A.), Corporate Governance vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 189-216. DOI: 10.1108/CG-04-2018-0144 (2018)
‘Corporate Social Responsibility, Shariah Compliance, and Earnings Quality’ (co-authors: A Alsaadi, Ebrahim, M. S., & Jaafar, A) Journal of Financial Services Research, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 169-194. DOI: 10.1007/s10693-016-0263-0 (2017).
‘Can Islamic Injunctions Indemnify the Structural Flaws of Securitized Debt?’(Ebrahim, M. S., Jaafar, A., Omar, F. A. & Salleh, M. O.) Journal of Corporate Finance. vol. 37, pp. 271-286. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2016.01.002 (2016).
‘Short selling and exchange-traded funds returns: evidence from the London Stock Exchange’ (A. Mohamad, Goddard, J. & Jaafar, A.), Applied Economics, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 152-164. DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2015.1076146 (2016).
‘ Tax Havens and Effective Tax Rates: An Analysis of Private versus Public European Firms’ (Jaafar, A & Thornton, J.), The International Journal of Accounting, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 435-457. DOI: 10.1016/j.intacc.2015.10.005 (2015).
‘Mispricing and risk of R&D investment in European firms’ (A. Duqi, Jaafar, A. & G. Torluccio), European Journal of Finance, 21 (5), pp. 444-465 (2015)
‘Short-selling ban and cross-sectoral contagion: Evidence from the UK’ (A. Mohamad, Goddard, J. & Jaafar. A.), Journal of Asset Management, 2015. doi:10.1057/jam.2015.32.
‘Can an interest-free credit facility be more efficient than a usurious payday loan?’ (M. Osman Salleh, M. S. Ebrahim & Jaafar, A.), Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization, 30, pp.74-92 (2014).
‘Corporate governance, accruals quality and stock returns: evidence from the UK’ (S. Mouselli, R. Abdulraouf & Jaafar, A.), Corporate Governance, 14, pp. 32-44 (2014)
‘Regulation, Bonding and the Quality of Financial Statements’ (co-authors Dargenidou, C., McLeay, S. & Jaafar, A.) in Accounting and Regulation (eds. R. Di Pietra, S. McLeay and J. Ronen), Springer, New York, (2014).
‘Accruals quality, stock returns and asset pricing: Evidence from the UK’ (S. Mouselli, J. Goddard Jaafar, A.) International Review of Financial Analysis, 30, pp.203-213 (2013)
‘Short Interest and Stock Returns: Evidence from the UK’ (Mohamad, A., Hodgkinson, L., Jaafar, A. & Wells, J.) British Accounting Review, 45, No. 2, pp.125-137 (2013).
‘Accruals Quality vis-à-vis Disclosure Quality: Substitutes or Complements?’ (Mouselli, S., Jaafar, A. & Hussainey, K.) British Accounting Review, 44, No.1 pp. 36-46, (2012).
‘Ownership Concentration, Board Characteristics and Performance: Evidence from Jordan’ (Jaafar, A. & M. El Shawa). In Tsamenyi, M. & Uddin, S. (eds), Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol. 9 pp. 73-95, (2009).
‘Country Effects and Sector Effects on the Harmonization of Accounting Policy Choice’ (Jaafar, A. & S. McLeay), Abacus No. 43 pp. 157-189, (2007). Runner- up: the Abacus Annual Manuscript Award, 2008.