Faculty Profile

Dr. Hilal Anwar Butt

Assistant Professor

  • PhD (Finance), Hanken School of Economics - 2013
  • MSc (Finance), Hanken School of Economics - 2006
  • MPA (Finance), Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad - 2000
Area of Specialization: (Finance)
Professional Activities: Research Fellow-CBER
On-board Status: Available

Work Experience:

  • - Assistant Professor and Research Fellow-CBER at Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (Jul-2015 to PRESENT)
  • - Assistant Professor at NUST Business School, Islamabad (Jul-2014 to Jun-2015)
  • - Assistant Professor Assistant Professor, Hanken School of Economics, Department of Finance and Statistics, April 2013-July 2013 at Hanken School of Economics (Apr-2013 to Jul-2013)
  • - Assistant General Manager at Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Jan-2003 to Jan-2005)
  • - Junior Executive (HR) at Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (May-2001 to Dec-2002)

Honors & Awards:
  • - Cash prize of 500 Euros, An Empirical study of Purchasing Power Parity, A Case Study of Pakistan and the United States. His Thesis was among the best three and was awarded a cash prize of 500 Euros
  • - Grant of 1000 Euro, Grant of 1000 Euro was extended to present the paper at FMA by Marcus Wallenbergs Stiftelse, 2013
  • - Grant of 1000 euro, Grant of 1000 euro was extended to present the paper at MFC by Hanken Foundation, 2013
  • - Grant of 1700 Euro, Grant of 1700 Euro was extended to present the paper at SFA by Liikesivistysrahasto, 2012
  • - Hanken Vasa monthly @1330 Euro, Department of Statistics and Finance, Hanken Vasa monthly @1330 Euro, Sept. 2010 till defense of my doctorate degree
  • - Grant of 3000 Euro, Grant of 3000 Euro for working on Size & Value Premia and Stochastic Discount Factor Specifications for Finland from The Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation, 2010
  • - , Young Doctoral Prog Continuous funding under Young Doctoral Program Hanken Foundation initially at 1200 Euro then 1400 Euro, Nov. 1 2009 at 1500 Euro till Aug. 2010 (Jan. 2007-Aug.2010)
  • - Hanken Vasa monthly @ 1,145 Euros, Department of Statistics and Finance, Hanken Vasa monthly @ 1,145 Euros, Sept. 2006-Dec. 2006

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Research Interest

List to come

  1. Nader Shahzad Virk, Dr. Hilal Anwar Butt "Specification Errors of Asset-Pricing Models for a Market Characterized by Few Large Capitalization Firms", Journal of Economics and Finance, Jan 01, 2016, United States
  2. Dr. Hilal Anwar Butt, Nader Shahzad Virk "Liquidity and Asset Pricing: An Empirical Investigation of the Nordic Stock Markets", European Financial Management, Sep 17, 2015, United Kingdom
  3. Dr. Hilal Anwar Butt "A Comparison among Various Dimensions of Illiquidity Effect: A Case Study of Finland", Research in International Business and Finance, Jan 20, 2015, Netherlands Antilles