Researcher biography

Dewan Rahman is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at UQ Business School. He teaches Asset Pricing, Finance, and Investment & Portfolio Management in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs. He finds teaching to be very rewarding and enjoys interacting with students. Dewan is also active in supervising higher degree research (PhD) students. He is currently accepting new students.

Dewan's research primarily focuses on Insider Trading, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, and Corporate Disclosures. He presented papers at conferences such as American Finance Association Annual Meeting, Australasian Finance & Banking Conference, AFAANZ Annual Conference, New Zealand Finance Meeting, among others. Dewan's research work has been published in academic journals, such as Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, European Accounting Review, and Accounting and Business Research. He was awarded the 2020 ECR excellence in research award from UQ Business School. Dewan's research work on insider trading has received significant media attention being syndicated across 10 outlets, including Conversation, Business News Australia, and featured in UQ Business School's industry research magazine, Momentum.

Dewan holds a PhD in Finance (with Endeavour Scholarship) from the University of Queensland, MSc in Finance (with Commonwealth Scholarship) from the University of Strathclyde, and BBA (Finance) and MBA (Finance) from the University of Dhaka.