• Qualifications :
    University of Southampton: PhD
  • Specialisation :
    Professor of Banking and Financial Economics
  • Areas of Research :

    Banking, Financial Economics; Macroeconomics

  • Current Projects and Grants :

    Abd. Ghafar Ismail , Mohd. Azlan Shah Zaidi, Zulkefly Abdul Karim and Hairunniza Wahid (2003) Bond Price Evaluation: Risk Premium and Convexity (code no.: EE/026/2002).


  • Selected Publications :

    1.     Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Ahmad Azam Sulaiman (2007) Default and Recovery Rates on Islamic Banks Financing: Implications for the New Capital Adequacy Standard. Review of Islamic Economics Vol. 11,107-122.

    2.     Abdul Ghafar Ismail dan Zakaria Bahari (2007) Monetary Policy, Debt and the Cyclical Behavior of Inventories, Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business, 9(1): 41-60.

    3.     Wahyu Ario Pratomo dan Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2007) Islamic bank performance and capital structure, The Global Journal of Finance and Economics, 4(2):139-145.

    4.     Fathin Faizah Said dan Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2007) Are Asset size and capital strength matters in influencing the bank-lending channel? Thammasat Economic Journal, 25(2):134-155.

    5.     Fathin Faizah Said dan Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2007) How Does the Changes in Monetary Policy Affect Lending Behaviour of Islamic Banking In Malaysia, Jurnal Ekonomi Pembangunan, Vol. 12 No.3, 163-177.

    6.     Roza Hazli Zakaria and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2008) Do Islamic Bank’s Securitization Involvement Restraint Their Financing Activity. Humanomics Vol. 24, No. 2, 905-109

    7.     Fathin Faizah Said and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2008) Monetary Policy, Capital Requirement and Lending Behaviour of Islamic Banking in Malaysia. Journal of Economic Cooperation among Islamic Countries, Vol. 29, no. 3, 1-22.

    8.     Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Ahmad Azam Sulaiman  (2008) Whether Islamic Banks Chose to Adjust their Assets Due to Capital Adequacy Requirements. Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, Vol. 4, no 1, 27-37. (ISSN 2070-4658)

    9.     Fathin Faizah Said and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2008) Evidence of Bank Lending Channel in Malaysia. International Journal of Management Studies. Vol 15, No. 1: 43-69.

    10. Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Wahyu Ario Pratomo (2008) Taxation and Endogenous Growth Model: The Effect of Murabahah Mark-up Rate on Capital Accumulation. Review of Islamic Economics, Vol.12, No.1: 85-101 (ISSN 0962-2055)

    11. Roza Hazli Zakaria and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2009) Banks’ Securitization Indicator. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. 24:223-236 (ISSN 1450-2887)


  • Contact Information :
    - Address
      Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
      43600 UKM Bangi
    - Phone Number
      603-8921 5760
    - Fax Number
      603-8921 3161
    - E-mail - Website