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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME ABD. GHAFAR BIN ISMAIL
TITLE PROFESSOR
INSTITUTION UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA
NATIONALITY MALAYSIAN
GENDER MALE
RACE MALAY
ADDRESS (OFFICE)
SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS,FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS ,UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA,43600 UKM BANGI,SELANGOR, MALAYSIA.
TEL. NO. (OFFICE) +603-89215760
FAX NO. 03-89215789
E-MAIL ADDRESS agibab@pkrisc.cc.ukm.my
DESIGNATION PROFESSOR
APPOINTMENT STATUS PERMANENT

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Discipline),(Institution),(Year).

Bachelor, Chemistry, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 1985.
Master, Economics, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 1987.
PhD, Economics, University of Southampton, 1994.

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENT
(Post),(Organisation),(From)-(Until).

Visiting Professor of Monetary Economics, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Acheh, Indonesia, 1997-1997.
Visiting Professor of Monetary Economics, Universitas Syiah Kuala, Banda Acheh, Indonesia, 1998-1998.
Committee for The Implementation of Islamic Economics and Banking in Malaysia, National Economic Action Council (MTEN), Prime Minister Department, 2002-Present.
Visiting Professor of Macroeconomics; Money and Banking, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 2002-2002.
Visiting Professor of Macroeconomics; Money and Banking, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 2003-2003.
Committee for Research in Islamic Economics, Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia, 2003-Present.
Shari'a Working Committee, Bank Negara Malaysia, 2003-Present.
Associate Fellow, Islamic Development Management Project, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2004-Present.
Visiting Professor of Macroeconomics; Money and Banking, Universitas Sumatera Utara, Medan, Indonesia, 2004-2004.
Shari'a Working Committee, Citibank Berhad, 2005-Present.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Main),(Sub),(Area).

ECONOMICS, BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT, Economics/ Applied Economic, Finance economics.

RESEARCH
(Project title),(Role in project),(From)-(Until),(Source),(Level).

The Effectiveness of Baytul Mal as Treasurer and Its Present Role, Researcher, 1991-1991, Bank of Tokyo,
Privatisation Experince in Malaysia, Researcher, 1994-1995, IRPA, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment.,
The Implemantation of Tithe Management System and the Comprehensive Study of Baytul Mal in Malaysia, Researcher, 1995-1997, IRPA, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment,
Market Value Investment Securities Disclosure in Malaysian Banking, Researcher, 1997-1999, Malaysian Institute of Accountants (code no: A97/1),
Interest rate margin and bank profitability, Researcher, 1997-1998, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (code no.: E/2/97),
Al-Mudharabah and its application in project financing, Researcher, 1997-1998, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (code no.: E/5/97),
Competition and Contestability in Malaysias Commercial Banks, Researcher, 2000-2001, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (code no.: E/7/2000).,
Sumber Zakat, Agihan dan Pengaplikasiannya Kepada Individu dan Syarikat, Researcher, 2002-2004, (IRPA; Code no: 07-02-02-0012-EA158),
Bond Price Evaluation: Risk Premium and Convexity, Researcher, 2002-2003, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (code no.: EE/026/2002),
Pajakgadai Malaysia: Kajian Keberkesanan dan Pengembangan Kredit Mikro, Researcher, 2003-2005, IRPA: 05-02-07-0077-EA001,

EXPERT CONSULTATION/CONSULTANCY
(Title),(Organisation),(Role),(From)-(Until),(Level).

Contribution of Johore Corporation to the Johor's Economy, Johore Corporation, Others, 2003-2004, National.
Second Manpower Development Study of Sarawak., Sarawak State Government, Others, 1998-2000, National.
Kajian Penyusunan Semula Koperasi Berasaskan Pertanian., Lembaga Pertubuhan Peladang, Others, 1997-1998, National.
Koperasi Di Malaysia: Ke arah Pembangunan Pergerakan Koperasi yang Berdaya Maju., Jabatan Pembangunan Koperasi, Others, 1997-1998, National.
The External Indicators Affecting the Malaysian Insurance Industry., The Malaysian Insurance Institute, Others, 1996-1996, National.
The Conceptual Development Study Leading to Labuan Master Plan (Labuan as an International Offshore Financial Centre)., Labuan Development Authority, July, 1995-December, 1995, Others, 1995-1995, National.
East Johore Structural Plan (Employment, Income, Commercial and Industrial Sectors., Johore State Government, Others, 1990-1991, National.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION
(Organisation),(Role),(From)-(Until).

Global Economic and Finance Research Journal, Editorial advisory committee, 2003-Present.
Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance, Editorial advisory committee, 2002-Present.
National Accounting Research Journal, Editorial Team, 2002-Present.
Ekonomi dan Busines, Editorial advisory committee, 2002-Present.
East Asian Economic Association, Member, 2002-Present.
Asian Academic Accounting Association, Member, 2001-Present.
Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, Chief Editor, 2000-Present.
Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Member of the Economic Committee, 2000-2000.
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Member, Advisory Board of Jurnal Pengurusan, 2000-Present.
Association for Regional Co-operation: Academic group, Member, Indian Ocean Rim, 1999-Present.

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity),(Organisation),(Role),(From)-(Until),(Level).

Reviewed article (Capital Structure and Islamic Bank Performance: Testing for Agency Theory), Malaysian Finance Association's 8th Annual Conference, Discussant, 2006-2006, National.
Reviewed Article (The Determinants of Capital Ratios at Banking Institutions: Evidence From Malaysia),, Malaysian Finance Association's 8th Annual Conference, Discussant, 2006-2006, National.
External Assessor for promotion to the post of Associate Professors and Professors., Universiti Malaya, External Assessor, 2006-2008, National.
External Assessor for promotion to the post of Professor., International Islamic University Malaysia, External Assessor, 2006-2006, National.
External Assessor for promotion to the post of Professor., Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia, External Assessor, 2006-2006, National.
External Assessor, Bachelor Program in Islamic Banking and Finance., Universiti Utara Malaysia,, External Assessor, 2006-2006, National.
External Assessor, Diploma Program in Islamic Economics and Finance., Kolej Islam Melaka, External Assessor, 2006-2006, National.
Quality Assurance, International Islamic University Malaysia, Committee Member, 2006-2006, National.
Quality Assurance, Kolej Universiti Islam Malaysia, Chairman, 2006-2006, National.
Quality Assurance, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Committee Member, 2006-2006, National.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of award),(Awarding Institution),(Year),(Level).

Highest Quality Rating Paper, Anbar Electronic Intelligence, United Kingdom, 1998, International.

PUBLICATIONS
(Publication),-(Type of Publication).

Ishak Yussof dan Abd. Ghafar Ismail. 1998 (eds.) Malaysian Industrialisation: Governance and Technical Change. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia., - Book
Abd. Ghafar Ismail dan Md. Zyadi Md. Tahir. 1998. (eds.) Makroekonomi Malaysia; Perspektif Dasar. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia., - Book
Jhon Tafbu Ritonga and Abd. Ghafar Ismail (2006) Kitaran Pembangunan Dan Kewangan Global. In Ishak Yusoff, Nor Aini Idris dan Bari Abdul Talib (eds) Ekonomi Malaysia Ke Arah Pascaindustri. Bangi: Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia., - Chapters in book
Abd. Ghafar b. Ismail, Nur Azura Sanusi and Zakaria b. Bahari (2005) Capital Structure-Based Macroeconomics: Evidence At Firm Level. In Masudul Alam Choudhary (eds) Money And Real Economy. Leeds: Wisdom House., - Chapters in book
Abd. Ghafar b. Ismail, Roselee Shah, and Ananda R. Samudhram. 2005. Do Malaysian Banks Manage Earnings Through Loan Loss Provisions? National Accounting Research Journal Vol. 3 no. 1, 41-48., - Journal
Abd. Ghafar b. Ismail and Nur Azura bt. Sanusi. 2005. An Empirical Analysis of Cash Flow and Investment Flactuations Using Shariah Firm-Level Panel Data. Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business. Vol. 5/4, December, pp. 320-341, - Journal
Muhammad Zilal Hamzah, Abd. Ghafar b. Ismail and Jhon Tabfu Ritonga (2005) Sustainability of Fiscal Policies within The Islamic Countries. Business and Entrepreneurial Review Vol. 5 no. 1, 49-62., - Journal
Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Ismail Ahmad (2006) Does The Islamic Financial System Design Matter? The International Journal of Systems and Ethics Vol. 22 no. 1, 5-16., - Journal
Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Wahyu Pratomo (2006) Financial Intermediation And Real Sector In Indonesia. Saving and Development No. 2, 131-141., - Journal
Shahida Shahimi, Abdul Ghafar Ismail & Sanep Ahmad (2006) A Panel Data Analysis of Fee Income Activities in Islamic Banks. Journal of King Abdul Aziz University (Islamic Economics). Vol. 19 no. 2, 23-36., - Journal

KEYNOTE ADDRESS/INVITED SPEAKER
(Title),(Event),(Venue),(Date),(Organiser),(Level).

An Enquiry on Different Schools of Economic Thought, Public lectures, Fakultas Ekonomi, Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara, Medan, 3rd March 2006, Fakultas Ekonomi, Universitas Islam Sumatera Utara, Medan, International.
Making The Islamic Banks Works in The Global Market, The Islam and The Global Economy: Malaysian and NZ Perspective, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand., 13th June 2006, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand., International.
Writing Research Proposal and Reports, Bengkel Penyelidikan Perdana, Palm Garden Hotel IOI Resort, 8th Mac 2006, Kolej Universiti Islam Antarabangsa Selangor, National.
The Life-Cycle Models of Consumption and Generational Transfers, Public lecture, Universitas Islam Indonesia, 6th June 2005, Universitas Islam Indonesia, International.
Fiscal Policy and The Real Sector: Experience in Malaysia and Indonesia, Public lecture, Universitas Indonusa, Jakarta, 12 August 2004, Universitas Indonusa, Jakarta,
Financial Contracts and The Development of Capital Market, The Seminar on Development of Capital Market-Islamic Perspective, Institut Latihan Kehakiman dan Perundangan, Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor D.E, 30 September 2004, National.
Global Monetary Regulation: Implication on Activities of An Offshore Financial Centres, Series on Economics of OFC, School of International Business and Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 27th December 2003, School of International Business and Finance, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Labuan, Malaysia, National.
SARS and Iraq War: The Effects on World and Malaysia Economy, Public lecture, Department of Statistics, Malaysia, 10th June 2003, Department of Statistics, Malaysia, National.

POST GRADUATE SUPERVISION
(Student's Name),(Degree),(Thesis Title),(Year Awarded).

Ozer Ralkiz, PhD, Application Of Volatility Models On Testing Informational Efficiency Of Bursa Malaysia In The Presence Of Consumer Sentiment Index, 2006.
Mohammed Saleh Ali Ayyash, PhD, Commodity Futures Trading In Islamic Economics, 2005.
Muhamad Zilal Hamzah, PhD, Fiscal Decentralization And Economic Growth In Indonesia, 2005.
Samia ElSheikh Abdelrhman, PhD, Poverty eradication in Sudan: A Logit Analysis, 2004.
Ismail Ahmad, PhD, Islamic Financial System Design and Capital Structure, 2005.
Ince Nopica, Masters, Two Competing Theories In Explaining Assets-Liabilities Management For Islamic Banks, 2006.
Nurul Ashirah bt. Othman, Masters, Business Cycle And Fiscal Policy: Evidence From OIC Countries, 2005.
Marliana binti Abdullah, Masters, Derivative Contracts And Syariah Justification: Towards The Improvement Of Derivative Market, 2005.
Fidlizan Muhammad, Masters, Capital And Monetary Policies: Impact On Bank Lending, 2005.
Ikrar Muda Harahap, Masters, Islamic Banks Loan Loss Provision And Procyclicality, 2005.

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