Dr. Bilal Ahmed Memon

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Dr. Bilal Ahmed Memon

Assistant Professor

Qualifications: PHD (Finance), Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China. MS (Finance and Business Management), University of Bedfordshire, UK.
Research Interests: Econophysics, Market efficiency, Behavioral finance, Risk management, Financial market contagion, Financial economics, International Finance and corporate governance.  


Dr. Bilal Ahmed Memon has more than 10 years of international industrial, academic and research experience in the field of finance. He is on the penal of HEC approved PHD supervisors and associated with network of studies. He has supervised many MS and MBA level dissertations of the students. He has a great passion for teaching, he believes that teaching is a process of mutual learning and this is especially so in a research environment where one explores the limits of knowledge. He uses innovative pedagogies in his teaching and creates an interactive, and collaborative peer-to-peer learning strategies so that every student can gain the concepts. His research focuses on financial market efficiency, econophysics, event study, financial engineering, and financial risk management. He has published many papers in well-reputed journals including Financial Innovation, Physica A, Resources Policy, Borsa Istanbul Review, and others.

Journal Publications

  1. Memon, B.A., Yao, H., Naveed, H.M. (2022). Examining the efficiency and herding behavior of commodity markets using multifractal detrended fluctuation analysis. Empirical evidence from energy, agriculture, and metal markets. Resources Policy, 77, 102715. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resourpol.2022.102715

  2. Yao, H., Naveed, H.M., Memon, B.A. (2023) Connectedness between currency risk hedging and firm value: A deep neural network-based evaluation. Computational Economics. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-022-10353-4      
  3. Tahir, R., Cheng, K., Memon, B.A., Liu, Q. (2022). A diverse domain Generative Adversarial Network for style transfer on face photographs. International Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence. https://www.ijimai.org/journal/bibcite/reference/3145    
  4. Memon, B. A. (2022). Analysing network structures and dynamics of the Pakistan stock market across the uncertain time of global pandemic (Covid-19). Economic Journal of Emerging Markets14(1), 85–100. https://doi.org/10.20885/ejem.vol14.iss1.art7
  5. Yao, H., Naveed, H.M., Answer, M.U., Memon, B.A., Akhtar, M. (2022). Evaluation Optimal Prediction Performance of MLMs on High-volatile Financial Market Data. International Journal of Adv. Comp. Sci. and Appl., 13(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2022.0130129
  6. Memon, B. A., & Yao, H. (2021). The Impact of COVID-19 on the Dynamic Topology and Network Flow of World Stock Markets. Journal of Open Innovation: Technology, Market, and Complexity, 7(4), 241. https://doi.org/10.3390/joitmc7040241
  7. Memon, B.A., & Yao, H. (2021). Correlation structure networks of stock market during terrorism: evidence from Pakistan. Data Science in Finance and Economics, 1(2): 117-140. https://doi.org/10.3934/DSFE.2021007
  8. Memon, B. A., & Tahir, R. (2021). Examining Network Structures and Dynamics of World Energy Companies in Stock Markets: A Complex Network Approach. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy, 11(4), 329–344. https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijeep/article/view/11287
  9. Aslam, F., Mohmand, Y. T., Ferreira, P., Memon, B. A., Khan, M., & Khan, M. (2020). Network analysis of global stock markets at the beginning of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak. Borsa Istanbul Review, 20, S49-S61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bir.2020.09.003
  10. Memon, B.A., Yao, H. & Tahir, R. (2020). General election effect on the network topology of Pakistan’s stock market: network-based study of a political event. Financ Innov 6, 2. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40854-019-0165-x
  11. Yao, H., Alhussam, M. I., Abu Risha, O., & Memon, B. A. (2020). Analyzing the Relationship between Agricultural FDI and Food Security: Evidence from Belt and Road Countries. Sustainability, 12(7), 2906. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12072906
  12. Aslam, F., Memon, B. A., Mughal, K.S. (2020). Risk-Adjusted and Bonferroni-Adjusted Seasonality in Emerging Asian Stock Markets, Economic journal of Emerging Markets, 12(1), 80-92. https://doi.org/10.20885/ejem.vol12.iss1.art7
  13. Yao, H. ., Lu, Y. ., & Memon, B. A. (2019). Impact of US-China Trade War on the Network Topology Structure of Chinese Stock Market. Journal of Asian Business Strategy, 9(2), 235–250. https://doi.org/10.18488/journal.1006.2019.92.235.250
  14. BA Memon, H Yao, F Aslam, R Tahir. (2019). Network Analysis of Pakistan Stock Market During the Turbulence of Economic Crisis, Business Management & Economics engineering, 17(2), 269-285.
  15. Yao, H., & Memon, B. A. (2019). Network topology of FTSE 100 Index companies: From the perspective of Brexit. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 523, 1248-1262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physa.2019.04.106
  16. Memon, B. A., & Yao, H. (2019). Structural Change and Dynamics of Pakistan Stock Market during Crisis: A Complex Network Perspective. Entropy, 21(3), 248. https://doi.org/10.3390/e21030248