Dr Nader Virk

Dr Nader Virk

Lecturer in Finance

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)


Programme Manager for MSCs Accounting and Finance | Finance and Investment 2015-2018


D.Sc. Hanken School of Economics, Finland
M.Sc. Hanken School of Economics, Finland
MPA Quaid e Azam Univeristy, Pakistan
B.Sc. Punjab University, Pakistan

Professional membership

Financial Managment Association, European Financial Management Association

Roles on external bodies

Project evaluator for the European Commision EASME-SME Instrument 2015-

Teaching interests

Asset Pricing, Investment Management, Financial Managment

Staff serving as external examiners

PhD thesis examiner for NUST Business School Pakistan 2015-

Research interests

Equity market anomalies, Market efficiency, Institutional investor preferences and Emerging markets 

Key publications are highlighted

Korkeamäki T, Virk N, Wang H & Wang P 2019 'Learning Chinese? The changing investment behavior of foreign institutions in the Chinese stock market' International Review of Financial Analysis 64, 190-203 , DOI PEARL
Nawaz T & Virk N 2019 'Religious entrenchment and agency costs' Economics Letters , DOI PEARL
Awartani B, Javed F, Maghyereh A & Virk N 2018 'Time-varying transmission between oil and equities in the MENA region: New evidence from DCC-MIDAS analyses' Review of Development Finance 8, (2) 116-126 , DOI PEARL
Butt HA & Virk NS 2018 'Market downturns, zero investment strategies and systematic liquidity risk' Finance Research Letters , DOI PEARL
Virk NS & Javed F 2016 'European equity market integration and joint relationship of conditional volatility and correlations' Journal of International Money and Finance , DOI PEARL
Butt HA & Virk NS 2016 'Momentum profits and time varying illiquidity effect' Finance Research Letters 20, 253-259 , DOI PEARL
Virk NS & Butt HA 2015 'Liquidity and Asset prices: An Empirical Investigation of the Nordic Stock Markets' European Financial Management 21, (4) 672-705 Author Site Publisher Site , DOI
Virk NS & Butt HA 2014 'Specification errors of asset-pricing models for a market characterized by few large capitalization firms' Journal of Economics and Finance Author Site Publisher Site PEARL
Virk NS 2013 'Empirical Evidence for State and Time Separable Preferences: Case Finland' Applied Financial Economics 23, (24) Author Site Publisher Site , DOI
Virk NS 2012 'Equity Premium Puzzle: A Finnish Review' International Journal of Economics and Finance 4, (2) , DOI PEARL
Virk NS 2012 'Stock returns and macro risks: Evidence from Finland' Research in International Business and Finance 26, (1) 47-66 , DOI PEARL
Virk NS Virk NS 0 'Stock Returns and Macro Risks: Evidence from Finland' 01/01/1900 01/01/1900 , DOI

Other academic activities

Reviewing scientific work from journals Journal of International Money and Finance, Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, European Journal of Finance, Financial Review, Managerial Finance