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MARIANI ABDUL-MAJID

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Email: mariani@ukm.edu.my Phone: 603 8921 5555

Room Number: Faculty of Economics and Managemennt Building, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

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Specialisation: Performance Measurementi; Financial Economics; Islamic and Conventional Banking and Finance Comparative Studies; Islamic and Conventional Economics Comparative Studies; Applied Industrial Economics/ Organisation

Curriculum Vitae: Download (where available)

Biography:
Dr Mariani Abdul-Majid is an associate professor in the Sustainable and Inclusive Development Center, Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. She received both her Bachelor of Economics and Masters of Economics from International Islamic University Malaysia. She obtained her PhD from Aston University, United Kingdom. Her research and teaching experience is mainly in Islamic banking and finance, financial economics, and microeconomics. Many of her papers have been published in refereed academic journals such as Journal of Productivity Analysis, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Applied Economics, and Services Industries Journal. She has papers published as chapters in book. She has supervised several doctoral thesis at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and acted as external examiners for several dissertations. She is the chief editor of Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia (SCOPUS).

Qualifications
B.Econs (International Islamic University Malaysia); M.Econs (International Islamic University Malaysia); PhD (Aston University)

Areas of Research
Performance Measurement; Financial Economics; Islamic and Conventional Banking and Finance COmparative Studies; Islamic and Conventional Economics Comparative Studies; Applied Industrial Economics/ Organization

Research/Consultation/Expansion

The Sustainability Of Investment Account Platform. 2018-2019

The Impact And Challenges Of Digital Currency In Malaysia. 2017-2019

A New Framework For Assessing Systemic Risk Of Islamic Banking Systems: Financial Network Modelling. 2017-2019

Solutions For Agency Problem In Equity Contract: A Laboratory Experiment. 2017-2018

Bank Efficiency: A New Factor in the Liquidity Risk Management Framework. 2014-2016

Exports, Processing Trade and Productivity in Malaysia`s Electric and Electronic Industries: A Threshold Model. 2015-2016

Equity-Based and Non Equity-Based Financing in Islamic Banks: Financial Crisis, Bank Efficiency and Stability. 2012-2016

Efficiency, Risk Exposures and Global Financial Crisis: Islamic Banks In Southeast Asia Region. 2011-2012

A holistic framework and architecture for a syariah compliant online auction. 2010-2013

Bank efficiency and risk exposures: Implication of global financial crisis on East Asia region. 2010-2013

Action Research- Case study development and its application on teaching and learning for undergraduate economics programme: A preliminary study. 2011-2013

The Impact of Efficiency on Risk Exposures: The Case of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia. 2009-2010

The Impact of Efficiency on Risk Exposures: The Case of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia. 2009-2010

The Determinants of Bank Efficiency: Legal Environment, Foreign Islamic Banks, Islamic Bank Subsidiaries. 2009-2010

Bank Efficiency in Malaysia. 2002-2003

The Influence of Islamic banking on Malaysian Banking System. 1999-2000

Publications Journals

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, Zulkefly Abdul Karim, 2019, Debt-Oriented Capital Structure and Economic Growth: A Panel Evidence for OECD Countries, European Review, 27(4), 519-542.

 

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, 2019, Debt-bias Corporate Tax system: Issues, consequences and solution, Penerbit UKM: Bangi
Aisyah Abdul Rahman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Nurul Fatihah Khair Johari , 2019, Equity-based financing and liquidity risk: An insights from Malaysia and Indonesia, International Journal of Economics, Management, and Accounting, 27(2), 291-313.

 

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, 2019, Reciprocity, Self-Interest And Reputation: Debt Vs Equity Contracts, Islamic Economic Studies, 27(1), 53-64.
 

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, 2019, “Corporations threshold for debt: implications for policy reforms toward equity-biased corporate tax system” inManagement of Islamic Finance: Principle, Practice, and Performance, 19, 145-173.

 

Norfaizah Othman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Aisyah Abdul-Rahman, 2018, Determinants of Banking crises in ASEAN countries, Journal of International Commerce, Economics and Policy, 9(2), 1-19.

 

Mohd Fahmee Abd Hamid, Aisyah Abdul Rahman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Hawati Janor. 2018, Bank Market Risk And Bank Efficiency: A Tale From Two Countries,

International Journal of Economics & Management, 12 (2): 573-584.

 

Anowar Zahid, Md Habib Alam, Hasani Mohd Ali, Salawati Mat Basir, Mariani Abdul- Majid, 2018, In Quest Of A Case Law E-Repository For ASEAN Economic Community With Particular Reference To Legal Harmonization Of Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Business and Society, 19(53), 426 – 438.

 

Mohd Fahmee Abd Hamid, Aisyah Abdul Rahman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Hawati Janor. 2018, Market Risk And Efficiencies Of The Malaysian Banking Industry: The Post-Merger And Acquisition, Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, 52(1),1-12

 

Norfaizah Othman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Aisyah Abdul-Rahman, 2017, Partnership Financing And Bank Efficiency, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 46, 1-13, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pacfin.2017.08.002

 

Mohd Fahmee Abd Hamid, Aisyah Abdul Rahman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Hawati Janor. 2017, Bank market risk and efficiency of commercial banks in Malaysia, Jurnal Pengurusan, 51, 1-17.

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid, Manizheh Falahaty, & Mansor Jusoh, 2017. Performance of Islamic and conventional banks: A meta-frontier approach. Research in International Business and Finance. DOI: 10.1016/j.ribaf.2017.07.069

 

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, Zulkefly Abdul Karim, Anowar Zahid. 2017. Maqasid Al-Shari’ah and Debt Financing Contracts: Some Observations. Journal of Islamic Banking & Finance, 34(1), 78-88.

 

 

Alireza Tamadonnejad, Aisyah Abdul-Rahman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Mansor Jusoh, 2017, The evaluation of East Asian Banks by Considering Economic and political conditions as well as country risk. International Economics and Economics Policy. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10368-015-0318-y

 

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, Zulkefly Abdul Karim, Anowar Zahid. 2017. Corporate Decision Makers Overvalue Tax Benefits. Journal Of Global Business And Social Entrepreneurship, 3(7)
Alireza Tamadonejad, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Aisyah Abdul Rahman, Mansor Jusoh, 2016. Early Warning Systems For Banking Crises: Political And Economic Stability.  Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, 50(2), 31-38. https://www.ukm.my/fep/jem/pdf/2016-50(2)/jeko_50(2)-3.pdf

 

Syed Munawar-Shah; Mariani Abdul-Majid, Zulkefly Abdul Karim, Anowar Zahid. 2016. Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for the Optimality of Debt Contract, International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 11(3), 1-7.

 

Alireza Tamadonnejad, Aisyah Abdul-Rahman, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Mansor Jusoh, 2014. Bank Risk Exposures in the East Asian Region. Jurnal pengurusan, 40, 83-89.

http://journalarticle.ukm.my/7569/1/7120-18220-1-SM.pdf

 

Anwar Salameh Gasaymeh, Zulkefly Abdul Karim, Mariani Abdul-Majid and Mansor Jusoh, 2014. Competition and Market Structure of Banking Sector: A Panel Study of Jordan and GCC Countries. Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, 48(1), 23-34. http://journalarticle.ukm.my/8401/
 

Syed Munawar-Shah, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Syed Hussain-Shah, 2014. Assessing Fiscal Sustainability for SAARC and IMT-GT Countries. Romanian Journal of Fiscal Policy, 5(2), 26-40

 

Shofian Ahmad, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Miss Ni-Asini Nimae, 2012. Car Auction from Islamic Perspective (in Malay), Kanun: Jurnal Undang-Undang Malaysia, 24(1), 38-51.

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid, Saal, D. S. and Battisti, G., 2011. The Impact of Islamic Banking on the Cost Efficiency and Productivity Change of Malaysian Commercial Banks. Applied Economics. 43(16), 2033-2054.

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid, Saal, D. S. and Battisti, G., 2011. The efficiency and productivity of Malaysian Commercial banks. The Service Industries Journal. 31(13), 2117-2143.

 

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid and M. Kabir Hassan (2011). The Impact of Foreign-Owned Islamic Banks and Islamic Bank Subsidiaries on the Efficiency and Productivity Change of Malaysian Banks. Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, 24(2), 177-206. http://iei.kau.edu.sa/Files/121/Files/153878_IEI-VOL-24-2-05E-Mariani.pdf

 

Abu Dzarr Muhammad Ros, Mariani Abdul-Majid And Abu Hassan Shaari Mohd Nor (2011), Financial Liberalization And Cost Efficiency In Islamic And Conventional Banking: A Stochastic Frontier Approach, Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia. 45, 89-100.
 

Mariani Abdul-Majid, Saal, D. S. and Battisti, G., 2010. Efficiency in Islamic and conventional banking: An International comparison. Journal of Productivity Analysis,34(1), 25-43.

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid, 2010. The input requirements of conventional and shariah-compliant banking. International Journal of Banking and Finance. 7(1), 52-84.

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid, Nor Ghani Md. Nor and Fathin Faezah Said, 2005. Efficiency of Islamic Banks in Malaysia. In Munawar Iqbal and Ausaf Ahmed (Eds.). Islamic Finance and Economic Development, 94-104. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid and Chamhuri Siwar, 2002. Poverty Eradication and Islamic Institutions in Malaysia (in Malay), Jurnal IKIM, 10(1)

 

Nor Zakiah Ahmad, Mariani Abdul-Majid, Mohd Azlan Shah Zaidi, 2001, Agricultural and Industrial Development in Malaysia: Policy Bias?, Humanomics, 17(1), 61-76, https://doi.org/10.1108/eb018860

 

Mariani Abdul-Majid and Zuriman Abd Rahman. 1999. Ar-Rahn (Islamic Pawnshop) : A Preliminary Study on its Acceptance, Malaysian (in Malay), Journal of Consumer & Family Economics, 2.

 

Articles in Antologi/Chapters in Book

Syed Munawar-Shah & Mariani Abdul-Majid, 2018. Corporation’s Threshold for Debt: Implications for Policy Reforms Towards Equity-Biased Corporate Tax System. Management of Islamic Finance: Principle, Practice and Performance (International Finance Review, Volume 19) Emerald Publishing Limited. 145-174.

Mariani Abdul-Majid, Nor Ghani Md. Nor and Fathin Faezah Said, 2005. Efficiency of Islamic Banks in Malaysia. In Munawar Iqbal and Ausaf Ahmed (Eds.). Islamic Finance and Economic Development, 94-104. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Mariani Abdul-Majid and Md Zahir Kechot, 1998. The Structure and the Economic Growth of the Country Until 1995 in Malaysian Macroeconomics: Policy Perspective (in Malay), Abdul Ghafar I. & Md. Zyadi T. (eds), UKM Publisher: Bangi

Award

2015 Quality Award, Faculty of Economics and Management: Best Improved Performance for Publication

 

2011 Quality Award, Faculty of Economics and Management: Best High Impact Journal Article

 

2010 UKM Excellent Service Award

 

2008 Three best papers at Annual Conference of the National Centre for Excellence in Islamic Studies: Islamic Banking and Finance Symposium- Ethics and Financial Practice in Global Perspective at Melbourne University, Australia.

 

2003 Receipient of Malaysian Government Scholarship for PhD study at Aston Business School, University of Aston, United Kingdom

Supervision

PhD Thesis Supervisor

 

Main Supervisor

  • Bledar Macka (In progress)

Tittle: The Effect of Quality and Quantity of Bank Intermediation on the economic Growth: Evidence from Dual Banking System Countries

  • Syed Munawar Shah (Completed).

Tittle: Corporate Leverage and Debt-bias Corporate Tax

  • Norfaizah Othman (Completed).

Tittle: Bank Efficiency, Risk Exposure and Global Financial Crisis: Islamic Banks

  • Anwar Salameh Mahmod Gasaymeh (Completed).

Tittle: The Efficiency and productivity of Banks in Jordan.

  • Alireza Tamadonnejad (Completed).

Tittle: Bank Efficiency and Risk Exposures: Implication of Global Financial Crisis on East Asia Region.

 

Co-supervisor

  • Mohd Fahmee Ab Hamid (Completed).

Tittle: The effect of efficiency on bank market risk

  • Rozita Baba (In progress).

Tittle: The efficiency of government expenditure in education sector

Administrative Services/Committee

  • Undergraduate and post graduate program administrator for Applied Statistics, Econometrics and Islamic economics 2015-2017
  • Reviewed undergraduate and post-graduate economic programs 2016-2017
  • Academic advisory panel for Bachelor of Economics and Finance, and Diploma in Economics at International Islamic University College (KUIS) 2017-2020
  • Technical committee for Integrated Cumulative Grade Point Average (iCGPA) Implementation 2016-2017
  • Supervised student theses and set and marked examinations.
  • Supervised marking of undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.
  • Responsibility for planning and organizing of offering professionally certified course in Islamic banking for university.

Research Grant

Research Topic Period Fund Provider
Solutions for agency problem in equity contract: A laboratory experiment

 

2017-2018 UKM

RM49990

Bank Efficiency: A New Factor in the Liquidity Risk Management Framework 2014-2016 Ministry of Higher Education

RM76,300

 

Exports, Processing Trade and Productivity in Malaysia`s Electric and Electronic Industries: A Threshold Model.

 

2015-2016 UKM

RM5000

Equity-Based and Non Equity-Based Financing in Islamic Banks: Financial Crisis, Bank Efficiency and Stability

 

2012-2016 Ministry of Higher Education

RM70,000

Efficiency, Risk Exposures and Global Financial Crisis: Islamic Banks In Southeast Asia Region 2011-2012 UKM

RM15,000

A holistic framework and architecture for a syariah compliant online auction

 

2010-2013 RM48,000
Bank efficiency and risk exposures: Implication of global financial crisis on East Asia region. 2010-2013 East Asian Development Network (EADN)

($12,000)

 

Action Research- Case study development and its application on teaching and learning for undergraduate economics programme:   A preliminary study

 

2011-2013 UKM
The Impact of Efficiency on Risk Exposures: The Case of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia

 

2009-2010 UKM

(RM4993)

The Impact of Efficiency on Risk Exposures: The Case of Islamic and Conventional Banks in Malaysia

 

2009-2010 UKM

(RM4993)

The Determinants of Bank Efficiency: Legal Environment, Foreign Islamic Banks, Islamic Bank Subsidiaries

 

2009-2010 UKM

(RM5500)

Bank Efficiency in Malaysia

 

2002-2003 UKM

RM5,000

 

The Influence of Islamic banking on Malaysian Banking System

 

1999-2000 UKM

(RM4,008)