Center of Excellence in Higher Education
The First Private University in Bangladesh

Ms. Afrin Rifat

Full Time Faculty
Lecturer

M.Sc., in Banking & Finance, University of Essex, UK
BBA in Accounting & Finance, North South University

Phone: +880-2-55668200 Ext- 1712
Email: afrin.rifat@northsouth.edu; afrinrifat_nsu@gmail.com
Office: NAC 756

Curriculum Vitae

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

Ms. Afrin Rifat has been teaching at NSU at the undergraduate level since September 2012. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from North South University and Masters Degree in Banking and Finance from University of Essex, UK in 2010 and 2011 respectively.

Research interests: Accounting policies, financial statement analysis and decision-making, banking strategies, capital market, and empirical research methods in finance and country specific studies.

Courses taught: Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACT 201), Introduction to Managerial Accounting (ACT 202), and Managerial Accounting (ACT 333)

FORTHCOMING:

  1. Nisha, N., Iqbal, M. & Rifat, A. (2019). The changing paradigm of health and mobile phones: An innovation in the health care system. Journal of Global Information Management, 27(1), (accepted), USA (SCOPUS, ABDC Ranking: A).
  2. Nisha, N. & Rifat, A. (2018). The influence of tax manipulation upon financial performance: Evidence from Bangladesh. Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting, (accepted), UK (SCOPUS, ABDC Ranking: C).
  3. Iqbal, M., Nisha, N., Rifat, A. & Panda, P. (2018). Exploring client perceptions and intentions in emerging economies: The case of green banking technology. International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, 9(3), (accepted), USA (SCOPUS).
  4. Nisha, N., Iqbal, M. & Rifat, A. (2018). Service quality and knowledge as determinants of mobile health services: Empirical investigation and further considerations. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Entrepreneurship, Collaboration, and Innovation in the Modern Business Era (accepted), Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


ACADEMIC JOURNALS: 

  1. Rifat, A., Iqbal, M., Nisha, N. & Sharif, A. (2017). Acceptance of green banking framework in Bangladesh: The case of Islamic banks. Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, 13(2), 152-178, Bangladesh (SCOPUS, ABDC Ranking: C).
  2. Idrish, S., Rifat, A., Iqbal, M. & Nisha, N. (2017). Mobile health technology evaluation: Innovativeness and efficacy vs. cost effectiveness. International Journal of Technology and Human Interaction, 13(2), 1-21, USA (SCOPUS, ABDC Ranking: C).
  3. Rifat, A., Nisha, N., Iqbal, M. & Suvittawat, A. (2016). The role of commercial banks in green banking adoption: A Bangladesh perspective. International Journal of Green Economics, 10(3/4), 226-251, UK (SCOPUS, ABDC Ranking: C).
  4. Nisha, N., Iqbal, M., Rifat, A. & Idrish, S. (2016). Exploring the role of service quality and knowledge for mobile health services. International Journal of E-Business Research, 12(2), 45-64, USA (SCOPUS).
  5. Nisha, N., Iqbal, M., Rifat, A. & Idrish, S. (2016). Adoption of e-Government services: Exploring the case of electronic tax filing. International Journal of E-Services and Mobile Applications, 8(3), 53-70, USA (SCOPUS).
  6. Nisha, N., Iqbal, M., Rifat, A. & Idrish, S. (2015). Mobile health services: A new paradigm for health care systems. International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, 6(1), 1-18, USA (SCOPUS).


BOOK CHAPTERS: 

  1. Nisha, N. & Rifat, A. (2017). Reducing poverty and sustaining growth: A microfinance approach. In M. Mieila (Ed.), Measuring Sustainable Development and Green Investments in Contemporary Economies (pp. 50-75). Hershey, PA: IGI Global (ISBN: 978-1-522-52081-8) (SCOPUS).
  1. Rifat, A. (2017). Harmonization of Depreciation Policy: Exploring the Practices of Bangladesh. In P. Ordóñez de Pablos (Ed.), Managerial Strategies and Solutions for Business Success in Asia (pp. 212-230). Hershey, PA: IGI Global (ISBN: 978-1-522-51886-0) (SCOPUS).
  2. Rifat, A., Iqbal, M. & Nisha, N. (2017). Determinants of adoption of location-based services in Bangladesh. In P. Ordóñez de Pablos (Ed.), Managerial Strategies and Solutions for Business Success in Asia (pp. 79-101). Hershey, PA: IGI Global (ISBN: 978-1-522-51886-0) (SCOPUS).


BUSINESS CASE STUDIES:

  1. Ahmed, J.U., Rifat, A., Nisha, N., Manirujjaman, M. & Shrensky, R. (2016). Beyond the border: Yellow goes international. Global Business Review, 17(5), 1-13, India (SCOPUS, ABDC Ranking: C).
  2. Ahmed, J.U., Nisha, N. & Rifat, A. (2016). The Dhaka Mercantile Co-operative Bank Limited: A case of Islamic Shari’ah banking in Bangladesh. International Journal of Financial Innovation in Banking, 1(1/2), 62-79, UK.
  3. Ahmed, J.U., Nisha, N., Rifat, A. & Shimul, M.A.S. (2016). Challenges for Atomix System Ltd.: The ITES industry in Bangladesh. SAGE Business Cases (ISBN: 978-1-473-97512-5), USA.
  4. Ahmed, J.U., Rifat, A., Nisha, N. & Uddin, M.J. (2015). Deshi Dosh: The case on integration of ten rivals in the fashion industry of Bangladesh. DECISION, 42(1), 87-103, India.

 

M.Sc., University of Essex, UK

Banking & Finance

September 2011

 

BBA, North South University, Bangladesh

Accounting & Finance (Major); Economics (Minor)

August 2010

Senior Lecturer
Department of Accounting & Finance, School of Business and Economics,North South University
March 2017 - Present

Lecturer
Department of Accounting & Finance, School of Business and Economics, North South University
September 2012 - February 2017

ACT 201: Introduction to Financial

ACT 202: Introduction to Managerial Accounting

ACT 330: Intermediate Accounting

ACT 333: Managerial Accounting

BUS 498: Internship

Ad-hoc Reviewer:

International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management (IJABIM), USA.

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (Book), USA.

Accounting policies
Financial statement analysis and decision-making 
Banking strategies
Capital market and
Empirical research methods in finance