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Dr Kais Bouslah

Dr Kais Bouslah

BA, MBA, PhD

Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Honours Programme Director

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 2795

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Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance

Teaching 2018-2019

  • MN5310 Banking and Finance 
  • MN5311 Responsible Investments
  • MN5320 Research Methods in Banking and Finance
  • MN5611 Alternative Investments

Biography

Kais is a Lecturer in Banking and Finance at the University of St Andrews. He joined the School of Management in September 2012. He received his PhD from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM), Canada. He is a member of the Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance (CRBF). His work is published in leading academic journals including Journal of Banking & Finance; Journal of Business Ethics; Technological Forecasting & Social Change; Journal of the Operational Research Society. Kais completed his MBA in 2006 at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and his Bachelor's Degree in 1999 at the Institut des Hautes Études Commerciales (IHEC), Carthage, Tunisia.

Research interests

Corporate finance; alternative finance (e.g. socially responsible finance, Islamic finance); banking; multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA) methodologies.

Selected Publications

Chapters

Responsible investment in Tunisia
Bouslah, K. B. H., 13 Aug 2015, The Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment. Routledge, p. 125-137
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Relationship between firm risk and individual dimensions of social performance
Bouslah, K. B. H., Kryzanowski, L. & M'Zali, B., 2011, Proceedings of the annual conference of the Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC). Vol. 32 (1). p. 105-122 (Finance Division).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Certification forestière et performance financière des entreprises : Le développement durable rime-t-il avec rentabilité?
Bouslah, K. B. H., 2010, Éditions universitaires européennes. AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG, 228 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

La certification est-elle synonyme de « prime » ou de « déprime » verte? Le cas de l'industrie forestière
Bouslah, K. B. H., M'Zali, B., Turcotte, M-F. & Kooli, M., 2010, Développement durable et responsabilité sociale : De la mobilisation à l'institutionnalisation. p. 229-246 (Presses Internationales Polytechnique).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

La certification forestière: Typologie et profitabilité ?
Bouslah, K. B. H., M'Zali, B., Turcotte, M-F. & Kooli, M., 2006, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Administrative Science Association of Canada (ASAC). Vol. 27 (29). p. 1-15 (Social Responsibility Division).
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

 

Articles

A new VIKOR-based in-sample-out-of-sample classifier with application in bankruptcy prediction
Ouenniche, J., Bouslah, K. B. H., Perez-Gladish, B. & Xu, B., 9 Apr 2019, In : Annals of Operations Research. First online, 18 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10479-019-03223-0
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Does corporate social responsibility affect the cost of equity in controversial industry sectors?
Hmaittane, A., Bouslah, K. B. H. & M’Zali, B., 8 Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Review of Accounting and Finance.
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

An out-of-sample framework for TOPSIS-based classifiers with application in bankruptcy prediction
Ouenniche, J., Pérez-Gladish, B. & Bouslah, K., Jun 2018, In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 131, p. 111-116 6 p. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2017.05.034
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social performance and firm risk: impact of the financial crisis
Bouslah, K., Kryzanowski, L. & M'Zali, B., May 2018, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 149, 3, p. 643-669 27 p. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-016-3017-x
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

CEO risk-taking incentives and socially irresponsible activities
Bouslah, K., Liñares-Zegarra, J., M'Zali, B. & Scholtens, B., 8 Feb 2018, In : British Accounting Review. 50, 1, p. 76-92 17 p. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bar.2017.05.004
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A new classifier based on the reference point method with application in bankruptcy prediction
Ouenniche, J., Bouslah, K., Cabello, J. M. & Ruiz, F., 2018, In : Journal of the Operational Research Society. 69, 10, p. 1653-1660 8 p. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41274-017-0254-z
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A multi-dimensional analysis of corporate social responsibility: different signals in different industries
Shalchian, H., Bouslah, K. B. H. & M’Zali, B., Jun 2015, In : Journal of Financial Risk Management. 4, 2, p. 90-107 https://doi.org/10.4236/jfrm.2015.42009
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of the dimensions of social performance on firm risk
Bouslah, K. B. H., Kryzanowski, L. & M'Zali, B., Apr 2013, In : Journal of Banking & Finance. 37, 4, p. 1258–1273 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2012.12.004
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Impact of Forest Certification on Firm Financial Performance in Canada and the U.S.
Bouslah, K. B. H., M’Zali, B., Turcotte, M-F. & Kooli, M., Nov 2010, In : Journal of Business Ethics. 96, 4, p. 551-572 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-010-0482-5
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cote ou décote indiciaire sociale et sort boursier
Bouslah, K. B. H., M’Zali, B., Charest, G., Turcotte, M-F. & Gueyié, J-P., 2008, In : FINÉCO. 14, p. 59-88
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Responsabilité sociale et environnementale, certifications et performances financières
Bouslah, K. B. H., M'Zali, B., Turcotte, M-F. & Kooli, M., 2006, In : Revue Gestion. 31, 2, p. 125-133
Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

 

Papers

How Informative Are Stock Prices of Islamic Banks?
Abedifar, P., Bouslah, K. B. H., Hashem, S. & Song, L., 2019, 31 p.
Research output: Working paper