Montpellier Business School

Dr. Syed Shahzad Jawad

Syed Shahzad Jawad
Fonction Associate Professor
Research themes Commodity Markets, Crypto Currencies, Financial Markets
Teaching department Finance, Control and Law

​Tel: +33(0)467106024

Short Bio

Syed Jawad SHAHZAD is Associate Professor of Finance at Montpellier Business School, France since 2018. He heads Msc Fintech and Digital Finance. He is Senior Research Fellow at South Ural State University, Russia. He holds a PhD in Finance and teaches courses with focus on FinTech, Alternate Investments and Applied Financial Econometrics. He has published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and his most cited work is on cryptocurrencies and energy finance. He is among the World's Top 2% Scientists List published by Stanford University. He is the highly cited researcher of the year 2021.

Selected intellectual contributions

Wang Z., Bouri E., Ferreira P., Shahzad S.J.H. & Ferrer R. Forthcoming. A grey-based correlation with multi-scale analysis: S&P 500 VIX and individual VIXs of large US company stocks. Finance Research Letters.

Rehman M.U., Shahzad S.J.H., Ahmad N. & Vo X.V. 2022. Dependence dynamics of US REITs. International Review of Financial Analysis, 81: 102124.

Bouri E. & Shahzad S.J.H. Forthcoming. Network topology of dynamic credit default swap curves of energy firms and the role of oil shocks. The Energy Journal.

Rehman M.U., Ahmed N., Shahzad S.J.H. & Vo X.V. Forthcoming. Dependence dynamics of stock markets during COVID-19. Emerging Markets Review.

Bouri E., Kristoufek L., Ahmed T. & Shahzad S.J.H. Forthcoming. Microstructure noise and idiosyncratic volatility anomalies in cryptocurrencies. Annals of Operations Research.

Baumöhl E., Bouri E., Hoang T., Shahzad S.J.H. & Vyrost T. 2022. Measuring systemic risk in the global banking sector: a cross-quantilogram network approach. Economic Modelling, 109: 105775.

Shahzad S.J.H., Anas M. & Bouri E. Forthcoming. Price explosiveness in cryptocurrencies and Elon Musk’s tweets. Finance Research Letters.

Arreola-Hernandez J., Shahzad S.J.H., Sadorsky P., Uddin G.S., Bouri E., & Kang S.H. 2022. Regime specific spillovers across US sectors and the role of oil price volatility. Energy Economics, 107: 105834.

Shahzad S.J.H. Naifar N. (2022). Dependence dynamics of Islamic and conventional equity sectors: What do we learn from the decoupling hypothesis and COVID-19 pandemic? 59, 101635. The North American Journal of Economics and Finance.


2019 - 2022: Quantitative Methods and Decision Theory (MSc; Montpellier Business School)
2019 - 2022: Commodity Markets and Investment Strategies (MSc; Montpellier Business School)
2018 - 2019: Econometrics (MSc; Montpellier Business School)
2018 - 2019: Statistics (MSc; Montpellier Business School)

Additional informations

Topic Editor, Journal of Risk and Financial Management
Article Editor, SAGE Open
Editor (Associate), Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences
Editor (Guest), Resources Policy

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