Dr Gurcharan Singh

Reader in Finance, Head of Department and Programme Director


Dr Gurcharan SinghBSc (Malaya), MSc (Putra Malaysia), PhD (Malaya), ACCA

Dr Gurcharan Singh is a Reader in Finance, Head of Department and Programme Director for the MSc in Accounting & Finance, the MSc in Finance and Investment and the MSc in Financial Service Management. He joined Buckingham in January 2011 from the University of Malaya, where he was Senior Lecturer in the Department of Financial Accounting and Audit for five years and in a number of related Industries.

Gurcharan is an active researcher who received a number of research grants in Malaysia. His areas of expertise are in finance (portfolio management, investment, corporate finance) and operational research (non-parametric data, wavelet decomposition). He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Accounting and Finance and was a reviewer for the Asian Journal of Business and Accounting.

Students who wish to undertake a PhD in the area of social, environmental and sustainability accounting and finance are advised to send me their CV and research proposal at Gurcharan.singh@buckingham.ac.uk. Your proposal should outline the main research question, significance of the research, its implications and any potential datasets.

Tel: +44 (0)1280 820172


Singh, Gurcharan; Halari, Anwar and Satoh, William (2019). Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Risk Taking in South Africa, International Journal of Business, Governance and Ethics. (Accepted).

Singh, Gurcharan; Wilson, Albert and Halari, Anwar, (2018). The efficacy of macroeconomic policies in resolving financial market disequilibria: A cross-country analysis, International Journal of Finance and Economics. (Early Access). (https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ijfe.1684)

Enoima A. & S. Gurcharan (2015) “Does CEO duality give more influence over executive pay to the majority or minority shareholder? – A survey of Brazil”, Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society (Accepted)

Gurcharan S. & Z. Qianqian (2015), “The impacts of oil price volatility on strategic investment of oil companies in North America, Asia and Europe”, Pesquisa Operacional Journal (Accepted)

Edward W.S.K., W.Y. Chong & S. Gurcharan, “Credit control management and business performance: The Malaysian family SME perspective”, The South East Asian Journal of Management 19 (2015), 21-34 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication). Read article.

Gurcharan, S., M. Anandadeep & K. Daureen, “The effects of OPEC conference announcements on oil prices”, European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Science 60 (2013), 1-18.  (ISI-Cited Publication).

Edward, W.S.K., S. Gurcharan & M.Y. Cheok, “Strategic innovation of professional accounting firms to compete globally”, Actual Problems of Economics 145 (2013), 261-284. (ISI-Cited Publication).

Gurcharan, P.S., S.K. Wong & S. Munisamy, “Banking liberalisations and its future performance in the South Asian Region”, Transformation in Business & Economics 11.2 (26) (2012), 36-50. (ISI-Cited Publication). Read article.

Tey, L.S. & S. Gurcharan, “The strategic motives of Malaysian firms engaging in international joint venture abroad”, Actual Problems of Economics 3 (129) (2012), 446- 457. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Munisamy, S. & G. Singh, “Benchmarking the efficiency of Asian container ports”, African Journal of Business Management 5.4 (2011), 1397-1407.  Read article.

Singh, G., E. Wong Sek Khin & Z. Fereidoon, “Total Quality Management in the stock exchange: A case study”, African Journal of Business Management 4.12 (2010), 2450-8. Read article.

Singh, G. & L. Lixia, “Wavelet perspective of time varying dynamic of Chinese, Indian and other major markets”, Investment Management and Financial Innovations 7.2 (2010).

Singh, G., “A review of optimal capital structure determinant of selected ASEAN countries”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics 47 (Sep. 2010).

Singh, G., E.S.K. Wong & J.Y. Folk, “The subprime mortgage reforms: the case of the US market”, Research in Applied Economics 1.1 (2009). Read article.

Singh, G. & S. Munisamy, “A cross country comparison of banking efficiency: Asia Pacific Banks”, International Review of Business Research Papers 4.3 (2008), 73-95. Read article.

Singh, G., “Would its past reflect its future performance: Indian Banks?”, The Business Review, Cambridge 10.2 (2008), 229-36.

Singh, G., S. Munisamy & A.R. Ibrahim, “Technical efficiencies of Malaysian commercial banks: two stage approach”, Malaysian Journal of Science 26 (2007), 111-24.

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