Associate Professor Necmi Avkiran

Associate Professor

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law


Necmi is currently studying the transmission of systemic risk through partial least squares structural equation modelling. He holds an award for excellence from the MCB University Press for a research paper on bank customer service quality, and his publication on bank networks has been identified as a featured Fast-Breaking Paper in the field of Economics & Business. He is about to publish a book entitled ‘Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling: Recent Advances in Banking and Finance’. The journals in which he has published include the Journal of Banking and Finance, OMEGA, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Business Research, etc.


  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Bradford
  • Master of Business Administration, Boston Coll.
  • Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies, La Trobe University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria UT


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  • (2007) Doctor Philosophy

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Completed Supervision

  • (2007) Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor