Finance Cluster Brown Bag: Necmi Avkiran
Necmi Kemal Avkiran is currently an Associate Professor in banking and financial studies. The main focus of his research has been bank performance measurement. Necmi is currently studying the efficiency of bank networks. He specialises in the applications of the productivity measurement technique Data Envelopment Analysis in the service sector. 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 by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators as a featured Fast-Breaking Paper in the field of Economics & Business, August 2010.
In May 2006 he published the third edition of the research book entitled Productivity Analysis in the Service Sector with Data Envelopment Analysis. The journals in which he has published include the Journal of Banking and Finance, OMEGA, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Business Research, Annals of Operations Research, Scientometrics, Personnel Review, and International Journal of Human Resource Management, as well as on-campus publications.
He is a member of the Australian Society for Operations Research (ASOR), and FINSIA.
More details about Necmi can be found at: https://www.business.uq.edu.au/staff/necmi-avkiran