Assistant Professor
  • BBA Accounting (First Class Hons), Islamic University College, Ghana
  • MRes Finance, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
  • Ph.D. Accounting, Monash University

Mohammed Aminu Sualihu is Assistant Professor of Accounting in the College of Business. Prior to taking up this position, he held various academic roles in leading Australian universities including Monash University. His research focuses on corporate governance, executive compensation, financial reporting issues, corporate investment decisions and behavioral finance. He has published in leading accounting and finance journals including International Journal of Managerial Finance, Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics, and Journal of Corporate Finance. Mohammed has been a regular reviewer for reputable journals such as Finance Research Letters, Utilities Policy and International Journal of Managerial Finance and was the 2020 recipient of the coveted Emerald Literati Award as an outstanding reviewer.


Abu Dhabi - Khalifa City, FF1-2-061


+971 2 599 3416

Teaching Areas

Introductory Accounting; Intermediate Accounting; Advanced Financial Accounting; Accounting Theory and Practice; and Financial Reporting Issues

Research and Professional Activities

Mohammed’s research focuses on executive compensation issues, capital market events, corporate governance, financial reporting issues, labor issues, and behavioral finance. He is a regular reviewer for the International Journal of Managerial Finance, Finance Research Letters, Research in International Business and Finance and Utilities Policy.

Selected Publications
  • Sualihu, M.A., Yawson, A., Yusoff, I., 2021. Do analysts’ forecast properties deter suboptimal labor investment decisions? Evidence from Regulation Fair Disclosure. Journal of Corporate Finance 69, 1-24. (ABS=4, ABDC=A*)
  • Khedmati, M. Sualihu, M.A., Yawson, A., 2021. Does religiosity matter for corporate labor investment decisions. Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics 17, 1-19. (ABS=2, ABDC=A)
  • Sualihu, M.A., Rankin, M., Haman, J., 2021. The role of equity compensation in reducing inefficient investment in labor. Journal of Corporate Finance 66, 1-25. (ABS=4, ABDC=A*)
  • Khedmati, M., Sualihu, M.A., Yawson, A., 2020. CEO-director ties and labor investment efficiency. Journal Corporate Finance 65, 1-24. (ABS=4, ABDC=A*)
  • Khedmati, M., Navissi, F., Sualihu, M.A., Tofik-Abu, Z., 2020. The role of agency costs in the voluntary adoption of XBRL-based financial reporting. International Journal of Managerial Finance 16, 599-622. (ABS=2, ABDC=A)