Parvez Ahmed

Associate Professor

Accounting & Finance • Coggin College of Business

Areas of Expertise


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas, Minor in Economics. 1996
  • MBA, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Concentration in Finance. 1990
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India Minor in Industrial Engineering. 1987



  • Fulbright Scholar, US Department of State. 2009-2010
  • Outstanding Researcher, Coggin College of Business, UNF. 2003, 2005, 2006
  • Outstanding Teacher, Coggin College of Business, UNF. 2005

Publications & Presentations

  • Ahmed, Parvez, Oliver Schnusenberg, and Sudhir Nanda, “Can Firms Do Well While Doing Good?” Applied Financial Economics, Forthcoming.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, “Integrating Ethics in Finance Curriculum,” Independent Review, Forthcoming.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, “Terror in the Name of Islam – Unholy War not Jihad,” Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, 2007-2008 v 39 (3) 759-788.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, and Sudhir Nanda, “The Performance of Enhanced Index and Quantitative Funds,” Financial Review, November 2005, v 40 (5).
  • Ahmed, Parvez, Kristine Beck, and Elizabeth Goldreyer, “Performance of Focus Mutual Funds,” Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 2005, v.5(1) 9-16.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, Kristine Beck, and Elizabeth Goldreyer, “Moving Average Technical Trading Strategies for Currencies of Emerging Economies,” Managerial Finance, Spring 2004, v. 31 (5).
  • Ahmed, Parvez, Partha Gangopadhyay and Sudhir Nanda, “Investing in Emerging Market Mutual Funds,” Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, Spring/Summer 2003, v. 29 (1) 5-15.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, John Gallo, Larry J. Lockwood and Sudhir Nanda, “Multi-Style Investment Models,” The Handbook of Equity Style Management, 2003, Third Edition, T. Daniel Coggin, Frank J. Fabozzi and Robert D. Arnott, eds, (Frank J. Fabozzi Associates)
  • Ahmed, Parvez, John Gardella, and Sudhir Nanda, “Wealth Effect of Drug Withdrawals on Firms and their Competitors,” Financial Management, Autumn 2002, v.31(3) 21-41.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, Larry Lockwood and Sudhir Nanda, “Benefits of Multi-Style Rotation Strategies,” Journal of Portfolio Management, Spring 2002, v.28(3), 17-29.
  • Ahmed, Parvez , “Forecasting Correlation Among Equity Mutual Funds,” Journal of Banking and Finance, v. 26(6), 1187-1208 June 2001.
  • Ahmed, Parvez and Sudhir Nanda, “Style Investing: Incorporating Growth Characteristics in Value Stocks,” Journal of Portfolio Management, Spring 2001, v. 27(3), 47-60.
  • Ahmed, Parvez and Larry Lockwood, “Economic Conditions and Stock Pricing,” Journal of Alternative Investments, Winter 2000, v. 3(3), 47-52.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, Kristine Beck, and Elizabeth Goldreyer, “Can Moving Average Technical Trading Strategies Help In Volatile and Declining Markets? A Study of Some Emerging Asian Markets,” Managerial Finance, 2000, v. 26(6), 49-62.
  • Goldreyer, Elizabeth., Parvez Ahmed and David Diltz, “The Performance of Socially Responsible Mutual Funds,” Managerial Finance, 1999, v. 25(1), 25-40.
  • Ahmed, Parvez and Larry Lockwood, “Changes in Factor Betas and Risk Premiums Over Varying Market Conditions,” Financial Review, 1998, v. 33(3), 149-168.
  • Ahmed, Parvez and Steve Swidler, “The Relation Between the Informational Content of Implied Volatility and Arbitrage Costs: Evidence from the Oslo Stock Exchange,” International Review of Economics and Finance, 1998, v. 7(4), 465-480.
  • Swanson, Peggy and Parvez Ahmed, “Deutschemark Dominance of EMS Currencies: Evidence from Daily Spot Exchange Rates,” Global Business and Finance Review, Spring 1997, v. 2(1), 1-12.
  • Swidler, Steve and Parvez Ahmed, “Wealth Transfer and the Initial Pricing of PERCS,” Applied Economics Letters, 1994, v. 1(11), 190-193.
  • Books
  • Anderson, Seth and Parvez Ahmed, “Mutual Funds – Fifty Years of Research Findings,” 2005 Springer Science and Business Media Inc.
  • Chapters in a Book
  • Ahmed, Parvez, “Financial Ethics – An Islamic Perspective on Investing,” in Islam, Management and Finance; edited by Rafik Beekun, 2006; Altamira Press, Lanham, MD.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, “American Muslims: Integration and Disenfranchisement,” in Changing Identities –Evolving Values Is There Still a Transatlantic Community? Esther Brimmer, ed. Center for Transatlantic Relations, John Hopkins University, 2006.
  • Ahmed, Parvez, “e-Capital Budgeting: Managing Strategic Investments in a World of Uncertainty,” in Managing Business with Electronic Commerce: Issues and Trends, Idea Group Publishing, 2002, 182-198.

AhmedContact Information

Building 42, Room 3216

(904) 620-1678


Office Hours

By appointment