306-966-2547 gill@edwards.usask.ca

Address
Room 55
25 Campus Drive, Nutrien Centre, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, SK, S7N 5A7

Biography

Dr. Amarjit Gill has been teaching full-time for the last 17 years at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of corporate finance, risk and insurance, entrepreneurial finance, security analysis and investments, and personal finance. The Student Union of the University of Saskatchewan nominated him twice for the teaching excellence award.

Dr. Gill worked as a manager in the Canadian financial management and service sectors for over 20 years. For the last 16 years, Dr. Gill has served on dissertation committees in the areas of corporate finance and management. He serves as an external examiner for Ph.D. degree programs, and for the last 16 years, he reviewed research papers for finance and management journals. 

Dr. Gill has published more than 95 research papers in high-quality peer-reviewed and ranked journals, including International Journal of Finance & Economics (Wiley and Sons); Emerging Markets Review (Elsevier); International Journal of Business and Economics (Feng Chia University); Managerial Finance Journal (Emerald Publishing); International Journal of Managerial Finance (Emerald Publishing); and International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (Emerald Publishing). His research papers have been cited over 4,000 times. He has presented at many conferences and received the best research paper award at the 11th Asian Business Research Conference, 26-27 December 2014. In 2019, Dr. Gill received another best paper award from the Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies (Emerald Publishing) for the research paper titled “Religious beliefs and the promotion of socially responsible entrepreneurship in the Indian agribusiness industry." His research studies in finance focus on capital structure, family control, cost of capital, working capital management, venture capital, new venture financing, investors’ investment behavior, financial policy of the firm, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, risk and insurance, personal finance, and firm performance.

Teaching Interests: Corporate Finance, Security Analysis and Evaluations, Personal Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance, and Risk and Insurance

Courses

COMM 104 – Business Statistics I
COMM 203 – Introduction to Corporate Finance
COMM 329 - Personal Finance
COMM 363 – Intermediate Corporate Finance
COMM 364 – Risk and Insurance
COMM 367 – Security Analysis and Evaluation
COMM 368 - Entrepreneurial Finance and Venture Capital

Publications in Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Management

Gill, A. & Wilson, C. (2020). Bank connections and small business performance: Evidence from Canadian survey data. International Journal of Finance & Economics (Wiley and Sons). (Forthcoming)

Gill, A. (2020). Impact of family control on intrafamily succession intention and firm investment. International Journal of Business and Economics (Publisher: Feng Chia University). (Forthcoming)

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Amiraslany, A., & Mathur, N. (2020). Efficient working capital management and the cost of debt. International Journal of Business and Economics (Publisher: Feng Chia University), 19(2), 151-169.

Gill, A., Amiraslany, A., Obradovich, J., & Mathur, N. (2019). Efficient working capital management, bond quality rating and debt refinancing risk. Managerial Finance (Emerald Publishing), 45(7), 869-885

Li, C., Xu, Y., Gill, A., Haider, Z.A., & Wang, Y. (2019). Religious beliefs, socially responsible investment, and cost of debt: Evidence from entrepreneurial firms in India. Emerging Markets Review (Elsevier), 38, 102-114.    

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Amiraslany, A., & Obradovich, J. (2019). The impact of internal financing sources and bank financing on Information technology investment. International Journal of Business and Economics (Publisher: Feng Chia University), 18(1), 1-16.  

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Obradovich, J., & Mathur, N. (2019). The impact of working capital management on the decision of Indian production firms about the amount of cash dividends. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 22(3), 372-388.

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Biger, N., & Mathur, N. (2018). Influence of religious beliefs and spirituality on decision to insure. International Journal of Emerging Markets (Emerald Publishing), 14(3), 780-800.

Mand, H.S., Atri, M., & Gill, A. (2018). Influence of unemployment and education on women intentions to start e-entrepreneurship: Evidence from Indian survey data. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 35(2), 203-219.

Mand, H.S., Atri, M., Gill, A., & Amiraslany, A. (2018). The impact of bank financing and internal financing sources on women’s motivation for e-entrepreneurship. International Journal of Gender and Entrepreneurship (Emerald Publishing), 10(2), 1756-6266.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2018). Religious beliefs and the promotion of socially responsible entrepreneurship in the Indian agribusiness industry. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies (Emerald Publishing), 8(1), 201-218.

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Obradovich, J., & Mathur, N. (2018). The impact of financial support from non-resident family members on the financial performance of newer agribusiness firms in India. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies (Emerald Publishing), 8(2), 303-319.

Gill, A., Dana, L.P., & Obradovich, J. (2018). Financial risk management and financial performance of new small business ventures: Evidence from Indian survey data. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development (InderScience Publishers), 11(2), 75-95.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2017). Influence of religious beliefs on estate planning decision: Evidence from Canadian survey data. International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance (InderScience Publishers), 6(2), 155-167.  

Gill, A., Singh, M., & Mand, H.S. (2017). Influence of meditation on insurance purchasing decision: Evidence from Indian survey data. International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance (InderScience Publishers), 6(2), 107-125.  

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Amiraslany, A., & Mathur, N. (2017). Socially responsible investment, internal financing sources and access to bank financing: Evidence from Indian survey data. Asian Academy of Management: Journal of Accounting & Finance (Publisher: Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia), 13(2), 109-133.

Gill, A., Gurau, C., Dana, L.P., & Sanchez, C.R. (2017). Human capital, financial strategy and small firm performance: A study of Canadian entrepreneurs. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 31(4), 492-513.

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Obradovich, J., & Nagpal, V. (2017). The impact of merger on operational efficiency of American production firms. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 18(4), 453-466.

Gill, A., Mand, H.S., Obradovich, J., & Mathur, N. (2017). Influence of meditation on estate planning decision: Evidence from Indian survey data. Financial Innovation (Springer), 3(27), 1-18

Gill, A., Maung, M., & Chowdhury, R. (2016). Social capital of non-resident family members and small business financing: Evidence from an Indian state. International Journal of Managerial Finance (Emerald Publishing), 12(5), 558-582.

Gill, A., Dana, L.P., & Obradovich, J. (2015). Independent directors and the decision of US manufacturing firms about the amount of dividends. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 15(1), 96-108.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Sharma, S.P., & Shah, C. (2014). Gender differences and the factors that affect family business growth in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 21(1), 115-131.

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., Mann, S., & Dana, L.P. (2014). Types of governance, financial policy, and the financial performance of micro-family-owned businesses in Canada. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 13(4), 542-558.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Mand, H.S. (2014). The impact of earnings management on future dividend payout of Indian manufacturing firms. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 12(4), 369-382.  

Gill, A., Biger, N., Dana, L.P., Obradovich, J., & Mohammed, A. (2014). Financial institutions & the taxi-cab industry: An exploratory study in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 22(3), 326-342.  

Gill, A. (2013). Financial policy and the value of family businesses in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 20(3), 310-325 

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Mand, H.S. (2013). Corporate leverage, financial efficiency, and the decision of Indian firms about the amount of dividends. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 11(3), 258-274.

Gill, A. & Obradovich, J. (2013). Corporate governance, institutional ownership, and potential growth of US firms. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 10(3), 278-292.

Gill, A. & Mand, H.S. (2013). Barriers to the growth of small business firms in India. International Journal of Business and Globalisation (InderScience Publishers), 10(1), 1-13.

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2013). The impact of corporate governance on working capital management efficiency of American manufacturing firms. Managerial Finance (Emerald Publishing), 39(2), 116-132.

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2012). Barriers to small business growth in Canada. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development (Emerald Publishing), 19(4), 656-668.

Gill, A., Sharma, S.P., & Mand, H.S. (2012). Growth plans of small business in India: individual influences. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 16(1), 33-47.  

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Nagpal, V. (2011). Barriers to small business creations in Canada. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 14(2), 245-257.

Gill, A., Biger, N., & Nagpal, V. (2011). Barriers to small business creations in India. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (InderScience Publishers), 13(4), 395-410.

Gill, A., Biger, N., Mand, H.S., & Gill, S. (2011). Factors that affect mutual fund investment decision of Indian Investors. International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance (InderScience Publishers), 2(3/4), 328-345.

Gill, A., Fitzgerald, S., Bhutani, S., Mand, H.S., & Sharma, S. (2010). The relationship between transformational leadership and employee-desire for empowerment. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (Emerald Publishing), 22(2), 263-273.  

Gill, A. & Biger, N. (2009). Gender differences and factors that affect stock investment decision of Western Canadian investors. International Journal of Behavioural Accounting and Finance (InderScience Publishers), 1(2), 135-151.

Gill, A. (2008). The role of trust in employee-manager relationship. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (Emerald Publishing), 20(1), 98-103.

Gill, A. & Mathur, N. (2007). Improving employee dedication and pro-social behavior. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (Emerald Publishing), 19(4), 328-334.  

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Shachar, M. (2006). Mitigating stress and burnout by implementing transformational leadership. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (Emerald Publishing), 18(6), 469-481.  

Gill, A., Flaschner, A.B., & Shachar, M. (2006). Factors that affect the trust of business clients in their banks. International Journal of Bank Marketing (Emerald Publishing), 24(6), 384-405.