Professor Fariborz   Moshirian

Professor Fariborz Moshirian

  • PhD, Monash University
  • MEc, Monash University
  • GDip, University of New England
  • BA, University of Tasmania
Business School
School of Banking & Finance

Research Interests:


  • Global Governance
  • Interconnectedness
  • Global Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Climate Finance 
  • Global Public goods
  • Corporate Finance
  • ESG 
  • Global Financial Stability and Systemic Risk
  • Global Banks and Financial Integration
  • Asia Pacific Financial Markets Integration
  • International Financial Architecture
  • International Institutions (The UN,  G20, the IMF, the World Bank, the BIS etc). 

Professor Fariborz Moshirian is the Director of the Institute of Global Finance (IGF) and an AGSM Scholar at the UNSW Business School, Sydney. The IGF does collaborative research on Systemic risk, financial innovation and global financial stability with NYU, UCLA and has done joint work with the Asian Development Bank, the IMF, the World Bank, PwC and a number of world-class research centres.  Fariborz was the Bertil Danielsson Professor of Finance at the Stockholm School of Economics.  He is a consultant to the Asian Development Bank. He served as the Head of the School of Banking and Finance at UNSW for over four years.


Fariborz has published a number of influential research works in leading international journals including the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Journal of Banking and Finance. These research works cover subjects such as global governance, global public goods,  global financial stability and prosperity, interconnectedness, global systemic risk and the financial and social challenges and opportunities of the 21stCentury.

He has been the editor of several publications on global financial, economic and social issues published by Elsevier. He serves as an associate editor of a few major international journals.  He has also been a co-editor of a number of policy works with senior researchers from the World Bank, the IMF, the Bank for International Settlements, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of Australia including the following publications: “Globalization and Financial Services in Emerging Countries”; “Global Financial Crisis, Risk Analysis and Risk Management”; “Systemic Risk, Basel III, Governance and Financial Stability” and “Systemic Risk: Liquidity Risk, Governance and Global Financial Stability”.

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Memberships - Editorial Boards

  • A member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Banking and Finance
  • An Associate Editor, Journal of Banking and Finance
  • A member of the Editorial Board of Global Credit Review
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Multinational Financial Management

Memberships - Company Boards, Professional Associations

  • A Consultant to the Asian Development Bank

In the Media

  • FINS5516 International Corporate Finance
  • FINS5568 Capstone - Portfolio Management Process