Afrin Rifat

Afrin Rifat is a Lecturer of Accounting & Finance at the School of Business of North South University. Since September 2012, Ms. Rifat has been teaching introductory courses of Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting and Cost Accounting at the undergraduate level. Ms. Rifat earned her Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with major in finance and accounting and minor in economics from North South University, Bangladesh and Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from University of Essex, UK in 2010 and 2011, respectively. Her current research interests include technology acceptance models, accounting policies, financial statement analysis and decision-making, banking strategies, capital market, and empirical research methods in finance and country specific studies.

Publications

Evaluating Attractiveness and Perceived Risks: The Case of Green Banking Services in Bangladesh
Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat, Nabila Nisha. © 2021. 23 pages.
Access to green banking services has the potential to improve and promote environmentally friendly practices in banking sector of Bangladesh. Beyond its usefulness for the...
Exploring the Role of Service Quality and Knowledge for Mobile Health Services
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat, Sherina Idrish. © 2020. 22 pages.
The use of mobile technology-based services has made healthcare delivery more accessible and affordable in recent times. In fact, mobile health services today act as an effective...
Green Banking Adoption: An Examination of State-Owned Banks of Bangladesh
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat. © 2020. 21 pages.
Today, commercial banks of the most environmentally affected countries invest voluntarily in social and environmental activities that targets socially-responsive business in the...
A Comparative Integration Study of Performance Metrics in Microfinance: Grameen Bank vs. Cooperative Bank
Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat. © 2020. 19 pages.
This study aims to understand the cause-and-effect relationship between financial and non-financial measures under a balanced scorecard (BSC) model in the microfinance sector of...
Reducing Poverty and Sustaining Growth: A Microfinance Approach
Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat. © 2019. 20 pages.
Microfinance institutions have been effective rural banking channels that extended financial services to low-income individuals, particularly women in developing country...
E-Government Service Adoption and the Impact of Privacy and Trust
Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat. © 2019. 14 pages.
E-government helps government to accomplish daily administrative activities and provides an easier way to communicate with external entities such as citizens and businesses...
Exploring Client Perceptions and Intentions in Emerging Economies: The Case of Green Banking Technology
Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat, Pradiptarathi Panda. © 2019. 22 pages.
This article describes how in response to the global initiative to save the environment, many emerging economies today promote environmental-friendly practices by implementing...
Predicting e-Tax Service Adoption: Integrating Perceived Risk, Service Quality and TAM
Afrin Rifat, Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal. © 2019. 30 pages.
Non-compliance and weak tax collections led to the initiation of e-tax filing, an emerging e-government service in Bangladesh. While e-tax services are convenient and make filing...
E-Government Service Adoption and the Impact of Privacy and Trust
Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat. © 2018. 12 pages.
E-Government helps government to accomplish daily administrative activities and provides an easier way to communicate with external entities such as citizens and businesses...
Mobile Health Technology Evaluation: Innovativeness and Efficacy vs. Cost Effectiveness
Sherina Idrish, Afrin Rifat, Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha. © 2018. 22 pages.
Globally, the advancement of mobile technology and the growing number of mobile phone users has promoted the boom in mobile health services. The influence of mobile technology...
Innovativeness, Privacy, and Trust as Determinants of Electronic Tax Filing: An Empirical Investigation and New Research Agenda
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat. © 2018. 22 pages.
Electronic tax (e-Tax) filing is one of the most interesting and dynamic examples of the integration of information technology and service provision between the government and...
Service Quality and Knowledge as Determinants of Mobile Health Services: Empirical Investigation and Further Considerations
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat. © 2018. 27 pages.
Presently, mobile health (m-health) services is a dynamic example of the integration of information technology into healthcare service provisions. However, citizens are often...
Exploring Client Perceptions and Intentions in Emerging Economies: The Case of Green Banking Technology
Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat, Pradiptarathi Panda. © 2018. 21 pages.
This article describes how in response to the global initiative to save the environment, many emerging economies today promote environmental-friendly practices by implementing...
Determinants of Adoption of Location-Based Services in Bangladesh
Afrin Rifat, Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha. © 2017. 23 pages.
Location-based services (LBSs) are technology related services that can provide individual users with the capability of being constantly reachable and accessing network services...
Harmonization of Depreciation Policy: Exploring the Practices of Bangladesh
Afrin Rifat. © 2017. 19 pages.
The objective of this study is to examine the depreciation methods adopted by different companies listed in Dhaka Stock Exchange (DSE). Besides, the study also attempted to check...
Reducing Poverty and Sustaining Growth: A Microfinance Approach
Nabila Nisha, Afrin Rifat. © 2017. 26 pages.
Microfinance institutions have been effective rural banking channels that extended financial services to low-income individuals, particularly women in developing country...
Mobile Health Technology Evaluation: Innovativeness and Efficacy vs. Cost Effectiveness
Sherina Idrish, Afrin Rifat, Mehree Iqbal, Nabila Nisha. © 2017. 21 pages.
Globally, the advancement of mobile technology and the growing number of mobile phone users has promoted the boom in mobile health services. The influence of mobile technology...
Mobile Health Services: A New Paradigm for Health Care Systems
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat, Sherina Idrish. © 2016. 17 pages.
Today, information and communication technology (ICTs) are influencing health system development across many developing countries, particularly through the application of mobile...
Exploring the Role of Service Quality and Knowledge for Mobile Health Services
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat, Sherina Idrish. © 2016. 20 pages.
The use of mobile technology-based services has made healthcare delivery more accessible and affordable in recent times. In fact, mobile health services today act as an effective...
Adoption of e-Government Services: Exploring the Case of Electronic Tax Filing
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat, Sherina Idrish. © 2016. 18 pages.
Electronic tax (e-Tax) filing is an emerging area of e-government. Many developed countries today have initiated tax e-filing. However, such a service is yet to establish itself...
Mobile Health Services: A New Paradigm for Health Care Systems
Nabila Nisha, Mehree Iqbal, Afrin Rifat, Sherina Idrish. © 2015. 17 pages.
Today, information and communication technology (ICTs) are influencing health system development across many developing countries, particularly through the application of mobile...