Mahbub has published in internationally recognised scholarly journals including: Accounting Auditing & Accountability Journal; Accounting Forum; Australian Accounting Review; British Accounting Review; Corporate Governance: An International Review; Critical Perspectives in Accounting; Journal of Islamic Accounting & Business Research; Journal of Management & Governance;  Journall of Banking & Finance; Journal of Business Finance & Accounting; Managerial Auditing Journal.


2016, "Effect of internal audit function quality and internal audit contribution to external audit on audit fees", International Journal of Auditing, 13(3): 134-147.

2016, "Board gender diversity and sustainability reporting quality", Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics12: 210-222.

2015, "Shari'ah supervision, corporate governance and performance: conventional versus Islamic banks", Journal of Banking & Finance, 58: 418-435.

2014, "Corporate governance effects of audit committees: A synthesis and evaluation", in Di Pietra, McLeay and Ronen (eds) Accounting and Regulation: New Insights on Governance, Markets and Institutions. Springer. ISBN 978-1-4614-8096-9.

2014, "Audit pricing and product differentiation in private firms", Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Vol 14, No 2, pp1-28, ISSN 1479-3563.2013.

"2013, "Study of informal interactions between audit committees and internal auditors in Australia", Australian Accounting Review, Vol 23, No 4, pp307-329

2013, "Do Big-Four affiliates earn audit fee premiums in emerging markets?", Advances in Accounting incorporating International Accounting, Vol 29, No. 2. ISSN 0882-6110.

2013, "Informal interactions between audit committees and internal audit functions: exploratory evidence and directions for future research", Managerial Auditing JournalVol 28, No. 6, pp1-30. ISSN 0268-6902.

2012, "Regulating audit quality: restoring trust and legitimacy", Accounting Forum, Vol 36, No. 1, pp. 51-61. ISSN 0155-9982.

2011, “Corporate governance quality, audit fees and non-audit fees”, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Vol 38, No 1&2, pp. 165-197. ISSN 0306-686X.

2010, “Corporate governance in 2010: an assessment of the impact of new regulations”, International Accountant, Feb/Mar, Issue 51, pp. 12-13.

2008, “Management accounting change in subsidiary organizations: Institutional and power perspective”, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Vol. 19, pp. 404-430, ISSN 1045-2354.

2008, “Audit committee effectiveness: A case study of informal processes and behavioural effects”, Reproduced in N Brennan, (2008), Corporate Governance and Financial Reporting, Vol. 3, pp. 161-188. London: Sage Publications, ISBN 978-1-84787-002-5

2008, “Corporate governance effects of audit committees”, Reproduced in T Clark and MD Rama, (2008), Fundamentals of Corporate Governance, Vol. 2, pp. 330-353, London: Sage Publications, ISBN 9781 4129 3589 0.

2007, “Audit committee effectiveness: A case study of informal processes and behavioural effects”, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, Vol. 20, No 5, pp. 765-788, ISSN 0951-3574.

2005, “Convergence in European corporate governance”, Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 13, No. 4, November, pp. 753-768, ISSN 0964-8410.

2004, “Corporate governance effects of audit committees”, Journal of Management & Governance, Vol. 8, pp. 305–332, ISSN 1385-3457.
2003, Public Policy on Audit Committees: Case Study Evidence of Current Practice, ACCA Occasional Research Paper, No. 35, pp. 68, London: CAET, ISBN 1 85908 394 3.

2003, “Higgs and Smith: What difference will they really make?”, Accounting & Business, Vol. 6, No. 4, April, pp. 40-42, ISSN 1460-406X.

2002, “Corporate Financial Reporting in India by Babbatosh”, (Book Review) International Journal of Accounting, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp239-242, ISSN 0020-7063.

2001, “Auditor communication in an evolving environment: Going beyond SAS 600 auditors’ reports on financial statements”, British Accounting Review, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 113-136, ISSN 0890-6902.

2001, “Turnbull - Generating undue expectations of the corporate governance role of audit committees”, Managerial Auditing Journal, Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 5-9, ISSN 0268-6902.

1999, “Lobbying the auditing practices board: Analysis of responses to the expanded audit report”, Accounting Forum, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 11-34, ISSN 0155-9982.

1999, “Multi-utility finance: A problematic case”, Utilities Policy, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 247-250, ISSN 0957-1787.

1999, Cost of capital in the UK: Comparison of the perceptions of industry and the city, CIMA Research Monograph, pp.95, ISBN 1871-713351.