Department of Economics

Research Profile


Kalim, R.,& Siddiqi, A. F. (2010). Gaps in Management Education: A Case Study of University of Management and Technology. US-China Education Review7(11), 12-26.

Shahbaz, M., Wahid, A. N. M., & Kalim, R. (2010). Is inflation regressive or progressive? Long run and short run evidence from Pakistan. International Journal of Management Studies17(1), 43-67.


Kalim, R.,&Salahuddin, T. (2011). Micro financing of NGOs and government: Collaborative impact on poverty eradication. Information Management and Business Review2(2), 81-91.


Abdullah, M., &Kalim, R. (2012). Empirical analysis of food price inflation in Pakistan. World Applied Sciences Journal16(7), 933-939.

Hassan, M. S., &Kalim, R. (2012). The triangular causality among education, health and economic growth: a time series analysis of Pakistan. World Appl. Sci. J18(2), 196-207.


Bhatti, M. A., Arshed, N.&Haseeb, M. (2013). Performance of CHEERs Based Equilibrium Exchange Rate of Pakistan. Business and Management Horizons1(1), 7-43.

Shahbaz, M., Lean, H. H., &Kalim, R. (2013). The impact of foreign direct investment on stock market development: evidence from Pakistan. Economic Research-EkonomskaIstraživanja26(1), 17-32.


Hassan, M. S.,Wajid, A., Irfan, Q. M., Tahir, M. N., &Arshed, N. (2014). Some Price and Non-Price Factors Affecting Imports in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics, 24(2), 157-177

Kalim, R.,&Hassan, M. S. (2014). Public defense spending and poverty in Pakistan. Hacienda Pública Española, (211), 93.

Mushtaq, A.,Sadiq, R., &Ijaz, F. (2014). Religious Education: Analysis over the years. Journal of Islamic thought and civilization, 4(2).

Satti, S. L., Hassan, M. S.,Mahmood, H., &Shahbaz, M. (2014). Coal consumption: An alternate energy resource to fuel economic growth in Pakistan. Economic Modelling36, 282-287.


Hassan, M. S.,Wajid, A., Mahmood, H., &Shahbaz, M. (2015). Testing Relevance of Twin Deficit for a Transition Economy like Pakistan. Transylvanian Review of Administrative Sciences11(46), 91-106.

Jaffery, A., and Mamoon, D. (2015). Microfinance: A poverty Reduction Tool, Socio-Economic Perspective. Journal of Management and Research, 1(2), 61-70

Mamoon, D., S. Raza and Arshed, N.(2015). Impact of Health Capital and Education on Infant Mortality Rate of Districts of Punjab. Journal of Management and Research1(2), 2015. pp. 21-40.

Sadiq, R. &Mushtaq, A. (2015). Role of Islamic finance in achieving sustainable development goals.Journal of Islamic thought and civilization, 5(1).

Satti, S. L., Hassan, M. S., Hayat, F., &Paramati, S. R. (2015). Economic Growth and Inflow of Remittances: Do They Combat Poverty in an Emerging Economy? Social Indicators Research, 127(3), 1119-1134.


Ali, F., Mamoon, D. & Tahir, N. (Forthcoming 2016). Appropriate Exchange Rate Regime for Economic Structure of Pakistan. Turkish Economic Review

Anwar, A., Arshed, N.,& Anwar, S. (2016). Causal Relationship between Military Expenditure, Foreign Aid and Terrorism: An Analysis of Muslim Countries. International Journal of Economics and Research7(6), 1-9

Arshed, N., Anwar, A., &Sarwar, S. (2016). Role of Expenditures and Economic Factors in Determining the Incidence of Crime: Cross Districts Analysis of Punjab.  Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 5(2), 32-40

Arshed, N.,&Abduqayumov, S. (2016). Economic Impact of Climate Change on Wheat and Cotton in Major Districts of Punjab. International Journal of Economics and Financial Research2(10), 183-191

Arshed, N.,Hassan, M. S.,&Mushtaq, A. (2016). Smoking Advertisements and its Impact on Human Behavior. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management4(3), 4030-4047

Arshed, N.,&Zahid, A. (2016). Panel Monetary Model and Determination of Multilateral Exchange Rate with Major Trading Partners. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research7(4), 10551-10560

Hanif, N. &Arshed, N. (2016). Relationship between School Education and Economic Growth SAARC Countries. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues6(1), 294-300.

Hassan, M. S., Islam, F., &Ijaz, M. (2016). Inflation in Pakistan: evidence from ARDL bounds testing approach. International Journal of Management Development1(3), 181-195.

Hassan, M. S., Akbar, M. S., Wajid, A. &Arshed, N. (2016). Poverty, Urbanization and Crime: Are they related in Pakistan. International Journal of Economics and Empirical Research4(9), 483-492

Ilyas, A., Arshed, N.,&Hussain, T. (2016). Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction: A Study on Islamic Banks of Pakistan. Journal of Business Strategies10(1), 73-88

Kalim, R.,Mushtaq, A. &Arshed, N. (2106). Islamic Banking and Economic Growth. Islamic Banking and Finance Review, 3(1), 14-28

Qadri, M &Mamoon, D, (Forthcoming 2016). Creating Shared Value: Social Capital as a Source to Drive Next Wave of Innovation for Socioeconomic Revenues.Journal of Economic and Social Thought

Shahzad, K., Bajwa, S. U., Ansted, R. B., &Mamoon, D. (2016). Evaluating human resource management capacity for effective implementation of advanced metering infrastructure by electricity distribution companies in Pakistan. Utilities Policy41, 107-117.

Sulaiman, I., Arshed, N.&Mushtaq, A. (2016). Can Stock Market Development put chains on Inflation? A Panel Cointegration Analysis on SAARC Countries. Journal of Business and Economics,7(4), 666-675

Sulaiman, I., Arshed, N.,&Hassan, M. S. (2106). Stock Market Development; can it help reduce Inflation in SAARC Countries? Journal of Accounting Finance and Economics6(1), 101-110.

Zakee, C. &Mamoon, D.(Forthcoming 2016). Destination EU and USA: Improving Export Potential of Pakistan by Trading with India. Journal of Economics and Political Economy

Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman, Muhammad Nadeem (2016), Sorting out synergy among inequality, redistribution and economic growth: recent evidence from selected asian countries. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Volume XII, Issue I(summer), Page 173 – 192

Muhammad Nadeem, Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman (2016), The Role of Institutional Quality in Enhancing Social Cohesion. South Asian Studies A Research Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 31, No. 2, July – December 2016, pp.199 – 214

HafeezurRehman (2016), Comparative Analysis of The Socioeconomic Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Pakistan. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 54, No. 2 (Winter), pp. 255-274

Nabila Asghar, HafeezurRehman, Muhammad Nadeem (2016), Interrelationship between Foreign Aid, Fiscal Decentralization and Economic Growth in Pakistan: An Econometric Analysis Journal of Political Studies, Vol. 23, Issue - 2(winter), pp. 525-536

Furrukh Bashir, HafeezurRehman, Imran Sharif Chaudhry, AbouBakar(2016), A Panel Data Analysis of Energy Consumption and Trade Openness in Developing Countries Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS), Vol. 36, No. 1 (2016), pp. 373-386

 Satti, S. L., Hassan, M. S., Hayat, F., &Paramati, S. R. (2016). Economic Growth and Inflow of Remittances: Do They Combat Poverty in an Emerging Economy?. Social Indicators Research, 127(3), 1119-1134.

 Ahmad, N. & Kalim, R. (2016). Assessing Impact of Quota Elimination on Factor Productivity Growth of Textile Sector of Pakistan. journal of applied economics and business research1(6), 73-92.

 Dawood, M. (2016). Integrating the Concepts of Global Freedom; Economics versus Society. MPRA Paper No. 75489. Journal of Economic and Social Thought, 3(4), 490-496.

 Qadri, M. M., & Mamoon, D. (2016). Understanding ‘Shared Valued’and Social Capital Link to Pave the Path of next Generation of Innovation. Journal of Economics Library3(4), 587-602.

 Iftekhar, U., Mamoon, D., & Hassan, M. S. (2016). Revisiting Determinants of Money Demand Function in Pakistan. Journal of Economics Bibliography3(4), 559-569.


Ahmad, S., Kalim, R., & Kaleem, A. (2017). Academics' Perceptions of Bullying at Work: Insights from Pakistan. International Journal of Educational Management31(2).

Hassan, M. S., Wajid, A., & Kalim, R. (2017). Factors affecting trade deficit in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. EconomiaPolitica, 1-22.

 Anwar, A., Arshed, N., & Anwar, S. (2017). Socio-Economic Determinants of Crime: An Empirical Study of Pakistan. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues7(1), 312-322.

Muhammad, A. A., Arshed, N., & Kousar, N. (2017). Renewable Energy Consumption and Economic Growth in Member of OIC Countries. European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences6(1), 111-129.
Arshed, N., Alamgir, S., & Aziz, O. (2017). Structural Determinants of Poverty in Pakistan. International Journal of Economics and Financial Research3(1), 1-7.

Mamoon, D., & Javed, R., (2017), Political instability and lessons for Pakistan: Case study of 2014 PTI Sit in/Protests. Journal of Social and Administrative Sciences, 4(1), 629-639.

Mamoon, D., & Rabbi, A., (2017), Short term versus long term economic planning in Pakistan: The dilemma. Journal of Economics Library, 4(1), 587-597.

Mamoon, D., Iftikhar, U., & Hassan, M. S., (2017),Relationship of fiscal discipline and house hold income on money demand function in Sri Lanka. Journal of Economics Bibliography, 4(1), 559-567.

Iftikhar, U., Mamoon, D., & Hassan, M. S., (2017), How government policy and demographics affect money demand function in Bangladesh. Turkish Economic Review, 4(1), 659-667.

 Nabila Asghar , Muhammad Hassan Danish, Hafeez ur Rehman, Human Capital and Labour Productivity A Case Study of District Lahore Journal of Punjab University Historical Society (JPUHS), Vol. 30, No. 1 (2017), pp. 163-179

Sanam Munir, Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman, An Analysis of the Interrelationship among Crime, Misery Index and Institutional Quality: A Case Study of Pakistan Journal of Political Studies, Vol. 24, No. 1 (2017), pp. 383-406

Wasim ul Rehman, Nabila Asghar and Hafeez ur Rehman, KNOWLEDGE SHARING PRACTICES ON PERFORMANCE: Role of Intellectuals on South Asian Perspective. Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics, Volume 27, No. 2 (Winter 2017), pp. 297-329

Hafeez ur Rehman, Asma Awan, The Impact of Financial Market Development on Output Volatility: Panel Data Evidence for Asian Countries. Pakistan Journal of social Sciences (PJSS)Volume 37, No. 1 (2017), pp. 289-306


Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman, Aman Mumtaz  “Impact of Institutional Quality, Energy Prices and Financial Development on Income Inequality: Evidence from Selected Asian Countries” Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan, Volume No. 55, Issue No. 1(January - June, 2018), pp. 229-237

Shahid Maqbool, Sofia Noor, Hafeez ur Rehman “Competitiveness and Comparative Advantage of Pakistan in Leather and leather Products Trade: Analysis and Trends ” European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences 2018, Volume No. 7, Issue No. 1, pp. 244-255

Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman, Hafiz Ghulam Mujaddid “Efficiency Analysis of Hospitals in Punjab Districts: An Application of DEA Bootstrap” Journal of Business Studies, Volume No 14, Issue No. 1, pp. 120-128

Majid Rana, Hafeez ur Rehman, Zahid Parvaiz “Technical, Allocative and Economic Efficiency of Public Hospitals of Punjab (Pakistan): A Data Envelopment Analysis” Pakistan Vision, Volume No 19, Issue No. 2,(2018) pp. 01-08

Rukhsana Kalim and Noman Arshad (2018), What Determines the Social Efficiency of Islamic Banking Investment Portfolio? Journal of Islamic Business and Management, Volume 8, issue 2. ISSN: 2075-6291 

Muhammad Hussain Qureshi and Rukhsana Kalim (2018), How Shariah Compliance and Traditional Banks are Performing? A Case of Pakistan, International Journal of Islamic Economics and Finance Studies, November, Vol 4, Issue 3, pp.6-20. e-ISSN: 2149-8407. (Indexed by Econlist, Islamicus, Ulrich’s)

Mushtaq, A., Arshed, N., & Kalim, R. (2018). Islamic banking financing effect on growth. Islamic Banking and Finance Review, 5, 69–87. (UMT journal)

Furrukh Bashir, Hafeez ur Rehman, Rashid Ahmad, Ismat Nasim, “Sectoral Investment and Employment Generation in Pakistan: An Econometric Analysis” Review of Economics and Development Studies, Vol. 4, No 2, December (2018), pp. 261-270

Furrukh Bashir, Hafeez ur Rehman, Rashid Ahmad, Ismat Nasim, “The Impact of Energy Consumption on Services Sector Output in Developing Countries: Panel Data Analysis” Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS), Vol. 38, No. 2 (2018), pp. 427-436 

Rana Khalid Mehmood, Hafeez ur Rehman, “Capacity Building for Sustainable   Human Development: A Panel PMG/ARDL Analysis of East and South Asia” Paradigms: A Research Journal of Commerce, Economics, and Social Sciences, Vol. 12 No 2 (2018), pp. 147-158 


Muhammad Shahid Maqbool, Hafeez ur Rehman, Furrukh Bashir, Rashid Ahmad, “Investigating Pakistan’s Revealed Comparative Advantage and competitiveness in Cotton Sector” Review of Economics and Development Studies, Vol. 5 No 1 (2019), pp. 125-133

Hafeez ur Rehman, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Ibraheem Saeed, “Dilemma of Punishment Policies in Controlling Crimes in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis”. Pakistan Journal of social Sciences (PJSS)Volume 39, No. 1 (2019), pp. 341-349

Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman, Majid Ali “Cost Productivity of Healthcare Systems in OIC’s Member Countries: An Application of Cost Malmquist Total Productivity Index” Review of Economics and Development Studies, Vol. 5, No 3, 2019 pp. 461-468

Muhammad Atiq ur Rehman, Hafeez ur Rehman, Furrukh Bashir, “Capital Account Liberalization and Domestic Investment: A Panel Data Analysis for Emerging Market Economies” Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences (PJSS), Vol. 39, No. 3 (2019), pp. 817-826

Ejaz Aslam and Rukhsana Kalim (2019), Does Cash Holding and Corporate Governance Structure Matter for the Performance of Firms: Evidence From KMI 30 and KSE 100 Indexed Firms in Pakistan, Global Business Review, 20 (2). Pp. 313-330. Sage publications, Feb. issn 0972-1509. ((Sage Publishers). SJR listed

Rukhsana Kalim, Noman Arshed and Sadaf Shaheen (2019), Does Competitiveness Moderate Inclusive Growth: A Panel Study of low-income Countries, Competitiveness Review: An International Business Journal, Vol. 29 Issue: 2, pp.119-138. Emerald publishers issn 1059-5422. Feb. (Indexed by Econlit, Ebscohost). SJR listed

Rukhsana Kalim, Iqra Aziz, and Noman Arshed (2019), Investor Confidence and Asymmetric Effects of Terrorism – A case of Pakistan, Journal Transition Studies Review, JSTR 26: 113-124, DOI 10.14665/1614-4007-26-2-009. (indexed by econlit and scopus)

Mubasher Iqbal, Rukhsana Kalim, and Noman Ijaz (2019), Domestic and Foreign Incomes and Trade Balance – A Case of South Asian Economies, Asian Development Policy Review, 7 (4), 355-368.  DOI: 10.18488.


Rukhsana Kalim (2020), Sukuk as an alternative Source of Public Debt, published in book chapters Theory and Practice of Global Islamic Finance, by IGI Global, USA.

Samra Khallid, Nabila Asghar, Hafeez ur Rehman, “ A Comparative Analysis of MPI Through Socio Economic Indicators in Punjab and Sindh Provinces of Pakistan”

Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan, Vol. 57 No 1 (2020), pp. 261-270

Hafsa Batool, Hafeez ur Rehman, Nabila Asghar, “Key Dimensions and Determinants of women’s Empowerment in Pakistan: Empirical Evidence from Southern Punjab” Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan, Vol. 57, No. 1 (2020), pp. 149-169

Rukhsana Kalim (2020), Sukuk as an alternative Source of Public Debt, published in book chapters, (Chapter 39), In A. Rafay (Ed.). Handbook of Research on Theory and Practice of Global Islamic Finance (pp. 770-787.) Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-7998-0218-1.

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