Ph.D. Graduates

Ph.D. Graduates

1. Himayatullah (1994)
Economic analysis of postharvest farm level wheat losses in North West Frontier Province of Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. M. Ali Chaudhary
Examiners: Professor Dr. John-ul-Mellor, International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
Professor Dr. Garland P. Wood, Michigan State University, USA
Professor Dr. Pan A Yotopoulos, Stanford University California, USA

2. Syed Nisar Hussain Hamdani (2004)
Religious Orientation as a Factor in time allocation: Evidence from Cross Section Pakistan Data
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Professor Dr. Donald W. Larson, Ohio State University, USA
Professor Dr. Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania, USA

3. Mohammad Ishfaq (2004)
Aid Effectiveness, Debt capacity and Debt Management in the Economy of Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Satya Paul, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Professor Dr. Pan A. Yotopoulos, Stanford University, USA
Professor Dr. Kiyoshi Abe, Chiba University, Japan

4. Shabib Haider Syed (2006)
Economic Analysis of Crime, Punishment and Deterrence: an Empirical Investigation for Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Leslie Robb, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. Paul Seidenstat, Temple University, USA
Professor Dr. Pan A. Yotopoulos, Stanford University, USA

5. Muhammad Idrees (2006)
An Analysis of Income and Consumption Inequalities in Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
Professor Dr. Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Professor Dr. Donald W. Larson. Ohio State University, USA

6. Nasir Mahmood (2006)
Security Analysis and Optimum Portfolio Formation : (A CAPM approach) Karachi Stock Exchange 1998-2003
Supervisor: Professor Dr. M. Tariq Javed Co-Supervisor: Professor Dr.Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Jong Eun Lee, Sejong University, South Korea
Professor Dr. Satya Paul, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Kansas State University, USA

7. Ijaz Hussain (2008)
Measurement, Decomposition and Causes of Poverty in Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Pan A. Yotopoulos, Stanford University, USA
Professor Dr. Alan Sorkin, University of Maryland, USA
Professor Dr. Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania, USA

8. Attiya Yasmin Javid (2008)
Empirical Investigation of Asset Pricing Models: An Analysis of Karachi Stock Exchange
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad Co-Supervisor Dr. Fazal Hussain
Examiners: Professor Dr. Shyam Sunder, Yale Univ. USA
Professor Dr. James A. Brox, University of Waterloo, Canada
Professor Dr. Satya Paul, University of Western Sydney, Australia

9. Adiqa Kausar Kiani (2009)
Productivity and Efficiency in the Agriculture Sector of Pakistan 1970 – 2004
Supervisor: Professor Dr. M. Tariq Javed Co-Supervisor Dr. Muhammad Iqbal
Examiners: Professor Dr. Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Kansas State University, USA
Professor Dr. Kul Bhatia, University of Western Ontario, Canada

10. Syed Amjad Ali Shah (2010)
Application of conventional, Real Options and Game Theoretic Tools for Evaluation of Build-Operate-Transfer Contracts
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Arman Mansoorian, York University, Canada
Professor Dr. Giulia Iori, City University, United Kingdom
Professor Dr.Satya Paul, University of Western Sydney, Australia

11. Malik Sajid Manzoor (2010)
Environmental Regulations in the Manufacturing Sector of Pakistan and their Effects on Output and Consumer welfare: A CGE Approach
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Robert Deacon, University of California, USA
Professor Dr. Ira Gang, Rutgers University, USA
Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Kansas State University, USA

12. Verda Zaka (2010)
Human Capital and Economic Growth: Evidence from Selected Developing Countries
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Aliya H. Khan
Examiners: Professor Dr. Peter F. Orazem, Iowa State University, USA
Professor Dr. Alan Sorkin, University of Maryland, USA
Professor Dr. Ira Gang, Rutgers University, USA

13. Bushra Yasmeen (2010)
Labor market Outcomes of Trade Liberalization in Pakistan: An Empirical Investigation
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Aliya H. Khan
Examiners: Professor Dr. Barry R. Chiswick, University of Illinois, USA
Professor Dr. Satya Paul, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Professor Dr. Peter Orazem, Iowa State University, USA

14. Badshah Nawab (2010)
Impact of the Incidence of Federal Taxes and Public Expenditures on Income Distribution
Supervisor: Professor Dr. M. Tariq Javed
Examiners: Professor Dr. Robert J. Brent, Fordham University, USA
Professor Dr. Kul Bhatia, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Professor Dr. James F. Ragan, Jr., Kansas State University, USA

15. Sabahat Anwar (2011)
The Economic and Demographic Effects on Housing Tenure Choice in Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Ira Gang, Rutgers University, USA
Professor Dr. Saqib Jafarey, City University, UK
Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Kansas State University, USA

16. Lubna Shahnaz (2011)
Household Time Allocation for Children and Their Interaction with Adult Labour Evidence from Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Abid Aman Burki
Examiners: Professor Dr. Lonnie Magee, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. Peter Orazem, Iowa State University, USA
Professor Dr. Alan Sorkin, University of Maryland, USA

17. Muhammad Zakaria (2011)
Trade Liberalization and Economic Performance of Pakistan: A Macro-Econometric Analysis
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Jagdish Handa, McGill University, Canada
Professor Dr. John Burbidge, University of Waterloo, Canada
Professor Dr. Arman Mansoorian, York University, Canada

18. Shahid Mansoor Hashmi (2011)
Bankruptcy Risk, Macroeconomic Environment and Investment Behaviour in Manufacturing Sector of Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Frank T. Denton, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. Gary A. Dymski, University of California, USA
Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Kansas State University, USA

19. Shabbir Ahmad (2011)
The Effects of Financial Sector Reforms on the Performance of Commercial Banks in Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Abid A. Burki
Examiners: Professor Dr. Gary A. Dymski, University of California, USA
Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Professor Dr. Kansas State University, USA
Professor Dr. Jagdish Handa, McGill University, Canada

20. Muhammad Ali Bhatti (2011)
Stock Market Volatility at Karachi Stock Exchange: A Firm Level Analysis
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. P. Geoffrey Allen, University of Massachusetts, USA
Professor Dr. Satya Paul, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Professor Dr. Ben Jacobsen, Massey University, New Zealand

21. Rummana Shah (2012)
Economics of Education in Pakistan: A Multiperspective Analysis
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Aliya H. Khan
Examiners: Professor Dr. Christopher J. Flinn, New York University, USA
Professor Dr. Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Professor Dr. Panagiotis Tsigaris, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

22. Faisal Jamil (2012)
Essays on Electricity Demand in Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiner: Professor Dr. Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University, Cambridge, United States
Professor Dr. Christopher J. Flinn, New York University, USA
Professor Dr. Eric Howe, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

23. Tahir Mukhtar (2012)
An Intertemporal Approach to Modeling the Current Account: Evidence from Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Aliya H. Khan
Examiners: Professor Dr. Xiaoming Li, Massey University, New Zealand
Professor Dr. William J. Crowder, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Professor Dr. Peter J N Sinclair, University of Birmingham, UK

24. Farzana Naheed Khan (2013)
Measuring Intertemporal Elasticity of Substitution in Import Demand: Evidence from Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Andrew P. Barkley, Kansas State University, USA
Professor Dr. Michael R. Veall, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. Terry Roe, University of Minnesota, USA

25. Amtul Hafeez (2013)
Joint Labor Force Participation Decision and Wage Determination of Husbands and Wives in Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Peter Orazem, Iowa State University, USA
Professor Dr. Richard B. Freeman, Harvard University, Cambridge, United States
Professor Dr. Satya Paul, Professor, University of Western Sydney, Australia

26. Abdul Sattar (2014)
Fiscal Theory of Price level: Evidence from Pakistan
Supervisor: Dr. Wasim Shahid Malik Co-Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmed
Examiners: Professor Dr. Graham Voss, University of Victoria, Canada
Professor Dr. William Scarth, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. William J. Crowder, University of Texas at Arlington, USA

27. Hajra Bibi (2015)
The Role of Institutions in Debt-Growth Nexus: An Empirical Study for Developing Countries
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Jagdish Handa, McGill University, Canada
Professor Dr. Jonathan H. Hamilton, McGill University, Canada
Professor Dr. Arman Mansoorian, York University, Canada

28. Javed Mahmood Malik (2016)
Economics of Illiteracy: Definitions, Determinants and Costs
Supervisor: Dr. Wasim Shahid Malik
Examiners: Professor Dr. Michael R. Veall, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. Salim Rashid, University of Illinois, USA
Professor Dr. David Fielding, University of Otago, New Zealand

29. Saima Shafique (2016)
The Dynamic Effects of Fiscal Policy Shocks on Economic Activity: Evidence from Disaggregated Data of Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Wasim Shahid Malik
Examiners: Professor Dr. Alfred A. Haug, University of Otago, New Zealand
Professor Dr. William Scarth, McMaster University, Canada

30. M. Zahid Siddique (2016)
Convergence Between Theory and Practice of Islamic Banking: An Empirical Analysis
Supervisor: Dr. Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal
Examiners: Professor Dr. Raoul Minetti, Michigan State University, USA
Professor Dr. Tommaso Gabrieli, City University London, UK

31. Nazia Bibi (2017)
Financial Integration, Risk Sharing and Home Bias
Supervisor: Dr. Abdul Jalil
Examiners: Professor Dr. William J. Crowder, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Professor Dr. F. Gulcin Ozkan, The University of York, UK

32. Amanat Ali (2018)
Three Essays on Political Economy and Election Outcomes: Evidence from Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Brendan O’Flaherty, Columbia University, USA
Professor Dr. Tommaso Gabrieli, City University London, UK

33. Umaima Arif (2018)
Fiscal Federalism, Governance, Macroeconomic Performance and Economic Growth: An Analysis with Special Reference to Pakistan
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Eatzaz Ahmad
Examiners: Professor Dr. Michael R. Veall, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Dr. Brendan O’Flaherty, Columbia University, USA

34. Yasmin Abdul Wahab (2018)
Post-ATC impacts on product intensive and product extensive trade margins of textiles and clothing: The case of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh
Supervisor: Professor Dr. Aliya H. Khan
Examiners: Professor Dr. Peter J N Sinclair, University of Birmingham, UK
Professor Dr. Jonathan Eaton, The Pennsylvania State University, USA