Dr. Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal

Dr. Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal (PhD Notre Dame Indiana, USA)

PROFESSOR
PROFILE SUMMARY

Dr. Iqbal completed the PhD degree in (financial) economics from the University ofNotre Dame, Indiana USA, in 1995, and joined academia. Dr. Iqbal research interests are in decision making under uncertainty, project evaluation and Islamic economics.He has supervised numerous MPhil/MS and 2 PhD dissertations. He has authored 20+ research papers in HEC recognized journals and has also edited one book.

QUALIFICATION
PhD (Financial) Economics University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA 1995
MPhil Economics International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan 1990
MSc Economics Quaid-i-AzamUniversity, Islamabad, Pakistan 1986
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Professor Capital University of Science and Technology (CUST), Islamabad Since – 2015
Associate Professor Quaid-i-AzamUniversity, Islamabad, Pakistan 2004 – 2015
Assistant Professor Bahria Institute of Management & Computer Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan 1994 – 2004
Assistant Professor International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur,Malaysia.
Assistant Professor/Lecturer International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE
In charge School of Economics, Quaid-i-AzamUniversity, Islamabad, Pakistan. Since – 2015
Dean SuleymanDemirel University, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Since – 2015
Consultant Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, Islamabad, Pakistan. Since – 2015
RESEARCH AREAS / INTERESTS
  1. Decision making under uncertainty;
  2. Project evaluation;
  3. Islamic Economics;
  4. International economics.
RESEARCH SUPERVISION
1. PhD TasneemAlam (2016) Three Essays on Monetary Transmission Mechanism Pakistan Institute of Development Economics Islamabad.
2. PhD Muhammad ZahidSiddique (2016) Convergence between Theory and Practice of Islamic Banking; An Empirical Analysis School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
3. MPhil MadihaSadaf (2017) The Correlation between Systemic and Unsystyemic Risk School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
4. MPhil Hamid Iqbal (2016) The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Trade Flows; Evidence from Selected Developed and Developing Countries School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
5. MPhil M. AffanShaukat (2016) Efficiency Comparison of Rural-Urban and Boys-Girls Secondary Schools in District MansehraSchool of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
6. MPhil Muhammad Usman (2016) Impact of Pakistan’s Bilateral FTAs on Its Total Trade and Trade Balance School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
7. MPhil AsadHussain (2016) Impact of Branchless Banking on Banks’ Performance and on Core Banking; A Case Study of Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
8. MPhil Um-e-UmaraShabbir (2015) The Impact of Economic Globalization on Development of Pakistan: A Time Series Analysis School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
9. MPhil FirdousBibi (2015) Empirical Testing of Kuznets Curve in Selected Countries School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
10. MPhil Hafiz Samiullah (2015) Determinants of Income Inequality: A Case Study of Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
11. MPhil Suhrab Khan (2015) Determinants of Discrepancy between Market and Book Value: A Case Study of Selected Firms on KSE School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
12. MPhil AmnaBibi (2015) Impact of Dollarization on Inflation in Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
13. MPhil Muhammad RizwanManzoor (2014) Impact of FTA on Total Trade and Trade Balance of Member Countries; A Case Study of AFTA, NAFTA and SAFTA School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
14. MPhil TayyabaHaider (2014) Another Bubble in US Stock Market and Possibility of Stock Market Crash, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
15. MPhil Nausheen Atta (2013) Law and Order Situation and Economic Activity School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
16. MPhil Hafiz Hamid Zia-ul-Habib (2013) The Risk-Return Analysis of Sukuk and Bonds School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
17. MPhil M. Fahd Malik (2013) Comparison of Permanent and Transitory Components of GDP and Financial Wealth in Pakistan and U.S. Economies School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
18. MPhil Muhammad Shakeel (2013) Energy Consumption, Trade and GDP; A Case Study of Five South Asian Countries School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
19. MPhil AbidRaza (2012) Determinants of Profitability of Banking Sector in Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
20. MPhil ShakiraEjaz (2012) Relationship between Human Capital and Economic Development: A Case Study of Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
21. MPhil SummiaYasmeen (2012) Impact of Fiscal Deficit on Interest Rate in Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
22. MPhil Rehman Allah BukhshKanjoo (2011) Extent of Securitization and Severity of Financial Distress; An Analysis of Ongoing Financial Crisis School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
23. MPhil Fatima Bashir (2010) TheTrade and Investment Effects of Pakistan-China FTA School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
24. MPhil Hafiz HanzlaJalil (2010) Urbanization and Crime: A Case Study of Pakistan School of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
25. MPhil Minhaj-ud-Din (2008) The Underground Economy in Pakistan: Assessment and Trends Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
26. MPhil Mohammad Haroon (2008) Risk Profile of Commercial Banks in Pakistan Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
27. MPhil Jawad Ahmad Azeez (2008) Determinants of Financial Development and the Impact on Economic Growth Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
28. MPhil Malik Fahim Bashir (2008) Return on Higher Education in Pakistan Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
29. MPhil NaziaRehman (2008) Local Level Povery Analysis: A Case Study of Union Council Tanda Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
30. MPhil RukhsanaNaheed (2007) Determinants of Total Factor Productivity in South Asia Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
31. MPhil Muhammad UsmanAbbasi (2007) Testing of Efficient Stock Market Hypothesis in Pakistan Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
32. MPhil M. ShahzadRafiq (2007) Capital Account Liberalization, Cost of Capital and Economic Growth Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
33. MPhil SajjadHussain (2007) Income Inequality, Financial Development and Macroeconomic Fluctuations Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
34. MPhil RubinaIqbal (2006) Corporate Ownership Structure and Firm performance: Evidence from Pakistani Listed Companies Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
35. MPhil Muhammad Khan (2006) Inflation and Output Variability in Pakistan Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
36. MPhil FalakNaz (2006) Extent of Dollarization and Its Seigniorage Cost Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
37. MPhil KhawarIlyas (2006) Impact of Financial Liberalization on Saving and Investment Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
38. MPhil M. Zakaria (2005) Determinants of Exchange Rate of Pak-Rupee Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
BOOKS AUTHORED / AUTHORED
  1. Iqbal, M. Mazhar and M. Idrees (2009) Trade and Economic Growth Linkages edited Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.
JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Saeed, M. Bilal, M. MazharIqbal and Syed Kashif S. (2018) “Corporate Governance Mechanisms and Accounting Conservatism; Evidence from Pakistan” NICE Research Journal of Social Sciences 11(1), 18-38.
2. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar(2017) “Common Use of the Net Present Value (NPV) Criterion for Project Evaluation; A Cause of Productive Inefficiency” Research Journal Social Sciences 6(2), 37-48.
3. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar(2016) “Two Flaws of the Net Present Value (NPV) Criterion” Journal of Business and Economics Vol.8 No.1 Pp.99-113.
4. Siddique, M. Zahid&MazharIqbal (2016) “Theory of Islamic Banking: From Genesis to Degeneration”HISTORY OF ECONOMIC IDEASVol.24 No.2 Pp.75-110.
5. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar (2015) “Inclusive Growth with Zakat” Pakistan Development Review 54(4), 997-1010.
6. Shakeel, Muhammad, M. MazharIqbal and M. Tariq Majeed (2014) “Energy Consumption, Trade and GDP: A Case Study of South Asian Countries” Pakistan Development Review 53(4), 461-76.
7. Siddique, M. Zahid&MazharIqbal (2014) “A FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING ISLAMIC BANKING FROM “WITHIN”” ISLAMIC STUDIES53(1-2), 5-36.
8. Iqbal, M. Mazhar (2013) “Human Attitude toward Risk: Simultaneous Testing of ‘Allais Paradox’ and Risk Aversion” Forman Journal of Economic Studies 9, 43-61.
9. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar (2013) “Choice under Uncertainty; ‘Allais Paradox’ and Its Paradoxical Implication” Journal of Business and Economics 6(2), 129-48.
10. Nawaz, Muhammad, M. MazharIqbal, Amanat Ali and Khalid Zaman (2012) “Fiscal Theory of Price Level: A Panel Data Analysis for Selected SAARC Countries” Romanian Journal of Economics Forecasting 15(3), 152-70.
11. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar (2012) “Prohibition of Riba (Interest Rate) and Dissimilarity of Trading and Loaning” Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences 30, 1-17.
12. Bashir, Malik Fahim, Muhammad MazharIqbal and Khalid Zaman (2011) “Estimating Private Rate of Return on Higher Education in Pakistan” Review of Economic and Business Studies4(1), 179-197.
13. Iqbal, M. Mazhar (2010) “Prohibition of Interest and Economic Rationality” Arab Law Quarterly 24, 293-308.
14. Bashir, Malik Fahim, MazharIqbal, Khalid Zaman and Iqtidar Ali Shah (2010) “Estimating the Economic Return and Cost to Different Degree Programs: A Case Study of Public Sector in Pakistan” The FedUni Journal of Higher Education5(4), 7-21.
15. Hanzla, Hafiz and Muhammad MazharIqbal (2010) “Urbanization and Crime; A Case Study of Pakistan” Pakistan Development Review 49(4), 741–755.
16. Bashir, Malik Fahim and Muhammad MazharIqbal (2010) “Private Return on Higher Education in Pakistan” Forman Journal of Economic Studies 6, 27-48.
17. Zakaria, M. M. MazharIqbal and Eatzaz Ahmad (2008) “Determinants of Nominal Exchange Rate of Pak-Rupee for US Dollar” GCU Economic Journal 41(1), 1-26.
18. Zakaria, M., Eatzaz Ahmad and MazharIqbal (2007) “Nominal Exchange Rate Variability; A Case Study of Pakistan” Journal of Economic Cooperation 28(1), 73-98.
19. Iqbal, M. Mazhar (2003) “A Broader Definition of Riba” Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance 20(3), 7-31.
20. Iqbal, M. Mazhar(1998) “Telecom Industry; Competition, Interconnection Requirements and the Need for Regulations”Pakistan Development Review37(4), 861-71.
CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS
1. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar (2017) “Debt Financing; A Possible Reason for unstable and Sluggish Economic Growth” Paper presented in the1st international conference on the topic of Economy of Pakistan: Vulnerabilities and Opportunities organized by Forman Christian College (A Chartered University) Lahore on May 9, 2017.
2. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar (2017) “Biasedness of Commercial Banking against Less Wealthy Bank Borrowers” Paper presented in the internation conference on the topic of Marginalization and Socieal Exclusion in the Perspective of Market Economy organized by School of Economics Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad on Aug 16-18, 2017.
3. Iqbal, Muhammad Mazhar (2014) “Inclusive Growth with Zakat” Paper presented in the 30th Annual General Meeting and conference on the topic of Alternative Strategies for Poverty Alleviation organized by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Islamabad on Dec 2-4, 2014.
4. Shakeel, Muhammad and M. MazharIqbal (2014) ‘Energy Consumption and GDP with the Role of Trade in South Asia’ Paper presented in the conference on the topic of Energy Systems and Policies organized by Air University Islamabad on Nov. 24-26, 2014.
5. Ahmad, Eatzaz, Muhammad MazharIqbal and SaminaFarooq “Determinants of Brain Drain from Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis” Paper presented in the international conference on thetopic of Migration, Education and Development in South Asia organized by Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad Pakistan on March 27-28, 2014.
6. Iqbal, M. Mazhar “Participatory Financing in Islamic Framework; Theory, Practice and Prospects” Paper presented in the 3rd international conference on Islamic Business organized by Riphah International University in Islamabad Pakistan on Feb 10-11, 2014.
7. Shakeel, Muhammad, M. MazharIqbal and M. Tariq Majeed “Energy Consumption, Trade and GDP: A Case Study of South Asian Countries” Paper presented in the 29th Annual General Meeting and Conference organized by PIDE Islamabad Pakistan on Dec 19-21, 2013.
8. Iqbal, M. Mazhar “Economic Rationality and Divine Economics” Paper presented in the international conference on the topic of Divine Economics organized by AJK University in Muzafferabad Pakistan on Dec 12-14, 2013.
9. Iqbal, M. Mazhar (2002) “International Financial Architecture; A Comparison of Gold Standard and Islamic Dinar” Proceedings of 2002 International Conference on Stable and Just Global Monetary System; Viability of the Islamic Dinar (Pp.177-208) held on August 19-20 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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