Economics

Dr Babar Aziz
Associate Professor of Economics & Chairperson
PhD Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan; MPhil Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad; MA Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan
Over 18 years teaching and research experience in various institutions of Pakistan; has published 10 papers in journals of international repute; served as Research Associate at PIDE and Quaid-i-Azam University; lecturer at Government Postgraduate College Vehari and Assistant Professor at GCU, Faisalabad.
Research interests: Applied Microeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Public Sector Economics.
Ext: 366
babaraziz@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Akmal Hussain
Distinguished Professor
PhD Sussex University,UK; MA Cambridge University, UK
Lectured on economics in Distinguished Academic Visitor series at the University of California, Riverside; gave presentations on development issues at Harvard University, United Nations University, Chinese Academy of Sciences and at Foreign Ministries of governments including the UK, Japan, Netherlands, and USA; served as Group Leader of Intellectual Property Rights Project, WIPO (UN); served as: Chairman of Working Group on Institutions for Development in Panel of Economists to advise the GoP on economic policy; Chairman of Working Group on Poverty Reduction Strategy and Human Resource Development for 10th Five Year Plan; worked as social mobilizer to enable local communities to acquire basic services in Pakistan; founding honorary Chief Executive Officer of the Punjab Rural Support Program; helped establish Pakistan Alleviation Fund and Leadership for Environment and Development Pakistan and served on their Boards of Directors; worked for regional cooperation as member of the Board of Governors of South Asia Centre for Policy Studies (SACEPS) and Independent Group for South Asian Cooperation (IGSAC); principal author of UNDP, Pakistan National Human Development Report 2003; authored three books on economic policy and contributed chapters to 27 other books on development issues; published in academic journals and newspapers on economic and social issues.
Research interests: Development Policy and Institutions.
akmalhussain@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Roger Philip Martin
Professor
PhD Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics, Washington State University, USA
Over 15 years teaching and research experience; currently President of Resource Analytics Incorporated, USA; former visiting faculty at LUMS; has published several papers in journals and conference proceedings; worked on projects in Russia, Turkmenistan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan; authored economics texts for use in Mongolia and Turkmenistan.
Research interests: Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics, Natural Resource Economics, Development Economics, Optimization and Simulation Modeling.
rogerphilip@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Michael Murphy
Professor of Business and Economics
PhD UCLA, USA
Charles Walgreen Fellow at the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business; member Economics faculty at Southern Methodist University (USA); served for over 20 years at AT&T, Qwest and President and CEO of Wytec, Inc; published several papers in areas of market regulation and price controls; member of Business and Economics Faculty at FCC since January 2006; published several papers in areas of market regulation and price controls. Research interests: Industrial Organization, Economics of the Firm, Government and Industry.
michaelmurphy@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Shabib Haider Syed
Associate Professor
PhD Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Over 20 years of teaching and research experience in various institutions in Pakistan; member Economics faculty at FCC since August 2005; served as visiting faculty member at Quaid-e-Azam University, International Islamic University, Muhammad Ali Jinnah University and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants, Islamabad; supervised research in the areas of crime, terrorism, suicide and climate change.
Research interests: Behavioral Economics, Environmental Issues and Applied Econometrics
Ext: 365
shabibhaidersyed@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Rabia Aslam
Associate Professor
PhD Defense Economics, Clark University, USA
Six years teaching experience at FCC; taught at UMT for two years; published several papers in journals of international repute.
Research interests: Political Economy, International Economic Relations, Peace and Security Issues, Quantitative Economics.
Ext: 393
rabiaaslam@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Tanvir Ahmed
Associate Professor
PhD Development Economics, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad
Published papers in journals and presented in conferences; currently Managing Editor of Forman Journal of Economic Studies; served as Lecturer and Teaching Assistant at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad; Consumer Banking Officer at Bank Alfalah Limited; lecturer and Assistant Professor at GCU, Faisalabad; seven foreign visits to share research with international scholars and get training.
Research interests: Applied Econometrics, Microeconomics and Environmental Economics
Ext: 400
tanvirahmed@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Muhammad Akbar Awan
Associate Professor
PhD Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Has 17 years of teaching experience and 7 years of research experience; PhD thesis was on Modeling and Econometric Analysis of Pakistan’s Economy, estimated macroeconometric model for Pakistan using a system of 152 equations; number of published and under review process articles in international journals having ISI impact factor.
Research interests: Theoretical and Applied Econometrics, Macroeconometric Modeling and Simulation, Empirical and Policy Analysis
Ext: 367
makbar@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Muhammad Ali Bhatti
Associate Professor
PhD Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Long teaching and research experience; visiting faculty at Quaid-i-Azam University (Islamabad), Fatima Jinnah Women’s University (Rawalpindi), Kashmir Institute of Economics, University of AJK (Muzzafarabad), Allama Iqbal Open University, (Islamabad) and International Islamic University (Islamabad); PhD thesis on Stock Market Volatility at Karachi Stock Exchange: A Firm Level Analysis; latest research work is to analyze and forecast the behavior of 43 stocks listed in Karachi Stock Exchange.
Research interests: Econometrics, Financial Economics and Applied Microeconomic Theory, poverty issues and financial economics
Ext: 387
malibhatti@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Uzma Hanif
Assistant Professor
PhD University of the Punjab, Lahore; MPhil GCU, Lahore
Faculty member of the FCC Economics Department since 2003; PhD dissertation was very first academic research in Pakistan in areas of economic quantification and economic impact assessment of climate change on agricultural sector; member of South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics (SANDEE); working in areas of Economics of Climate Change and Resource Economics.
Research interests: Environment and Natural Resource Economics, Microeconomics and Energy Economics
Ext: 401
uzmahanif@fccollege.edu.pk

Zahid Iqbal
Assistant Professor
MPhil GCU, Lahore
PhD in process at GCU, Faisalabad; has over 17 years of teaching experience
Research interests: Macroeconomics, Quantitative Economics and Monetary Economics
Ext: 391
zahidiqbal@fccollege.edu.pk

Dr Hafiz Rizwan Ahmad
Assistant Professor
PhD, MPhil GCU, Lahore; MA PU, Lahore
Over 7 years of teaching experience; worked as a Research Officer in Planning Commission of Pakistan; 3 publications in HEC recognized Journals; joined FCC in 2007
Ext: 398
rizwanahmad@fccollege.edu.pk

Ghulam Shabbir
Assistant Professor of Economics (on study leave for PhD)
MPhil Economics Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
Has 16 years teaching and research experience; published research articles in international and national journals; currently Managing Editor of the Forman Journal of Economic Studies.
Research interest: International Trade and Finance, Monetary Economics, Quantitative Economics.
Ext: 390
ghulamshabbir@fccollege.edu.com

Abdul Jalil Khan
Assistant Professor
MPhil GCU, Lahore; MAS Applied Economics Research Centre, Karachi
Currently PhD candidate at GCU, Lahore; primary teaching interest is Macroeconomic issues. Research interests: Technology and Productivity, Risk Analysis, International Economics.
Research interests: Technology and Productivity, Risk Analysis, International Economics.
Ext: 399
abduljalilkhan@fccollege.edu.pk

Azma Batool
Assistant Professor
MPhil QAU, Islamabad;  MSc LUMS, Lahore; MSc IIU, Islamabad
Teaching Economics for several years at various public and private educational institutions in Pakistan; worked as HOD, Economics at International Islamic University; program coordinator, HIMS, Hamdard University, Faisalabad campus; visiting faculty at IMS (Pak-Aims) Lahore; Assistant Professor in Management Sciences Department, FAST Lahore; taught courses on Quantitative Economics, Dynamic Methods and Models in Economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Methods of Business Research at graduate and undergraduate levels
Research interests: Poverty Reduction Strategies (Development Economics) and Consumer Behavior
Ext: 364
azmabatool@fccollege.edu.pk

Amjad Naveed
Assistant Professor (on study leave for PhD)
MPhil QAU, Islamabad; MSc Aarhus University, Denmark
Has 6 years of teaching and research experience at graduate and undergraduate levels; 5 articles in international research journals
Research interests: Quantitative Economics, Growth Economics and Game Theory
amjadnaveed@fccollege.edu.pk

Khan Muhammad Salahuddin Ayyubi
Assistant Professor
MPhil University of Central Punjab, Lahore
Taught Economics at various institutions for 13 years; PhD in progress.
Research interests: Macroeconomics, International Trade, Financial Markets of Pakistan, Managerial Economics, Fiscal Responsibility, Pakistan’s Potential for Regional Trade.
salahuddinayyubi@fccollege.edu.pk

Syed Ali Abbas
Lecturer
MS LSE, Lahore
Worked as Research Associate in Center for Research in Economics & Business (CREB), Lahore School of Economics
Research interests: Macroeconomic Modeling, International Trade, Economic Growth and Development
aliabbas@fccollege.edu.pk

Sameen Zafar
Lecturer (on study leave for PhD)
MSc Economics, University of Nottingham, UK
Worked as Research Associate in Technology Upgradation & Skill Development Company (TUSDEC), Ministry of Industries, Government of Pakistan.
Research interests: Development Economics, International Trade, Macroeconomics.
sameenzafar@fccollege.edu.pk

Ayesha Anwar
Lecturer
MPhil GCU, Lahore
Over six years teaching and research experience as lecturer at GCU, Faisalabad; three papers published nationally/internationally; Assistant Editor Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Sciences.
Research Interests: Consumer Behavior, Applied Microeconomics and Public Sector Economics.
ayeshaanwar@fccollege.edu.pk

Luqman Saeed
Lecturer
MPhil FCC, Lahore
MPhil thesis was an economic study of terrorism in Pakistan; serving as lecturer at FCC since Oct 2012 ; co-researcher in research project sponsored by Pakistan Strategic Support Program (PSSP).
Research interests: Macro Economics, Institutional Economics and Terrorism/Conflict Studies.
luqmansaeed@fccollege.edu.pk

Zainab Wajid
Lecturer
MPhil FCC, Lahore