Department of Economics

Publications

Publications of Prof. Dr. Muhammad Afzal

Working Papers

  • Mian M. Akram and Muhammad Afzal (2014), Dynamic Role of Zakat in AlleviatingPoverty: A Case Study of Pakistan. MPRA Paper No. 56013, posted UNSPECIFIED. http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/56013/

Research Papers Published in Journals of International Repute

  • A. Masood and Muhammad Afzal (2016), Determinants of Audit Quality in Pakistan. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Volume XII, Issue II (December), pp. 24-49.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Shamim Rafique and Farhan Hameed (2015), Measurement of Living Standards Deprivation in Punjab using AF Method (Periodical Comparison Approach). The Pakistan Development Review, Volume 54, No. 4, Part II (Winter), pp. 739-763.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Ishrat Begum, Hina Fatima and Kafeel Sarwar (2015), Private Financial Returns to Education for Employees of Financial Institutions in Lahore: Microeconometric Analysis. Journal of Elementary Education, Volume 25, No. 1, pp. 107-133.
  • Muhammad Afzal, (2014), Microeconometric Analysis of Earnings Oriented Educational System of Lahore (Pakistan). Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 52, No. 2 (Winter 2014), pp. 227-256.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Gulfam Arshed and Kafeel Sarwar (2013), Education, Health, Food Inflation and Economic Growth in Pakistan. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 51, No. 2 (Winter 2013), pp. 109-138.
  • K. Sarwar, Muhammad Afzal, M. Shafiq and H. Rehman (2013), Institutions and Economic Growth in South Asia. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Volume IX, Issue 2 (December), pp. 01-23.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Abdul Rauf Butt, Rafaqat Ali Akbar and Seemab Roshi (2013), Gender Disparity in Pakistan: A Case of Middle and Secondary Education in Punjab. Journal of Research and Reflections in Education, Volume 7, Issues 2, pp.113-124.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Ehsan Malik, A. Rauf Butt and Kalsoom Fatima (2013), Openness, Inflation and Growth Relationships in Pakistan: An Application of ARDL Bounds Testing Approach. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 51, No. 1 (Summer), pp. 13-53.
  • Muhammad Afzal, M. Shafiq, N. Ahmad, H. M. Qasim and K. Sarwar (2013), Education, Poverty and Economic Growth in South Asia: A Panel Data Analysis. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Volume IX, Issue I (June), pp. 131-154.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Ehsan Malik, Ishrat Begum, Kafeel Sarwar and Hina Fatima (2012), Relationship among Education, Poverty and Economic Growth in Pakistan: An Econometric Analysis. Journal of Elementary Education, Volume 22, No. 1, pp. 23-45.
  • Muhammad Afzal, Hafeez ur Rehman, Muhammad Shahid Farooq and Kafeel Sarwar (2011), Education and economic growth in Pakistan: A cointegration and causality analysis. International Journal of Educational Research, Volume 50, Issues 5-6, pp. 321-335.
  • Muhammad Afzal (2011), Microeconometric analysis of private returns to education and determinants of earnings. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 49, No. 1 (Summer), pp. 39-68.
  • Muhammad Afzal, M. S. Farooq, M. I. Khalid and N. Akhtar (2010), Household characteristics and primary school education: A case of Province Punjab-Pakistan. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Volume VI, Issue II (December), pp. 17-42.
  • Muhammad Ilyas, Hafiz Khalil Ahmad, Muhammad Afzal and Tahir Mahmood (2010), Determinants of manufacturing value added in Pakistan: An application of bounds testing approach to cointegration. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 48, No. 2 (Winter), pp. 209-223.       
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/25825362
  • Muhammad Afzal, Muhammad Shahid Farooq, Hafiz Khalil Ahmad, Ishrat Begum and M. Abdul Quddus (2010), Relationship between school education and economic growth in Pakistan: ARDL bounds testing approach to cointegration. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 48, No. 1 (Summer), pp. 39-60. http://www.jstor.org/stable/41762413
  • Hafiz Khalil Ahmad, Muhammad Ilyas, Tahir Mahmood and Muhammad Afzal (2010), Exploring the effect of total factor productivity growth on future output growth: Evidence from a panel of East Asian countries. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume 48, No. 1 (Summer), pp. 105-122.   
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/41762416
  • N. A. Akhtar, F. Jalil, M. S. Farooq, Muhammad Afzal and M. U. Awan (2010), Effect of leadership and academic culture on implementation of Self Assessment Manual in public sector universities of Pakistan. Journal of Quality and Technology Management, Volume VI, Issue I (June), pp. 135-152.
  • Muhammad Afzal, A. Rauf Butt, Hafeez ur Rehman and Ishrat Begum (2009), A dynamic analysis of the relationship among human development, exports and economic growth in Pakistan. The Pakistan Development Review, Volume 48, No. 4, Part II (Winter), pp. 885-920.    
    http://www.jstor.org/stable/41261354
  • Muhammad Afzal, Hafeez ur Rehman and Ishrat Begum (2006), An analysis of the relationship between debt burden and human resource development: A case study of Pakistan. GCU Economic Journal (GC University, Lahore), Volume XXXVIII, No. 1&2, pp. 1-28.
  • Hafeez ur Rehman and Muhammad Afzal (2003), The J curve phenomenon: An evidence from Pakistan. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume XLI, No. 1&2, pp. 45-58. http://jstor.org/stable/25825244
  • Hafeez ur Rehman and Muhammad Afzal (2003), The black market exchange rate and stability of demand for money in Pakistan. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume XLI, No. 1&2, pp. 13-28.
    http://jstor.org/stable/25825242
  • Shaukat Ali Shahid, Hafeez ur Rehman and Muhammad Afzal (2002), Economic options for agricultural production in saline areas of Pakistan. Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume XL, No. 2 (Winter), pp. 89-120. http://jstor.org/stable/25821368
  • Muhammad Afzal, Hafeez ur Rehman and A. Rauf Butt (2002), Forecasting: A dilemma of modules (A comparison of theory based and theory free approaches). Pakistan Economic and Social Review, Volume XL, No. 1 (Summer), pp. 1-18. http://jstor.org/stable/25825233
  • Muhammad Afzal (2002), A Comparison of the Forecasting Performance of Regression Models with Univariate Non-Seasonal ARIMA Time Series Models. Published M. Phil. thesis, Department of Economics, GC University, Lahore.
  • Muhammad Afzal (2013), Private Returns to Education and Determinants of Earnings: An Econometric Analysis. Published Ph.D. thesis, Department of Economics, University of the Punjab, Lahore.

Books

  • Afzal, Muhammad. (2014). Forecasting performance: The case of Pakistan’s exports. Germany: LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  • Afzal, Muhammad. (2014). Private returns to education and determinants of earnings: An econometric analysis. Germany: LAMBERT Academic Publishing.
  • Afzal, Muhammad. Tafheem Moashiat for Intermediate Part I: A helping book for Intermediate level students in Urdu Language.
  • Afzal, Muhammad. Tafheem Moashiat for Intermediate Part II: A helping book for Intermediate level students in Urdu Language.

Book Chapter

  • A chapter on “Public Debt: Effective Political Tool of Economy in Pakistan” by Muhammad Afzal published in Hasnat, S. F., & Faruqui, A. (Eds.). (2008), Pakistan Unresolved Issues of State and Society (First edition). Lahore/Karachi/Islamabad: Vanguard Books Pvt. Ltd.

 

Publications of Naghmana Ghafoor

Nuzrat Yar Khan, Naghmana Ghafoor, Rabia Iftikhar, and Maria Malik. (2011). Urban Annoyances and Mental Health in the City of Lahore, Pakistan. M .Journal of Urban Affairs. Volume XXXIV, No.3, pp. 297-315.

Khan, N.Y., Abdullah, Y., Naghmana Ghafoor Iqbal. A. (2011). Ecosystem Health of the Indus River Watershed: Socioeconomic Impacts and BehavioralResponses of the Communities to the Environmental Degradation in Ravi-Chenab Watershed. HEC Project Report.

Gul Zareen Ghafoor , Ejaz Mahmood,  Ahmed Qureshi , Naghmana Ghafoor & Laila Shehzad. (2014). Health Status and Hygiene Practices in SSlums: A Case Study of Lahore, Pakistan. Biologia. Volume LX, No.2, pp. 273-278.

Mehr-un-Nisa and Mohammad Nishat. (2011). The Determinants of Stock Prices in Pakistan. Asian Economic and Financial Review. Volume I, No. 4, pp. 276-291.

 

Publications of M. M. Munawwar

Azeem, M. M.,Munawwar, S.,&Mushtaq, K. (2012). An Empirical Analysis of factors affecting food (wheat) inflation in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agriculture Sciences. Volume. LXVIX, No. 2, pp. 199-203.

 

Publications of Sajida Wajid

Khalil Ahmad &  Sajida Wajid, (2013). What matter for Economic Growth in Pakistan Fiscal Policy or its composition. Asian Economic and Financial Review. Volume III, No. 2, pp. 196-215.

Zainab Akram, Sajida Wajid, Tahir Mahmood, & Shoiab Sarwar. (2011). Impact of poor Governance of income Inequality on poverty in Pakistan. Far East Journal of Psychology and Business. Volume. IV c., No. 4, pp. 43-55.

Bushra Mushtaq, Syeda Azra Batool and Muhammad Afzal (2014). Globalization, Technology Tranformaton and Economic Development: A case Study of Pakistan. African Journal of Marketing Management, Volume VI, No. 5, pp. 56-67

Working Papers

Duryab Fatima (2014), Education, Employment and Women's Say in Household Decision Making in Pakistan (Working Paper No. 04-14). Lahore: Centre for Research in Economics and Business.

http://creb.org.pk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Working-Paper-Series-No.04-14-Complete.pdf

Shafi Mariuam and Asghar, Zahid (2015), Tax Policy and Economic Growth: by using Semi-Parametric Approach, AMTR. MPRA Paper No. 66662. https://ideas.repec.org/p/pra/mprapa/66662.html