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Dr. Nisar Ahmad

Title:Assistant Professor
Room #:1017B
Email:nisar@squ.edu.om
Ext. #:2098

Fields of Interest:

Econometrics, Spatial econometrics, Labour Economics, Regional Economics

Education:

PhD Economics, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2009
MSc. Economics, School of Economics and Management, Aarhus University, Denmark, 2005
M.Phil Economics, Quaid i Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2000
M. A Economics, University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, 1995
B.A Statistics, Mathematics, University of Punjab, Lahore, 1992
Nisar Ahmad recently joined the Department of Economics and Finance Sultan Qaboos University as an Assistant Professor. Before joining the university he worked at Department of Border Region Studies, University of Southern Denmark as an Assistant and Associate Professor. He taught various courses in Flensburg University Germany. He is also teaching PhD course in panel data econometrics in International Research workshop for PhD students since 2009. His research expertise are in technological spill overs in the regional context by using spatial econometrics model. His research also includes earnings mobility and evaluation of active labour market policies using duration analysis.

Selected Publications:

  • Ahmad, N., Muhammad, A., Nasrullah, K., Chi-Hyuck J. (2015) Sampling Inspection Plan using Exponentiated Weibull Distribution, Journal of Testing and Evaluation. Vol. 43, No. 3, May 2015
  • Ahmad, N., Esmaeilzadeh, R. & Hansen, J. (2014) Immigrant-Native Differences in Earnings Mobility Processes, Review of Economics & Finance.
  • Ahmad, N. Jan (2014) State Dependence in Unemployment, International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues.
  • Naveed, A., Ahmad, N. & Jalil, A. (2008) Corruption and Growth: A Nexus Revisited, Forman Journal of Economic Studies. 4
  • Ahmad, N., Nisar Naz, A., Naveed, A. & Jalil, A. (2007) Money Demand Function for Pakistan Forman Journal of Economic Studies. 3, Jan-Dec 2007, p. 32-60