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Dr. Muhammad Tahir

Assistant Professor
Specialization: International Economics
Phone: +92-0992-383591-5
Academics/ Degrees:
  • Ph.D: School of Business and Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam, 2014.
Journal Publications
  1. Ahmad Ali Jan,Fong-Woon Lai,M.Tahir Developing an Islamic Corporate Governance framework to examine sustainability performance in Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions, Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021
  2. a.afridi,M.Tahir,K.Rashid Is Trade Openness Relevant in Reducing Food Deficit? Evidence from African Countries, Iranian Economic Review, 2021
  3. S.A.M.Shah,Muhammad Shujah-Ul-Islam Jadoon,M.Tahir,J.Anwar Examining the Trust-Based Consumer Decision Making Model for Online Purchases in Pakistan, International Journal of Online Marketing, 2021
  4. M.Tahir,Arshad Hayat,Umar Burki Determinants of Environmental Degradation in Saudi Arabia: Exploring the Unexplored, International Journal of Energy Sector Management, 2021
  5. M.Tahir,Arshad Hayat Natural Resources Volatility and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Resource-Rich Region, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, 2021
  6. a.afridi,M.Tahir,Aziz Ullah Sayal,I.NASEEM Migration enclave and downward economic growth in Africa, International Journal of Social Economics, 2020
  7. M.Tahir,Ahmad Ali Jan,Syed Quaid Ali Shah,Md Badrul Alam,a.afridi,Bashir,M.F,,yb.t Foreign Inflows and Economic Growth in Pakistan: Some New Insights, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, Volume 13, Issue 3, pp97-113, 2020
  8. M.Tahir,Md Badrul Alam Does well banking performance attract FDI? Empirical evidence from the SAARC economies, International Journal of Emerging Market, 2020
  9. M.Tahir,Arshad Hayat Does international trade promote economic growth? An evidence from Brunei Darussalam, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 2020
  10. M.Tahir,Arshad Hayat Foreign direct investment, natural resources and economic growth: a threshold model approach, Journal of Economic Studies, 2020
  11. M.Tahir Trade and life expectancy in China: a cointegration analysis, China Economic Journal, 2020
  12. Hira Zahid,Bashir,M.F,,M.Tahir Relationship between Preferential Trade Agreements and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from a Panel of 147 Countries, International Trade Journal, 2020
  13. M.Tahir,Arshad Hayat,K.Rashid,a.afridi,yb.t Human Capital and Economic Growth in OECD: Some New Insights, Human Capital and Economic Growth in OECD: Some New Insights, 2020
  14. a.afridi,M.Tahir,Aziz Ullah Sayal,m. shah Loan Quality: Does Bank Corporate Governance Matter?, Applied Economics Letters, 2020
  15. a.afridi,I.NASEEM,M.Tahir,BilalBSaeed A Descriptive Analysis of Research Culture in Pakistan, FWU Journal of Social Sciences, Fall 2019, Vol.13, No.2, 2019
  16. M.Tahir,a.afridi,I.NASEEM,BilalBSaeed Terrorism and its Determinants in the Sub‐Saharan Africa Region: Some New Insights., African Development Review, 2019
  17. a.afridi,M.Tahir,I.NASEEM Per capita income, trade openness, urbanization, energy consumption and CO2 emissions: An empirical study on SAARC Region, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2019
  18. M.Tahir,Tooba Mazher,a.afridi Trade openness and sectoral growth in developing countries: some new insights, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, 2019
  19. Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada,Donghyun Park,Alam Khan,M.Tahir Is terrorism, poverty, and refugees the dark side of globalization?, Quality & Quantity, 2019
  20. M.Tahir,Estrada, Mario Arturo Ruiz,a.afridi FOREIGN INFLOWS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE SAARC REGION, Economic Systems, 2018
  21. BilalBSaeed,Bilal Afsar,S.Hafeez,imrankhan,M.Tahir,a.afridi Promoting employee’s pro-environmental behavior through Green Human Resource Management practices, Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 2018
  22. M.Tahir Terrorism and its Determinants: Panel Data Evidence from 94 Countries, Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2018
  23. imrankhan,Hafza Arif,M.Tahir The use and determinants of derivatives: Empirical evidence from banking sector of Pakistan, Journal of Management Science, 2018
  24. M.Tahir,a.afridi Intellectual Capital and Financial Performance of Banks in Pakistan., Dialogue (Pakistan), 2018
  25. S.A.M.Shah,M.Tahir,Muhammad Aqeel Soomro,Shehla Amjad Consumers Ethics in Pakistan: Empirically Examining the Muncy & Vitell Scale, Journal of Managerial Sciences, 2017
  26. Estrada, Mario Arturo Ruiz,Donghyun Park,M.Tahir How does terrorism affect the international trade of Muslims countries?, Quality & Quantity , 2017
  27. imrankhan,Mahreen Khan,M.Tahir Performance comparison of Islamic and conventional banks: empirical evidence from Pakistan, International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 2017
  28. Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada,M.Tahir,Evangelos Koutronas,Norma Mansor Hydrological hazard assessment: THE 2014–15 Malaysia floods, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 2017
  29. M.Tahir,SAF.Hasnu Macroeconomic Determinants of Trade Openness: Empirical Investigation of SAARC Region, Journal of Asia Business Studies, 2017
  30. M.Tahir,a.afridi,Syed Sadaqat Ali Shah Assessing nature of competition in banking sector of Pakistan, The Journal of Finance and Data Science, 2017
  31. M.Tahir,S.Lodhi Econometric Analysis of Trade Openness and Economic Growth for Developing Countries, Colombo Business Journal, 2016
  32. VGR. Chandran ,M.Tahir,Mario, Estrada. Khan An Introduction of the Multidimensional Real Time Economic Modeling, Contemporary Economics, 2016
  33. imrankhan,M.Tahir,Umer Nazish Determinants of Commercial Banks Performance:Evidence from Emerging Economics, Accounting, 2015
  34. M.Tahir,imrankhan,S.A.M.Shah Foreign Remittances, Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Imports and Economic Growth in Pakistan: A Time Series Analysis, Arab Economic and Business Journal, 2015
  35. M.Tahir,imrankhan,a.afridi,Ruiz Estrada, M., The role of trade openness for industrial sector development: panel data evidence from SAARC region. , Journal of Asia Business Studies , 2015
  36. M.Tahir, Toseef Azid The relationship between international trade openness and economic growth in the developing economies: some new dimensions, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, , 2015
  37. M.Tahir,imrankhan Trade openness and economic growth in the Asian region, Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies, , 2015
  38. M.Tahir,Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada An Introduction to Alternative Experimental Models in Monitoring Economic Failures., Contemporary Economics , 2015
Conference Publications
  1. M.Tahir Econometric Analysis of Trade Openness and Economic Growth for Developing Countries, 10th International Research Conference of Management and Finance (IRCMF 2015) University of Colombo , 2015
  1. Toseef Azid,Murniati Mukhlisin,Nashr Akbar,M.Tahir Monetary Policy, Islamic Finance, and Islamic Corporate Governance: An International Overview, Emerald Publishing Group, 2021



  • 25th Sept .2014 continued Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Abbottabad. 
  • May. 2012 to June 2012 Visiting Researcher at the Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan) 
  • Visiting Researcher at the Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, (BOFT, Taiwan) 
  • Visiting Researcher at the Korea Institute of International Economic Policy (KIEP), South Korea



Research Interests

  • International Trade 
  • Economic Issues of Developing Countries 
  • Macroeconomic Policy 
  • Econometric Modeling