Name: Dr. Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: School of Economics

Qualifications: Ph.D. Economics:
From University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

M.Phil. Economics:
From IIIE, IIU, Pak

Phone: +92-51 9064-3042
Status: On Job
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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

financial economics, decsision-making under uncertainty, Islamic economics

Iqbal, M. Mazhar (1998) “Telecom Industry; Competition, Interconnection Requirements and the Need for Regulations” Pakistan Development Review Vol. 37 No.4 Pp.861-71.

_____ (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 held on August 19-20 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

_____ (2003) “A Broader Definition of Riba” Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance Vol.20, July-Sept. No.3 Pp.7-31

Zakaria, M., Eatzaz Ahmad and Mazhar Iqbal (2007) “Nominal Exchange Rate Variability; A Case Study of Pakistan Journal of Economic Cooperation Vol.28 No.1 Pp.73-98

Qayyum, Abdul, Usman Ahmed and Mazhar Iqbal (2007) “Financial Sector Reforms and Their Impact on Efficiency of Banks; A Case Study of Pakistan” Paper presented at Third Annual Conference on Management of the Pakistan Economy on the Topic of ‘Economic Reforms: The Road Ahead (2007 – 2010)’ held on May 2nd – 3rd at Lahore School of Economics, Lahore.

Zakaria, M. M. Mazhar Iqbal and Eatzaz Ahmad (2008) “Determinants of Nominal Exchange Rate of Pak-Rupee for US Dollar” GCU Economic Journal Vol.XLI, No. 1, Pp. 1-26..

Iqbal, M. Mazhar and M. Idrees (2009) Trade and Economic Growth Linkages edited Department of Economics, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad.

Iqbal, M. Mazhar (2010) “Prohibition of Interest and Economic Rationality” Arab Law Quarterly Vol.24 Pp.293-308.

Bashir, Malik Fahim, Mazhar Iqbal, Khalid Zaman and Iqtidar Ali Shah (2010) “Estimating the Economic Return and Cost to Different Degree Programs: A Case Study of Public Sector in PakistanThe FedUni Journal of Higher Education Vol.5 No.4 Pp.7-21.

Hanzla, Hafiz and Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal (2010) “Urbanization and Crime; A Case Study of Pakistan” Paper presented in 26th AGM of Pakistan Society of Development Economics held on 28-30th Dec in Islamabad.

Bashir, Malik Fahim and Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal (2010) “Private Return on Higher Education in PakistanForman Journal of Economic Studies Vol.6 Pp.27-48.

Bashir, Malik Fahim, Muhammad Mazhar Iqbal and Khalid Zaman (2011) “Estimating Private Rate of Return on Higher Education in PakistanReview of Economic and Business Studies  Vol.4 No.1 Pp.179-197.

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