Faculty Profile

Dr. Waqar Akram

Associate Professor

Contact Member

E-mail : waqar.akram@iba-suk.edu.pk
Office Extension : 4084


A young budding Economist with specialization in Development Economics and research area is related to Rural financial markets, rural livelihood, food security, agriculture marketing and agri-business and rural energy choices in for environmental sustainability.


Degree From Major Year
Post Doc Oklohoma State University, USA Economics 2015
Ph.D UoS, Sargodha, Pakistan Economics 2008
M.Sc (Hons) UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan Agri-Economics 2005
B.Sc (Hons) UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan Agri-Economics 2002


  • Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

    Willingness of rural communities to adopt biogas systems in Pakistan: Critical factors and policy implications

  • International Journal of Academic Research in Economics and Management Sciences

    Role of Investment in the Course of Economic Growth in Pakistan

  • Biomass & Bioenergy

    Adoption of improved cookstoves in Pakistan: A logit analysis

  • Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences

    Economic Freedom and Growth Nexus in Selected South Asian Countries

  • Sarhad Journal of Agriculture

    Effect of Conflict on Farmers’ Income from Tomato Crop in Kurram

  • Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research

    The Perception about the Biogas Technology Adoption: A Case Study of District Faisalabad (Punjab, Pakistan).

  • American Journal of Educational Research

    Occupational Gender Segregation and Its Determinants, an Analysis of Pakistan Labor Force Market

  • Journal of Finance and Economics

    An Investigation of Poverty, Income Inequality and Their Shifters at Household Level in Pakistan

  • Pakistan Economic and Social Review


  • International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences

    Does Long Duration of the Degree Exhaust the Students? A Case Study of Government College University Faisalabad

  • International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences

    Factors Leading to Adoption of Biogas Technology: A case Study of District Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan

  • Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research

    Female labor force participation in formal sector: An empirical evidence from PSLM (2007–08)

  • International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management

    Determinants of Occupational Choice among Four Provinces of the Pakistan

  • American-Eurasian Journal Agric. & Environ. Sci

    Understanding Pesticide Use Safety Decisions:Application of Health Behavior Theory.

  • Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development

    Impact of Microfinance on Poverty Reduction: A Case Study of District Faisalabad

  • Research Journal of FinanceResearch journli ’s Journal of Finance

    Is mission Drift providing to be more successful for microfinance Institutions in South Asia during financial Crisis Period