Faculty Profile

Dr. Khalid Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Contact Member

E-mail : khalid.ahmed@iba-suk.edu.pk
Office Extension : 131


Dr. Khalid Ahmed is currently serving as an Associate Professor of Economics at the department of Business administration, Sukkur IBA University. His area of interest falls within Applied Economics with focus on sustainable development. He has also served as the Director, Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) prior to his departure for Post-doctorate at the university of Cambridge and university of Gottingen, which was jointly funded by Charles Wallace Foundation U.K and Erasmus Mundus European commission in 2015. Dr. Khalid received his PhD in Economics from the Wuhan University of Technology P.R China in 2013 and has been Visiting Fellow at the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), South Korea in 2014. He has been a research fellow at the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Judge Business School, University and Cambridge; and visiting fellow at the department of Economics, Monash University in 2018. In addition, Dr. Khalid has managed two thematic research grants funded by Higher Education Commission of Pakistan as principal investigator and one as the co-principal investigator. He is also the founder of Behavioral Lab at Sukkur IBA University.


Degree From Major Year
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Wuhan University of Technology, P.R China Economics/International Business Strategy 2013
Masters of Arts (M.A) S.A.L.U Economics 2007
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) S.A.L.U Business/Economics/Accounting 2004
Commercial Banking Institute of Bankers Pakistan (IBP) Commercial Banking 2006
Research Fellow University of Cambridge Economics 2015
Visiting Fellow Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) International Economics 2014
Post Doctorate University of Göttingen - Germany Applied Development Economics 2016


# Title Author(s)
1 What drives carbon dioxide emissions in the long-run? Evidence from selected South Asian Countries Ahmed , Khalid
, Mujeeb Ur Rehman
Ozturk , Ilhan
2 Revisiting the role of financial development for energy-growth-trade nexus in BRICS economies Ahmed , Khalid
3 Emission intensive growth and trade in the era of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) integration: An empirical investigation from ASEAN-8 Ahmed , Khalid
Bhattacharya , Mita
Shaikh , Zahid
Ramzan , Muhammad
Ozturk , Ilhan
4 CO2 emissions in Australia: economic and non-economic drivers in the long-run Shahbaz , Muhammad
Bhattacharya , Mita
Ahmed , Khalid
5 Trade openness–carbon emissions nexus: The importance of turning points of trade openness for country panels Shahbaz , Muhammad
Nasreen , Samia
Ahmed , Khalid
Hammoudeh , Shawkat
6 Decomposing the trade-environment nexus for Malaysia: what do the technique, scale, composition, and comparative advantage effect indicate? Ling , Chong Hui
Ahmed , Khalid
Rusnah Binti , Muhamad
Shahbaz , Muhammad
7 Testing the Social Cost of Rapid Economic Development in Malaysia: The Effect of Trade on Life Expectancy Ling , Chong Hui
Ahmed , Khalid
Muhamad , Rusnah
Shahbaz , Muhammad
Loganathan , Nanthakumar
8 The linkages between deforestation, energy and growth for environmental degradation in Pakistan Ahmed , Khalid
Shahbaz , Muhammad
Qasim , Ahmer
Long , Wei
9 A study of causality between disintegrated intellectual capital and firm performance Rehman , Mujeeb Ur
Ahmed , Khalid
Qazi , Ahmer Qasim
10 Environmental Kuznets curve for CO2 emission in Mongolia: an empirical analysis Ahmed , Khalid
11 An empirical analysis of CO¬2 emission in Pakistan using EKChypothesis Ahmed , Khalid
Long , Wei
12 Disaggregate Energy Consumption and Industrial Output in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis Qazi , Qasim Ahmer
Ahmed , Khalid
Mudassar , Muhemmad


# Title Year
1 Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) 2014
2 Korea Foundation for Advance Studies 2013
3 International Students Association, WHUT, P.R China 2010
4 WHUT Alumni Association 2013
5 South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics 2013
6 Pakistan Institute of Development Economics 2013


# Title Organization Year
1 "Global Young Economist" Lindau Nobel Laureates Council 2014
2 Jointly Supported by Chinese Government Scholarship (CGS), Ministry of Education (MoE) of Pakistan and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan Cultural Exchange Scholarship for Ph.D Studies Abraod 2009