Dr. Imran Hanif

PhD Economics, Assistant Professor, HOD, Department of Economics

Dr. Imran Hanif is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the NUR International University. He received his PhD and MPhil in Economics from School of Economics Bahauddin Zakariya University. During PhD he has been a visiting research fellow at Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, USA. Prior to his appointment at NIU, he was on the economics faculty of National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Multan campus (2015-2017) most recently as an Assistant Professor and Head of the Economics Department. He has already published in few refereed journals and also providing referee service for a couple of national and international Economics journals. He has a particular interest in applied macroeconomic, public economics, energy economics and environmental economics. His research interests lie in the areas of state and local public finance, intergovernmental fiscal relations, environment and energy management issues in developing countries. He has authored or co-authored more than 10 articles and professional reports. He has supervised 10 MPhil theses.


PhD in Economics from School of Economics Bahauddin Zakariya University


MPhil from Bahauddin Zakariya University

  1. Hanif, I. (2018). Energy consumption habits and human health nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1-12.
  2. Hanif, I. (2018). Impact of Fossil Fuels Energy Consumption, Energy Policies and Urban Sprawl on Carbon Emission in East Asia and the Pacific: A Panel Investigation. Energy Strategy Reviews, 21, 16-24.
  3. Hanif, I. (2018). Impact of economic growth, nonrenewable and renewable energy consumption, and urbanization on carbon emissions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(15), 15057-15067.
  4. Hanif, I. (2017). Economics-Energy-Environment Nexus in Latin America and the Caribbean. Energy, 141, 170-178.
  5. Hanif, I., and Gago-de-Santos, P. (2017). The Impact of Fiscal Decentralization on Private Saving in a Developing Economy: Some Empirical Evidence for the Case of Pakistan. Journal of South Asian Development, 12(3). 1-27.
  6. Hanif, I., and Gago-de-Santos, P. (2016). The Importance of Population Control and Macroeconomic Stability to Reducing Environmental Degradation: An Empirical Test of the Environmental Kuznets Curve for Developing Countries. Environmental Development, 23(3), 1-9.
  7. Bukhari, S. Z., and Hanif, I. (2016). Primary Care and Health System Performance in Pakistan: A Study of Basic Health Units of South Punjab. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 66 (12), 1632-1636.
  8. Hanif, I., and Chaudhry, I.S. (2015). Interlinks of Public Investment and Fiscal Decentralization in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences, 9(3), 850-864.
  9. Hanif, I., Chaudhry, I.S., and Wallace, S. (2014). Fiscal Autonomy and Economic Growth Nexus: An Empirical Evidence from Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 34 (2).767-780.
  10. Faridi, M.Z., Chaudhry, I.S., Hanif, I., and Ansari, F. N. (2012).Fiscal Decentralization and Employment in Pakistan. International Business Research, 5 (11), 54-64.
  11. Chaudhry, I.S., Faridi, M.Z., and Hanif, I. (2012).The Whimsical Trends of Rural Poverty in Pakistan: Some Diversifications. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 83 (1), 78-89.
  12. Malik, S., Chaudhry, I.S., and Hanif, I. (2012).Analysis of Rural Poverty in Pakistan: Bi-Model Estimation of Some Selected Villages. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2 (8), 73-80.
  13. Murtiza, M., Hanif, I., Waraich, I.A., and Bukhari, S. Z. (2012). Does Poverty Stem Human Trafficking in Pakistan?. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 3(10), 39-47.
  14. Alvi, T., Hanif, I., Feryal, I., Waraich, I.A., and Mortaza, I. (2012). Female Labor Force Participation in Agriculture Sector: A Case of Pakistan. Universal Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 2 (10), 9-20.
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