Muhammad Aamir khan

Muhammad Aamir khan
COMSATS University Islamabad | CUI · Economics

PhD Agricultural Economics

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Introduction
Muhammad Aamir Khan is an economic policy consultant with 07 years of experience in policy-oriented research primarily on International Trade and Development Issues. He has consulting experience with World Bank, UNESCAP, WTO Chair program and other multi-lateral funding agencies in Pakistan. He is skilled in economic analysis using Commutable General Equilibrium and simulation modeling. Khan holds a Doctorate in Agricultural Economics.
Additional affiliations
April 2019 - May 2019
Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Delivered lectures at KDI School of Public Policy and Hankook University of Foreign Studies, Conducted research on Potential Pak-Korea FTA.
November 2018 - February 2019
UNESCAP
Position
  • Consultant
Description
  • To work on spillover potentials and implications for structural transformation, diversification and resilience in countries with Special needs. https://www.unescap.org/publications/asia-pacific-countries-special-needs-development-report-2019
April 2017 - September 2017
Sultan Qaboos University
Position
  • Researcher
Description
  • Worked to update an I-O Table of Oman. The updated IO table was used to quantify the impact of Energy Subsidy Reforms in GCC Countries especially Oman.

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Publications (45)
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The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is one of the recently negotiated multilateral free trade agreements which aims to establish a free trade agreement between 11 economies (after US exit) on both sides of the Pacific. The formation and implementation of this proposed partnership is a valid threat for o...
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Pakistan and Malaysia have a significant bilateral economic relationship. The Pakistan–Malaysia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) was signed in 2007, and was implemented in 2008. Pakistan’s volatile exports to Malaysia never achieved a sustainable period of growth. Trade balance has not achieved significant changes even after 9 years of implementation of...
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The availability of consistent and cheap energy is key to a sustainable economy. The challenge of cheap, clean, and sustainable energy supply is faced by all countries. Pakistan is an energy starved country and is trying to overcome its energy woes by installing different types of energy plants under the massive investment of China Pakistan Economi...
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Many developing countries considers export-oriented Structural Transformation as panacea for economic development. Existing literature on economic growth and structural change also relies on trade data for policy implication on country's competitiveness and long-term growth prospects. With this backdrop, this research aims to identify cross sectora...
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Environmental degradation is frequently cited as one of the eminent issues in the modern era. To limit environmental degradation, prior literature discerns several macroeconomic, socio-economic, and institutional factors that affect environmental degradation. However, the relationship between geopolitical risk and environmental degradation is under...
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This paper intends to explore the roles of a variety of income-related attributes of the problem of energy poverty which should be considered in the policy-making for alleviating various constraints for essential access of the people to useable energy. This inquiry scrutinizes the drivers of energy poverty in the settings of development stages by u...
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Economic growth and trade openness are closely linked with energy consumption and hence have environmental consequences. Many studies have investigated the relationship between these variables. Two weaknesses in empirical literature on energy-growth nexus are prominent. First majority of the studies are conducted on different groups of countries; h...
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The current GST regime in Pakistan is characterized by various tax exemptions, reduced tax rates, and zero ratings. It creates inefficiency, supports tax fraud, and encourages rent-seeking activities. The net effect is the high tax rates and tax evasion, undermining the potential indirect tax revenues. There are various recommendations from public...
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This paper explores the features of accounting for the national carbon emission inventory under four different system boundaries, including the presently operational territorial production-based accounting (PBA) practised by the UNFCCC. Using a recently published input-output table with the base year for 2013–2014, the study calculates India’s ‘Nat...
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This study intends to explore India’s comparative advantage in the pollution-intensive product export with temporal and spatial analysis by applying an alternative measure of revealed comparative advantage index. The emission-intensive manufacturing commodities are mainly chosen as per the list published by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB...
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Pakistan’s trading relationship with the United Kingdom (UK) is governed through the European Union’s (EU) Single Market regulations & tariffs. Pakistan has granted a Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP) plus status by the EU, which allows Pakistan commodities duty-free access to the European market. Britain’s decision to leave the EU popularly...
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Trade liberalization policies have been adopted by many developing countries to increase economic growth and reduce poverty. While the positive relationship between trade liberalization and economic growth is generally well accepted, the impact of trade liberalization on poverty and income inequality is still unclear. The objective of this paper is...
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This study aims to achieve two main objectives; first, it provides a brief but critical description of the empirical literature on the environmental Kuznets curve (EKC) in terms of history, origin, micro-foundations, measurement of environmental degradation, methodologies and samples. Second, it examines the curious attraction of the EKC despite co...
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In the current times, there is high demand for artificial intelligence (AI) techniques to be integration with real-time collection, wireless infrastructure, as well as processing in terms of end-user devices. It is now remarkable to make use of AI for detection as well as prediction of pandemics that are extremely large in nature. Coronavirus pande...
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The COVID 19 pandemic has had tremendous economic impacts and continues to wreak havoc around the world. This research work has been conducted to analyze the macroeconomic effects of the COVID 19 in the context of Pakistan. The impact ECON Supply Chain (IESC) Computable general equilibrium (CGE) Model which was formulated by Walmsley and Minor (201...
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Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is one of the Mega Regional Trade agreements with the main objective of liberalized trade among the fast-growing Asia Pacific member countries. CPTPP (formerly TTP) members consist of eleven countries in wake of the secession of the United States (US). After Brexit, the U...
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In literature, the mixed empirical results about employees' retirement choices for different pension systems make it difficult to conclude lucidly. This is because the pension benefits represent a diverse pool of preferences and expectations based on complex socioeconomic, cultural and demographic factors. In Pakistan, a multitude of factors in add...
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Presented during the 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis (Virtual Conference)
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This research combined global climate, crop and economic models to examine the economic impact of climate change-induced loss of agricultural productivity in Pakistan. Previous studies conducted systematic model inter-comparisons, but results varied widely due to differences in model approaches, research scenarios and input data. This paper extends...
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This research combined global climate, crop and economic models to examine the economic impact of climate change-induced loss of agricultural productivity in Pakistan. Previous studies conducted systematic model inter-comparisons, but results varied widely due to differences in model approaches, research scenarios and input data. This paper extends...
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This research examines the likely influence of BRICS member’s alliance on Pakistan’s sectoral imports and exports, real GDP, factor returns and household income distribution by using the global Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model in collaboration with latest available Pakistani Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) 2013, w
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Pakistan shares its northern border with the People’s Republic of China, while it shares part of its northern, eastern and southern border with India: the second and seventh largest economies in the world respectively. Pakistan should therefore be ideally positioned to gain from liberalization of trade. The Pakistan-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA)...
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The gulf cooperation council countries (GCC) have recently embarked in an energy subsidy reform following the drastic drop of international oil prices in 2014. The reform consists of increasing energy prices (fuel, electricity, gas) in order to gradually phase out the subsidy and rationalize government expenditure. Governments however are concerned...
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Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil enhancing productivity multiple times as compared to conventional agriculture. From decades vegetable productivity is stagnant in Pakistan forcing Pakistan to import. Climate change, and extreme climatic conditions are further threatening agriculture...
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The current study attempted to calculate the potential gains/losses to the household income in Pakistan. The study has employed MyGTAP model which was initially developed by Minor & Walmsley (2012) and is extension of standard GTAP model. The standard GTAP model was linked with a representative household model by using the Social Accounting Matrix...
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The study employed the latest developed MyGTAP model to calculate the effects of agricultural trade liberalization on the different sectors of the economy. In order to calculate the effects of agricultural trade liberalization on income distribution and economic growth, an analytical framework MyGTAP was developed where the standard GTAP model was...
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Academic and political debates across the globe have greatly voiced the challenge of undefined costs resulting from the defined-benefit pension system. The most important cause, which resulted in the cash crunch of defined-benefit pension payments, stemmed from the rise in the old-age dependency ratio and increase in the average life expectancy. Ac...
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Abstract The purpose of the study is to investigate the impact of Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) plus on household income of Pakistan. European Union, the largest trading partner of Pakistan, granted the status of GSP plus to Pakistan in December 2013. The study has used MyGTAP, developed by Minor & Walmsley (2013) to calculate the impact...
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Every model that is applied to investigate the problems of the economy have strengths and weaknesses. Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models are considered the modified version of Walras model and one the most reliable method for policy recommendations. The objective of this study is to investigate the literature that used CGE modelling to exp...
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This study scrutinizes the impact of two dimensions of globalization—economic and political globalization—and overall globalization on economic growth during 1973-2011 for Pakistan, using a novel and unique dataset on various aspects of globalization. By using ARDL Bound testing approach and ECM, it is revealed that there exists both short and long...
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Higher food expenditures disturb the delicate balance of allocated decisions of household monthly expenditures. Several past studies in Pakistan have been committed on determining household consumer's characteristics on requirement for specific kinds of food; however less consideration has been devoted to the parameters of household food expenditur...
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Livestock is an integral part of rural household economy in Pakistan providing 35% of income to eight million rural households. The contribution of livestock sector in agricultural GDP of Pakistan is 56%. The Pakistan stands 4th in global milk producing market. Therefore, it is important to identify the livestock population density and diversity in...
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Introduction: Hypodermosis is an ectoparasitic disease of cattle caused by Hypoderma lineatum and Hypoderma bovis. It is an important health problem of cattle, leading to considerable economic losses. There are various factors that are involved in the spread of this disease such as herd size, location, temperature, humidity, and precipitation. Meth...
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Introduction: Hypodermosis is an ectoparasitic disease of cattle caused by Hypoderma lineatum and Hypoderma bovis. It is an important health problem of cattle, leading to considerable economic losses. There are various factors that are involved in the spread of this disease such as herd size, location, temperature, humidity, and precipitation. Me...
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Trade liberalization has long been recognized as a key element in sustainable development. Liberalized Trade has been adopted by many developing countries to increase economic growth and therefore reducing poverty. In this backdrop, the current study evaluates the impact of Pakistan’s agricultural trade liberalization using a modified Global Trade...
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Water is a limiting factor for sustainable agriculture in Barani (Arid). However, rainfall is the only source of water the spatial and temporal variation of which is very high. Therefore conservation and management of this source is vital for agriculture development and socioeconomic uplift of the area. This study was, mainly, also devised to addre...
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The role of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) is very important in economic growth, employment generation and poverty alleviation. Annual time series data has been used to examine the impact of SMEs on poverty in Pakistan for the period between 1972 and 2007. Log-linear autoregressive model has been estimated by Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) metho...
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Okun's law postulates a negative relationship between movements of the unemployment rate and the real gross domestic product (GDP). This article investigates the link between the real GDP growth and unemployment, as described by Okun's law. For this purpose we have used time series annual data during the period 1976 to 2010 and used unit root test,...
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Water is a limiting factor for sustainable agriculture in Barani (Arid). However, rainfall is the only source of water the spatial and temporal variation of which is very high. Therefore conservation and management of this source is vital for agriculture development and socio-economic uplift of the area. This study was, mainly, also devised to addr...
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Cardiac myxomas are the most common benign intracardiac tumours. We studied the clinical presentation of cardiac myxomas and the morbidity, mortality and recurrence rate following surgery at our institution over a 6 year period. This historical longitudinal study was performed at department of Cardiac Surgery, Armed forces Institute of Cardiology a...
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Internet connectivity is truly a necessity for every organization nowadays, but it comes up with a lot of security risks. Firewalls play a significant role in protecting information from unauthorized access and enforce security policies to reduce these kinds of risks. People may think that after installing a firewall, the internal network will be s...

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