Faculty Profile

Dr Rukhsana Kalim

Dean IIB, Professor

Institute of Islamic Banking

 : drrukhsana@umt.edu.pk   

Dr. Rukhsana Kalim has thirty two years of teaching and administrative experience in both public and private universities. She earned her PhD degree in Economics from the University of Glasgow, UK. She has served as Dean in the School of Business and Economics. Currently She is serving as Dean in Institute of Islamic Banking. She is associated with UMT since 2002. She has also served as Head of MBA and MPA programs at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi during 2000-2001. There are many research papers to her credit published in national and international journals. She also presented research papers in various national and international conferences. She is an HEC approved supervisor and has supervised a number of MPhil and PhD theses. Her teaching interests include the areas of: Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Development Economics, and International Economics. Her area of expertise in research is capacity utilization in the large scale manufacturing sector of Pakistan, poverty alleviation, productivity, stock market development, foreign direct investment, and social development. She successfully organized three consecutive international conferences on business management at the University of Management and Technology. She is the member of Editorial Board of Global Business and Economic Research Journal. She is associated with Pakistan Society of Development Economics (PSDE), Islamic Society of Statistical Sciences (ISOSS) and Council of Social Sciences (COSS) as a member. Dr. Rukhsana Kalim is also an active member of Selection Committee for advanced studies at Lahore College for Women University.

INTEREST AREAS

  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Development Economics
  • International Economics

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD, University of Glasgow, 1994
  • MPhil University of Glasgow 1990
  • MA in Economics, University of Punjab

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

26 years of teaching and administrative experience in public and private universities. Working in the University of Management and Technology since September 2002. Head of MBA and MPA program during 2000-2001 at Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi. Looked after the undergraduate Program for 3 years in UMT. Taking care of the MS Management Program for the last 3 years.

COURSES TAUGHT

  • 605: Advanced Macroeconomics
  • 648: Advanced International Economics
  • 535: Business Economics
  • 545: Managerial Economics
  • 530: Micro Economics
  • 562: Macro Economics in the Global Economy

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • 2006-to-date: Professor and Associate Dean Graduate Research Center, UMT
  • 2003-2006: Professor and Associate Dean Undergraduate Program, UMT
  • 2002 -2009: Knowledge Unit Head of Economics, UMT
  • 2001-2002: Associate Professor, University of Lahore
  • 2000-2001: Assistant professor and Head MBA and MPA Program, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi
  • 1983-2000: Lecturer and Asistant professor, Azad Jammu and Kashmir University (AK)

OTHER POSITIONS AND AFFILIATIONS

  • Member of the Board of Advanced Studies, Lahore College for Women
  • University Member of the Selection Committee, Lahore College for Women University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Strategic Directions for Developing an Islamic Banking System”  Review of Islamic Economics, 10 (1), 2006. pp. 5-21.
  • Remittances and Poverty Nexus: Evidence from Pakistan", published in International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, issue 29, 2009 pp. 46-58.    
  • Gaps in Management Education: A Case Study of University of  Management  and Technology, Lahore, US-China Education Review, 7 ( 1), 12-26, December 2010.
  • Is Inflation Regressive or Progressive: Long run and Short run evidence from Pakistan  International Journal of Management Studies,  17, ( 2), December 2010, pp. 43-            67.
  • Micro Financing of NGOs and Government: Collaborative Impacts of Poverty Eradication”, Information Management and Business Review, 2( 2), Feb 2011, pp. 81-91.
  • Empirical Analysis of  Food Price Inflation in Pakistan”, World Applied Sciences Journal 16(7): 2012), pp933-939.
  • The Triangular Causality Among Educations, Health and Economic Growth: A Time Series Analysis of Pakistan, World Applied Sciences Journal (2012)18(2), 196-207, 2012
  • The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Stock Development: Evidence from Pakistan”, Ekonomksa Istrazivanja –Economic Research (2013), 26 (1), 17-32.  ISSN 1331-677Xprint
  • The role of key macroeconomic variables in fiscal deficit of Pakistan: An empirical analysis. Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Management, 28-29th 2012, March,Lahore.
  •  Military Expenditure and Poverty in Pakistan: A Complex Phenomenon, the 3rd International Conference on Business Management, proceedings, 27-28 February, 2013, LahoreThe Impact of Inflation and Economic Growth on Unemployment: Time Series Evidence from Pakistan” the 3rd International Conference on Business Management Proceedings, 27-28 February, 2013, Lahore

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