Yaseen Ghulam, PhD

Director of Research, Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance
+966 11 2242222 Ext: 3600

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics and Finance, University of Portsmouth, UK.
  • Master of Applied Economics, AERC, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Master of Economics, IU, Pakistan.

Experience

  • Director of PhD Program (Economics and Finance), University of Portsmouth, UK
  • Deputy Director of Postgraduate Program (Economics and Finance), University of Portsmouth, UK .
  • Defence and Manpower Planning Consultant, Ministry of Defence, UK
  • Consultant to European Commission, World Bank and Asian Development Bank.
  • Senior Lecturer in Economics, Finance and Banking, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Publications (selected)

  • Are Expectations Being Met? Consumer Preferences and Rewards for Sustainably Certified Fisheries. Marine Policy.
  • Efficiency and Productivity of the Cement Industry: Pakistani Experience of Deregulation and Privatisation, Omega.
  • Trends in efficiency in response to regulatory reforms: The case of Indian and Pakistani commercial banks, European Journal of Operational Research.
  • Labour use efficiency in the Indian and Pakistani commercial banks, Journal of Asian Economics.
  • Regulatory changes and productivity of the banking sector in the Indian sub-continent, Journal of Asian Economics.
  • Explaining early exit rates from the Royal Navy, Defence and Peace Economics.
  • Analyzing quits and separations from the Royal Navy, Defence and Peace Economics.
  • Job transitions in the British Royal Navy, Defence and Peace Economics.
  • Consumer choices for quality and sustainability labelled seafood products in the UK, Food Policy.
  • Returns to education in Pakistan, The Pakistan Development Review.
  • Inter-industry wage differentials in Pakistan, The Pakistan Development Review.
  • Predicting Returns with Financial Ratios: Evidence from Greece, International Journal of Financial Economics and Econometric.
  • Forecasting performance of traditionally employed methods: a case study of number of crimes reported in Pakistan, Journal of Rural Development and Administration.
  • Defense expenditure and economic growth (causality test) with reference to Pakistan, Pakistan Economic and Political Review

Areas of Expertise:

  • Political economy
  • Defence manpower
    Efficiency and productivity analysis
  • Financial markets
  • International financial management
  • Investment analysis
  • Business valuation
  • Stocks and bonds trading
  • SME’s finance
  • Financial performance analysis
  • Impact analysis of privatization
  • Competition economics
  • Firms behavior
  • Labour market issues