Chairperson Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods, Associate Professor

Dr Hasan Murad School of Management (HSM)

Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods

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Phone:0347 4763300

Dr. Irem Batool has recently joined as an Associate Professor of Economics, the Department of Economics and Statistics at UMT Lahore. She has completed her postdoc research at Economics Department, Purdue University United States in Year 2020. Previously she worked with State Bank of Pakistan at Karachi and COMSATS University Islamabad, at Sahiwal Campus. During her stay at SBP, she has performed various important assignments like “Development of Macro Model of Pakistan Economy”, “Estimation of Quarterly Gross Fixed Capital Formation Series” and Estimation of Various Inflation Forecasting Models etc. Besides she has also worked on IMF framework Forecasting method based upon the Financial Programming and Policies.

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Transport Economics and Regulation
  • International Economics
  • Political Economy and Markets
  • Determinants of Efficient (De) Regulation of Transport Markets
Title Journal Name Impact Factor Year of Publication
Is ICT an Enduring Driver of Economic Growth? Evidence from South Asian Economies Telecommunication Policy 3.036 2021
The role of public and private transport infrastructure capital in economic growth. Evidence from Pakistan. Research in Transportation Economics 2.627 2021
The Moderating Effects of Work Safety Climate on Socio-Cognitive Factors and the Risky Driving Behavior of Truck Drivers in Pakistan. Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behavior 3.900 2019
Airport efficiency in Pakistan - A Data Envelopment Analysis with weight restrictions. Journal of Air Transport Management 2.810 2018
Identifying the factors behind fatal and non-fatal road crashes: a case study of Lahore, Pakistan International Journal of Injury Control and Safety Promotion 1.342 2018
Bread and the attrition of power: Economic events and German election results. Public Choice, 141(1–2), 151–165 Public Choice 2.093 2009
Mapping the Moderating Role of Logistics Performance of Logistic Infrastructure on Economic Growth in Developing Countries, Economies 0.000 2021
China Pakistan Economic Corridor, logistics developments, and Economic Growth in Pakistan Logistics 0.000 2021
A Move towards Sustainable Urban Transport in Pakistan: Measuring the Social, Environmental and Economic Impacts of Lahore Metrobus System, The Lahore Journal of Economics 0.000 2020
Financial literacy, financial self-efficacy, and financial account ownership behavior in Pakistan Cogent Economics and Finance 0.000 2020
Airport Privatization in Pakistan. Policy Perspective Policy Perspective 0.000 2018
Pakistan Politics and Political Business Cycles Pakistan Development Review 0.000 2012
Openness and Inflation: A Case Study of Pakistan Pakistan Business Review 0.000 2006
A Financial Stress Measure for Pakistan Economy Science International Lahore 0.000 2015
Degree Name & Area Year University City,Country
PhD Economics Technische Universitat Braunschweig Germany