Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods

Research Publication



Arzoo Kanwa, Tahir Mehmoodb, Muhammad Moeen Butt. Naive Bayes combined with partial least squares for classification of high dimensional microarray data. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 222 (2022) 104492.[ HEC W Category]

Arzoo Kanwala,_, Tahir Mehmoodb, Muhammad Moeen Butt. PLS and Kernel SVM Based Hybrid Classifier for Discriminating FTIR Spectrum Data With Limited Sample Size. Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems (2022) .[ HEC W Category]


 Faran, M., Butt, Muhammad Moeen, Suhail. (2022) Monitoring Multiple Linear Profile based on EWMA Control Charts by using Ridge Regression Estimators: an application to Wind Tunnel data of NASA Langley Research Centre.  Indian Journal of Economics and Business Vol. 21 No. 2 (April 2022) [ HEC X Category]

Asad Ali, Muhammad Moeen Butt, Muhammad Zubair, "Generalized Chain Regression-cum-Chain Ratio Estimator for Population Mean under Stratified Extreme-cum-Median Ranked Set Sampling", Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2022, Article ID 9556587, 13 pages, 2022.[ HEC X Category]



Impact Factor

Hyder, M., Mahmood, T., Butt, M. M., Raza, S. M. M., & Abbas, N. (2021). On the location-based memory type control charts under a modified successive sampling scheme. Quality and Reliability Engineering International. [IF: 2.8]


Asad Ali, Muhammad Moeen Butt, Kanwal Iqbal, Muhammad Hanif, Muhammad Zubair. (2021) Estimation of Population Mean by Using a Generalized Family of Estimators Under Classical Ranked Set Sampling. RMS: Research in Mathematics & Statistics 8:1. [ HEC Y Category]

Asad Ali, Muhammad Moeen Butt. Stratified Extreme-Cum-Median Ranked Set Sampling.   Pak. J. Statist. 2021 Vol. 37(3), 215-235.[ HEC Y Category]

Sajid Ali, Zaheer Abbas and Muhammad Moeen Butt. A comparison of different weather forecasting models for the monthly forecast of Lahore city. MAUSAM, 72, 4 (October 2021), 749-780. [ HEC Y Category]


Syed Turab Raza, Sana Hafeez, Zulfiqar Ali, Zaheer Ahmad Nasir, Muhammad Moeen Butt. An Assessment of Air Quality within Facilities of Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) Sites in Lahore, Pakistan. Processes 2021, 9, 1604.[ HEC X Category]

Faiza Sami and Muhammad Amin and Muhammad Moeen Butt. On the ridge estimation of the Conway-Maxwell Poisson regression model with multicollinearity: Methods and applications. Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience2022}, 34. [ HEC X Category]

Sajid Ali, Himmad Khan, Ismail Shah, Muhammad Moeen Butt & Muhammad Suhail. A comparison of some new and old robust ridge regression estimators. Communication in Statistics- Simulation and Computation. Communications in Statistics - Simulation And Computation. 2021, VOL. 50, NO. 8, 2213–2231.  [ HEC X Category]


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Khan, S., Gilani, U. S., Raza, S. M. M., & Hussain, T. (2020). Evaluation of general awareness among professionals regarding COVID-19: a survey-based study from Pakistan. Scientific Reports. [IF: 4.3]

Hussain, T., Gilani, U. S., Khan, S., & Raza, S. M. M. (2020). Assessment of General Awareness Among Pakistani Students Regarding COVID-19 Outbreak. Children and Youth Services Review, 105830. [IF: 1.54]

Ali, S., Altaf, N., Shah, I., Wang, L., & Raza, S. M. M. (2020). On the Effect of Estimation Error for the Risk-Adjusted Charts. Complexity, 2020. [IF: 2.59]

Raza, S. M. M., Ali, S., Shah, I., Wang, L., & Yue, Z. (2020). On Efficient Monitoring of Weibull Lifetimes Using Censored Median Hybrid DEWMA Chart. Complexity, 2020. [IF: 2.59]

Raza, S. M. M., Ali, S., Shah, I., Butt, M. M. (2020). Conditional mean- and median-based cumulative sum control charts for Weibull data. Quality and Reliability Engineering International.(Published online- ahead of print) [IF: 1.71]



Syed Muhammad Muslim Raza, Sajid Ali, Ismail Shah, Muhammad Moeen Butt Conditional mean- and median-based cumulative sum control charts for Weibull data. Quality and Reliability Engineering. 37(2) 502-526. March 2021. DOI: 10.1002/qre.2746.[ HEC W Category]

Kanwal Iqbal, Muhammad Moeen, Asad Ali & Anam Iqbal (2020. Mixture regression cum ratio estimators of population mean under stratified random sampling, Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 90:5, 854-868, DOI: 10.1080/00949655.2019.1710149.[ HEC W Category]

Iqbal, K., Moeen, M., Ali, A., & Iqbal, A. (2020). Mixture regression cum ratio estimators of population mean under stratified random sampling. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, 1–15. doi:10.1080/00949655.2019.1710149 [ HEC W Category]


Haider, M., & Raza, S. M. M.(2020). Hybrid exponentially weighted moving average control chart based on product-difference estimator. Pakistan Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (PJMR) Vol, 1(2). [ HEC Y Category]

Mamoona Mushtaq, Muhammad Moeen Butt Nutritional, Lifestyle And Psychological Factors As Predictors Of Coronary Heart Disease. Pak Heart J 2020;53(03): XX-XX.  [ HEC Y Category]



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Q. Mehmood, M. H. Sial, M. Riaz and N. Shaheen. 2019 “Forecasting the Production of Sugarcane in Pakistan for the year 2018-2030, Using Box-Jenkin’s Methodology, The Journal of Animal & Plant Sciences, 29 (5), 1396-1401. [IF= 0.529]

 Ali, S., Raza, S. M., Aslam, M., & Moeen Butt, M. (2019). CEV-Hybrid Dewma charts for censored data using Weibull distribution. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation, 1-16. [IF: 0.50]

Khan, N., Aslam, M., Raza, S. M. M., & Jun, C. H. (2019). A new variable control chart under failure-censored reliability tests for Weibull distribution. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 35(2), 572-581. [IF: 1.71]


 Shaheen, S., Jaffer, M., Khalid, S., Khan, M. A., Hussain, K., Butt, M. M., … Khan, F. (2019). Microscopic techniques used for the identification of medicinal plants: A case study of Senna. Microscopy Research and Technique. doi:10.1002/jemt.23332  [ HEC W Category]


Sarwar, G., & Sial, M. H., & Muhammad, M. S. (2019). Determinants of Household Investment in Education in Pakistan, Journal of Education & Social Sciences, 7 (2), 67-78. [ HEC Y Category]

Muslim, D., Touseef, S. A., & Raza, M. M. (2019). A Comparative Study of the Usage of Open Educational Resources in the E-Learning Universities and Conventional Universities of Pakistan. International Journal of Distance Education and E-Learning, 4(1). [ HEC Y Category]

Baazizi, R., Mimoune, N., El Mokhefi, M., Raza, M., Chahed, A., & Hussain, T. (2019). Knowledge and behavior of cattle and sheep owners and herders regarding foot-and-mouth disease in Northern Algeria, Veterinary World, 12 (8): 1285-1290.  [ HEC Y Category]



Syed Muhammad Muslim Raza, Maqbool Hussain Sial, Muhammad Haider and Muhammad Moeen Butt. 2019 “Hybrid Exponentially Weighted Moving Average (HEWMA) Control Chart Based On Exponential Type Estimator Of Mean” Journal of Reliability and Statistical Studies, 12(2), 187-198.  (ISI MJL) [ HEC X Category]

Hashmi, A.A., M.H. Sial, W. Akram and M.H. Hashmi. 2019. “Assessing Food Insecurity Trends and Determinants by using Mix Methods in Pakistan: Evidence from Household Pooled Data (2005-2014)”, Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 35(1), 87-101. [ HEC X Category]

Rafiq, M. Y., Azad, M., Rafique, A. & Chang, L. S., (2019). “Development of a Model for Retention of MS/MPhil Students at Virtual University (VU) of Pakistan”. International Journal of Distance Education Technologies. Vol. 18, Issue 2, p 1-18.  [ HEC X Category]



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Raza, S. M. M., Ali, S., & Butt, M. M. (2018). DEWMA control charts for censored data using Rayleigh lifetimes. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 34(8), 1675- 1684. [IF: 1.71]

Iqbal, Naveed and Maqbool H. Sial, 2018. Semi-parametric analysis of agricultural production under dichotomy of inputs, Agricultural Economics. 64(8), 378-388. [IF=1.0] 

Raza, S. M. M., Ali, S., & Butt, M. M. (2018). DEWMA control charts for censored data using Rayleigh lifetimes. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 34(8), 1675-1684. [IF: 1.409].

Mahmood, T and M. H. Sial. 2018, “The Relative Effectiveness of Monetary and Fiscal Policies on Economic Stability in Pakistan”. European online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences; 7(1). [JCR] [ IF= o. o676]

Rafiq, M. Y., Azad, M., & Shichang, L. (2018). “Quality of E-Tail Websites, Outcomes and Moderating Effects of Demographic Factors”. Arabian Journal of Business and bar A Management Review, Vol. 8, Issue 4, p 1-7. [IF: 12.62]


Qaisar Mehmood, Muhammad Riaz, Maqbool Hussain Sia1 and Muhammad Moeen. 2018. “Identifying Key Factors for Maximizing Wheat Yield: A Case Study from Punjab (Pakistan)” Pakistan Journal of agricultural research. 31(4), 361-367. [ HEC Y Category]


Sial, Maqbool H., Ghulam Sarwar and Waseem Akram (2018), ‘Education and within Groups Earning Inequality in Pakistan’, Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences, 12(1), 183-197. [ HEC X Category]

Sial, Maqbool H., Shahzad Ahmad, Nisar Ahmad, 2018. “Indirect Taxes and Economic Growth: An Empirical Analysis for Pakistan” Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics.  28 (1), 65-81.  [ HEC X Category] 


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Hussain, I., Tasneem, F., Umer, M., Pervaiz, A., Raza,S. M. M., Arshad, M. I., & Shahzad, N. (2017). Specific and quantitative detection of Human polyomaviruses BKPyV and JCPyV in the healthy Pakistani population. Virology Journal, 14(1), 86. (IF: 2.036)



Raza, S. M. M., Siddiqi A.F. & Butt. M. M. (2017). CEV- Based Shewhart Control Charts for Gamma Distributed Lifetimes in the Presence of Type I Censored Data. Journal of Quantitative Methods 2(1). [ HEC Y Category]



M Altaf, N Iqbal, SSM Mokhtar, MH Sial, 2017. “Managing consumer-based brand equity through brand experience in Islamic banking”. Journal of Islamic Marketing, Vol. 8 Issue: 2, pp.218-242.  [ HEC X Category]



H KhanAF Siddiqi, MA Khan 2017. A Class of Improved Estimators for Estimating the Population Mena in Double Sampling & Its Properties, Journal of Statistics, Volume 24.  [ Non-Category]

MM Butt, SMM Raza, 2017. The optimization of design of EWMA control chart using Box-Behnken Method under type –I censoring, Journal Of Statistics, Vol(24-2017). .  [ Non-Category]

Muslim, D., Raza, S. M. M ., & Touseef, S. A. (2017). MAJOR DROPOUTS REASONS OF STUDENTS IN E-LEARNING INSTITUTIONS OF PAKISTAN.  The Online Journal of Distance Education and e-Learning5(4), 30-35. .  [ Non-Category]




Sarwar, G.,  Maqbool H. Sial and Najam ul Hassan, 2016. “Investment in Education and Income Inequality: Testing Inverted U-Shaped Hypothesis for Pakistan”. Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences. 36(2), 751-760.  [HEC Y Category]

Zahid D. & Raza, S. M. M. (2016). The Effect of Interactive Sessions on the Academic Performance of Students in e-learning Institutions of Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Distance & Online Learning (PJDOL) 2(1). [HEC Y Category]





Iqbal, Shahid,  Maqbool H. Sial and Najamul Hassan, 2015. "Inflation Welfare Cost Analysis for Pakistan: An ARDL Approach" Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences Vol. 9, No. 2, PP. 380-417. [HEC Y Category]

 Bhatti, G. A., Tanveer, M. and Maqbool H. Sial, 2015. "Conditional Performance Evaluation of Equity Mutual Funds of Pakistan” Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 35, No. 2, PP. 681-689  [HEC Y Category]



Saleem, Adeel., and Maqbool H. Sial, 2015. “Exports-Growth Nexus in Pakistan: Co-integration and Causality Analysis” Pakistan Economic and Social Review Vol. 53, No. 01, PP-17-46. [ HEC X Category]

Sial, H. Maqbool, Asma Noreen and Rehmatullah Awan, 2015. “Measuring Multidimensional Poverty and Inequality in Pakistan” Pakistan Development Review Vol. 53, No. 04. [ HEC X Category]

 Iqbal, Naveed and Maqbool H. Sial, 2015“Semi-Parametric Analysis with Double Bootstrap: An Econometric Procedure for Productivity Analysis” South Asian Journal of Marketing and Management Research Vol. 05, No. 01, PP-49-66. [ HEC X Category]