Assistant Professor


Address: Department of Economics, Kohat       University of Science & Technology, Kohat, KP, (Pakistan)

NIC. No :  16102-3584737-7
Date of Birth:  02th March 1985




Cell No.:    +92-346-9123819; +923349050670

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PhD in Economics:       (University of Malaya, Malaysia) (July, 2017)

M. S in Economics:  (University of Peshawar, Pakistan)  2013

M. Sc in Economics:     (University of Peshawar, Pakistan)  2008

B. Sc (Hons) in Economics:      (University of Peshawar, Pakistan)  2007

F. Sc:         (BISE Mardan, Pakistan) Pre Medical  2003

S.S.C:     (BISE Peshawar, Pakistan) Science Group 2001



Economic Development
Economic AnalysisApplied EconometricsApplied EconomicsEconomic Policy AnalysisEconometric AnalysisPeace & Conflict Studies, Economics of Terrorism, International Economics


  • Got Bright Sparks International scholarship to study in Malaysia for PhD
  • Achieved Gold Medal in BS (Hons) Economics
  • First division throughout the academic career
  • Earned Hec Start-Up project (No.21.1939/SRGP/R&D/HEC/2018)

Computer Knowledge


Research Interests

  • Global Terrorism and its impact on Globalization
  • Economics of Terrorism
  • Development Economics
  • International Economics

Conferences   & Seminars

  •  Attended 1-Day Workshop on “Train The Trainers” Organized by CECOS University (2010).
  • Attended 5-Day Master Trainers Workshop on “Testing & Assessment” Organized by H.E.C and Kohat University of Science & Technology (2012).
  • Alam Khan, Zarinah Yusof, & Muhammad Shoaib: The Impact of Exchange Rate Uncertainty on Exports of Malaysia. 14th EBES CONFERENCE - BARCELONA, Spain; (2014)
  • Presented a research paper in International Conference Held at University of, Malaya, Faculty of Economics & Administration Malaysia, (2015).

Research Publications

  1. Saud M.A, Ping Guo,P., Haq, I., Pan, G & Khan, A. (2019). Do government expenditure and financial development impede environmental degradation in Venezuela?. Journal PLoS, ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210255.
  2. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Park, D., Khan, A & Tahir, M.  (2019). Is terrorism, poverty, and refugees the Tahir dark side of globalization? Qual Quant DOI: 10.1007/s11135-019-00839-z.
  3. Ruiz Estrada, M.A, Park, D, & Khan, A. (2018).  The impact of terrorism on economic performance: The case of Turkey. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy. 60©, 78-88.
  4. Ruiz Estrada, M.A, Park, D, Tahir, M., & Khan, A. (2018).  How does terrorism affect the international trade of Muslims countries? Qual Quant: 52 (5), 2255-2268.
  5. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Khan, A., & Park, D. (2017). The Economic cost of the Islamic state On the Syrian and Iraqi Economies. Qual Quant;, 52(4), 1707-1730 DOI:10.1007/s11135-017-0549-9.
  6. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Khan, A., & Mansor, N. (2017): How Inflation Affects Pension Systems in Developing Countries: The Case of Malaysia. Working Paper
  7. Khan, A. (2018). How does terrorism measurement matter of state-level of a country? Evidence from Islamic countries. Qual Quant. 52:883–898.
  8. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Koutronas, E., Khan, A., & Angathervar, B. (2017): Economic Dynamics of Territorial Military Conflicts: The Case of Kashmir. Working Paper
  9. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., PARK, D., & Khan, A. (2017): The Impact of terrorism on Turkey's economic performance in 1990-2016. Working Paper
  10. Khan, A., &  Ruiz Estrada, M. A. (2017). Globalization and terrorism: an overview.  Qual Quant. 51: 1811-1819.
  11. Khan, A., & Zarinah Yusof (2017): Terrorist economic impact evaluation (TEIE) model: the case of Pakistan. Qual Quant, DOI:10.1007/s11135-016-0336-z.
  12. Khan, A., & Yusof, Z. (2016): Trade–Terrorist Evaluation Index (TTEi). Quality and Quantity, 51(1)., DOI:10.1007/s11135-016-0309-2.
  13. Haq. I., Zhu. S., Shafiq. M., Khan. A. (2016). Does Proxy of Openness or Methodology Matter to Hold Romer’s Hypothesis? International Journal of Economics, Commerce & Management, 4(1): 1-12.
  14. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Park, D., Kim, J. S., &  Khan, A.  (2015). The Economic Impact of Terrorism: A New Model and Its Application to Pakistan. Journal of Policy Modeling, DOI:10.1016/j.jpolmod.2015.08.004.
  15. Khan, A., Ruiz Estrada, M. A., & Yusof, Z. (2016). Terrorism and India: An Economic Perspective. Qual Quant, 50(4):1833-1844., DOI:10.1007/s11135-015-0239-4.
  16. Khan, A.,  Mario Arturo Ruiz Estrada (2016): The Effects of Terrorism on Economic Performance: The case of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Qual Quant, 50(4):1645-1661., DOI:10.1007/s11135-015-0226-9.
  17. Khan, A., Ruiz Estrada, M. A., & Yusof, Z. (2016): How Terrorism Affects the Economic Performance: The Case of Pakistan. Qual Quant, DOI:10.1007/s11135-015-0179-z. 50(2), pages 867-883.
  18. Haq. I, Khan, S., Khan, A., & Ahmed, E. (2012): Phillips Curve or Locus Critique: Time Series Evidence from Pakistan. Journal of Economics and Behavioral Studies Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 190-193
  19. Shafiq, M., Haq. I, Khan, A., & Khan, A. (2012). The Role of Foreign Remittances and Economic Growth in Poverty Alleviation: Time Series Evidence from Pakistan. World Applied Sciences Journal; 19(3):366-369., DOI:10.5829/idosi.wasj.1387.
  20. Khan, D., Khan, A., Shoukat, Y., & Naz, S. (2011). Determinants of women’s employment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: An econometric analysis. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, 3(3), 845-854.
  21. Khan, D., Khan, A.,  Saeed, Y. Shoaib, M.,  Noman, A.  A., Ali S., Sayed, A., & Khan, S. (2011): An Empirical Analysis of Poverty and Income Inequality: Evidence from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p1471.
  22. Khan, Z., Khan, A., & Ullah, A. (2009) "Cooperative microfinance: a new option for government and development organizations." J Manag Sci 3.2: 180-191.
  23. Khan, Z.,  Azam, M., & Khan, A.  (2011). Estimating the Impact of Microfinance Program of Islamic Relief (Pak) on The Socio-Economic Life of Marginalized Segments: (A Quantitative Approach) Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, 2(11), 128. 

Work experience

  • Performing the duties of Assistant Professor in Economics, Kohat University of Science & Technology (KUST), Kohat from 14th February 2018 to-date.
  • Performed the duties of Lecturer in Economics, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat from 03th Dec 2010 t0 13th February 2018.
  • Performed the duties of Lecturer in CECOS university from 15th Sep 2008 to 02st Dec 2010.


  • Teaching to PhD, MPhil, Master and BS students.
  • Coordinator of the Department of Economics, KUST (2011-2012).
  • Exam coordinator of the Department of Economics, KUST (2017-).
  • External examiner MPhil Thesis Evaluation (University of Peshawar, Hazara University, Qurtuba University)