Faculty Faisal Abbas

Faisal Abbas

HOD Department of Economics

Faisal Abbas is an ‘Experienced Research Fellow’, at the economics department Gottingen University, Germany. In the year 2015-16, he was visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell University, USA.

Academic Background
PhD (Development Economics) Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn October 17, 2005 - December 22, 2010
Honours and Awards
Fulbright Fellowship I received Fulbright Research Fellowship for one year (Dec 2015 to Dec 2016) for research at Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Managment, Cornell University, USA. June 19, 2015
DAAD PhD Fellowship I am awarded the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship for PhD studies in University of Bonn, Germany. January 05, 2005
Carlo Schmidt Fellowship This is a fellowship that i received durin my PhD studies for work with World Health Organization (WHO) Head Quarters at Geneva, Switzerland. March 11, 2009
Alexander Von Humboldt I received this prestigious fellowship to work at Department of Economics, George August University, Goettingen, Germany for 18 months (Feb 2017 to Jul 2018). June 25, 2015
Women’s Attitudes Toward Intimate Partner Violence in Sindh, Pakistan: An Analysis of Multiple Indicators Cluster Survey September 14, 2023 Faisal Abbas, Verda Salman, Journal of Family Issues - Pages 1-23
Barriers to the adoption of social welfare measures in the electricity tariff structure of developing countries: A case of Pakistan August 01, 2023 Muhammad Zain Jan, Kafait Ullah, Faisal Abbas, Hassan Abdullah Khalid, Tariq Mahmood Bajwa, Energy Policy - Volume 179, Article Number 113648
Leaving studies because of lack of interest: an analysis of the risk factors of school dropouts in Pakistan July 06, 2022 Rafi Amir Ud Din , Hafiz Zahid Mahmood , Faisal Abbas , Verda Salman , Sameen Zafar, Quality and Quantity - Pages 1-26
Analyzing the Impact of Government Social Spending, Population Growth and Foreign Remittances on Human Development in Pakistan: Implications for Policy June 01, 2022 Muhammad Arshad, Faisal Abbas , Harald Kächele, Yasir Mahmood , Nasir Mahmood , Klaus Mueller , European Journal of Development Research - Volume 34, Pages 1607-1626
A Multilevel Analysis of Factors Associated With Stunting in Children Less Than 2 years Using Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017–18 of Punjab, Pakistan May 12, 2022 Wajiha Haq, Faisal Abbas, Sage Open - Volume 12, Issue 2, Pages 1-12
Did the restructuring of the electricity generation sector increase social welfare in Pakistan? April 01, 2022 Muhammad Hamza Jamil, Kafait Ullah, Noor Saleem Khan, Faisal Abbas, Hassan Abdullah Khalid, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews - Volume 157, Article Number 112017
Association of breast feeding and birth interval with child mortality in Pakistan: a cross-sectional study using nationally representative Demographic and Health Survey data January 11, 2022 Rafi Amir Ud Din , Hafiz Zahid Mahmood , Faisal Abbas , Muhammad Muzammil, Ramesh Kumar , Sathirakorn Pongpanich, BMJ Open - Volume 12, Issue 1, Article Number e053196
Factors associated with prevalence of diarrhea among children under five years of age in Pakistan January 01, 2022 Muhammad Ali, Faisal Abbas, Ashfaq Ahmad Shah, Children and Youth Services Review - Volume 132, Article Number: 106303
Impact of children born with low birth weight on stunting and wasting in Sindh province of Pakistan: a propensity score matching approach October 07, 2021 Faisal Abbas , Ramesh Kumar , Tahir Mahmood , Ratana Somorongthong, Scientific Reports - Volume 11, Article Number: 19932
Do Remittances Reduce Women’s Acceptance of Domestic Violence? Evidence from Pakistan February 01, 2021 Aniruddha Mitra , James Thomas Bang , Faisal Abbas , World Development - Volume 138, Article Number 105149
Development and women: an analysis of spousal violence against women in Pakistan July 24, 2020 Rafi Amir Ud Din , Faisal Abbas , Book on Perspectives on Contemporary Pakistan: Governance, Development and Environment - 1st Edition , Chapter 7, Pages 106-124
Food Insecurity and Childcare: Development challenges and Prospects July 24, 2020 Faisal Abbas , Maqsood Sadiq , Tahir Mahmood , Book on Perspectives on Contemporary Pakistan: Governance, Development and Environment - 1st Edition, Chapter 8, Pages 125-147
Why under five children are stunted in Pakistan? A multilevel analysis of Punjab Multiple indicator Cluster Survey (MICS2014) June 17, 2020 Tahir Mahmood , Faisal Abbas, Ramesh Kumar , Ratana Somrongthong, BMC Public Health - Volume 20, Article Number: 952
Malnutrition needs prioritization and Public resources April 25, 2020 Faisal Abbas, The Lancet - Volume 395, Issue 10233, Pages 1342-1343
Women's choice of delivery site and the surge in private facility-based deliveries in Pakistan: A 28-year trend analysis March 04, 2020 Rafi Amir-ud-Din, Faisal Abbas, Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare - Volume 23, Article Number 100484
Human versus Physical capital: issues of accumulation, interaction and endogeneity November 01, 2019 Rafi Amir Ud Din , Muhammad Usman , Faisal Abbas, Sajid Amin Javed , Economic Change and Restructuring - Volume 52(4), Pages 351-382
Correlates of C-section in Punjab: a disaggregated analysis at the level of rural-urban residential status and place of delivery October 01, 2019 Faisal Abbas, Rafi Amir Ud Din , Women and Health - Volume 59 (9), Pages 997-1014
Prevalence and factors associated with underweight children: a population-based subnational analysis from Pakistan July 30, 2019 Ramesh Kumar , Faisal Abbas, Tahir Mahmood , Ratana Somrongthong, BMJ Open - Volume 9(7), Article Number e028972
Welfare Implications of Alternative Policy Options: Analysis of Wheat Market in Pakistan December 28, 2018 Momena Abdur Rehman, Khalid Mushtaq , Abedullah , Faisal Abbas, Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics - Special Issue 2018, Pages 1-25
Poverty as functioning deprivation: Global Estimates December 01, 2018 Rafi Amir Ud Din , Faisal Abbas, Sajid Amin Javed , Social Indicators Research - Volume 140, Pages 1077-1108
Prevalence and determinants of cesarean delivery in Punjab, Pakistan November 15, 2018 Faisal Abbas, Rafi Amir Ud Din , Maqsood Sadiq , Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal - Volume 24(11), Pages 1058-1069
What is causing high polio vaccine drop out among Pakistani children? November 01, 2018 Waqas Imran , Faisal Abbas, Sajid Amin Javed , Public Health - Volume 164, Pages 16-25
What determines health status of Population in Pakistan? August 01, 2018 Faisal Abbas, Haroon Sarwar Awan, Social Indicators Research - Volume 139, Pages 1-23
Does trade liberalization improve trade balance in Pakistan? September 01, 2017 Muhammad Arshad Khan , Atif Ali Jaffri , Faisal Abbas, Azad Haider , South Asia Economic Journal - Volume 18(2), Pages 158-183
Correlates of home and hospital based delivery in Pakistan August 15, 2017 Zainab Parveen, Maqsood Sadiq, Faisal Abbas, Rafi Amir Ud Din , Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association - Volume 67(8), Pages 1166-1172
Reasons for delay in Hydropower projects in Pakistan June 01, 2017 Aysha Batool , Faisal Abbas, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews - Volume 73(C), Pages 196-204
What determines remittances flow to Pakistan? Role of macroeconomic, political, democratic and financial factors May 01, 2017 Faisal Abbas, Amjad Masood , Arifa Sakhawat , Journal of Policy Modeling - Volume 39(3), Pages 519-531
The dynamics of electricity demand in Pakistan: A panel cointegration analysis. November 01, 2016 Muhammad Arshad Khan, Faisal Abbas, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews - Volume 65, Pages 1159-1178
Patient’s perceptions about the service quality of public hospitals located at District Kohat January 01, 2016 Bakhtiar Aman, Faisal Abbas, Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association - Volume 66(1), Pages 72-75
Does foreign direct investment impede environmental quality in high, middle and low-income countries? September 01, 2015 Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen , Faisal Abbas, Omri Anis , Energy Economics - Volume 51, Pages 275-287
Linking financial development, energy consumption and economic growth in Pakistan April 01, 2015 Rabia Komal , Faisal Abbas, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews - Volume 44, Pages 211-220
Managing Dengue outbreak in Lahore, Pakistan: Efficacy of government response and lessons for future December 01, 2014 Iram Anjum Khan , Faisal Abbas, Journal of Health Management - Volume 16(4), Pages 471-480
What determinants Public health expenditures in Pakistan? Role of income, unemployment and urbanization November 01, 2013 Faisal Abbas, Ulrich Hiemenz, Economic Change and Restructuring - Volume 46, Pages 341-362
Electricity consumption economic growth Nexus: An aggregated and disaggregated causality analysis in India and Pakistan July 01, 2013 Faisal Abbas, Nirmalya Choudhury, Journal of Policy Modeling - Volume 35(4), Pages 538-553
Pakistan: why the reforms need work October 28, 2010 Faisal Abbas, Nature - Volume 467, Issue 7319, Pages 1047
Visiting Research Scientist (Associate Professor) Goettingen University August 01, 2018 - March 31, 2019
Experienced Research Fellow Goettingen University Germany February 07, 2017 - July 31, 2018
Fulbright Visiting Fellow Cornell University December 15, 2015 - December 02, 2016
Asst Prof COMSATS Uni August 27, 2012 - February 06, 2017
Asst Prof South Asian Uni June 01, 2011 - July 01, 2012
Research Fellow Center for Development Research March 01, 2011 - May 31, 2011
CarloSchmit Fellow World Health Organization (WHO) March 16, 2009 - September 11, 2009