Faculty Muhammad Irfan Malik

Muhammad Irfan Malik


I joined the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at NUST in August 2021. With a decade of diverse experience in administration, research, and teaching. Before joining NUST, I held the position of Assistant Professor at the University of Education Lahore. Furthermore, I served as the Associate Research Fellow and led the Road Sector Development Section at the Punjab Economic Research Institute (PERI), Planning and Development Board, Lahore, under the Government of Punjab. At PERI, I authored a range of impactful research studies covering critical areas such as infrastructure, health, water and sanitation, and education, all of which were published by the institute. Beyond academia and research, I also made significant contributions as a sports administrator within the Government of Punjab, showcasing my versatility and commitment to various facets of public service.

Academic Background
PhD (Econometrics) International Islamic University February 01, 2012 - July 04, 2018
Honours and Awards
Consanguineous Marriages and the Perception of Wife-Beating Justification in Pakistan: An Application of Fairlie Decomposition Analysis March 03, 2024 Muhammad Irfan Malik, Muhammad Nadeem, Abdul Waheed, Journal of Interpersonal Violence - Pages: 22
Smoking Dynamics: Factors Supplementing Tobacco Smoking in Pakistan January 22, 2024 Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Arif Ullah, Novaira Junaid, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems - Early Access
Exploring the determinants of ecological efficiency in selected emerging economies using pooled mean group estimator April 20, 2023 Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Shahid Adil, Novaira Junaid, Regional Statistics - Volume 13, No. 2, Pages 352-368
Exploring the determinants of female early age marriages in Pakistan June 01, 2022 Muhammad Irfan Malik , Muhammad Nadeem, Shahid Mehmood Adil, Women's Studies International Forum - Volume 92, Article Number 102594
The Ecological Intensity of Well-Being in Developing Countries: A Panel Data Analysis November 01, 2021 Hina Irshad, Anwar Hussain, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Human Ecology Review - Volume 27, Number 1, Pages 79-99
Exploring the important determinants of access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation in Punjab, Pakistan August 01, 2021 Shahid Adil, Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Water Policy - Volume 23(4), Pages 970–984
Women Decision Making Autonomy as a Facilitating Factor for Contraceptive Use for Family Planning in Pakistan July 01, 2021 Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Mumtaz Anwar, Sobia Khurram , Social Indicators Research - Volume 156, Pages 71-89
Overcoming open defecation for healthier environment in case of Pakistan April 01, 2021 Muhammad Irfan Malik, Shahzada Muhammad Naeem Nawaz, Muhammad Nadeem, Environmental Science and Pollution Research - Volume 28, Pages19179-19185
The Role of Social Norm in Acceptability Attitude of Women Toward Intimate Partner Violence in Punjab, Pakistan November 29, 2019 Muhammad Nadeem, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Journal of Interpersonal Violence - Volume 36, Issue 21-22, Pages NP11717-NP11735
Labor-Capital Substitution in the Manufacturing Industries in Punjab: A Pathway to Inclusive Growth. June 01, 2018 Muhammad Nadeem, Majid Ali Rana, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Pakistan Journal of Social Issues - Volume IX, Special Issue, Pages 1-9
Return and Volatility Spillover Between Sectoral Stock and Oil Price: Evidence From Pakistan Stock Exchange June 14, 2017 Muhammad Irfan Malik, Abdul Rashid, Annals of Financial Economics - Volume 12, No. 2, Article Number 1750007
Choice of Spectral Density Estimator in Ng-Perron Test: A Comparative Analysis September 01, 2015 Muhammad Irfan Malik, Atiq-ur-Rehman, International Econometric Review - Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 51-63
The modified R a robust measure of association for time series April 26, 2014 Atiq-ur-Rehman, Muhammad Irfan Malik, Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis - Vol. 7, Issue 1, Pages 1-13
Getting Our Act Together: A Case of Improving Trade Facilitation in South Asia December 12, 2017 - December 14, 2017 Azeem Arslan Hassan, Muhammad Irfan Malik , Hassan Hameed Khan, Mumtaz Anwar, 33rd Annual General Meeting
Assistant Professor University of Education, Lahore (Faisalabad Campus) October 02, 2020 - August 29, 2021
Associate Research Fellow Punjab Economic Research Institute April 27, 2017 - October 01, 2020