Dr. Kashif Imran


Economics Department
Assistant Professor


Counseling Hours: Monday and Wednesday and Thursday

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Dr. Imran is currently working as Assistant Professor at Institute of Business Management (IoBM). He is involved in research and teaching. His areas of interest are development economics focusing on international remittances, household development and poverty; and the financial economics.

Dr. Imran obtained a PhD degree in Economics from University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His thirteen articles have been published in journals of international repute in Pakistan and abroad. He has been attended a number of international research conferences. He is member of review board committee of many research journals.

PhD Economics University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
MPhil Economics – Applied Economics Research Center University of Karachi, Pakistan
MAS Economics – Applied Economics Research Center University of Karachi, Pakistan
MBA Finance University of Faisalabad, Pakistan
Research Assistant University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Research Associate Institute of Business Management, Karachi
Lecturer Ilma University (formerly Institute of Business and Technology)
Teaching Assistant Applied Economics Research Centre, University of Karachi
  • Development Economics
  • Financial Economics
  • Money and Banking
  • Remittances and development
  • Poverty analysis


  • Imran, K., Devadason, E. S., & Cheong, K-C. (2018). Do Migrant Remittances Reduce Poverty? Micro-Level Evidence from Punjab, Pakistan”, Malaysian Journal of Economic Studies, 55(1): 19–47.
  • Imran, K., Cheok, C. K., & Devadason, E. S. (2018). Foreign remittances and household-based human development: A regional analysis of Punjab, Pakistan. Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal, 22(2): 1-7.
  • Shahbaz, M., Uddin, G. S., Rehman, I. U., & Imran, K. (2014). “Industrialization, Electricity Consumption and CO2 Emissions in Bangladesh”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 31: 575-586.
  • Imran, K., Usman, M., & Nishat, M. (2013). “Banks dividend policy: Evidence from Pakistan”, Economic Modelling, 32: 88-90.
  • Imran, K., & Nishat, M. (2013). “Determinants of bank credit in Pakistan: A supply side approach”, Economic Modelling, 35: 384-390.
  • Imran, K., Usman, M., & Qayyum, M. (2013). “Financial Liberalization and Small Firms-Growth Nexus: A Case of Pakistan”, World Applied Sciences Journal, 21(3): 446-454.
  • Imran, K., & Nishat, M. (2013). “Determinants of Bank Credit in Pakistan: A Supply Side Approach” proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Management, March 28-29, 2012 conducted by University of Management and Technology, Lahore
  • Imran, K., & Khalil, S. (2012). “Contribution of financial development in poverty reduction through industrial growth”, International Journal of Asian Social Science, 2(5): 567-576.
  • Imran, K. (2011). “Determinants of dividend payout policy: A case of Pakistan engineering sector”, The Romanian Economic Journal, 14(41): 47-60.
  • Imran, K., & Akbar, K. N. (2011). “Determinants of Earnings: Evidence from Pakistan Engineering Sector”, Asian Economic and Financial Review, 1(1): 40-48.
  • Imran, K., & Siddiqui, M. M. (2010). “Energy consumption and economic growth: a case study of three SAARC countries”, European Journal of Social Sciences, 16(2): 206-213.
  • Hye, Q. M. A., Wasti, S. K. A., Khatoon, N., & Imran, K. (2009). “Relationship between stock prices, exchange rate and demand for money in Pakistan”, Middle Eastern Finance and Economics, 3: 89-96.
  • Imran, K., Anwar, S., & Hye, Q. M. A. (2009). “Food Prices and Money Supply: A Causality Analysis for Bangladesh Economy”, Journal of Social and Economic Policy, 6(2).