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Dr. Alam Khan

Dr. Alam Khan




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

e-mail: alameconomist85@gmail.com               






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 Analysis, Applied Econometrics, Applied Economics, Economic Policy Analysis, Econometric Analysis, Peace & 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

MPhil Research Work Supervised

1. Tayyab Rani (2019). Tittle: A Co-Integration and Causality Analysis Of Economic Performance, Terrorism and Corruption of Pakistan By Autoregressive Distributed Lag Model (ARDL). Supervised by Dr. Alam Khan & Dr. Ihtisham Ul Haq

2. Leena Rehman (2020): title: Economics of Armed Conflicts and Governance: An Empirical Study Focusing on the South Asia, Supervised by Dr. Hidayat Ullah khan & Dr. Alam Khan

3. Muhammad Sonail (2020): Nexus between Globalization and Terrorism: An Empirical analysis of south Asian Economics Supervisor by Dr. Alam khan & Dr. Muhammad Shafiq

4. Muhammad Zubair (2021): title: Impact of Globalization on Ecological Footprint: Comparative Study of India and Pakistan, Supervisor by Dr.Alam Khan &Dr. Ihtisham Ul Haq

5.   Asmat Ullah (2021): title: Does Depreciation of Rupee Upset the Effect of Cost of Living on Inbound Tourism in Pakistan? Supervisor by Dr. Ihtisham Ul Haq & Dr. Alam khan

6.  Ibrahim khan Khattak (2021): title: Empirical Assessment of Marshal Learner Condition and Pakistan Balance of Trade: New Insights from ARDL Approach, Supervisor by Dr.Alam Khan & Dr. Muhammad Shoaib

7. Sabreen Ahmed (2021): title: The Impact of South Asia Free Trade Agreement on Bilateral Trade: Comparative Study of SAARC Countries, Supervisor by Dr. Dilawa khan & Dr. Alam khan

8.      Seema Arif (20121). Title: The Impact of Corruption and Circular Debt on Electricity Crisis Pakistan: The Bounds Testing Approach. Supervised by Dr. Alam Khan & Dr. Dilawar Khan

9.   Salma Yousaf (2021). Tittle: Impact of Fiscal Policy on Domestic Credit and Investment: A Case Study of Pakistan. Supervised by Dr. ihtisham Ul Haq & Dr. Alam Khan

10. Maheen Noor (2022). Title: Investigating the role of Renewable Energy in Sustainable Development: Evidence from South Asia. Supervised by Dr. Dilawar khan & Dr. Alam Khan

11. Mufakkir Zaman (2022): title; The Impact of Renewable Energy on Terrorism: An Empirical Analysis of South Asia, Supervisor by Dr. Alam khan & Dr.Ihtisham Ul Haq

12. Sana Sardar (2022): title Assessing the Impact of Aid of Trade on Human Development : Evidence from South Asia, Supervisor by Dr. Dilawar khan &Dr. Alam khan

13.  Amjad Ali Khan (2022). Title: Does Socio-Economic Condition affect the spread out of COVID-19? Comparative Study of Asian and European Countries: Supervised by Dr. Alam Khan & Dr. Ihtisham Ul Haq

14. Muhammad Khalid (2022). Title: IMPACT OF GOOD GOVERNANCE ON DOMESTIC INVESTMENT IN PAKISTAN. Supervised by Dr. Alam Khan & Dr. Ihtisham Ul Haq


16.  Adeel Rehman (2022).  Supervised by Dr.Ihtisham Ul Haq & Dr. Alam Khan

17.  Muhamad Zaid (2022). THE IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON ENVIRONMENT: A CASE STUDY OF PAKISTAN. Supervised by Dr. Alam Khan & Dr. Dilawar Khan



20.  Ulfat Jahan (2022) (2022). Supervised by Dr.Ihtisham Ul Haq & Dr. Alam Khan



PhD Scholars Supervision

·         Mr. Tahir Saleem Research Work in Progress

·         Mr. Nadeem Khan Research Work in Progress

·         Mr. Yasir Saeed Research Work in Progress

·         Mrs. Hafsa Taqadus Research Work in Progress

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. Khan, Zafar Ullah, Alam Khan, Dilawar Khan, and Róbert Magda. 2023. "The Impact of Institutional Quality on Sectoral Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan: A Dynamic Simulated ARDL Approach" Sustainability15, no. 9: 7231. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15097231.


  1. Taqqadus H, Khan A, Khan D and Magda R (2023), The impact of product and process innovation on abandoning fossil fuel energy consumption in low and middle income countries: consent towards carbon neutrality. Front. Energy Res. 11:1092178. doi: 10.3389/fenrg.2023.1092178


  1. Seema Arif, Alam Khan, and Dilawar Khan (2023) ‘Assessment of the impact of corruption and circular debt on energy crisis in Pakistan’, Public Administration Is-sue, 5 (Special Issue I, electronic edition), pp. 147–164 (in English). DOI: 10.17323/1999-5431-2023-0-5-147-164


  1. Maheen Noor, Dilawar Khan, Alam Khan & Noman Rasheed. (2023). The impact of renewable and non‑renewable energy on sustainable development in South Asia. Environment, Development and Sustainability, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-023-03210-3.
  2. Iqbal, T., ul Haq, I., & Khan, A. (2023). Investigating the Effect of Social Capital on Household’s Poverty in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Economic Affairs8(1), 60-70.
  3.   Khan, A., Taqqadus, H., & Khattak, I. (2022). ANALYZING THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE TRADE BALANCE: EMPIRICAL STUDY OF PAKISTAN’S ECONOMY. Gomal University Journal of Research38(3), 378-388.
  4.   Gasimli, O., Munir, S., Khalid, M. H., Gamage, S. K. N., Khan, A., & Ishtiaq, M. (2022). Globalization and Sustainable Development: Empirical Evidence from CIS Countries. Sustainability14(22), 14684.
  5.  Sardar, S.; Khan, D.; Khan, A.; Magda, R. (2022).  The Influence of Aid for Trade on Human Development in South Asia. Sustainability, 14(19), 12169. https://doi.org/10.3390/ su141912169
  6. Khan, A., Khan, U.H., & Rauf, A. (2022). An Insight into Global Terrorist Groups: An Empirical Analysis of Their Structure and Economic Conditions. Webology, 19(3), 1881-1905
  7. Azra, M. Awais, A. Khan and M. Shoaib. 2022. Analysis of investment scenario in Pakistan: Time series evidence. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture, 38(2): 669-675.
  8.  Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Koutronas, E., Park, D., Khan, A., & Muhammad, T. (2022). The impact of COVID-19 on the economic performance of Wuhan, China (2019–2021). Qual Quant (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-022-01392-y
  9.  Khan, A., Tahir, M., Huq, I., & Kumar, Loganathan, N. (2021). The Impact of Terrorism, FDI And Energy Consumption on The Economic Performance: The Case of South Asian Economies. JISR-MSSE, 19(2), 83-93
  10.  Khan, H. U., Rehman, L., Khan, A., & Khan, H. (2021). Economics of Armed Conflicts and Governance: An Empirical Study Focusing on South Asia. Applied Economics Journal, 28(2), 82-106. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AEJ/article/view/243064
  11. Awais, M., Khan, A., & Ahmad, M. S. (2021). Determinants of health expenditure from global perspective: A panel data analysis. Liberal Arts and Social Sciences International Journal (LASSIJ)5(1), 482–499. https://doi.org/10.47264/idea.lassij/5.1.31
  12. Alam Khan, Nadeem Khan, and Muhammad Shafiq. (2021). The Economic Impact of COVID-19 from a Global Perspective. Contemporary economics journal, Vol 15, issue 1, page 64-75.
  13. Nanthakumar Loganathan, Tirta Nugraha Mursitama, Lekha Laxman Kunju Pillai, Alam Khan & Roshaiza Taha (2020). The effects of total factor of productivity, natural resources and green taxation on CO2 emissions in Malaysia. Environ Sci Pollut Res (2020). 27(36)  45121-45132 .https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10291-4
  14.  Estrada, M. A. R., Park, D., Tahir, M., & Khan, A. (2020). Simulations of US-Iran War and its Impact on Global Oil Price Behavior. Borsa Istanbul Review. 20(1)  March 2020,  1-12
  15. Ayub, S., Khan, A., & Ullah, F. (2019). Perceived Risk Factors of terrorist attacks in Educational Institutions: The case of KPK, Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Criminology, 11 (3), 43-60.
  16. 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.
  17. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Park, D., Khan, A & Tahir, M. (2019). Is terrorism, poverty, and refugees the Tahir dark side of globalization? Qual Quant. 53( 1823-1835 DOI: 10.1007/s11135-019-00839-z
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. Khan, A. (2018). How does terrorism measurement matter of state-level of a country? Evidence from Islamic countries. Qual Quant. 52:883–898.
  21. 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.
  22. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Khan, A., & Mansor, N. (2017): How Inflation Affects Pension Systems in Developing Countries: The Case of Malaysia. Working Paper
  23. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., Koutronas, E., Khan, A., & Angathervar, B. (2017): Economic Dynamics of Territorial Military Conflicts: The Case of Kashmir. Working Paper
  24. Ruiz Estrada, M. A., PARK, D., & Khan, A. (2017): The Impact of terrorism on Turkey's economic performance in 1990-2016. Working Paper
  25. Khan, A., & Ruiz Estrada, M. A. (2017). Globalization and terrorism: an overview. Qual Quant. 51: 1811-1819. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-016-0367-5
  26. Khan, A., & Zarinah Yusof (2017): Terrorist economic impact evaluation (TEIE) model: the case of Pakistan. Qual Quant, DOI:10.1007/s11135-016- 0336-z.
  27. Khan, A., & Yusof, Z. (2016): Trade–Terrorist Evaluation Index (TTEi). Quality and Quantity, 51(1)., DOI:10.1007/s11135-016-0309-2.
  28. 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.
  29. 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, 37(6), 1065-1080. DOI:10.1016/j.jpolmod.2015.08.004.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. Khan, A., Estrada, M.A.R. & Yusof, Z. (2016). How terrorism affects the economic performance? The case of Pakistan. Qual Quant 50, 867–883. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-015-0179-z
  33. 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
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. Khan, Z., Khan, A., & Ullah, A. (2009) "Cooperative microfinance: a new option for government and development organizations." J Manag Sci 3.2: 180-191.
  38. 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)



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