Dr. Zaheer Abbas

Associate Professor
Ph.D. Economics
Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad
+92 (55) 389-2989 Ext. 160


Dr. Zaheer Abbas is an Assistant Professor of Economics at GIFT Business School. He received his Ph.D. and MPhil in Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad. His research focuses on energy and international economics with the goal of producing evidence for public policy of developing nations.

Teaching Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Managerial/Production Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Energy Economics
  • Quantitative Techniques

Research Interests

  • Economic Growth & Development,
  • International Trade & Finance
  • Energy Economics

Selected Publications

  • A paper title with “Energy Intensity – Economic Growth: Nexus: A Panel study of Multi-Country Data Set” has been published in Pakistan Journal of Social Issues ( Y Category Journal ) in its Special issue on CPEC, Institutions and Inclusive Growth in Pakistan Vol-IX ( 2018 )
  • A paper title with “Re-assessing the Contribution of Energy Consumption to GDP Per- Capita: evidence from Developed and Developing Countries” has been published in International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy (X Category Journal) in VOL 10, NO 6 (2020).