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Dr. Zahid Siddique
Assistant Professor

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Social Science and Humanities (S3H) H-12 Sector, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90853562

Islamic Finance, Microeconomics, Political Economy

Ph.D  (Economics), Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad

Dr. Zahid Siqqique has professional experience of more than 13 years and he has been serving NUST for the last five years. He holds the rank of Assistant Professor at S3H. Dr Siddique completed his Doctoral of Philosophy in Economics from Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad in 2016. He has 11 research publications to his credit, largely in the domain of Economics. He has authored two books (one is in the area of Microeconomics, yet to be published). He is well trained not only in Neoclassical Economics but also in its competing traditions. He regularly conducts courses in areas such as Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Comparative Economics, Public Economics, Islamic Economics, and General Equilibrium. Dr Zahid Siddique enjoys cooking and having up-countryside visits with his family. He is active on social media during his leisure time wherein he participates in several social issues. Follow Dr Zahid at Facebook "Zahid Mughal"

1.     Implementing research project under the Thematic Research Grant Program 2016-17, HEC. Project title: “Valuing Health Loss in Karachi City from Water Contamination and Household Defensive Behavior”

2.     Working on article Alternatives to Microeconomics

1.     Siddique M. Zahid & Mazhar Iqbal (2016), “Theory of Islamic Banking: From Genesis to Degeneration”, History of Economic Ideas, Vol XX1V (2), University of Pisa, Italy

2.     Siddique M. Zahid & Mazhar Iqbal (2016), “A Framework for Evaluating Islamic Banking from Within”, accepted and to appear in forth coming issue of Islamic Studies, Vol. 53 (1), Islamic Research Institute, IIU, Islamabad

3.     Siddique M. Zahid (2016), “Can Econometrics Rescue ‘The Economics”?”, accepted in NUST Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUST, Islamabad. To appear in forth coming issue

4.     Siddique M. Zahid (2015), “Genealogy and Objectives of Social Sciences”, accepted in Business Review, Vol. 10 (2), IBA, Karachi. To appear in forth coming issue

5.     Siddique M. Zahid (2011), “Refreshing Incoherence in Neoclassical Economic Theory”, Pakistan Business Review, Vol. 13 (3), July-Sep 2011, IoBM, Karachi

6.     Ansari, Javed Akbar and Zahid Siddique (2010), “Paradigmatic Asymmetries between Economics and Management Discourses”, Business Review, Vol 5 (2), IBA, Karachi

7.     Siddique Zahid and Huzaifa Sultan (2010), “Comparative Analysis of Conventional and Islamic Banking Performance”, Business Review, Vol. 5 (1), p. 91-116, IBA Karachi

8.     Siddique M. Zahid (2009), “Liberal Development Strategies: An Islamic Perspective”, Journal of Independent Studies, Vol. 7 (2) July 2009: p. 1-8, SZABIST, Karachi

9.     Siddique M. Zahid (2009), “Theoretical Fallacies in the Economic Argument Behind Privatization”, Pakistan Business Review, Vol. 10 (4), January 2009: p. 35-49, IoBM Karachi

10.  Siddique M. Zahid (2007), “Measurement of Religiosity: Prospects and Difficulties for Divine Economics”, International Journal of Human Development, Vol. 3 (1) January-June (2007): p. 1-22, University of Azad Jammu and Kashmir

11.  Siddique M. Zahid, Javed Akbar Ansari and Qazi Salman (2006), “Governing the Labor Market: The Impossibility of Corporatist Reforms”, The Pakistan Development Review (PDR), Vol. 45 (4, Part II), 2006: p. 981-1001, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

12.  Siddique M. Zahid and Javed Akbar Ansari (2005), “Skill Formation Strategies for Sustaining the Drive to Maturity in Pakistan”, The Pakistan Development Review (PDR), Vol. 44 (4, Part II), 2005: p. 541-566, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

13.  Siddique M. Zahid (2005), “Metaphysical Presuppositions of Neoclassical Economics”, Market Forces: Journal of Management, Informatics and Technology, Vol. 1 (3) October (2005): p. 3-20, PAF Karachi Institute of Economics and Technology (KIET), Karachi

·         Submitted Papers

1.     Siddique M. Zahid, Faisal Jamil & Ayesha Nazuk (2016), “Why did policy fail in achieving universal basic education?” submitted in Pakistan Development Review, PIDE Islamabad

2.   Saeeda, Zahid and Ather (2016), “An Evaluation of Inequalities in Pakistan within Rawlsian Framework”, submitted in Pakistan Development Review

3.     Siddique M. Zahid & Dr Mazhar Iqbal (2015), “Theory-Practice Convergence of Islamic Banking in Pakistan”, under review process in Islamic Studies, Islamic Research Institute, IIU, Islamabad

4.   Asaad Ismail and Zahid Siddique (2015), “Developing an Alternative to KIBOR for Islamic Banking”, under review in Journal of Islamic Banking and Management, Ripha University, Islamabad.

·         Working Papers

1.     Siddique M. Zahid, Faisal Jamil & Ayesha Nazuk (2015), “Economic Rationality And Early Age Work–Education Choice: Rethinking The Links”, S3H Working Paper Series 10, S3H, NUST, Islamabad

2.     Asaad Ismail and Zahid Siddique (2015), “Developing an Alternative to KIBOR for Islamic Banking”, S3H Working Paper Series 07, S3H, NUST, Islamabad.

Advanced Microeconomics, Microeconomic Theory, Intermediate Microeconomics, Intermediate Macroeconomics, General Equilibrium and Welfare Economics, Development Economics, Islamic Economics, Comparative Economic Systems, Public Economics​