Department of Economics

Dr Samia Nasreen

Dr Samia Nasreen
Dr Samia Nasreen

Chairperson/Associate Professor
Department of Economics
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Experience

  • Associate Professor in Economics, 18-02-2020, Lahore College for women University, Lahore

  • Assistant Professor in Economics, 14-10-2014 to 17-02-2020, Government College Women University Faisalabad, Faisalabad.

  • Lecturer in Economics, 01-08-2006 to 15-12-2011,
    Lahore College for women University, Jhang Campus    

HEC Approved Supervisor

HEC Indigenous PhD Scholarship, Phase II, Pakistan

Memberships

  • Pakistan Society of Development Economists
  • Pakistan Society of Applied Economists
  • Economic Research Forum (ERF), Egypt.

Graduate Students/ Postdocs/Undergraduate Students/ Honour Students

Thesis Supervised

Years                    Degree                           Name

2015-2017                            M-Phil                   Amina Ashra

2015-2017                            M-Phil                 Pricilla Pervez

2015-2017                             M-Phil                 Iqra Naseem

2015-2017                             M-Phil                 Freeha Naz

2015-2017                             M-Phil               Irum Naseem

2018-2020                             MS                 Fatima Mubashir

Thesis Co-Supervised

2013-2017                               PhD                  Sadia Ali 

2017-2021                               PhD                   Aysha Nazir

2017-2021                               PhD               Khalid Naeem                                                       
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Service Activity

  • Convenor BOS, Lahore College for Women University Lahore
  • Advisor MS Economics, Lahore College for Women University Lahore
  • Member BOS, Government College University Faisalabad
  • Member BOS, Government College Women University Faisalabad
  • Member Research Ethics Committee, LCWU
  • Member Academic Council, LCWU

Brief Statement of Research Interest

Applied Econometrics, Financial Economics, environmental Economics

Publications

  • Samia Nasreen, Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Seong-Min Yoon (2021). Dynamic Connectedness and Portfolio  Diversification during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic: Evidence from the Cryptocurrency Market. Sustainability, 13, 7672. https://doi.org/ 10.3390/su13147672. Impact factor, 3.251.

  • Muhammad Awais Anwar, Samia Nasreen, Aviral Kumar Tiwari (2021). Forestation, Renewable Energy and Environmental Quality: Empirical Evidence from Belt and Road Initiative Economies. Journal of Environmental Management, 291,112684, impact factor,5.647.

  • Syed Ale Raza Shah, Syed Asif Ali Naqvi, Samia Nasreen, Nasir Abbas (2021). Associating drivers of economic development with environmental degradation: Fresh evidence from Western Asia and North African region, Ecological Indicators, 126, 107638, impact factor, 4.229.

  • Samia Nasreen, Fatima Mubashir, Muhammad Awais Anwar (2021). Foreign Direct Investment, Financial Development and Economic Growth: New Empirical Evidence from Pakistan, International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 15(4), 653-675.

  • Samia Nasreen (2021), Association between Health Expenditures, Economic Growth and Environmental Pollution: Long-run and Causality Analysis from Asian Economies. International Journal of Health Planning and Management (accepted) impact factor:1.367.

  • Muhammad Khalid Naeem, Sofia Anwar, Samia Nasreen (2021). Empirical analysis of CO2 emissions and sustainable use of energy sources in Pakistan. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-11927-1, impact factor, 3.056.

  • Niyati Bhanja, Samia Nasreen, Arif Billah Dar, Aviral Kumar Tiwari (2021). Connectedness in International Crude Oil Markets, Computational Economics, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10614-020-10068-4, impact factor, 1.317.

  • Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Samia Nasreen, Shawkat Hammoudeh, Refk Selmi (2021), Dynamic Dependence of Oil, Clean energy and the Role of Technology Companies: New Evidence from Copulas with Regime Switching, Energy, 119590, impact factor, 5.747.

  • Aisha Nazir, Sofia Anwar, Samia Nasreen (2020). Tax-structure and economic growth: Middle-income Asian countries analysis, Forman Journal of Economic Studies, (16), 53-80.

  • Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Samia Nasreen Zahid Iqbal (2020). Nexus between tourism and environmental pollution in South Asia: a comparative analysis using time-varying and non-parametric techniques, Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2020.1862070, impact factor, 4.147.

  • Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Samia Nasreen, Subhan Ullah, Muhammad Shahbaz (2020), Analysing spillover between returns and volatility series of oil across major stock markets, International Journal of Finance and Economics (in Press), impact factor, 0.943.
  • Ahmed H. Elsayed, Samia Nasreen, Aviral Kumar Tiwari (2020), Time-varying co-movements between energy market and global financial markets: Implication for portfolio diversification and hedging strategies. Energy Economics, 90,104847, impact factor, 5.203.
  • Samia Nasreen, Mantu Kumar Mahalik, Muhammad Shahbaz, Qaisar Abbas (2020), How do financial globalization, institutions and economic growth impact financial sector development in European countries? Research in International Business and Finance, 54, 101247, impact factor,1.801.
  • Samia Nasreen, Syed Asif Ali Naqvi, Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Shawkat Hammoudeh and  Syed Ale Raza Shah (2020). A Wavelet-Based Analysis of the Co-Movement between Sukuk Bonds and Shariah Stock Indices in the GCC Region: Implications for Risk Diversification. Journal of Risk and Financial Management,13, 63; doi:10.3390/jrfm13040063.
  • Samia Nasreen, Sofia Anwar (2020), Financial Stability and the Role of Economic and Financial Integration in South Asia: Evidence from Time-Series Data, Singapore Economic Review, 65(2), 303-333, impact factor 0.23.
  • Samia Nasreen, Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Juncal Cu~nado Eizaguirre , Mark E. Wohar (2020). Dynamic connectedness between oil prices and stock returns of clean energy and technology companies. Journal of Cleaner Production,260, 121015, impact factor 6.395.
  • Samia Nasreen, Mounir Ben Mbarek, Muhammad Atiq-ur-Rehman (2020). Long-run causal relationship between economic growth, transport energy consumption and environmental quality in Asain countries: Evidence from heterogenous panel methods, Energy, 192, 116628., impact factor  5.537.
  • Aviral Kumar Tiwari, Samia Nasreen, Muhammad Shahbaz, Shawkat Hammoudeh (2020), Analysing the time and frequency connectedness and time-frequency causality among international prices of energy, food, industry, agriculture and metals, Energy Economics, 85, 104529, impact factor 5.203.
  • Zaghum Umar, Samia Nasreen, Sakiru Adebola Solarin, Aviral Kumar Tiwari (2019), Exploring the time and frequency domain connectedness of oil prices and metal prices, Resource Policy, 64, 1011516, impact factor, 3.185.
  • Samia Nasreen, Sofia Anwar (2019), Financial Stability and Monetary Policy Reaction Function for South Asian Countries: An Econometric Approach, Singapore Economic Review, 1-30, impact factor 0.633.
  • Samia Nasreen, Samir Saidi, Ilhan Ozturk (2018), Assessing links between energy consumption, freight transport and economic growth: Evidence from dynamic simultaneous-equations models, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 25(17),16825-16841,  impact factor, 2.714.
  • Samia Nasreen, Sofia Anwar (2018), How Financial Stability Affects Economic Development in South Asia: A Panel Data Analysis, European Online Journal of Natural and Social Sciences, 7(1), 54-66.
  • Sadia Ali, Sofia Anwar, Samia Nasreen (2017), Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy and its Impact on Environmental Quality in South Asian Countries, Forman Journal of Economic Studies,13, 177-194.
  • Sofia Anwar, Hina Shehzadi, Samia Nasreen (2017), Determinants of Financial Development for Selected SAARC Countries: A Panel Data Analysis, Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological sciences, 7(7),109-118.
  • Sofia Anwar, Farzana Hashmi, Samia Nasreen (2017), Impact of Environmental Degradation and Income Inequality on Health Status in South Asian Countries, Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 7(6),178-190.
  • Samia Nasreen, Sofia Anwar and Ilhan Ozturk (2017), Financial Stability, Energy Consumption and Environmental Quality: Evidence from South Asian Economies, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 67, 1105-1122, Impact Factor 6.85.
  • Mariam Shahzadi, Muhammad Faraz Riaz, Sofia Anwar, Samia Nasreen (2017), How Unequal is the Size of Middle Class in the Rural Urban Areas of Punjab Province Evidence from Micro Data Analysis ,International Journal of Social Economics, 44(2), 253 – 266.
  • Mounir Ben Mbarek, Samia Nasreen & Rochdi Feki (2017), The contribution of nuclear energy to economic growth in France: short and long run, Quantity and Quality, 51(1),219-238, Impact Factor 0.867.
  • Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen, Khalid Ahmed and Shawkat Hammoudeh (2017), Trade Openness-Carbon Emissions Nexus: The Importance of Turning Points of Trade Openness for Country Panels, Energy Economics, 61:221-232, Impact Factor 2.86.
  • Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen and ilhan Ozturk (2016). FDI, Growth and CO2 Emissions Relationship: Evidence from High, Middle and Low Income Countries. Bulletin of Energy Economics, 4(1):54-69.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2015), Financial stability and Macroeconomic Environment: Evidence from Panel data Analysis of South Asian Countries, Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, 35(1), 145-160.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2015), How Economic and Financial Integration Affects Financial Stability in South Asia: Evidence from Panel Cointegration Analysis. Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, 10 (32), 207-221.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2015), The Impact of Economic and Financial Development on Environmental Degradation, An Empirical Assessment of EKC Hypothesis. Studies in Economics and Finance, 32(4), 484-502.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2015), Institutions, Investment and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country and Panel Data Study. Singapore Economic Review, 60(4), 1-19.
  • Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen, Faisal Abass and Anis Omri (2015), Does foreign direct investment impede environmental quality in high, middle and low-income countries? Energy Economics, 51, 275-287. Impact factor 2.708.
  • Magda Kandil, Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen (2015), The Interaction between Globalization and Financial Development: New Evidence from Panel Cointegration and Causality analysis. Empirical Economics, 49(4), 1317-1339, Impact Factor 0.693.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2014), Foreign Direct Investment, Growth and Local Financial Markets: New Evidence from Pakistan. International Journal of Business and Economics, 7 (3), 336-348.
  • Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen, Talat Afza,  (2014). Environmental Consequences of Economic Growth and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Panel Data Analysis. Bulletin of Energy Economics, 2(2),14-27.
  • Muhammad Shahbaz, Samia Nasreen, Chong Hui Ling and Rashid Sbia (2014), Causality between Trade Openness and Energy Consumption: What Causes What in High, Middle and Low Income Countries? Energy Policy, 70, 126-143, Impact factor: 2.743.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2014), Causal Relationship between Trade Openness, Economic Growth and Energy Consumption: A Panel Data Analysis of Asian Countries. Energy Policy, 69, 82-91, impact factor: 2.743.
  • Samia Nasreen  and Awais Anwar Rana (2014), Political Risk and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence from Pakistan Economy. International Journal of Economics and Social Research,  4(1), 24-36.
  • Awais Anwar Rana , Samia Nasreen and Muhammad Akram Ch. (2013).Patterns of Trade and Its Future Prospects in Pakistan: A Time-Series Analysis. British Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 13(2), 234-249.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2013), Maternal and Child Nutritional Status in Bangladesh: Evidence from Demographic and Health Survey data. Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Science, 11(1), 77-84.
  • Sofia Anwar, Ghulam Shabbir and Samia Nasreen (2012), Time-Series Analysis of the Relationship between Financial Sector Development and Social Sector Development: Evidence from Pakistan. The Empirical Economic Letters, 11(8), 879-888.
  • Sofia Anwar, Majid Ali Rana and Samia  Nasreen (2012), Evaluation of the Contribution of Public Health Expenditure on Health in Pakistan: A Time-Series Analysis. The Empirical Economic Letters, 11 (10), 1017-1026.
  • Samia Nasreen, Sofia Anwar and Nisar Ahmad (2012), Health Status, Income Inequality and Institutions: Evidence from Pakistan Economy. Pakistan Journal of Life and Social Science, 10 (2), 139-144.
  • Samia Nasreen and Hafeez ur Rehman (2012), Export-led Growth Hypothesis in South Asian Region: An Empirical Analysis. The Empirical Economic Letters, 11 (12), 1201-1214.
  • Nabila Asghar, Samia Nasreen and Hafeez ur Rehman (2012), Relationship between FDI and Economic Growth in Selected Asian Countries: A Panel Data Analysis. Review of Economics and Finance, 1, 84-96.
  • Samia Nasreen (2011), Export-led Growth Hypothesis in Selected Asian Developing Countries: Evidence from Panel Data Analysis. Asian Journal of Empirical Research, 1(1), 1-13.

Book Chapter

"Technological Innovation and Financialization for Environment: The Case of Pakistan," submitted to "Handbook of Research on Energy and Environmental Finance 4.0" published by IGI Group Publishers.

Selected Professional Presentations

  • Ahmed H. Elsayed, Nader Naifar and Samia Nasreen (2021), Financial Stability and Monetary Policy Reaction: Evidence from the GCC Countries. Annual Conference on “External Shocks in the MENA Region: From Resilience to Change”, June,10-12,2021, Economic Research Forum, Egypt.
  • Samia Nasreen and Sofia Anwar (2019), Financial Development, Trade Openness, Technological Innovations and Energy Efficiency: Exploring the Dynamic Linkages for Pakistan. International Conference “The Economy of New Pakistan: Emerging Challenges, Prospects for Change and Road to Prosperity (TENPECPCRP)” November 19-20, 2019, Karachi Applied Economics Research Institute (AERC), Pakistan.
  • Samia Nasreen, Mounir Ben Mabarak and Atiq ur Rehman (2018), The Long-run Causal Relationship between Transport Energy Consumption, Environmental Quality and Economic Growth in Asian Countries. International conference “Central Asian Regional Economic Integration and CPEC: Prospects, Challenges and the Way Forward (CAREIC-PCWF)” December, 18-20, 2018, Karachi Applied Economics Research Institute (AERC), Pakistan.
  • Samia Nasreen and Fareeha Naz (2018), Determinants of Shadow Economies in emerging Markets. “International Multidisciplinary Research Conference (IMRC)”, Sarhad University of Science and Technology, Pakistan.
  • Samia Nasreen and Amina Ashraf (2018), The Dynamics of Stock Market Depth, Oil Prices and Economic Growth: Evidence from Selected Asian Countries. International Conference on Innovation and Emerging Trends in Business Management (ICIET-BM) 2018, Iqra University Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Pricilla Pervez and Samia Nasreen (2017), Financial Development, Financial Liberalization and Institutions Nexus in selected Sample of Middle Income Countries. 33th Annual General Meeting and Conference of Pakistan Society of Development Economics, December 12-14, 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Farzana Hashmi, Sofia Anwar and Samia Nasreen (2017), Is Income Inequality Good or Bad for Environmental Quality of South Asian Countries. 1st Research Conference on Economy of Pakistan: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities, May 9, 2017, Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Sadia Ali, Sofia Anwar and Samia Nasreen (2017), Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy and its Impact on Environmental Quality in South Asian Countries: A Panel Data Study. 1st Research Conference on Economy of Pakistan: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities, May 9, 2017, Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Muhammad Shahbaz and Samia Nasreen (2015), Causality between Trade Openness and Energy Consumption: What Causes What in High, Middle and Low Income Countries? 30th Annual General Meeting and Conference of Pakistan Society of Development Economics December 01-03, 2015, Islamabad.

Research Grants and Contracts.

Climate Change Vulnerability, Livelihood Security and Adaptation Capacity in Urban Slum Communities in Punjab, Pakistan.

Other Research or Creative Accomplishments 

  • Guest Editor, Special Issue (SI) of "Heading toward to a Sustainable World: Ecological Footprint and Energy Consumption" published by the journal "Sustainability" (Impact Factor: 3.251).
  • Member Editorial Board, Journal of Health and Management
WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS/CONFERENCES
  • Session Chair, 12th  International Conference on Management Research (ICMR), November 27-28, 2021, Superior University Lahore. 
  • Organized Workshop on “Digital Marketing to Generate Income Through Online Business” in Collaboration with DFDI, 11-12 November, 2021, LCWU Lahore.
  • Organized Workshop on “Advanced Time-Series Handling Techniques Using E-views and STATA Programs” in Collaboration with ORIC, August 16-17, 2021, LCWU Lahore.
  • Organized Workshop on “Survey Data Handling Using STATA”, January 10-11, 2021, LCWU Lahore
  • Organized and Delivered Lecture on “Introductory Econometrics with EViews and Generalized Method of Moments (GMM) with STATA”, March 09 to March 12, 2020, Lahore college for Women University Lahore.
  • Organized Seminar on “An Introduction to Pakistan Economy: A Simplified Approach”, November 11, 2019, Government College Women University Faisalabad.
  • Focal Person “Foster Learning Training Program”, April 10 to May 10, 2018, Government College Women University Faisalabad.
  • Organized and Delivered Lecture on “Time-series and Panel Data Estimation Techniques using STATA and E-views”, March 3-4, 2016, Government College Women University Faisalabad.
  • Participated and Delivered Lecture on “Panel Data Handling and Estimation Techniques using STATA” in Research and Statistical Package Workshop, November 23-24, 2015, NUMAL University Faisalabad Campus.
  • Searching, Recording & Reviewing Literature for Research, IBA & DILS, University of the Punjab. August 5-6, 2009.
  • Staff Development Course. National Academy of Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. Lahore College for Women University, Lahore. July 10-August 10, 2006.