Dr. Zahid Ahmad

Dr. Zahid Ahmad

Associate Professor

School of Accounting & Finance.

Dr. Zahid Ahmad has been associated with the University of Central Punjab for the last seven years. He is a well-known professor of Statistics holding M.Sc. (Statistics) degree
from Islamia University, Bahawalpur. He has done his M.Phil. and PhD (Statistics) from Government College University, Lahore. He has taught at public and private sector universities, he is expert of his area of specialization. He is a research consultant and also has a keen interest for supervising research work at M.Phil. and PhD levels. He teaches advanced level statistics and econometrics courses in addition to Quantitative Methods and Analysis. Owing to his diverse research contributions, he earned various distinctions including The Best Teacher/Researcher Award (2007). He has various research publications in HEC recognized journals, and contributed his research in a number of seminars and conferences at national and international levels.

  • Inferential Statistics
  • Econometrics
  • Advanced Econometrics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Business Mathematics
  • Business Statistics
  • Advanced Statistical Applications in Research
  • Advanced Research Methodology Applications: Qualitative
  • Advanced Research Methodology Applications: Quantitative
  • Quantitative Methods in Research

Education

  • Ph.D. Statistics

Experience

Twenty Years teaching experience in different institutions of public and private sector. Started teaching at UCP from September 2010

Honors and Awards

Six months Research Support Initiative Program scholarship at Queen’s Marry University London, U.K

Memberships

  1. In charge M.Phil. Program at School of Accounting and Finance
  2. In charge M.Com Project at School of accounting and Finance
  3. Member Graduate Program at School of accounting and Finance
  4. Member University Research Committee
  5. Member University Academic Committee
  6. Member University Doctoral Program committee

Graduate Students, Postdocs ,Under Grad, Honor Students

M.Com
Number of students: 8
2011
M.Phil
Number of students: 5
2011
M.Com
Number of students: 6
2012
M.Phil
Number of students: 6
2012
M.Com
Number of students: 8
2013
M.Phil
Number of students: 7
2013
M.Com
Number of students: 9
2014
M.Phil
Number of students: 8
2014
M.Com
Number of students: 7
2015
M.Phil
Number of students: 7
2015
Ph.D
Number of students: 2
2015
M.Com
Number of students: 7
2016
M.Phil
Number of students: 8
2016

Service Activity

School Of Accounting and Finance, University of Central Punjab, Lahore

Brief statement of Research & Interest

  1. Economics
  2. Finance
  3. Econometric
  4. Time Series
  5. Financial Econometrics
  6. Bio-Statistics

Research/Publications (H.E.C Recognized /Impact Factor Journals )

  • Ahmad, Z and Pervaiz, M.K. (2010) A statistical study of associated Risk factors for diabetes in Karachi-Pakistan. Medical Forum, Lahore-Pakistan, Vol: 21,(2010), Page 61-64.
  • Ahmad Z, Khan AA, Tariq A (2012). Stock market development and economic growth: A comparative study of Pakistan and Bangladesh. African Journal of Business Management, 6 (8) , page 2985-2989, ISSN 1993-8233
  • Ahmad Z, Ahmad ZA, Khan SM, Javed U (2012). Capturing the stock price movements at Karachi Stock Exchange: Are macroeconomic variables relevant African Journal of Business Management, 6 (8) , page 3026-3034, ISSN 1993-8233
  • Shahzad I, Ahmad Z. Dialysis patients; survival distribution comparison and survival estimation of socio-economic and laboratory variables. Professional Med J 2014;21(3):1-6
  • Ahmad M, Ahmad Z. Mergers and Acquisitions: Effect on Financial Performance of Banking Institutions of Pakistan; Journal of Basic and Applied Scientific research (JBASR) (Thomson Reuters ISI Indexed), Article No: 2866-2; 4(4)
  • Zahid Ahmad, Samia Kanwal, and Jaffar Hussian (2014) Relationship among Electricity Consumption, Economic Growth, Consumer Price Index and Foreign Direct Investment in Pakistan: A Time Series Modeling Approach  vol 21, :pp 15-40; Journal of statistics , G.C University Lahore
  • Anam Tariq, Zahid Ahmad and Jaffar Hussian (2015) The nature of relationship between international tourism and trade : A panel data perspective vol 22,:pp 9-21; Journal of statistics , G.C University Lahore
  • Zahid Ahmad & Isaac Shahzad (2015) Survival Analysis of Dialysis Patients in Selected Hospitals of Lahore City; Journal of Ayub Medical College Abbottabad 27(1): 205-207
  • Zahid Ahmad  and Anam Tariq (2013) Impact of International Trade on Departed Tourists: A case of South & South East Asian region., Pakistan Journal of Applied Economics vol 23(1): pp 1-12
  • Ahmad M, Ahmad Z. Mergers and Acquisitions: Effect on Financial Performance of Manufacturing Companies of Pakistan; Middle East Journal of Scientific Research (Thomson Reuters ISI Indexed), 21(4): 706-716,2014
  • Shafaqat Mahmood, Zahid Ahmad and Ather Azim Khan (2016) Dynamic relationships between torrist arrivals, immigrants, and crimes in United states Tourism Management vol 54: pp 383-392 (Elsevier Impact factor journal)
  • Muhammad Azhar Ikram Ahmad, Zahid Ahmad and Ather Azim Khan (2014) Performance analysis of Microfinance institutions of India; Paradigms: A research journal of Commerce, Economics and Social sciences, vol 8(1): pp 1-12
  • Zahid Ahmad, Fozia Iqbal and Shafaqat Mahmood (2017) Relationship between sectors share and economic growth in Pakistan. vol 23, :pp 102-122; Journal of statistics , G.C University Lahore

Accepted Papers (with 2 referees)

Zahid Ahmad and Tanzeela Sitar (2016) Relationship among Fiscal plan, Monetary Mechanism and Economic Growth: Evidence from Pakistan, Accepted for Journal of statistics GC University Lahore.

Submitted Papers

Muhammad Noman and Zahid Ahmad (2016) Quantitate study to analyze the trade potential of Pakistan: A Gravity model approach ,submitted to Pakistan Journal of Science

WORKSHOPS/ SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES

Conference:
Ahmad, Z. and Pervaiz, M.K. (2007), Consequences of different risk factors on diabetes in Peshawar-Pakistan Presented in International conference on Statistical Sciences at Government College University Lahore-Pakistan (November 7-8,2007)
2007
Conference:
Ahmad, Z. and Pervaiz, M.K. (2008), Burden of diabetes in Quetta-Pakistan: A statistical approach Accepted and Presented in 7th International Conference on Statistics, Mathematics and related fields; January, 17 –19, 2008 Hawaii, U.S.A
2008
Conference:
Ahmad, Z. and Omar. (2013), World Congress on Engineering (WCE 2013), the international conference on computational Statistics and Data Engineering held on July 03-05.07.2013 at Imperial college London, South kensington campus U.K. “Relationship among poverty, education expenditure and education status: Empirical evidence from Pakistan”.
2013
Software:
S.P.S.S, Minitab, E-view, Stata

drzahid@ucp.edu.pk
Ext# 145
School of Accounting & Finance, University of Central Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.

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