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Mohd Zaini Abdul Karim
Professor of Economics
Business Strategy, Analysis and Innovation
+604 928 7131 / 6788
+604 928 5220

About Me

BSc (UPM) MA (Warwick) PhD (Arkansas)
Industrial Organization; Applied Econometrics; Economic Development
Economic Efficiency and Productivity studies; Economics of Banking and Financial Markets; Economic Development; Applied Econometrics

Professor Mohd Zaini Abd Karim received his BSc in Resource Economics from University Pertanian Malaysia, MA in Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, and PhD in Economics from the University of Arkansas, USA. He has served University Utara Malaysia as Program Chair, Deputy Dean of School of Economics, Director, Institute for Economic Research of the Faculty of Economics, and Dean of Academic Development. His teaching interests include Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, and Economic Development. His research interest includes economic efficiency and productivity studies, economics of banking and financial markets, economic development, and applied econometrics. He has successfully supervised three PhD students and is currently supervising five PhD candidates in the areas of economics and banking. Dr. Mohd Zaini has published numerous articles, among others, in the Global Economic Review (ISI/Scopus-indexed), Prague Economic Papers (ISI/Scopus-indexed), African Journal of Business Management (ISI/Scopus-indexed), International Research Journal of Finance and Economics (Scopus-indexed), Applied Econometrics and International Development (Scopus-indexed), ASEAN Economic Bulletin, Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia (Scopus-indexed), International Journal of Applied Econometrics and Quantitative Studies, ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics, ICFAI Journal of Financial Economics, and Philippine Review of Economics. His works have also been published in books volume published by Physica-Verlag, Praeger, and Malaysian Strategic Research Centre. He has presented numerous academic papers at regional, national, and international seminars/conferences in which he has won several awards for best conference paper. Dr Mohd Zaini is also an editorial board member of the International Journal of Banking and Finance and African Journal of Business Management. He has been a reviewer for various national and international refereed journals and conferences, among others, Review of Industrial Organization (Springer, ISI/Scopus-indexed), Economic Change and Restructuring (Springer, Scopus-indexed), Economic Modelling (Elsevier), Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (Scopus-indexed) and Global Journal of Business, Management, and Accounting. He has also provided consultancy services to the Penang State Government, Kedah State Government, Agrobank, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, and the Department of Town and Regional Planning.

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