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Dr. Ghufran Ahmad
Assistant Professor
International Business & Marketing

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
NUST Business School, H-12 Sector, Islamabad
Tel : +92-51-90853110

Microeconomic Theory; Resource Allocation Problems; Matching Problems

Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA Committee chair: Dr Guoqiang Tian Graduated with CGPA 3.79 B.Sc. (Hons) Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan Graduated with CGPA 3.89

Dr. Ghufran Ahmad got his B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics from Lahore University of Management Sciences in 2012 with a CGPA of 3.89. After that, he joined Texas A&M University in College Station, TX, USA to pursue his Ph.D. in Economics, completing it in 2017 with Dr. Guoqiang Tian and Dr. Vikram Manjunath as his committee chair and co-chair, respectively. His research focuses on microeconomic theory specifically dealing with resource allocation, social choice and matching problems.​​​​

 Working Papers:

  • Fractional housing market with single and discrete endowments.
  • Housing market with weak preferences: Prioritised assignment to agents.
  • Housing market with weak preferences: Fairness and group incentive compatibility.
  • Money in the business cycle” with Dr. Irfan Qureshi (Assistant Professor, LUMS).
  • 'Fractioning Choice under Temptation: Can Attribute Distortion be the missing link in the Temptation-Choice tandem?' with Samir Huseynov (PhD candidate, TAMU)
  • “Formulation of cost-effective bio-fertilisers using organic and mineral sources for balanced availability of NPK,” 2010, Managing Natural Resources for Sustaining Future Agriculture, Research Briefings Volume (2), No. (16). (With Dr. Shahid Ahmad)

    NUST Business School:

  • Introduction to Microeconomics
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics​
  • Texas A&M University:
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomic Theory: Review Sessions
  • Macroeconomic Theory: Recitation Sessions
  •  ​Workshop on securing water rights and use in Hyderabad conducted by Trocaire
  • Consultative workshop on establishment of BWRMA (GoB, World Bank, ADB)​