Staff Details

Rafia Afroz

Rafia Afroz
Designation: Associate Professor
KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 4789
Email address: rafia@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor in Agricultural Economics - Bachelor Degree , Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Master in Agricultural Economics - Masters Degree , Bangladesh Agricultural University
  • Ph.D in Environmental Planning - Doctor of Philosophy , Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Teaching Responsibilities

BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2008/2009
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 2016/2017 2015/2016 2013/2014 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS 2009/2010
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 2010/2011
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2009/2010
STATISTICAL METHODS 2016/2017 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009

Research Projects

Completed

2014 - 2015
Assessing the Relationship between Crude Oil Price and Macroeconomic Activities of Malaysia
2013 - 2016
Developing an Integrated Cash Waqf Investment Model for Micro-Enterprises (MEs) in Malaysia
2013 - 2015
Estimating the Value of Improved River Water Quality : The Case of Klang River Basin Area, Malaysia
2012 - 2013
Consumers Intention to Purchase Towards Green Technology- A Case Study in Automative Industry in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
2011 - 2011
Survey And Analysis Of Public Environmental Awareness And Oerformance Among The Staff And Students In International Islamic University Malaysia- A Case Study On Household Electrical And Electronic Equipment
2009 - 2011
Economic Impact of Climate Change in Agriculture in Malaysia
2009 - 2010
Environmental and Economic Analysis of Waste Management Options for Households in Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

In Progress

2016 - Present
Predicting Drivers of Food Waste Using Extended Theory of Planned Behavior: An Empirical Study in Kuala Lumpur
2015 - Present
Developing an Integrated Waqf Environmental Protection Model for Malaysian Rice Farmers
2013 - Present
ESTABLISHMENT OF THE IIUM CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR ELECTRIC MOBILITY(ICEM)

Publications

Article

2017
Parametric study of palladium/graphene catalyst on-board steam reformer for hydrogen generation from IC engine’s waste. International Journal of Engineering & Technology IJET-IJENS , 17 (1). pp.13-24.
2017
The knowledge, awareness, attitude and motivational analysis of plastic waste and household perspective in Malaysia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research , 23 (197). pp.1-12.
2016
Financing an efficient adaptation programme to climate change: A contingent valuation method tested in Malaysia. Cahiers Agricultures , 25 (2). pp.1-8.
2016
Household’s perception of water pollution and its economic impact on human health in Malaysia. Desalination and Water Treatment , 57 (1). pp.115-123.
2015
Analysis of household preferences on waste electrical and electronic equipment management. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development , 14 (2). pp.116-131.
2015
How individual values and attitude influence consumers’ purchase intention of electric vehicles—some insights from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia . Environment and Urbanization ASIA , 6 (2). pp.1-18.
2015
Power generation from waste of IC engines. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , 51 pp.382-395.
2015
Pro-environmental behavior and public understanding of climate change. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies For Global Change , 20 pp.591-600.
2015
Consumer purchase intention towards environmentally friendly vehicles: an empirical investigation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research , 22 (20). pp.16153-16163.
2015
Electricity generation from EV body build with Al2O3 filler ER sandwiched by carbon fiber and lithium thin plate . Energy Education Science and Technology Part A: Energy Science and Research , 33 (3).
2014
Development of electric vehicle: public perceptionand attitude, the Malaysian approach. World Review on International Transportation Research , 5 (2). pp.149-167.
2014
Valuing climate protection by offsetting carbon emissions: rethinking environmental governance. Journal of Cleaner Production
2014
Fuzzy controlled evaporative battery thermal management system for EV/HEV. International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (IJEHV) , 7 pp.1-21.
2014
Water pollution challenges and future direction for water resource management policies in Malaysia. Environment and Urbanization ASIA , 5 (1). pp.63-81.
2014
Development of electric vehicle: public perception and attitude, the Malaysian approach. World Review of Business Research , 5 (2). pp.149-167.
2014
A Glance at the World. Waste Management , 34 (10). pp.I-V.
2014
Household perception and recycling behaviour on electronic waste management : a case study of Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia . Malaysian Journal of Science , 33 (1). pp.32-41.
2013
Survey and analysis of public knowledge, awareness and willingness to pay in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - a case study on household WEEE management. Journal of Cleaner Production , 52 pp.185-193.
2013
Modeling environmental performance and economic development . International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance , 4 (6). pp.384-387.
2013
Electrical and electronic waste management: a case study in University of Duhok, Iraq. International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering , 3 (2). pp.68-73.
2012
A framework to estimate the willingness to pay of household for air quality improvement : a case study in Klang Valley, Malaysia.. OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development , 4 (9).
2012
A framework to estimate the willingness to pay of household for airquality improvement: a case study in Klang Valley, Malaysia . OIDA International Journal of Sustainable Development , 4 (9). pp.11-16.
2012
Public environmental awareness and performance in Kuala Lumpur City, Malaysia — a case study on household electrical and electronic equipment. Environment and Urbanization ASIA , 3 (2). pp.385-396.
2011
Sustainable household waste management improvement in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development , 10 (4). pp.433-448.
2011
Using a contingent valuation approach for improved solid waste management facility: evidence from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Waste Management , 31 (4). pp.800-808.
2011
Selected socio-economic factors affecting the willingness to minimise solid waste in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management , 54 (6). pp.711-731.
2010
A survey of recycling behaviour in households in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Waste management and research , 28 pp.552-560.
2010
Factors affecting waste generation: a study in a waste management program in Dhaka City, Bangladesh . Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment , 179 (1-4). pp.509-519.
2010
The role of socio-economic factors on household waste generation: a study hi a waste management program in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Research Journal of Applied Sciences , 5 (3). pp.183-190.
2009
Willingness to pay for waste management improvement in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Management , 90 (1). pp.492-503.
2007
Benefits of air quality improvement in Klang Valley Malaysia . International Journal Environment and Pollution 2007 , 30 (1). pp.119-136.
2006
Impact of air pollution on health in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Asian Journal of Water Environment and Pollution , 3 (1). pp.27-38.
2005
Economic instruments for managing industrial waste in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Environmental Management , 6 pp.87-106.
2004
Economic evaluation of air quality improvements in Klang Valley, Malaysia : validity and reliability of contingent valuation method. International Journal of Ecological Economics & Statistics (IJEES) , 2 pp.1-44.
2003
Review of air pollution and health impacts in Malaysia. Environmental Research , 92 (2). pp.71-77.

Book

2012
The peat swamp:Productivity, traficability and mechanization. Nova Science Publishers Inc. , New York, USA . ISBN 978-1-61942-670-2.
2011
Advanced theory of peat vehicle mobility. VDM Verleg , Germany . ISBN 9783639304329.
2010
Households preferences and WTP for waste management in Malaysia. Lambert Academic Publishing , Germany . ISBN 978-3-8433-6142-2.

Book Section

2011
Re-investigating the tenability of environmental Kuznets curve for carbon dioxide emission: an ARDL cointegration approach for Nigeria . In: Selected Readings on Environmental Economics . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.9-32. ISBN 9789674180973.
2011
Household solid waste characteristics and management in Gombak, Malaysia . In: Selected Readings on Environmental Economics . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.33-51. ISBN 9789674180973.

Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Developing an integrated waqf environmental protection model for Malaysian paddy farmers. In: Conference on Environmental WAQF: From Theories to Practice , Kuala lumpur
2014
Micro enterprises in Malaysia: an empirical assessment on financial obstacles. In: 6th International Borneo Business Conference , Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching, Sarawak
2013
Malaysian perception and attitude towards electric vehicle. In: IIUM Enginnering Congress 2013 , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2013
Development of green transportation system. In: IIUM Enginnering Congress 2013(2-4July 2013) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2011
Application of choice experimental design to estimate the willingness to pay of household for reducing air pollution from transport sector in Klang Valley, Malaysia . In: International Conference on Sustainable Development (OIDA 2011) , Putrajaya, Malaysia
Estimating the level of knowledge, attitude and behavior towards environmental education among postgraduate students of Institute of Education, International Islamic University Malaysia: An Exploratory Analysis. In: 4th Social Development and Environmental Studies International Conference 2013 , Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, UKM