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 2017/2018 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2009/2010
STATISTICAL METHODS 2017/2018 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
The knowledge, awareness, attitude and motivational analysis of plastic waste and household perspective in Malaysia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research , 24 (3). pp.2304-2315.
2017
Health impact of river water pollution in Malaysia. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Science , 4 (5). pp.78-85.
2017
Willingness to pay for crop insurance to adapt flood risk by Malaysian farmers: An empirical investigation of Kedah. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues , 7 (4). pp.1-9.
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.
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.
2016
Lithium battery recycling management and policy. International Journal of Energy Technology and Policy , 13 (3). pp.278-291.
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
Analysis of household preferences on waste electrical and electronic equipment management. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development , 14 (2). pp.116-131.
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

2017
Economic feasibility of household waste minimisation in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In: Global Conference on Business and Economics Research (GCBER) 2017 , Serdang, Selangor
2016
Developing an integrated waqf environmental protection model for Malaysian paddy farmers. In: Conference on Environmental WAQF: From Theories to Practice , Kuala lumpur
2016
The role of Waqf for mitigating adaptation barriers for Malaysian rice farmers. In: 11th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance (11th ICIEF 2016) , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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