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Mohd. Nahar Bin Mohd. Arshad

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Economics and Finance) - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Tasmania
  • Master of Economics - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Economics - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Mohd. Nahar Bin Mohd. Arshad (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES


ma.nahar@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Mohd Nahar Mohd Arshad obtained his Bachelor of Economics (2000) and Master of Economics (2002) from the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). In 2012, he obtained his PhD from the University of Tasmania Australia in Economics.
Dr. Nahar started his academic career as an assistant lecturer, upon completion of his BEcons from IIUM. Then, he served as a lecturer at IIUM, after completing his Master's degree.
Presently Dr. Nahar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics. He is also the current Head of the Department. Dr. Nahar is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Islamic Economics, IIUM.
He is currently working on modelling Digital Economy for Social Transition in Malaysia, writing a textbook on Islamic Economics and developing a Third Sector Socioeconomic Model.


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics/Applied Economics ~ Labour Economics - Labor economics
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics/Applied Economics ~ Welfare Economics - Voluntary sector
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics/Applied Economics ~ Islamic Economics - Islamic Economics


Teaching Responsibilities


ASSHARI'AH, ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012
FOUNDATION OF ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004
FOUNDATIONS OF ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 2013/2014
HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
INTRODUCTORY ECONOMICS FOR ENGINEERING 2012/2013 2011/2012 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
LABOUR ECONOMICS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
PRINCIPLE OF MICROECONOMICS 2014/2015 2013/2014
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 2012/2013 2011/2012 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2020 Foundation Of Islamic Economics
2016 - 2021 Household Debt in Malaysia: Economic, Physiological, Health and Social Impacts and the Role of Religiosity
2015 - 2019 Formulating a Measure of Daruriyyat (Necessities) based on the Frameworks of Demand for and Supply of Charity
2015 - 2019 Conceptualising an Integrated Framework for Social Responsibility of Islamic Finance within a Three-Sector Economic Model
2013 - 2016 Exploring the Conceptual and Practical Dimensions of a 3 Sector Socio-Economic Transformation Model (3s SETM) for Malaysia
2013 - Islamic Economic Framework for Waqf: Lessons from History,Comparative Best Practices and Developing Contemporary Models
2013 - 2014 Secondary Education Investment: How Efficient is the OIC Countries?
2012 - 2017 A Critical Assessment of PSPTN's Contribution to the Malaysian Economy
2011 - 2012 An Estimation of Technical Efficiency of Secondary Education in Malaysia: A Cross-country Analysis (RU 2011)
2011 - 2016 Exploring the Conceptual & Practical Dimensions of A 3 Sector Socio-Economic Transformation Model
On-Going
2013 - Present Socio Economic Impact of Shari'ah Compliant Hospitality and Services on Malaysia and Muslim Communities


Award & Recognition


20 Feb, 2013 Bronze Medal in IUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013 - International Islamic University Malaysia University


Publications


Article

2021 Covid-19 pandemic and addressing digital divide in Malaysia. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 3 (2) pp. 29-49
2021 The multi‑dimensional effect of household debt on urban individual well‑being in Klang Valley Malaysia. Social Indicators Research, 158 (1) pp. 23-44
2020 Estimations of business exposure to corruption in Malaysia. Journal of Financial Crime, 27 (4) pp. 1273-1287
2020 Household debt and household spending behavior: evidence from Malaysia (hutang isi rumah dan tingkah laku perbelanjaan isi rumah: Bukti dari Malaysia). Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia, 54 (1) pp. 111-120
2020 The association between household debt and marriage satisfaction in the context of urban household in Klang Valley, Malaysia. Journal of Emerging Economies & Islamic Research, 8 (1) pp. 12-22
2019 Komponen utama gaji kehidupan wajar. TAFHIM: IKIM Journal of Islam and the Contemporary World, 12 (2) pp. 99-119
2017 The informal economy: A neglected area in Islamic economics. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 25 (2 (Special Issue)) pp. 285-314
2016 Determinants of charitable giving in Malaysia. Humanomics, 32 (4) pp. 459-473
2016 Return to education by ethnicity: A case of Malaysia. International Journal of Economics and Management, 10 (1) pp. 141-154
2016 Third sector socio economic models: how waqf fits in?. Institutions and Economies, 8 (2) pp. 72-90
2015 Market failure: notes on teaching microeconomics with Islamic perspective. International Journal of Economics, Management And Accounting, 23 (2) pp. 263-270
2015 Quality of human capital and labor productivity: a case of Malaysia. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 23 (1) pp. 37-55
2015 Returns to education and wage differentials in Malaysia. The Journal of Developing Areas, 49 (5) pp. 213-223
2014 Efficiency of secondary education of a selected OIC countries. Global Education Review, 1 (4) pp. 53-75
2013 How efficient is Malaysia’s secondary education? (Bagaimanakah keberkesanan pendidikan menengah di Malaysia). Malaysian Journal of Education , 38 (1) pp. 25-40
2013 Kesan jerebu ke atas ekonomi. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2013 Memahami simptom-simptom stress dalam kewangan. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2012 Estimation issues and mathematical derivation of educational production function. International Journal of Economics, Management And Accounting, 20 (2) pp. 149-186
2012 Ke arah kualiti hidup yang lebih tinggi realisasikan Wawasan 2020. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2012 Menjelang bajet 2013: harapan menyeluruh rakyat terhadap Kerajaan Pusat. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2012 Merungkai logik erti keberkatan. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2012 Transformasi perumahan negara. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2011 Harapan pada Belanjawan 2012. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2011 Sektor ketiga lengkap transformasi ekonomi. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
2009 Mentaliti dalam tingkatkan nilai modal insan. Utusan Malaysia, () pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2017 Kejayaan konsep filantropi barat: satu panduan kepada pengurusan wakaf. In: Seminar Filantropi dan Derma Bakti Islam: Pendekatan Korporat Dalam Konsep Wakaf,
2015 Essentials of Islamic economics: keys to socioeconomic justice. In: Islamic Economics Symposium 2015,
2014 Third sector socio-economic models: how awaqf fits in?. In: 2014 Thematic Workshop on the Revival of Waqf for Socio Economic Development ,
2014 How competitive is the secondary education of the OIC countries?. In: International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014 (IRIIE2014),
2014 The economics of voluntarism. In: Half - Day Workshop Briefing on P1 , The Three Sector Economy and Introduction to Effective Bibliographic Surveys,
2013 How efficient was Malaysia’s secondary education? . In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2013,
2012 An estimation of technical efficiency of secondary education in Malaysia: A cross-country analysis. In: Labuan International Conference on Educational Research: ,
2012 Panel Data Models: Theoretical Insights. In: Workshop on Panel Data Analysis (Basic-Level),
2012 Secondary Education: How Malaysian Students Fare Internationally. In: Department of Economics Seminar Series,
2010 An estimation of educational production function: the case of Tasmanian public schools . In: 2010 PhD Conference in Economics and Business,
Book

2018 Islamic economics: principles & analysis. International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), ISBN: 978-967-16568-2-2
2007 Hidup kaya tanpa riba. PTS Millenia, ISBN: 9789833604463 (pbk.)
Book Section

2022 Conceptualizing the Islamic social finance into a three-sector economic model. In: Routledge, ISBN: , pp. 50-64
2019 Kejayaan konsep filantrofi Barat: satu panduan kepada pengurusan wakaf. In: Penerbit IKIM/IKIM Press, ISBN: 978-983-2718-75-8, pp. 169-183
2018 Third sector socio-economic models: how Awaqf fits in?. In: IIUM Press, & Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), ISBN: 978-967-418-398-1, pp. 478-503
Monograph

2014 A critical assessment of NHESP’S contribution to the Malaysian economy. In: IPPTN,