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Noorihsan Bin Mohamad

Academic Qualification

  • Economics - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne
  • Master of Economics - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Noorihsan Bin Mohamad (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES


noorihsan@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Noorihsan Mohamad is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics, Kulliyyah of Economics & Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia. He studied economics at the University of Malaya and received his PhD in Economics from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Noorihsan has taught a variety of courses, including the graduate level Industrial Organisation and Business Economics for MBA programme at IIUM. He has been a regular guest instructor for the Asia Business Leader (ABL) project at the Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University since 2014.



Noorihsan specialises in industrial economics and his research interest covers a wide range of applied areas and sectoral studies, including productivity & efficiency, tourism industry and the telecommunications sector. His consultancy projects have focussed on impact study for urban planning, frontier firms analysis and public policy initiatives. Noorihsan has consulted for companies and public sector institutions including the Ministry of Health (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia), Malaysia Productivity Corporation, PLANMalaysia and the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs on issues related to planning and strategic masterplan.



At the university level, he served as the Deputy Director of the Graduate School of Management (2017-2018), Deputy Director Office of Corporate Strategy (2015) and as the Head of MBA Programme at the Graduate School of Management from 2013 to 2015. In 2006, he was awarded the prestigious Endeavour Award by the Australian Government.


Professional Membership


  • 2006: Member of Profesional Body / Association, International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs)
  • 2011: Member of Profesional Body / Association, World Economics Association (WEA)
  • 2011: Member of Profesional Body / Association, Management Science Operation Research Society of Malaysia (MSORSM)
  • 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association, American Economic Association (AEA)


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED ECONOMICS & ISSUES 2015/2016 2018/2019
APPLIED RESEARCH METHODS 2013/2014
BUSINESS ECONOMICS 2010/2011 2011/2012 2014/2015 2019/2020 2013/2014 2018/2019 2015/2016 2012/2013 2016/2017
COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION 2013/2014
ECONOMETRICS I 2010/2011 2009/2010 2013/2014
ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS 2013/2014 2010/2011 2012/2013 2011/2012 2015/2016
INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION 2014/2015 2019/2020 2015/2016 2013/2014 2011/2012 2012/2013 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS I 2010/2011
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS II 2021/2022 2005/2006 2019/2020 2014/2015 2018/2019 2016/2017 2020/2021 2015/2016
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS I 2004/2005
INTRODUCTORY ECONOMICS FOR ENGINEERING 2004/2005 2003/2004
MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 2003/2004
MICROECONOMIC THEORY 2013/2014 2012/2013
MICROECONOMICS 2011/2012
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 2011/2012 2020/2021 2016/2017 2012/2013 2019/2020 2013/2014 2014/2015 2017/2018 2003/2004 2015/2016 2018/2019 2010/2011 2004/2005 2005/2006 2002/2003
PUBLIC FINANCE 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2021 - 2020 KAJIAN HALA TUJU BIDANG EKONOMI: KEBOLEHPASARAN GRADUAN DAN KESESUAIAN KURIKULUM PROGRAM EKONOMI DI UNIVERSITI TEMPATAN
2021 - 2020 Pelan Induk Perancangan Fizikal Pelancongan Negeri Perlis
2021 - 2019 Pelan Pengurusan Pembangunan Persisir Pantai Pekan Kuah-Klebang, Langkawi
2021 - Productivity Frontier Firms? Best Practices for Benchmarking of the Chemical and Chemical Products, Tourism, ICT, Professional Services and Retail and F&B Priority Subsectors
2021 - Productivity of Selected BSKL-Listed Companies; An Enterprise-level Analysis
2019 - 2020 Kajian Peluang Pekerjaan Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) di Malaysia
2018 - 2021 PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS- FROM AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE
2016 - 2020 Student's Decision Making in Class Selection and Enrolment
2013 - 2016 Application of Extended Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) on Malaysian Consumer Towards E-Commerce Transaction of Small Business
2013 - 2014 Degree Competition in Malaysia Banking Sector: The Nature of Competition and Consumer Awareness
2013 - 2017 Islamic Microfinance as a Tool for Enterprise Creation, Expansion and Poverty Alleviation : A Study of using Different Models
2011 - 2011 Telecommunications Reform And Governance : Revisiting The Unfinished Business
On-Going
2021 - Present The Impact of Quantum Communication on Societal Needs in Malaysia (Project 3)
2013 - Present Socio Economic Impact of Shari'ah Compliant Hospitality and Services on Malaysia and Muslim Communities
2012 - Present Food Outlet Grading System (FOGS)and Students' Food Consumption Behavior
- Telecommunications Reform and Governance: Revisiting the Unfinished Business


Award & Recognition


02 Dec, 2017 Best Paper Award - 4th International Conference on Rural Development and Entrepreneurship (ICORE2017) International
30 Sep, 2015 Department Best Indexed Journal Articles - IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2015 (IRIIE2015) University
20 Feb, 2013 Bronze Medal - IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013 (IRIIE2013) University
22 Feb, 2012 Gold Medal - IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2012 (IRIIE2012) University
15 Aug, 2006 Endeavour Award for Malaysia - Australian Government International


Publications


Article

2019 Students’ decision making in class selection and enrolment. International Journal of Educational Management, 33 (4) pp. 587-603
2018 Malaysia's tourism demand: A gravity model approach=Permintaan pelancongan di Malaysia: Pendekatan model graviti. Journal of Business and Social Development, 6 (1) pp. 39-50
2018 Malaysia’s tourism demand: A gravity model approach= Permintaan pelancongan di malaysia: pendekatan model graviti. Journal of Business and Social Development, 6 (1) pp. 39-50
2015 Does inward FDI crowd-out domestic investment? evidence from Uganda. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 172 () pp. 419-426
2015 How comfortable are Malaysian users in utilizing webpages of small businesses?. Athens Journal of Business and Economics, 1 (3) pp. 235-248
2014 E-commerce transactions among consumers in the webpage of small business in Malaysia: a validity measurement model. Asia Pacific Journal of Business and Management, 2 (5) pp. 37-51
2014 Telecommunications reform and efficiency performance: do good institutions matter?. Telecommunications Policy, 38 (1) pp. 49-65
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
2004 Productivity Growth in the Malaysian Mobile Telecommunications Industry (2004). IIUM Journal of Economics and Management Sciences, 12 (2) pp. 165-191
2001 Back to basics. Malaysian Business, () pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Managing contents in iTa’LeEM for social science domain. In: E-Learning Clinic 3.0: Rejuvenate Learning Via iTa’leem (Series No. 4),
2020 Estimating productivity and identifying the frontier. In: Productivity Frontier Analysis - Tourism Sector,
2020 Estimating productivity and identifying the frontier for electrical and electronics productivity Nexus. In: E&E Productivity Nexus (EEPN),
2019 4IR : the inevitable impacts & challenges. In: Universitas Slamet Riyadi International Conference Defining Innovative Action on Economics 4.0,
2019 The ABEST21 quality improvement seminar: a brief guide to the kaizen report. In: The ABEST21 Quality Improvement Seminar,
2018 Efficiency evaluation: the case of tourism industry in Malaysia. In: International Business and Economic Conference Kedah (IBecK2018),
2017 Evolution of rural communities through homestay programs: A case study of Banghuris Homestay. In: 4th International Conference On Rural Development And Entrepreneurship (ICORE2017),
2017 Malaysia’s tourism demand: gravity model approach. In: Global Tourism Conference (GTC) 2017,
2016 Developing trust towards Islamic nonbank financial institutions: the roles of education and innovation. In: National Seminar on Islamic Economics,
2015 How comfortable are Malaysian users in utilizing webpages of small businesses?. In: Athens Institute for Education and Research Conference,
2015 Islamic microfinance: the role of charity and social capital in alleviating poverty and asset building. In: International Conference on Human Sustainability 2015 (INSAN2015),
2015 Refocusing the fundamental principles in teaching Islamic Macroeconomics. In: 4th Workshop On Islamic Economics Curriculum: Teaching of Macroeconomics from the Islamic Perspectives From The Southeast Asian Universities,
2015 Strategic innovation from inspiration to impact. In: GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADER IN ASIAN COUNTRIES,
2014 Does inward FDI crowd-out domestic investment? evidence from Uganda . In: Global Conference on Business and Social Science,
2013 Inspiring creativity through innovative strategies: the case of Apple Inc.. In: International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013 (IRIIE2013),
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),
2004 Regulatory reforms and productivity performance of the Malaysian mobile telecommunications industry. In: 4th International Symposium of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA),
2004 Technological change and technical efficiency in the Malaysian mobile telecommunications industry. In: The Ninth International Convention of the East Asian Economic Association,
Book Section

2008 The effects of exchange rate changes on palm oil export of Malaysia. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 9789675026980, pp. 133-144