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Ruzita Bt Mohd Amin

Academic Qualification

  • Managerial Economics - Doctor of Philosophy, Ranselear Polytechnic Institute, New York
  • International Economics - Masters Degree, Northwestern University
  • Economics - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Ruzita Bt Mohd Amin (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Other's position:

Head, Office of the Deputy Rector (Student Development & Community Engagement)


ruzita@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Professor Dr. Ruzita has served at the IIUM since 1987, and currently, she is a Professor at the Department of Economics, IIUM. She was Deputy Dean (Academic) of the Kulliyyah of Economics & Management Sciences from 2005 to 2007 and currently, she is the Head of the Disability Services Unit, IIUM. She was the Editor of the IIUM Journal of Economics & Management (currently known as the International Journal of Economics, Management & Accounting) for the periods of 1995-2004 and 2008-2011.
Her research interests include disability studies, social economics, development economics, economic integration and economic theory from the Islamic perspective. Her current research projects include "The Formulation and Application of an Integrated Development Index (I-Dex) based on Maqasid al-Shari'ah as a New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development", funded by the Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), and "Understanding National Implementation of the UN CRPD in Malaysia: A Two-Phased, Mixed Methods Approach," in collaboration with the Institute of Disability & Public Policy, American University, USA, and the University of Malaya.
She was presented with the Special Award (for Academic Achievement) for Persons with Disabilities in Conjunction with the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, by the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development (MWFCD), Malaysia, for the year 2012. She is currently a Member of the National Council of the Persons with Disabilities, under the MWFCD for the period from January 2013 to December 2016. As of August 2014, she was appointed as the Co-Chairman of the Committee on Universal Design and Built Environment of the National Council of the Persons with Disabilities.


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED ECONOMICS & ISSUES 2017/2018
BUSINESS ECONOMICS 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 1994/1995
ECONOMETRICS I 1996/1997 1995/1996 1994/1995
ECONOMETRICS II 1995/1996 1994/1995
ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS 2000/2001
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS 2 2005/2006
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS I 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001 1998/1999 1997/1998
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS II 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2002/2003 1999/2000 1990/1991
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS 1 2005/2006
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS I 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019 2015/2016 2012/2013 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2003/2004 2002/2003 2000/2001 1999/2000 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997
INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS II 2002/2003 2001/2002 1999/2000
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 2013/2014 2010/2011
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS 2006/2007 2001/2002 1990/1991
INTERNATIONAL TRADE : THEORY & POLICY 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2003/2004 2001/2002 2000/2001 1998/1999
MACROECONOMICS 1996/1997 1995/1996
MICROECONOMICS 1999/2000 1996/1997 1995/1996
STATISTICAL METHODS 1994/1995


Research Projects


Completed
2019 - 2020 Kajian Peluang Pekerjaan Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) di Malaysia
2018 - 2021 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS AND MUSLIM COUNTRIES
2016 - 2021 Household Debt in Malaysia: Economic, Physiological, Health and Social Impacts and the Role of Religiosity
2013 - Islamic Economic Framework for Waqf: Lessons from History,Comparative Best Practices and Developing Contemporary Models
2010 - 2012 Trade and Human Development in OIC Countries: A Panel Data Analysis
2010 - 2011 An Analysis of Values of KENMS Students
2009 - 2010 The Feasibility of an Islamic Common Market:An Analysis
2009 - 2013 Assessing Academic Department Efficiency at a Public University : the Case of the Kulliyyah of Economics & Management Science, International Islamic University Malaysia
2007 - 2008 Liberalization of Distribution Service: The Impact of Foreign Hyper-markets in Malaysia
2007 - 2008 Prospects for Future Economic Integration Between Malaysia and Selected OIC Countries
2007 - 2007 A Decade of the WTO and Trade Performance of Muslim Countries
2004 - 2004 An Empirical Analysis of Intra-Trade Among the League Of Arab Saudi
- 2010 Malaysian Science and Technology Indicators 2010
On-Going
2021 - Present Strategic Empowerment Of Visually Impaired Community (Se-Vic) Via Intelligence Mobility
2021 - Present THE APPLICATION OF MAQASID AL-SHARIAH IN ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES IN AN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION CONTEXT
2014 - Present Religiousity and Holistic Development in a Muslim Society: A Case Study on south Kalimantan, Indonesia
2013 - Present The Integrated Development Index (I-DEX): A New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development
2011 - Present The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): A New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development
2008 - Present KAED Universal Design Unit (KUDU)
2007 - Present Prospect For future Economics Intergration among the League of Arab State
2004 - Present Trade, Regulation and Policy Research Unit


Award & Recognition


16 Mar, 2002 Quality Research Award (Kulliyyah) - International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah


Publications


Article

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 Holistic development and wellbeing based on maqasid al-shari'ah : the case of south kalimantan, Indonesia. Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, 40 (4) pp. 1-22
2019 Potential impact of trips-plus provisions on Malaysia’s domestic pharmaceutical industry. Science International (Lahore), 31 (3 (May-June)) pp. 397-400
2019 The extra costs of having a disability: the case of IIUM. Intellectual Discourse, 27 () pp. 829-854
2018 Relationship between religiosity and individual economic achievement: evidence from South Kalimantan, Indonesia = العلاقة بين التدين والإنجاز الاقتصادي للأفراد: ادلة من جنوب كاليمانتان, إندونسيا. KIng Abdulaziz University Islamic Economics, 31 (2) pp. 3-16
2018 The potential impact of Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on Malaysia’s trade. Science International (Lahore), 30 Section B (6 November-December) pp. 877-883
2017 Oman’s economic diversification cum trade structure. Omani Journal of Applied Sciences, 6 (1) pp. 10-24
2015 A critical analysis of development indices. Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society, 1 (1) pp. 37-53
2013 Trade and human development in OIC countries: a panel data analysis. Islamic Economic Studies, 21 (2) pp. 55-70
2011 Are there prospects for future economic integration among Muslim countries? Evidence from selected OIC countries. International Journal of Economics and Management, 5 (1) pp. 179-215
2011 Does trade among ASEAN members promote efficiency? sectoral evidence from the gravity model. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 1 (12) pp. 236-253
2011 The quest for better economics graduates: reviving the pluralist approach in the case of the International Islamic University Malaysia . International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 2 (1) pp. 96-113
2010 A decade of the World Trade Organization and trade performance of Muslim countries. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 27 (4) pp. 23-44
2009 Towards an Islamic common market: are oic countries heading the right direction? . IIUM Journal of Economics and Management, 17 (1) pp. 133-176
2008 Does the trade structure among the league of Arab states show potential for a successful regional economic integration? . Journal of Economic Cooperation Among Islamic Countries, 29 (4) pp. 37-70
2007 A Survey on the objective of the firm and models of producer behavior in the Islamic framework. J.KAU: Islamic Econ, 20 (2) pp. 3-16
2005 Economic integration among the members of the League of Arab States: an empirical evidence. Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development, 26 (3) pp. 77-102
2003 Religiosity and social problems in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 11 (1) pp. 77-87
2002 Formation of desired values: the role of parents. International Journal of Social Economics, 29 (6) pp. 468-479
2002 Values and their relationship to social problems in Malaysia: an Islamic framework. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 19 (3) pp. 57-78
Conference or Workshop Item

2016 Towards a disable–friendly, energy–efficient and sustainable green campus. In: EAU International Conference on Green Asia and Inclusive Sustainable Development 2016,
2015 Safeguarding wealth (Hifdh al mal) and its role in sustainable economic development in the OIC countries. In: International Conference on “Islam, Science and Sustainable Development: Maqasid al-Shari‘ah and Humanity’s Well-being,
2015 The potential impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on Malaysia's access to medicine. In: Academics World 2nd International Conference,
2015 The potential impact of Trans-pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on Malaysia's trade. In: Academics World 2nd International Conference,
2014 A critical analysis of development indices. In: Australian Academy of Business and Social Sciences Conference 2014 (in partnership with The Journal of Developing Areas),
2011 Malaysian science and technology indicators. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2011,
2011 The quest for a 21st century Islamic economics curriculum for universities in the Muslim world: the case of IIUM. In: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Islam and Higher Education,
2011 Trade and human development in OIC Countries : a panel data analysis. In: 8th International Conference on Islamic Economics and Finance,
2010 Does trade among ASEAN members promote efficiency? Sectoral evidence from the gravity model.. In: International Conference on the Asian Economic Cooperation,
2010 Economic integration among asean countries: evidence for gravity model. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010),
2009 Provision of barrier-free environment at waterfront development in Malaysia. In: ICUDBE 2009 -International Conference of Universal Design In Built Environment ,
2008 An analysis of social problems in Malaysia: the case of Johor. In: National Conference on Social Problems in Malaysia,
2008 Prospects for future economic integration among the League of Arab States. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Globalization in the 21st Century,
Book

2018 Islamic economics: principles & analysis. International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), ISBN: 978-967-16568-2-2
2014 MS 1184:2014 Universal design and accessibility in the built environment - Code of Practice (Second Revision). Department of Standards Malaysia, ISBN:
Book Section

2015 The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): a new comprehensive approach to measuring human development. In: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation , ISBN: 978-9927-118-22-7, pp. 159-172
2015 The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): a new comprehensive approach to measuring human development. In: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation , ISBN: 978-9927-118-22-7, pp. 159-172
2013 Islamic economics education in Malaysia: a comparative analysis of the Bachelor of Shari'ah (Shari'ah and Economics), University of Malaya, and the Bachelor of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia. In: Centre for Islamic Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia & International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 9789834460013, pp. 109-149
2013 The effectiveness of an integrated curriculum: economics programme at the International Islamic University Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674182700, pp. 153-168
2013 The effectiveness of an integrated curriculum: economics programme at the International Islamic University Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674182700, pp. 153-168
2011 Provision of barrier-free environment at waterfront development in Malaysia. In: Kuala Lumpur, ISBN: 978-967-418-205-2, pp. 114-147
2010 Are there prospects for future economic integration among Muslim countries? Evidence from selected OIC countries. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789670225012, pp. 3-28
2009 Reorientating the economics programme at the IIUM. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789675272103, pp. 125-144
Monograph

2019 Garis panduan pelaksanaan dasar inklusif orang kurang upaya di institusi pendidikan tinggi. In: Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia,
2009 Economic integration among ASEAN countries: evidence from gravity model. In: East Asian Development Network,