Dr. M. Umer Farrukh

Designation(s):  Assistant Professor
Education:  PhD
Department(s):  Economics
Email:  umer.farrukh@gcwus.edu.pk

Career Brief:

Dr. Farrukh has a Ph.D. in Economics from University of Agriculture Faisalabad Pakistan.  He is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Economics at Government College Women University Sialkot. He is a health economist/ development economist with extensive experience in primary and secondary research; analysis of farmer behaviours under risk and uncertainty; gender, poverty and food security; agribusiness and supply chain analysis; and poverty and social analysis. Prior to joining GCWUS, he was the lecturer/ researcher at NUML School of Economics. Dr. Farrukh has published and presented his research work in top journals and conferences respectively. Dr. Farrukh has managed several multi-disciplinary R&D projects.

Journal Publications

  1. FARRUKH, M.U., Bashir, M.K., and Rola-Rubzen, F., (2020a). Exploring the sustainable food security approach in relation to agricultural and multi-sectoral interventions: a review of cross-disciplinary perspectives. Geoforum. 108, 23–27.
    (Impact Factor: 3.901/ HEC W Category)
  2. FARRUKH, M. U., Bashir, M. K., Hassan, S., Adil, S. A., and Kragt, M. E.(2020). Mapping the food security studies in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh: Review of research priorities and gaps. Global Food Security, 26, 100370. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gfs.2020.100370  (Impact Factor: 7.772 / HEC W Category)
  3. Bashir, M.K., A.U. Malik, M.U. FARRUKH, S. Hameed, M.A. Kamran and K. Ziaf. (2021). Forecasting tomato production under climate variability in Pakistan. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences. Volume 32, No. (1), 2022, February.
    (Impact Factor: 0.490/ HEC X Category)
  4. Bashir, M.K., A. Ali, M.U. FARRUKH and M. Alam. 2021. Estimation of economic and production efficiency of potato production in central Punjab, Pakistan. Custos e @gronegócio on line – v. 17, n. 2, Apr/Jun – 2021. ISSN 1808-2882 custoseagronegocioonline.com.br
    (Impact Factor: 0.460/ HEC X Category)
  5. Farrukh, U. M & Hameed, S. (2012). Do Political Determinants Explain Total Factor Productivity in Pakistan? Journal of Research in Peace, Gender and Development, Available online@ http://www.interesjournals.org/JRPGD, Vol.2 (2) PP 124-134
  6. Farrukh, U. M & Ahmad, B. (2011). Impact of recent Financial Recession on the Banking Sector of Pakistan. Journal of Economics and International Finance, Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/JEIF ISSN 2006-9812, Vol.2(7) PP 119-126

Conference Publications

  1. Farrukh,U., M.K.Bashir, S.Hassan. (2019). An Estimation of Multi-dimensional food security in Pakistan. 33 AGM and Conference of School of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UWA| October 3-4, 2019 | Perth, Australia.
  2. Farrukh, M.U., M.K.Bashir, S.Hassan,. and S.A.Adil (2018). Mapping the food security studies in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. 2nd International Post graduate students Conference, Organized by Comsats University Islamabad| September 12-14, 2018 | Islamabad, Pakistan