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Prof.M. Azhar Hussain Academic RankProfessor

Specialization:

  • Ph.D. Economics, 2002, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark

Research Interests:

  • Welfare distribution, inequality, deprivation, subjective well-being, multi-dimensional welfare, welfare state typologies, and statistical modelling.

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2002 Ph.D. (econ.), Department of Economics, Aarhus School of Business (Thesis: Essays on Income Distribution) 1992 M.Sc. (econ.), Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen (Thesis:“Makroforbrugsfunktioner: Teori og empiri“. Macro Consumption Functions: Theory and Empirical) B.Sc, economics, University of Copenhagen, Department of Economics, Denmark, 1989
2022-Present Professor, Department of Finance and Economics, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah 2017- Associate professor, Department of Finance and Economics, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah 2014-2017 Associate professor, Department of Social Sciences and Business, Roskilde University (on leave from 1 September 2017) 2012-2014 Assistant professor, Department of Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University 2008-2012 Postdoc. Development Economics Research Group (DERG), Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen 2002-2008 Researcher, the Danish National Centre for Social Research (SFI) 1999-2002 Ph.D. student, Department of Economics, Aarhus School of Business 1996-1999 Research Assistant, the Danish National Institute of Social Research (SFI) 1995-1996 Senior Consultant, Confederation of Danish Trade Unions (LO) 1992-1995 Head of Section, Danish Ministry of Economic Affairs
Research and teaching.
Danish Association of Lawyers and Economists.
Multi-dimensional welfare comparisons across the globe, and micro-economic simulation models.
1. “Did the Arab Spring change female emancipation perceptions?”. Accepted for publication on 9 September 2022 in Gender in Management: An International Journal. https://www.emerald.com/insight/1754-2413.htm. DOI 10.1108/GM-10-2021-0299. (M.A. Hussain and N. Haj-Salem). 2. “Support for Governmental Income Redistribution in Nordic Countries”. European Review. (B. Greve & M.A. Hussain). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/ S1062798721000089. Published online 2021.04.13. 3. “Multidimensional Welfare Comparisons of EU Member States Before, During, and After the Financial Crisis: A Dominance Approach”. (M.A. Hussain, N. Siersbæk & L.P. Østerdal). Social Choice and Welfare. Published online 17 June 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00355-020-01259-x. 4. ”Are benefit reductions an effective activation strategy? The case of the lowest benefit recipients in Denmark”. (M.A. Hussain, M. Ejrnæs & J.E. Larsen). Journal of Social Policy. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 29 May 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0047279420000318. 5. “A human rights-consistent approach to multidimensional welfare measurement applied to sub-Saharan Africa”. 2018. (C. Arndt, K. Mahrt, M.A. Hussain & F. Tarp). World Development, 108, 181-196.
2023 Student: Ms. Nazreen Tabassum Chowdhury, Doctoral Thesis Examination Report and Voca Vice, “The Role of Behavioural Antecedents, Financial Knowledge and Investment Experience on the Stock Market Participation in Bangladesh”. Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya, Malaysia. 2022 Student: Ms. Salama Saeed Alketbi, “Drivers of Social Innovation Initiatives in The UAE Governmental Sector: A Multiple Theoretical Perspective”, Internal Examiner for the DBA research proposal, College of Business Administration, University of Sharjah, UAE. 2021 Student: Mr. Kristian Lindholm Nicolaisen, Ph.D. seminar “Inequality from partner dementia Predicting grip strength Systematic review of inequality in dementia”, evaluation. Department of Business and Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. 2015-2018 Student: Ms. Signe Grønborg Knudsen. Title: ”Forløbsprogram i behandlingen af diabetes 2 i Region Sjælland” (Program for Treatment of Type II Diabetes in the Zealand Region). Role: Co-supervisor (quantitative part). University of Roskilde, Denmark. 2015 Student: Ms. Yue Bao. Title: “Reverse migration in China – Returnees, entrepreneurship and China’s institutional environment”. Role: Internal evaluator and chairman of the Evaluation Committee. University of Roskilde, Denmark. 2014-2015 Student: Mr. Muhammad Yousaf. Title: “Trade between India and Pakistan as a Large Country and a Small Country”. Role: Co-supervisor. University of Tartu, Estonia. 2014 Student: Ms. Alessandra Cenci. Title: “Migration, Capabilities and Social Justice for European Citizens. Cases of southern euro zone highly skilled labour mobility to the Nordic countries”. Role: Internal evaluator and chairman of the Evaluation Committee. University of Roskilde, Denmark.
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