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1 Appendix B Faculty Details Name : Muhammad Azhar Designation: Professor (Economics) Department: West Asian Studies Contact Details: Permanent Home Town Address: ID: Office Address: Deptt. of West Asian Studies, AMU, Aligarh , INDIA C/o. Dr. A.A. Salim, Behind Jama Masjid, Baqar Ganj, Laheria Sarai, Darbhanga , Bihar, Telephone No. : Profile Prior to joining A.M.U., Muhammad Azhar worked as Reader at the Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Before that he was Research Associate at the Gulf Studies Programme Centre of West Asian and African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi. Before that he also worked as Consultant at Indian Council of Research in International Economic Relations, New Delhi. Muhammad Azhar obtained his M.A. (Economics), M.Phil and Ph.D from Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi. His area of research & teaching interest includes energy economics, finance, economic and trade cooperation and research and methodology. He has contributed research articles in various international and national journals like Arab Studies Quarterly (Washington), Middle Eastern Studies (Oxfordshire), OPEC Energy Review (Oxford), OPEC Review (Oxford), OPEC Bulletin (Vienna), biis Journal (Dhaka), Journal of Economic and International Relations (Hong Kong), International Studies (New Delhi), Journal of West Asian Studies (Aligarh) and Islam and Modern Age (New Delhi).

2 Curriculum Vitae Name : Muhammad Azhar Designation: Professor (Economics) Department: West Asian Studies, AMU, Aligarh , INDIA ID : Mobile No. : Membership: 1. Committee of Studies, India Arab Culture Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 2. Board of Studies, Centre of West Asian Studies, A.M.U., Aligarh 3. Formerly member, Board of Management, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi 4. Formerly Member, Board of Management, Centre of Distance Education, A.M.U., Aligarh. Other Assignments: o Associate Editor, Journal of West Asian Studies, A.M.U., Aligarh o Formerly Assistant Director, Centre for Distance Education, A.M.U., Aligarh. Teaching Experience: o Ph.D. /M.A Courses at A.M.U., Aligarh M.Phil. Courses at J.N.U., New Delhi Research Guidance (Doctor of Philosophy): Degree award : 5 Thesis continue: 4 Examinership: Ph.D./M.Phil. Examiner at: o Allahabad University, Allahabad o Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh o Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

3 o Jawarhar Jal Nehru University, New Delhi Fellowship: o Junior Research Fellowship in Economics by University Grants Commission of India through All India National Eligibility Test Examination. Awards: o Gold Medal in B.A. (Hons), Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh Specialization: o Major: Energy Economics, Finance, Trade and Economic Cooperation o Minor: Econometrics and Statistical Applications in Social Science Research Topic of Ph.D. Thesis: Foreign Investment by the Arab Countries of the Gulf since 1973 (Centre for West Asian & African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, 1993). Topic of M.Phil. Dissertation: Political Economy of the Arab Gulf Aid: A Comparative Study of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. (Centre for West Asian & African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University 1986) M.A. (Economics) Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, School of Social Science, J.N.U., New Delhi, B.A. (Economics H o n ours) Department of Economics, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh,1982 Publications: Research Papers: o Economic Cooperation between India and Kuwait: Performance and Prospects, Middle Eastern Studies, Vol. 50, Issue 1, 2014, Routledge, Oxfordshire, pp o Population Structure and Multi Culturalism in Bahrain, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol. 26, , A.M.U Aligarh

4 o Aspects of Economic Cooperation between India and North Africa, Insight on Africa, Vol. 4, No.2, July-December, 2012, African Studies Association, New Delhi, pp o Trade between India and the Fertile Crescent, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol. 25, , A.M.U Aligarh, pp o New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) in India, OPEC Energy Review, Vol.35, No.2, June 2011, Willey Blackwell, Oxford, pp o Nationalization and Denationalization of Oil Indus try in Iraq, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.24, 2010, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o Water in West Asian Conflict, biiss Journal, Vol.30, No.1, January 2009, Bangladesh Institute for International and Strategic Studies, Dhaka,pp o Indo-Iraq Economic Relations in Post Saddam Period, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.23, 2009, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o Economic Cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia: Performance and Prospects, Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.44, No.2, March 2008, Routledge, Oxfordshire, pp o Aspects of Economic Relations between India and the Arab Countries of the Mediterranean, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.22, 2008, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o Natural Gas in India s Energy Management, OPEC Review, Vol.31, No.1, March 2007, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford. o Globalization and Human Resource Development in West Asia, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.19, 2005, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o Economic Cooperation between India and United Arab Emirates, Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.40, No.5, September 2004, Franc Cass, Oxfordshire, pp o War on Iraq: The Economic Aspects, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.17, 2003, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o Economic Cooperation between India and United Arab Emirates, Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.39, No.3, July 2003, Franc Cass, Oxfordshire, pp o Indo Saudi Economic Relations, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.14, 2000, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp

5 o Indo-Jordanian Trade: Performance and Prospects, Middle Eastern Studies, Vol.36, No.3, July 2000, Franc Cass, Oxfordshire, pp o India a n d I r a n : Trade i n t h e N i n e t i e s, Asia A n n u a l, Vol. I, , S h i p r a P u b l i c a t i o n s, Delhi, pp o Phosphate Exports by Jordan, Arab Studies Quarterly, Vol.22, No.4, Fall 2000, Association of Arab American University Graduates, Washington, pp o Role of Gas in the Development Strategy of Qatar, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.12, 1998, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o The Central Asian Economies: Current profile, Islam and Modern Age, Vol.24, No.4, November 1997, ZHIIS, JMI, New Delhi, pp o The Bahraini Economy: Launching into Post Oil Era, Journal of West Asian Studies, Vol.11, 1997, A.M.U., Aligarh, pp o India and Oil Exporting Countries: Scope of Energy Cooperation, OPEC Bulletin, Vol.28, No.3, March 1996, Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Vienna, pp 4-6. o Muhammad Azhar and D.N. Rao Diversification as a Strategy for the Economic Development of Kuwait, International Studies, Vol.31, No.4, October-December 1994, Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp o Banking in the Arab Gulf: The Changing Profile, Journal of Economics and International Relations, Vol.3, No.4, winter 1990, Asian Research Service, Hong Kong, pp o Weak Dollar, High Inflation and the Arab Gulf, International Studies, Vol.27, No.1, January- March 1999, Sage Publications, New Delhi, pp Working Papers (Conferences): o Human Rights and Indian Expatriate Workers in GCC Countries, presented at the National Seminar on Human Rights and Governance in India and West Asia, Centre for west Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 25-26, November o India Economic Interests in West Asia, presented at the National Seminar on West Asia in Changing world, Centre of West Asian Studies School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi12-14 November, 2014.

6 o Trade between India and Yemen, presented at the National Seminar on Contemporary Yemen and Indo-Yemen Relations, Gulf Studies programme, Centre of West Asian Studies School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, January o Oil Revenues and the Arab Spring, presented at the National Seminar on Arab Spring and Peace in West Asia, Centre of West Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, November 2011 o Water in Palestine Israel Conflict, presented a t the National Seminar on Conflict in South and West Asia: Prospects of Peace, Centre of West Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, December o Economic Relations between India and the Fertile Crescent, presented at the International Seminar on Fertile Crescent, Great Powers and India, Centre of West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, 9-11 February o Indo-Arab Trade Relations, presented at the International Seminar People, Culture and Goods in Motion: India-Arab Maritime Historical Relations, Gulf Studies programme, Centre of West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, 3-4 March o GCC - Asia Investment in Agriculture Sector, presented at the National Seminar on Gulf Investment in Asia: Issues and Prospects, Gulf Studies Programme, Centre of West Asian and African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, January o Aspects of Economic Relations between India and North Africa, presented at the International Seminar on India and North Africa under Globalization, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, February, o Trade between India and Central Asia: Performance and Prospects, presented at the International Seminar on India and the Major Powers in Central and West Asia: C h al lenges a nd opport unities, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, October 2008.

7 o Economic Relations between India and East Mediterranean Countries, presented at the International Seminar on India and the Mediterranean Region, Centre of West Asian and African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, March 2008 o Economic profile of Iraq, paper presented at the National Seminar on Iraq in the Nineties, Gulf Studies Programme, Centre of West Asian and African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, 8 November Books: o Contemporary Gulf Economies and Indo-Gulf Relations, New Horizon Publishers, New Delhi, Monographs: o Business of War on Iraq, Centre of West Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslin University, Aligarh, o Trade Between India and West Asia in the Nineties, Centre of West Asian Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 2006 o Aspects of Economic Cooperation between India and the Gulf Cooperation Council States, Monograph Series No. 3, Academy of Third World Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi,2002. Chapters in Books: o Impact of Arab Spring on Indian Contract Workers in Gulf in Nazmi, Himayun Akhtar (ed) Contemporary West Asia : The Emerging Scenario, Global Books Organisation, Delhi, 2014, pp o Area Studies: Some Reflections in Mohammad Gulrez (ed) Area Studies in India: Challenges Ahead, A.M.U., Aligarh, 2009, pp o Natural Gas: Emerging Indo-Gulf Energy Ties in Malakar, S.N. (ed) India s Energy Security and the Gulf, Academic Excellence, Delhi, 2006, pp o Labour and Employment in Palestine in Mohammad Gulrez (ed) Settlement and Resistance in the Occupied Territories, A.M.U., Aligarh, 2005, pp

8 o Aspects of Economic Cooperation between India and Gulf Cooperation Council States in Hari Vasudevan and others (ed) The Global Politics of the Iraq Crisis and India s Options, Aakar Books, Delhi, 2004, pp o Regionalism and Egypt s Quest for Mediterranean Cooperation in Zahorul Bari (ed) Modern Egypt, Shipra Publications, Delhi, 2004, pp o Alternative Routes for Oil and Gas Pipeline from Central Asia and Caspian Sea Basin in Shamsuddin (ed) Geopolitics and Energy Resources in Central Asia and Caspian Sea Region, Lancer Books, New Delhi, 2000, pp o Hydrocarbon Resources in Central Asia in Shamsuddin (ed) Nationalism in Russia and Central Asian Republics, Lancer Books, New Delhi, 1999, pp o The Emerging Trade Relations between India and Central Asia in Shamsuddin(ed) Nationalism in Russia and Central Asian Republics, Lancer Books, New Delhi,1999, pp o G.C.C. Aid to India in A.K. Pasha (ed) Perspectives on India and the Gulf States, Détente Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp o India and the Gulf States: Prospects of Financial Cooperation in A.K. Pasha (ed) Perspectives on India and the Gulf States, Détente Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp o India-Oman Economic Ties in the Nineties in A.K. Pasha (ed) India and Oman: History, State, Economy and Foreign Policy, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp o The Omani Economy: An Indian Perception in A.K. Pasha (ed) India and Oman: History, State, Economy and Foreign Policy, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp o Indo-Kuwait Economic Relations in A.K. Pasha (ed) India and Kuwait: Strategic, Economic and Political Developments, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp o The Kuwaiti Economy: An Indian Perspective in A.K. Pasha (ed) India and Kuwait: Strategic, Economic and Political Developments, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp

9 o Indo-Qatari Trade in Nineties in A.K. Pasha (ed) India, Bahrain and Qatar: Political, Economic and Strategic Dimensions, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi, 1999, pp o The Qatari Economy: Moving into Post Oil Era in A.K. Pasha (ed) India, Bahrain and Q a t a r : Political, E c o n o m i c a n d S t r a t e g i c D i m e n s i o n s, G y a n Sagar Publications New Delhi, 1999, pp o Indo-Bahrain Economic Relations in A.K. Pasha (ed) India, B a h r a i n and Qatar: Political, Economic and Strategic Dimensions, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi 1999, pp o Bahrain s Economic Foundations in A.K. Pasha (ed) India, B a h r a i n and Q a t a r : Political, Economic and Strategic Dimensions, Gyan Sagar Publications, New Delhi 1999, pp o India s Economic Relations with OIC States in Riyaz Punjabi and A.K. Pasha (eds) India and the Islamic World, Radiant Publishers, New Delhi, 1998, pp o Oil in Mohammed Nasir Javed (ed) Year Book of the Muslim World, Medialine, New Delhi, 1996, pp o India-Iran Trade in Post-Revolutionary Period in Girijesh Pant and others (eds) Contemporary Iran and Indo-Iranian Relations, Neelkanth publishers, New Delhi, 1996, pp o Financial Cooperation between OPEC and other Developing Countries: Performance and Prospects in Ausaf Ahmed (ed) Development Issues of the Third World, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 1996, pp o Iranian Economy: Agenda for Reconstruction and Reform in Girijesh Pant (ed) The Political Economy of West Asia, Manak Publications, Delhi, 1994, pp

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