Faculty Profile for Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Ahmed

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Dr. Mohammad Iqbal Ahmed
Assistant Professor — Finance & Economics
MCOY 504
phone: (512) 245-2547

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Iqbal Ahmed is an Assistant Professor of Economics. His research interests are in Applied Macroeconomics, International Economics, and Development Economics. His current work investigates the macroeconomic implications of expectations and news-driven business cycles. He brings his real-world experience in policy-oriented issues to the classroom and engages students in experiential learning activities. Dr. Ahmed received his B.A. in economics from the University of Delhi, India, his M.A. in economics from Delhi School of Economics, India, and his Ph.D. in economics from Kansas State University.

Teaching Interests

Macroeconomics (graduate and undergraduate level)
Money and Banking
Monetary Theory and Policy
International Economics
Open-Economy Macroeconomy
Time Series Econometrics
Economic Growth and Development

Research Interests

- Publish articles in peer-reviewed journals.
- Write books and book chapters.
- Write project proposals and secure grants for my research

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ahmed, M. I., Kishan, R. P., & Cassou, S. P. (n.d.). State of broker-dealer leverage and the transmission of monetary policy. Macroeconomic Dynamics  (ABDC: A). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1017/S1365100523000081
  • Ahmed, M. I., & Fidia Farah, Q. (2022). On the macroeconomic effects of news about innovations of information technology. Journal of Macroeconomics  (ABDC: A). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmacro.2021.103389
  • Ahmed, M. I., & Cassou, S. P. (2021). Asymmetries in the effects of unemployment expectation shocks as monetary policy shifts with economic conditions. Economic Modelling  (ABDC: A), 100(105502). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econmod.2021.105502
  • Ahmed, M. I., & Fidia Farah, Q. (2020). Adjustment dynamics between broker-dealer leverage and stock market: a threshold cointegration analysis. Empirical Economics. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s00181-020-01866-8
  • Ahmed, M. I., & Cassou, S. P. (2018). Threshold cointegration between inflation and US capacity utilization. Applied Economics  (ABDC: A), 49(3). https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2016.1197365

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Department of Finance and Economics award for excellence in research. August 2021 - May 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Teaching Award of Honor for Spring 2020. May 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Residence Hall Association, Professor Recognition Ceremony 2018, teaching award in recognition of an outstanding educator to students at SUNY Oswego. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Arts & Sciences certificate for educational excellence in recognition of the Best Graduate Student Paper award in economics,, Kansas State University. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate Student Council Travel Award, Spring, Kansas State University College of Arts & Sciences Graduate Student Research Travel Award, Spring,, Kansas State University. 2016

Selected Grants

  • Ahmed, Mohammad Iqbal. McCoy College Faculty Development Fund, Texas State University, $2000. (Funded: November 2020). Grant.
  • Ahmed, M. Iqbal (Principal). Inclusive growth in Asia, Oxfam International, Bangkok,, Thailand, $8500. (Funded: May 2013). Grant.
  • Ahmed, M. Iqbal (Principal). Assessment of country investment plan (CIP) on Bangladesh agriculture sector, Oxfam Great Britain, Bangladesh Program, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oxfam Great Britain, Bangladesh Program, Dhaka, Bangladesh, $1500. (Funded: 2011). Grant.
  • Ahmed, M. Iqbal. A survey of (food insecurity) mitigation activities in northern district of Bangladeh, Oxfam Great Britain, Bangladesh Program, Dhaka, Bangladesh, Oxfam Great Britain, Bangladesh Program, Dhaka, Bangladesh, $9000. (Funded: 2010). Grant.
  • Ahmed, M. Iqbal. South Asia Poverty Report: 2010,, South Asia Alliance for Poverty Eradication, Kathmandu, Nepal, $1500. (Funded: 2009). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Indian Economic Review
January 2023-Present
Economics Curriculum Committee
August 20, 2020-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Energy Economics
November 2022-January 2023
Reviewer / Referee
Empirical Economics
November 2022-December 2022
Reviewer / Referee
Empirical Economics
October 2022-December 2022