PROFESSOR IN ECONOMICS
Prof. Dr. Naziruddin Abdullah
PhD in Economics, University of Tsukuba, Japan
MSc in Economics, University of Tsukuba, Japan
MPhil in Development Studies, University of Glasgow, UK
B.Econ (Hons) in Economics, Universiti Malaya
Professor Naziruddin has more than 25 years experience teaching economics, both at the graduate and undergraduate levels, at a couple of universities in Malaysia and overseas. He is the author of two books, and more than 30 scientific publications. He was engaged by the Institut Kefahaman Islam Malaysia (IKIM) and National Productivity Corporation to develop Muslim Ummah Development Index (MUDI) and to apply a new method to compute total factor productivity (TFP), respectively. Currently Professor Naziruddin is working on developing Zakat index for Zakat Institutions in Malaysia and Indonesia, and measuring poverty among micro-finance recipients in Bangladesh. From 2007-2009, he was appointed as Assistant Provost (COO) in charge of Administration and Financial Affairs at AL-HOSN University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. And, at the University Kuala Lumpur Business School he is entrusted to spearhead the Department of Research and Post-graduate Studies.