Skip to main content

Dr Mafiz Rahman

Dr Mafiz Rahman
Name Mafiz Rahman
Position Senior Lecturer (Economics)
Section School of Commerce
Office T321
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1279
Extension 1279
Email
Qualifications BSc(Hons) Jahangirnagar , GDipEconDev ANU , MSc Jahangirnagar , MEconDev ANU , PhD Sydney
Homepage http://www.usq.edu.au/users/rahman
The views expressed on staff homepages may not reflect the views of the University.

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Economics not elsewhere classified ( 149999 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • International Economics and International Finance ( 140210 )
  • Environment and Resource Economics ( 140205 )
  • Economic Development and Growth ( 140202 )
  • Health Economics ( 140208 )

Research interests
International Trade and International Business
Regional Integration and Economic Cooperation
Digital Studies and Economic Growth
Poverty, Welfare, Environment and Development Issues
South and South-East Asian Economies
Australian Housing Market
Applied Econometrics

Professional memberships
Economic Society of Australia

USQ Research affiliations

  • Australian Centre for Sustainable Business and Development (ACSBD)

Currently teaching courses/programs
ECO 8060: Business in the International Economy
ECO 5000: Economics for Managers
ECO 3010: International Economics and Trade


Previously taught:
ECO 2000: Macroeconomics for Business and Government
ECO 2001: Microeconomics for Business and Government
ECO 3000: Global Economics and Trade
ECO 5000: Economics for Managers
ECO 8060: Business in the International Economy

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
28 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
3 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Program Coordinator, Economics Major.



Ex-Member/Coordinator/Acting Roles

Research Coordinator, School of Commerce

Acting Head, School of Commerce

Acting Head, Economics and Politics Discipline

Equity and Social Justice Committee, Faculty of Business.

Research and Higher Degree Committee, School of AEF.

Teaching and Learning Committee, School of AEF/Commerce

Research most recent
Rahman, M.M. and Mamun, SAK (2016) ‘Energy Use, International Trade and Economic Growth Nexus in Australia: New Evidence from an Extended Growth Model’, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 64, October (available online 14 July):806-816.

Mamun, SAK and Rahman, M.M. (2016) ‘An Investigation on Allocative Efficiency and Implications of New Funding Plan for the Australian Universities’, Educational Research for Policy and Practice, February, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp 71-82.

Bhuiya, M.M.M., Khanam, R., Rahman, M.M. and Nghiem, H.S. (2016) ‘Impact of Microfinance on Household Income and Consumption in Bangladesh: Empirical Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Survey’, Journal of Developing Areas, Volume 50, No. 3, Summer.

Mamun, SAK, and Rahman, M.M. (2016) ‘Modelling a Causal Relationship between the Internet and Academic Research Performance in an Australian University: A Case Study’, The Journal of Applied Economic Research,10 : 1: 143–167.

Sayan, C., Rahman, M. and Khanam, R. (2015), ‘Economics of E-Learning: Indicators of Comparative Cost Analysis in Higher Education, Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review, Vol. 11, Issue 3, December.

Mamun, SAK, and Rahman, M.M. (2015) ‘Is there any feedback effect between academic research publication and research collaboration? Evidence from an Australian university, Scientometrics, Volume 105, Issue 3: 2179-2196, DOI 10.1007/s11192-015-1759-3; Springer.

Rahman, M.M., Shahbaz, M. and Farooq, A. (2015) ‘Financial Development, International Trade and Economic Growth in Australia: New Evidence from Multivariate Framework Analysis’ , Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Vol. 16, Issue 1, March 2015.

Mamun, SAK, and Rahman, M.M. (2015) ‘The Australian Federal Government’s education policy changes: some implications for Australian universities’, International Journal of Education Economics and Development, Vol. 6, No. 2 (2015) pp. 97 - 110.


Research most notable
Rahman, M.M. and Mamun, SAK (2016) ‘Energy Use, International Trade and Economic Growth Nexus in Australia: New Evidence from an Extended Growth Model’, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 64, October (available online 14 July):806-816.

Mamun, SAK, and Rahman, M.M. (2015) ‘Is there any feedback effect between academic research publication and research collaboration? Evidence from an Australian university, Scientometrics, Volume 105, Issue 3: 2179-2196, DOI 10.1007/s11192-015-1759-3; Springer.

Rahman, M.M. and Dutta, D. (2012) 'The Gravity Model Analysis of Bangladesh's Trade: A Panel Data Approach', Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, Volume 13, Issue 3, September.

Khanam, R., Nghiem, S. and Rahman, M.M. (2011) ‘The Impact of Child Health on Schooling: Evidence from Bangladesh’, Journal of Biosocial Science, volume 43, part 4, pp. 437-451, July.

Rahman, M.M. and Salahuddin, M. (2010). 'The Determinants of Growth in Pakistan: Does Stock Market Development Play a Major Role?', Economic Issues, September.

Rahman, M.M. (2010). 'The Australian Housing Market: Understanding the Causes and Effects of Rising Prices', Policy Studies, Volume 31, Issue 5.

Rahman, M.M.(2008). 'Macroeconomic and Trade Link Models of South Asian Countries: An Investigation for Regional Trade Expansion', Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol. 13, issue 1.

Khanam, R. and Rahman, M.M.(2007). 'Child Work and Schooling in Bangladesh: The Role of Birth-Order', Journal of Biosocial Science, vol. 39, part 5.

Rahman, M.M.,Khanam, R. and Absar, N.(1999). 'Child Labor in Bangladesh: A Critical Appraisal of the Harkin Bill and the MOU type Schooling Program', The Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. XXXIII, No.4, December.


Publications in ePrints

Siddikee, Md. Noman and Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur (2017) Effect of catastrophic disaster in financial market contagion. Cogent Economics and Finance, 5. pp. 1-13. ISSN 2332-2039

Mamun, Shamsul Arifeen Khan and Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur (2016) An investigation on allocative efficiency and implications of new funding plans for the Australian universities. Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 15 (1). pp. 71-82. ISSN 1570-2081

Tenrisanna, Vidyahwati and Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur and Khanam, Rasheda (2016) Beef and offal market in Indonesia – evaluation of import trade policy. Asian Profile, 44 (3). pp. 199-208. ISSN 0304-8675

Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur and Mamun, Shamsul Arifeen Khan (2016) Energy use, international trade and economic growth nexus in Australia: new evidence from an extended growth model. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews , 64. pp. 806-816. ISSN 1364-0321

Tenrisanna, Vidyahwati and Rahman, Mohammad Mafizur and Khanam, Rasheda (2016) Factors affecting consumers' willingness to pay for imported offal in Indonesia: a case study for Makassar City. International Journal of Business and Economics, 15 (2). pp. 145-159. ISSN 1607-0704

View full listing in ePrints

Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Economics not elsewhere classified ( 149999 )
  • Business and Management not elsewhere classified ( 150399 )
  • International Economics and International Finance ( 140210 )
  • Environment and Resource Economics ( 140205 )
  • Economic Development and Growth ( 140202 )
  • Health Economics ( 140208 )


Research topics