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Professor Shahbaz Mushtaq

Professor Shahbaz Mushtaq
Name Shahbaz Mushtaq
Position Professor (Agricultural Economics and Climate Finance)
Section Centre for Applied Climate Sciences (Research)
Office TA121
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2019
Extension 2019
Email
Qualifications MSc(Hons) NWFP AgUni , PhD Phillipines

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified ( 050299 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 380199 )
  • Environmental Management not elsewhere classified ( 410499 )
  • Agriculture ( 300299 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )

Research interests
Hydrological-economics modelling for water allocation, demand management and water trading;

Economic implications of climate variability and climate change on agricultural and water resources; impact of various water and climate policies on agricultural production and water use efficiency;

Adoption and impact of water saving irrigation technologies and water policies;

Common resources, collection actions and their implication on resources use and sustainability;

Estimating energy, water and economic productivity of various crops and agricultural systems; assessing water and energy tradeoffs in various production system and biofuels; and

Developing new financial tools and climate responsive insurance policies.

Research most recent
Mushtaq, S., Chen, C., Hafeez, M., Maroulis, J., Gabriel, H., 2012. The economics value of improved agrometeorological information to irrigators amid climate variability. International Journal of Climatology, Volume 32, Issue 4, pages 567–581

Khair M, S., Mushtaq, S., Culas, R., Hafeez, M. 2012. Grounwater markets under the water scarcity conditions in upland Balochistan, Pakistan. Agricultural System Volume 107, Pages 21–32

Mushtaq, S., Maraseni, N. T., 2011. Technological change in the Australian irrigation industry: Implications for future resource management and policy development. Waterlines Report Series No [53.], August 2011. National Water Commission, Canberra. Australia. http://www.nwc.gov.au/www/html/3114-waterlines-53.asp?intSiteID=1

Mushtaq, S., Moghaddasi, S., 2011. Evaluating the Potentials of Deficit Irrigation as an Adaptive Response to Climate Change and Environmental Demand. In print Environmental Science & Policy. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2011.07.007

Danh T, V, Mushtaq, S., 2011. Living with Floods: An Evaluation of the Resettlement Program of the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. In Environmental Change and Agricultural Sustainability in the Mekong Delta Advances in Global Change Research, 2011, Volume 45, Part 2, 181-204, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0934-8_11


Research most notable
Mushtaq, S., D. Dawe, H. Lin and P. Moya. 2007. An Assessment of Collective Action for Pond Management in the Zhanghe Irrigation System (ZIS), China. Agricultural System. Vol. 92 pages 140-156

Mushtaq, S., Maraseni, T. N., Maroulis, J., Hafeez, M., 2009. Energy and water tradeoffs in enhancing food security: A Selective International Assessment. Energy Policy, vol. 37, Issue 9, Pages 3635-3644. DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2009.04.030


Publications in ePrints

Kath, Jarrod ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2391-1264 and Byrareddy, Vivekananda Mittahalli and Reardon-Smith, Kathryn and Mushtaq, Shahbaz (2023) Early flowering changes robusta coffee yield responses to climate stress and management. Science of the Total Environment, 856 (Part 1):158836. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0048-9697

Nguyen-Huy, Thong ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2201-6666 and Kath, JarrodORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2391-1264 and Nagler, Thomas and Khaung, Ye and Aung, Thee Su Su and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Marcussen, Torben and Stone, Roger (2022) A satellite-based Standardized Antecedent Precipitation Index (SAPI) for mapping extreme rainfall risk in Myanmar. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment, 26:100733. pp. 1-19.

Rafiei, Vahid and Nejadhashemi, A. Pouyan and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Bailey, Ryan T. and An-Vo, Duc-AnhORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7528-7139 (2022) An improved calibration technique to address high dimensionality and non-linearity in integrated groundwater and surface water models. Environmental Modelling and Software, 149:105312. pp. 1-15. ISSN 1364-8152

Reardon-Smith, K. and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Scobie, M.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6874-9593 and Eberhard, J. and Maraseni, T. N.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9361-1983 (2022) Efficient water management and irrigation on farms. In: Energy-smart farming: efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing, United Kingdom, pp. 102-134. ISBN 9781786768353

Adeyinka, Adewuyi Ayodele ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9668-220X and Kath, JarrodORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2391-1264 and Nguyen-Huy, ThongORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2201-6666 and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Souvignet, Maxime and Range, Matthias and Barratt, Jonathan (2022) Global disparities in agricultural climate index-based insurance research. Climate Risk Management, 35:100394. pp. 1-15.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Environmental Science and Management not elsewhere classified ( 050299 )
  • Agriculture, Land and Farm Management not elsewhere classified ( 070199 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 140299 )
  • Applied Economics not elsewhere classified ( 380199 )
  • Environmental Management not elsewhere classified ( 410499 )
  • Agriculture ( 300299 )
  • Environmental Management ( 410400 )
  • Agriculture ( 300200 )
  • Applied Economics ( 380100 )


Research topics