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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
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 )

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.

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

An-Vo, Duc-Anh ORCID: and Radanielson, Ando Mariot and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Reardon-Smith, Kate and Hewitt, ChrisORCID: (2021) A framework for assessing the value of seasonal climate forecasting in key agricultural decisions. Climate Services, 22:100234. pp. 1-14. ISSN 2405-8807

Tran, Van Thanh and An-Vo, Duc-AnhORCID: and Cockfield, Geoff and Mushtaq, Shahbaz (2021) Assessing livelihood vulnerability of minority ethnic groups to climate change: a case study from the northwest mountainous regions of Vietnam. Sustainability, 13:7106.

Nguyen-Huy, Thong ORCID: and Deo, Ravinesh C.ORCID: and Yaseen, Zaher Mundher and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Prasad, Ramendra (2021) Bayesian Markov Chain Monte Carlo-based copulas: factoring the role of large-scale climate indices in monthly flood prediction. In: Intelligent data analytics for decision-support systems in hazard mitigation: theory and practice of hazard mitigation. Springer Transactions in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Springer, Singapore, pp. 29-47. ISBN 978-981-15-5771-2

Maraseni, Tek and An-Vo, Duc-AnhORCID: and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Reardon-Smith, Kate (2021) Carbon smart agriculture: An integrated regional approach offers significant potential to increase profit and resource use efficiency, and reduce emissions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 282:124555. pp. 1-14. ISSN 0959-6526

Byrareddy, Vivekananda and Kouadio, LouisORCID: and Mushtaq, Shahbaz and Kath, JarrodORCID: and Stone, Roger (2021) Coping with drought: Lessons learned from robusta coffee growers in Vietnam. Climate Services, 22:100229. pp. 1-11. ISSN 2405-8807

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