PhD Economics
Last updated on January 29th, 2021

PhD ECONOMICS (Road Map)

First Semester

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Level Credit Hours
1 ECO 801 Applied Microeconomic Theory Core 3
2 ECO 802 Applied Macroeconomic Theory Core 3
4 Elective 1 Elective 3

Second Semester

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Level Credit Hours
1 ECO 803 Advanced Econometric Methods Core 3
2 Elective 2 Elective 3
3 Elective 3 Elective 3

List of Electives

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Credit Hours
1 ECO 811 Agricultural Development and Policy Elective 3
2 ECO 812 Development Economics Elective 3
3 ECO 813 Economic Growth and Distribution Elective 3
4 ECO 814 Economics of Population Elective 3
5 ECO 815 Environmental Economics Elective 3
6 ECO 816 International Economics Elective 3
7 ECO 817 Mathematical Economics Elective 3
8 ECO 818 Monetary Economics Elective 3
9 ECO 819 Topics in Advanced Econometrics Elective 3

Third Semester

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Credit Hours
1 SRD 901 Thesis 9

Fourth Semester

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Credit Hours
1 SRD 901 Thesis 9

Fifth Semester

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Credit Hours
1 SRD 901 Thesis 9

Sixth Semester

S.No. Course Code Course Titles Credit Hours
1 SRD 901 Thesis 9

Summary

Subjects Credit Hours
Core 9
Subjects
Electives 9
PhD 36
Research
Total Credit Hours 54

Topics for Research in Maritime Domain for MS/MPhil/PhD

  1. Shipping Industry of Pakistan: Scope and Dimensions for Development in Global and Regional Perspective
  2. Maritime Education and Research: Employment Scope and Development Avenues in Pakistani Perspective under BRI and CPEC
  3. Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities: Maritime Education and Skill needs of Pakistan in CPEC Scenario of 2025 and Beyond
  4. Management of Warehouses: New Trends under Technology Dominance, Pakistan a Case in Point
  5. Marine Oil Spill: Past, Present and Future Status of Pakistani Coastal Protection and Disaster Management
  6. Port Management under Technology Dominance: Karachi Port Trust and its Significance in
  7. Pakistan’s Economy
  8. Port Management under Technology Dominance: The Port Muhammad Bin Qasim and its
  9. Significance in Pakistan’s Economy
  10. Effective Cargo Management: Managing Shipping Containers at Pakistani Ports, a Case in Point
  11. State of Maritime Container Terminals in Pakistan: Significance of Automated Systems
  12. Shipping Industry in Pakistan: Current Status and its Future in view of CPEC Scenario of 2025-2030
  13. Issues of Port Safety in Pakistan: Management Risks and Solutions as Per International Standards
  14. Boat Construction Dynamics in Pakistan: Its significance and Future in View of CPEC Scenario of 2025-2030.
  15. Gawadar Fish Harbor: Its Significance, Development Prospects and Future under CPEC Expansions
  16. Maritime Security: Current Status and its Future In view of BRI and CPEC Scenario of 2030.
  17. Pakistan and China Collaborations for Enhancing Growth of Maritime industry in Pakistan.
  18. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Finance for Sustainable Development and Exploration of Maritime resources.
  19. Challenges Expected to be Faced By Developing Countries After the Decade of the Ocean (2021-2030)
  20. Scope and Dimensions of Shipping Industry of Pakistan for Development in Regional and Global Perspective.
  21. Concept of Smart Port and Cargo Management Practices: Recommendations for Pakistan under CPEC Perspective
  22. Prospects of Economic Growth and Social Development through Maritime Education in Pakistan
  23. Smart Shipping, Ports, Transportation and Global Connectivity through BRI and CPEC.
  24. Role of Gwadar Port in Employment Opportunities, Social Development and Poverty Alleviation
  25. Concept of Blue Economy and Opportunities of Growth and Development in Pakistani Perspective under BRI and CPEC
  26. Sustainable Energy, Mineral Resources and Development of Innovative Industries in Maritime Sector of Pakistan
  27. Maritime Safety, Security and Regulatory Policies of Pakistan and Implications under CPEC Development
  28. Measuring Impact of Green Supply Chain Management on Corporate Performance of Manufacturing Industries in Gwadar Special Economic Zone (Predicting Future through Mixed Method Approach)
  29. Forecasting Impact of Green Supply Chain Practices at Gwadar Industrial Zone on Future of Organizational Performances and Businesses
  30. Gwadar Industrial Zone in 2040: Supply Chain Management Impacting Financial Outlays of Organizations and their Sustainability
  31. Gwadar Industrial Zone in 2040: Comparative Study of Conventional and Green Supply Chain Practices Impacting Organizational Sustainability
  32. Supply Chain Management at Transit Points of Gwadar Industrial Zone: Measuring Impact of Technology on Sustainability of Organizations