Prof. Madya Dr. Nor Azam bin Abdul Razak  

Economics,Finance and Banking,
UUM College of Business,
Universiti Utara Malaysia.
My research interests are in the area of audit and corporate governance.

azam@uum.edu.my 04-9286793 Name in APA format : Abdul Razak, Nor Azam

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

1 2006, PhD Economics, Louisiana State University, USA
2 1997, Masters Arts in Economics, University of Tsukuba, Jepun
3 1992, Bachelor Degree Science in Business, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

1 Biasiswa SLAB, KPT, 2001, Kebangsaan
2 Biasiswa Monbusho, Monbusho, 1994, Antarabangsa
3 Biasiswa JPA, JPA, 1988, Kebangsaan

OVERVIEW

Nor Azam ABDUL-RAZAK is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics & Agribusiness, School of Economics, Finance & Banking, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and the Deputy Director at the Institute of Quality Management, UUM. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA. He served as the Coordinator for the Undergraduate Studies in Economics in UUM in 2009 and as the Head of the Department of Economics & Agribusiness in UUM in 2014. His research interest revolves around the issues of economic development and growth, income inequality and poverty, and consumption and saving. He has presented (and published) papers in various national and international conferences (and journals). He has taught macroeconomics, mathematics, and econometrics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

RESEARCH AREA

Economic Development and Growth
Applied Econometrics
Other Economics, Business and Management n.e.c.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

growth and development
income inequality and poverty
consumption and saving

ARTICLE IN ACADEMIC JOURNAL

1 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Abdul Hakim, R., & Ismail, R. (2011). The Trade-off Between Child Quantity and Quality: An Application of the Kremer-Chen Model to Rural Households in Trengganu. International Journal of Economics and Finance. 3(3), 257 - 266.
2 NO_INITIAL, Jantan, M.D., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2010). The impact of fiscal policy toward economic performance and poverty rate in Indonesia. Bulletin of Monetary Economics and Banking. 12(4), 391 - 424.
3 NO_INITIAL, & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2009). The Impact of a Price Change on Consumer Choice of Automobiles. International Journal of Management Sciences (formerly known as Jurnal ANALISIS). 16(2), 199 - 224.
4 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Abdul Hakim, R., & Ismail, R. (2010). The Trade-off between Child Quantity and Child Quality and the Public Provision of Education: A Case Study in Rural Terengganu, Malaysia. Malaysian Management Journal . 14(), 61 - 71.
5 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2010). The Impact of Social Capital on Quality of Life: Evidence from Malaysia. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences. 22(), 113 - 122.
6 Abdul Hakim, R., Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Ismail, R. (2010). Does Social Capital Reduce Poverty? A Case Study of Rural Households in Terengganu, Malaysia. European Journal of Social Sciences. 14(), 556 - 566.
7 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2013). Does Entrepreneurship Bring an Equal Society and Alleviate Poverty? Evidence from Thailand. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. 91(), 331 - 340.
8 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2013). Human Capital and Tehnological Catch-up in the Asian Developing Countries. world applied sciences journal. 28(), 72 - 75.
9 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Karim, M.Z.A., & Abdul Hakim, R. (2015). Does trade-off between child quantity and child quality exist in Malaysia?. The Singapore Economic Review. 60(4), 1 - 19.
10 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Karim, M.Z.A. (2014). Is There an Overlapping Market between National Car Producers in Malaysia?. Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia. 48(1), 75 - 86.
11 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Ismail, R., & Abdul Hakim, R. (2014). Is There a Case for Fuel Subsidy Removal in Malaysia?. International Journal of Economics. 1(4), 1 - 13.
12 Abdul Hakim, R., Ismail, R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2014). Fuel Subsidy Rationalisation: The Perils of the Middle Class in Malaysia. Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia. 48(2), 83 - 97.
13 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Karim, M.Z.A. (2012). The Impact of Household Characteristics on Automobile Choice in Malaysia: An Application of the Multinomial Logit Model. International Journal of Economic Research. 9(1), 17 - 33.
14 Shri Dewi, & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Agricultural Export, Oil Export and Economic Growth in Nigeria: Multivariate Co-integration Approach. International Journal of Environmental & Agriculture Research . 2(23), 64 - 72.
15 Shri Dewi, & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Macroeconomic Factors and Agricultural Sector in Nigeria. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences. 219(), 562 - 570.
16 Abdul Hakim, R., Ismail, R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2012). Social Capital and Educational Attainment Among Rural Community in Malaysia. International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS) . 19(), 53 - 71.
17 Abdul Hakim, R., Ismail, R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Fuel Subsidy Reform in Malaysia: An Assessment on the Direct Welfare Impact on Consumers. International Postgraduate Business Journal . 8(1), 26 - 36.
18 Ismail, R., Abdul Hakim, R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Understanding the Malaysian Middle Class. International Journal of Social Science and Economic Research. 1(6), 728 - 744.
19 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Effect of Crime on Poverty in Nigeria. Romanian Economic and Business Review. 11(2), 29 - 42.
20 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Crime Dependency on Punishment: Evidence on Economic Growth in Nigeria. Journal of Economics and Development Studies. 4(2), 219 - 228.
21 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Inflation, Deterrence and Crime: Evidence from Nigeria Using Bounds Test Approach. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 7(18), 23 - 31.
22 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). The Link Between Economic Growth, Crime and Deterrence Measures in Nigeria. Studia Universitatis Economics Series. 26(4), 24 - 40.
23 Abdul Hakim, R., Ismail, R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2010). The Impact of Social Capital on Quality of Life:Evidence from Malaysia. European Journal of Economics, Finance and Administrative Sciences. 22(), 112 - 122.
24 Abdul Hakim, R., Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Ismail, R. (2017). Is Malaysia’s Economic Growth Associated with the Creation and Expansion of the Middle Class in Malaysia?. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 4(8), 189 - 196.
25 Mohd-Jali, M.R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2017). Does the physical health status of the left-behind children affects their mental health? An empirical investigation on children left-behind by rural-urban migrants in Niger State, Nigeria.. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science . 22(7), 1 - 6.
26 Mohd-Jali, M.R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2017). Does family's social capital affects parental involvement in the schooling of left-behind children? Empirical evidence from Niger State, Nigeria.. Journal of Economics and Development Studies. 5(2), 57 - 67.
27 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2017). The Dynamic Relationship between Crime and Economic Growth in Nigeria. International Journal of Management and Economics. 53(1), 47 - 64.
28 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Hasan-Basri, B. (2017). Energy Consumption in Various Sectors, Output and Carbon Dioxide Emission in Malaysia. International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship. 7(2), 181 - 188.
29 Mohd-Jali, M.R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2017). Rural-urban Migrants’ Remittances and the Physical Health Status of the Left-behind Children in Rural Areas of Niger State, Nigeria.. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 8(18), 125 - 131.
30 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Abdul Hakim, R., & Karim, M.Z.A. (2017). The Structure of Society. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 8(18), 201 - 211.
31 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Abdul Hakim, R. (2017). Consumption and Saving: Another Glance at the Life Cycle Framework. Journal of Economics and Development Studies. 5(3), 105 - 114.
32 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2012). Islamic Development Bank, Foreign Aid and Economic Growth in Africa: A Simultaneous Equation Model Approach. International Journal of Economics and Finance - IJEF. 4(6), 94 - 107.
33 Mohd-Jali, M.R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2017). Does the Involvement of the Custodial Family in Schooling of the Left-behind Children Affects their Academic Performance? Evidence from Niger State, Nigeria.. International Journal of Organizational & Business Excellence. 2(2), 1 - 16.
34 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2018). Measuring the Efficiency of Colleges at the University of Al-Qadisiyah-Iraq: A Data Envelopment Analysis Approach. Jurnal Ekonomi Malaysia. 52(3), 163 - 179.
35 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Hasan-Basri, B., & Karim, M.Z.A. (2018). Graphene Revolution: An R&D-Based Growth Model Interpretation. Journal of Economics and Business. 1(4), 665 - 672.
36 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2011). Islamic Development Bank, Foreign Aid and the Challenges for Sustainable Development in Africa.. International Journal of Business and Social Science (IJBSS). 2(4), 190 - 198.
37 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2013). Foreign Aid and Corruption in Selected African Muslim Countries: An Empirical Study Based on ARDL Model. International Journal of Economy, Management and Social Sciences. 2(4), 108 - 117.

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDING

1 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2014). Another look at fuel subsidy reform in Malaysia. AES Proceedings, Annual ECoFI Symposium 2014: Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking. 1(), 233 - 241.
2 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Abdul Hakim, R., & Ismail, R. (2015). Consumption and Saving of the Middle Class in Malaysia. Proceedings The 4th ASEAN Consortium On Department Of Economics Conference (ACDEC) 2015. 1(), 101 - 107.
3 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, Ismail, R., & Abdul Hakim, R. (2014). Another Look at Fuel Subsidy Reform in Malaysia. AES Proceedings , Annual ECoFI Symposium 2014: Issues in Economics Finance and Banking. 1(), 233 - 241.
4 Shri Dewi, & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2015). Macroeconomic Factors And Agricultural Sector In Nigeria. Proceedings 3rd Global Conference on Business and Social Science. 1(), 182 - 182.
5 Shri Dewi, & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2015). The Effects of Macroeconomic Factors and Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) on Agricultural Output in Nigeria. Proceedings The 4th ASEAN Consortium On Department Of Economics Conference (ACDEC) 2015. 1(), 198 - 210.
6 Abu Bakar, N.A., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). DETERMINANTS OF FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI)IN AGRICULTURE SECTOR BASED ON SELECTED HIGH INCOME DEVELOPING ECONOMIES IN OIC COUNTRIES:AN EMPIRICAL STUDY ON THE PROVINCIAL PANEL DATA BY USING STATA, 2003-2012. Procedia Economics and Finance. 39(), 328 - 334.
7 Abdul Hakim, R., Ismail, R., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2014). Fuel Subsidy Removal: The Quandary of the Malaysia’s “Middle-Class”. Proceedings of 3rd Global Accounting, Finance and Economics Conference 5 - 7 May, 2013, Rydges Melbourne, Australia, ISBN: 978-1-922069-23-8. -(), 00 - 00.
8 Cheah, Y. K., & Abdul Razak, Nor Azam (2016). Determinants of fruit and vegetables consumption in Malaysia. 3rd Annual ECOFI Symposium: Issues in Economics, Finance and Banking. 1(), 121 - 130.

BOOKS

1 Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Soon, J. J. (2018). 5th Annual Ecofi Symposium, Universiti Utara Malaysia:Economic and Financial Research Policy Institute

CHAPTER IN BOOKS

1
Abdul Razak, Nor Azam, & Abdullah, H. (2016). The Effects of Gender-Separate Human Capital Composition on Technology Transfer and Absorptive Capacity , Regional Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences (RCSTSS 2014) (pp. 343 - 352), Springer Singapore:springer

PAST & CURRENT RESEARCHS

1 EVALUATING THE IMPACT OF UUM ON LOCAL BUSINESSES (2017), Member, UNIVERSITI
2 ASSESSING THE SOCIOECONOMIC IMPACTS OF GRAPHENE AND OTHER 2-DIMENSIONAL NANOMATERIALBASED (TOPOLIGICAL INSULATORS AND TRANSITION METAL DICHALCOGENIDES) DEVICES (2015), Leader, KPT
3 INCOME DISTRIBUTION IN PERAK DARUL RIDZUAN (2013), Member, LAIN-LAIN
4 COST OF LIVING AND COPING STRATEGIES AMONG HOUSEHOLDS IN PERAK DARUL RIDZUAN (2013), Member, LAIN-LAIN
5 A REVIEW, INVESTIGATION AND RECOMMENDATION TOWARDS THE TRANSFORMATION OF HIGHER EDUCATION FUNDING (2012), Member, LAIN-LAIN
6 The Middle-Class Trap: Measuring The Size And Spending Pattern Of The Middle Class In Malaysia (2012), Member, KPT
7 ASSESSMENT ON THE WELFARE IMPACTS OF RATIONALIZING FUEL SUBSIDY IN MALAYSIA (2010), Member, KPT
8 THE TRADE-OFF BETWEEN CHILD QUANTITY AND CHILD QUALITY IN MALAYSIA (2010), Leader, KPT
9 THE IMPACT OF A PRICE CHANGE ON CONSUMER CHOICE OF AUTOMOBILES (2007), Leader, PERSENDIRIAN
10 TEKNOLOGI: MODAL MANUSIA DAN PERTUMBUHAN EKONOMI DI MALAYSIA (2000), Member, KPT
11 INDUSTRI PENERBANGAN DI MALAYSIA (1998), Leader, KPT

UNDERGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 EA1013PRINCIPLE OF ECONOMICS
2 SEEQ2023BASIC ECONOMETRICS
3 BEEQ2023BASIC ECONOMETRICS
4 SEEX3908PRACTICUM
5 BEEQ1013INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS
6 BEEX4908PRACTICUM
7 EA2023MACROECONOMICS
8 SEEM3063INTERNATIONAL MONETARY ECONOMICS
9 SEEQ1013INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS
10 SEEQ1023INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL ECONOMICS
11 SEEQ2013MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS
12 SDG3021PATRIOTISM AND VOLUNTEERISM
13 EQ2153MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS
14 SDG2021ENTREPRENEURSHIP
15 SDG3011MANAGEMENT ETHICS
16 EEQ2013MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS
17 EEP2032LIVING IN THE MULTI-CULTURAL SOCIETY
18 EG3183INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT
19 EEQ2023BASIC ECONOMETRIC
20 EEX3996PRACTICUM
21 SDG2031LIVING IN THE MULTI-CULTURAL SOCIETY
22 SDG1011HIGH TOUCH COMMUNICATION
23 SDG1021THINKING SKILL
24 BEEQ2013MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS
25 EG3133INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION
26 EEQ3013ECONOMETRIC
27 EET2013INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
28 SDG2011PERSONAL FINANCIAL PLANNING
29 EEQ1023INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL ECONOMICS
30 EEP1032PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTER BUILDING
31 BEEB2023MACROECONOMICS

POSTGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 BEEB5033ADVANCED ECONOMETRICS
2 BEEQ2023BASIC ECONOMETRICS
3 BEEB5023ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS
4 BEEQ5123ADVANCED MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS

NoYearTitleMembershipCost (RM)FunderLevelStatus
1 2009KAJIAN SOSIOEKONOMI PENDUDUK DALAM WILAYAH KETENGAHMember258,722.50GovernmentNationalCompleted

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