Faculty Profile

Faculty Profile



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Dr Aamer Taj
(Fulbright Fellow, HEC Scholar, HEC Approved PhD Supervisor)

Assistant Professor

Qualification Post-Doctoral Research at George Washington University, USA; PhD, University of Southampton, UK; MS, University of Manchester, UK; MBA (IM|Sciences); MA Economics, University of Peshawar
Research Area Public Policy Analysis
Subject of Interest Public Sector Governance and Reforms, Federalism, Decentralization, Electoral Behaviour, Development Management, and Social Research Methods
Research Statement
Email aamer.taj@imsciences.edu.pk

Journals

S.No Author Title Journals Name Issue Volume Pages Year Publisher

1

Taj, Aamer Governance Issues in Developing Countries Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 1 XVI 1-10 2008 Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

2

Taj, Aamer Review of International Perspectives on Privatization and Regulation Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 2 XV 1-14 2007 Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

3

Taj, Aamer International Debt Crises Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 2 XIV 1-10 2006 Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

4

Taj, Aamer Industrial Competitiveness: Challenges, Globalisation and Industrial Clusters in Developing Countries Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences 1 XIV 1-12 2006 Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Peshawar, Pakistan

5

Saleem Gul, Muhammad Nouman, Aamer Taj, and Shahid Ali ‘Towards an Understanding of the Complexity of Creative Efforts: A Conflict and Negotiation Perspective’ Business & Economic Review 2 7 53-70 2015 Institute of Management Sciences

6

Taj, Aamer The Dynamics of International Political Economy Relationships and its Influence on the Process of Democratisation, Institution Building and National Governance Structure in Pakistan Journal of South Asian Studies 1 30 203 – 219 2015 Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Punjab, Lahore

7

Taj, Aamer Impact of Authoritarianism on Democratisation and Local Governance in Pakistan: Historical Perspectives Journal of South Asian Studies 2 29 463-481 2014 Centre for South Asian Studies, University of Punjab, Lahore

8

Taj, Aamer (Assistant Editor) Theory and Methods in Political Science 2010 Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK

9

Taj, A. and Abdullah, F. Discrepancies in Fiscal Architecture: Context and Causes of Devolution Reforms‟ Outcomes in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Business and Economic Review No.2 9 203-224 2017 Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar

10

Taj, A., Abdullah, F. & Khan, S. Political Clientelism – Beyond the Public Choice Explanation. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences No. 1 XXV 109-123. 2017 University of Peshawar

11

Taj, A. The Role of Civil Bureaucracy – Facilitative or Regressive? Perspectives from Pakistan. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences No. 1 XXV 55-72 2017 University of Peshawar

12

Taj, A., Jamal, W. & Khan, S Issues and Perspectives in Decentralisation: Challenges in Democratic Transitions and Local Governance in Global South. of Humanities and Social Sciences No. 2 XXIV 1-20. 2016 University of Peshawar

13

Nouman, M., Taj, A. and Gul, S. The Individual‟s Influence on Low-Technology Innovation: A Critical Realism Based Case Study on North-West Pakistan‟s Marble Sector Business & Economic Review No. 1 9 131-156 2017 Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar, Pakistan

Conferences

S.No Author Title Proceeding Place Date

1

Taj, Aamer Patron-Client Relationships, Electoral Mechanisms and Determinants of Voting Behaviour: the Case of Local Governments in Pakistan 5th International Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Conference University of Cambridge, UK 2-5 August, 2010,

2

Taj, Aamer Marriage of Inconvenience: Friction in Inter-Institutional Relationships between Civil Administration and Local Governments in Pakistan 14th International Research Society for Public Management (IRSPM) Conference 2010 University of Berne, Switzerland April 7-9, 2010