Dr. Muhammad Akhtar | Finance, economics, energy economics | Best Researcher Award

Jiangsu university, China

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

Muhammad Akhtar began his academic journey by obtaining his PhD in Management Sciences from Jiangsu University, China. This laid the foundation for his subsequent research and professional endeavors.

Professional Endeavors

Currently serving as a Post Doctorate Fellow at Jiangsu University, Muhammad Akhtar has accumulated a total of 15 years of rich experience in his field. His primary areas of expertise lie in Economics, Finance, and Energy Economics, with a specific focus on Environmental Studies.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research focuses on critical issues such as electricity shortfalls, financial leverage, and their impact on listed firms in Pakistan. His work also delves into the relationship between financial leverage and sustainable growth, market performance, and profitability. Additionally, he explores the intersection of energy crisis, firm profitability, and productivity from the perspective of emerging economies.

Accolades and Recognition

He contributions have garnered significant recognition within the academic community. Notably, he secured the third position reward at the 2023 East Asia Economic and Management Collaboration International Forum for his research.

Impact and Influence

His research has made substantial contributions to various scholarly journals, including publications in reputable outlets such as Utilities Policy, Economic Change and Restructuring, and Energy Strategy Reviews. His work has not only advanced academic discourse but also offered valuable insights for policymakers and industry practitioners.

Legacy and Future Contributions

He continues to pursue his academic and research endeavors, his legacy is marked by a dedication to addressing pressing economic and environmental challenges. His future contributions are poised to further expand our understanding of complex issues in economics, finance, and energy economics, leaving a lasting impact on both academia and society at large.


A total of 92  citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations         92
  • h-index            4
  • i10-index          2

Notable Publications 

Energy crisis, firm profitability, and productivity: An emerging economy perspective

J Xu, M Akhtar, M Haris, S Muhammad, OJ Abban, F Taghizadeh-Hesary,.. Energy Strategy Reviews

Impact of financial leverage on sustainable growth, market performance, and profitability

M Akhtar, K Yusheng, M Haris, QU Ain, HM Javaid,.. Economic Change and Restructuring

Connectedness between currency risk hedging and firm value: A deep neural network-based evaluation

Y HongXing, HM Naveed, BA Memon, S Ali, M Haris, M Akhtar, M Mohsin,.. Computational Economics

European transition toward climate neutrality: Is renewable energy fueling energy poverty across Europe?

S Muhammad, Y Pan, X Ke, MH Agha, PS Borah, M Akhtar,.. Renewable Energy

Evaluation optimal prediction performance of MLMs on high-volatile financial market data

Y HongXing, MN Hafiz, MU Answer, BA Memon, M Akhtar,.. International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications
Muhammad Akhtar | Finance, economics, energy economics | Best Researcher Award

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