Dr. Muhammad Mehedi Masud

Department of Development Studies
Faculty of Economics and Administration
  03-7967 3630
  Department of Development Studies, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
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 Total Articles in Publication List  32
 Articles With Citation Data  20
 Sum of the Times Cited   186
 Average Citations per Article   9.30
 h-index   8
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(Qualification), (Institution).

(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

  • The Institute of Research Engineers and Doctors, Member, 2015 to 2018, (International)
  • South Asian Network for Development and Environmental Economics, Individual Affiliate Memeber, 2016, (International)

(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).

  • Associate Fellow, Faculty, 16/03/2017 to 16/03/2017 (Associate Research Fellow at CPDS)
  • Coordinator of E-learning, Faculty, 12/01/2017 to 12/01/2017 (I am appointed as a coordinator of E-learning for the faculty of economics & administration)


  • Environmental Economics (Community Development and Livelihood, Poverty, Environment and Sustainable Development, Environmental Impact Assessment, Ecotourism Development, Climate Change Adaptation, Social Mobility.)


Article in Academic Journals

  • Nasrin S., Rasiah R., Baskaran A. & Masud M. M.(2018).What determines the financial performance of microfinance institutions in Bangladesh? a panel data analysis. Quality & Quantity, 52(3): 1409-1422.DOI: 10.1007/s11135-017-0528-1 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Kari, F. B., Banna, H., & Saifullah, M. K. (2018). Does income inequality affect environmental sustainability? Evidence from the ASEAN-5. Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 23(2), 213-228. doi:10.1080/13547860.2018.1442146 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Halima Begum, Faruk Bhuiyan, A. S. A. Ferdous Alam and Abd Hair Awang, Muhammad Mehedi Masud and Rulia Akhtar (2018). Cost Reduction and Productivity Improvement through HRIS in Banking Industry, International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (Forthcoming) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Mohiuddin, M., Al Mamun, A., Syed, F. A., Mehedi Masud, M., & Su, Z. (2018). Environmental Knowledge, Awareness, and Business School Students’ Intentions to Purchase Green Vehicles in Emerging Countries. Sustainability, 10(5), 1534. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Akhtar R., Afroz R., Masud M M. (2018). Farmers’ perceptions, awareness, attitudes and adaption behaviour towards climate change. Journal of Asia Pacific economy. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Masud M.M. Aldakhil A.M., & Nassani A.A. (2017). Community-based Ecotourism Management for Sustainable Development of Marine Protected Areas in Malaysia, Ocean & Coastal Management (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Akhatr, R., Nasrin, S., & Adamu, I. M. (2017). Impact of socio-demographic factors on the mitigating actions for climate change: a path analysis with mediating effects of attitudinal variables. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Volume 24, Issue 34, pp 26462–26477 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kari, F. B., Masud, M. M., Y & Saifullah, M. K. (2017). Subsidy Rationalisation for General Purpose Flour: Market and Economics Implications,Journal of Asian Finance,Economics & Business. Forthcoming (Accepted). (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Masud, M. M.,Azam, M. N, Mohiuudin,Banna H. Akhtar,R., Ferdouse, A. & Begum, H.(2017).Adaptation Barriers and Strategies towards Climate Change: Challenges in the Agricultural Sector . Journal of Cleaner Production, forthcoming (Accepted). (ISI-Indexed)
  • Afroz R., Rahman A., Masud M M., & Akhtar R. (2017). Knowledge, Awareness, Attitude and Motivational Analysis of Plastic Waste: A Household Perspective in Malaysia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Banna, H., Afroz, R., Masud, J.J., Rana, M.S., Koh, E.H.Y. and Ahmad, R (2016), Financing an efficient adaptation programme to climate change: A contingent valuation method tested in Malaysia, Cahiersagricultures, 25(2):1-8 April 2016 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Al-Amin, A. Q., Ambrose, A. F., Masud, M. M., & Azam, M. N. (2016). People purchase intention towards hydrogen fuel cell vehicles: An experiential enquiry in Malaysia. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(4), 2117-2127. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Afroz, R., Banna, H., Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., & Yahaya, S. R. (2016). Household’s perception of water pollution and its economic impact on human health in Malaysia. Desalination and Water Treatment, 57(1), 115-123. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kari, F. B., Masud, M. M., Yahaya, S. R. B., & Saifullah, M. K. (2016). Poverty within watershed and environmentally protected areas: the case of the indigenous community in Peninsular Malaysia. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 188(3), 1-14. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Al-Amin, A. Q., Junsheng, H., Ahmed, F., Yahaya, S. R., Akhtar, R., & Banna, H. (2016). Climate change issue and theory of planned behaviour: relationship by empirical evidence. Journal of Cleaner Production, 113, 613-623. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Ahmed, S., Rahman, M., & Akhtar, R. (2016). Measuring Psychological Effects and Internet Addiction towards Academic Performance of Tertiary Students in Malaysia. International Journal of Research in Business and Technology. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Masud, M. M., Kari, F., Yahaya, S. R. B., & Al-Amin, A. Q. (2016). Livelihood Assets and Vulnerability Context of Marine Park Community Development in Malaysia. Social Indicators Research, 125(3), 771-792. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Banna, H, Saifur R. M., Ahmad R., Eric K.Y., & Masud, M. M. (2015). A multivariate toda-yamamoto analysis: the long-run nexus between industrial efficiency and disaggregated energy consumption. pak. j. statist, 31(5), 575-586. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ahmed, F., Al-Amin, A. Q., Masud, M. M., Kari, F., Mohamad, Z. 2015. A science framework (SF) for agricultural sustainability Anais Da Academia Brasileira De Ciencias (ISI-Indexed)
  • Md. Saifur Rahman, Ha Junsheng, Farihana Shahari, Mohamed Aslam, Muhammad Mehedi Masud and Hasanul Banna, Ma Liya,(2015), Long-run relationship between sectoral productivity and energy consumption in Malaysia: An aggregated and disaggregated viewpoint , Energy, vol. 86:436-445 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ahmed, A., Masud, M. M., Al-Amin, A. Q., Yahaya, S. R. B., Rahman, M., & Akhtar, R. (2015). Exploring factors influencing farmers’ willingness to pay (WTP) for a planned adaptation programme to address climatic issues in agricultural sectors. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22(12), 9494-9504. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., Afroz, R., Al-Amin, A. Q., & Kari, F. B. (2015). Pro-environmental behavior and public understanding of climate change. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, 20(4), 591-600. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., & Kari, F. B. (2015). Community attitudes towards environmental conservation behaviour: An empirical investigation within MPAs, Malaysia. Marine Policy, 52, 138-144. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Junsheng, H., Akhtar, R., Al-Amin, A. Q., & Kari, F. B. (2015). Estimating farmers’ willingness to pay for climate change adaptation: the case of the Malaysian agricultural sector. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(2), 1-12. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M.M., Al-Amin, A.Q., Akhtar, R., Kari, F., Afroz, R., Rahman, M.S. and Rahman, M., 2015. Valuing climate protection by offsetting carbon emissions: rethinking environmental governance. Journal of Cleaner Production, 89, 41-49. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Afroz, R., Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., & Duasa, J. B. (2014). Estimating Willingness to Pay for Improving Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Management -A Case Study in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Afroz, R., Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., & Duasa, J. B. (2014). Water Pollution Challenges and Future Direction for Water Resource Management Policies in Malaysia. Environment and Urbanization Asia, 5(1), 63-81. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Akhtar, R., Masud M.M., & Afroz, R. (2014). Household Perception and Recycling Behaviour on Electronic Waste Management: A Case Study of Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia: Malaysian Journal of Science, 33 (1): 32-41, 2014. (SCOPUS) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Afroz, R., Rahman A., Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., & Duasa, J. B. (2014). How Individual Values and Attitude Influence Consumers' Purchase Intention of Electric Vehicles—Some Insights from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Environment and Urbanization Asia. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Kari, F. B., Yahaya, S. R. B., & Al-Amin, A. Q. (2014). Impact of residents' livelihoods on attitudes towards environmental conservation behaviour: An empirical investigation of Tioman Island Marine Park area, Malaysia. Ocean & Coastal Management, 93, 7-14. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Masud, M. M., Rahman, M. S., Al-Amin, A. Q., Kari, F., & Leal Filho, W. (2014). Impact of climate change: an empirical investigation of Malaysian rice production. Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change, 19(4), 431-444. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ahmed. S & Masud M.M. (2014). Measuring Service Quality of a Higher Educational Institute towards Student Satisfaction: American Journal of Educational Research. 2 (7). doi: 10.12691/education-2-7-3 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

  • Afroz, R., Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., & Duasa, J. B. (2013). Survey and analysis of public knowledge, awareness and willingness to pay in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia a case study on household WEEE management. Journal of Cleaner Production, 52, 185-193. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Afroz, R., Masud, M. M., Akhtar, R., & Duasa, J. B. (2012). Public Environmental Awareness and Performance in Kuala Lumpur City, Malaysia A Case Study on Household Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Environment and Urbanization Asia, 3(2), 385-396. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

  • Afroz, R., & Masud, M. M. (2011). Using a contingent valuation approach for improved solid waste management facility: Evidence from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Waste management, 31(4), 800-808. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Afroz, R., Tudin, R., Hanaki, K., & Masud, M. M. (2011). Selected socio-economic factors affecting the willingness to minimise solid waste in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 54(6), 711-731. (ISI-Indexed)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

  • Masud M.M. (2018) "I support Quota system reform" in DhakaTribune, 14th April 2018 
  • Masud, M. Mehedi (2018). "Still miles to go" Op-Ed article in DhakaTribune, 4 April, 2018 
  • Masud, M.Mehedi (2018). "We have not graduated yet" Op-Ed article in Dhaka Tribune, 27 March 

  • Masud, M. Mehedi (2017), "Rohingya Muslims Human Rights" Daily news star, 16 September, 2017 

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).

  • The Determinants of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Poverty Alleviation: An Empirical Evidence from Coastal Community, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • Application of the Extended Theory of Planned Behavior for the Intention to Purchase Life Insurance: Evidence from Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, NONE, (National)
  • Application Of The Extended Theory Of Planned Behavior For The Intention To Purchase Life Insurance : Evidence From Malaysia, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • Financial Borrowing Among Marginalized Community In Malaysia: Appetite And Risks, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Measuring Multi-dimensional Poverty Among Selected Urban And Poor Households: Measuring Beyond Income, Consultant, 2017 - 2018, Private Funding - Manage by CPDS, (National)
  • Intention and Behaviour towards Eco-friendly means to eradicate poverty: A Study among low income households in Coastal Peninsular, Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2017, University Science Malaysia (USM), (National)
  • Mitigating Environmental Emissions At Source: Integrating Human And Technology Capabilities For Sustainable Manufacturing, Consultant, 2017 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)

(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

  • Trophy for Keynote Speaker, World University of Bangladesh, 2017, (International)
  • Bangladeshi Students Night Academic Award-2016, University of Malaya, 2016, (Community)
  • Excellence Award 2015 from UM (Based On Highest Impact Publications Among All Social Sciences Disciplines), University of Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Academic Excellence Award, University of Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Bright Sparks Program Fund Scholar (Scholarship for Pursuing Doctoral Degree, Phd), University of Malaya, 2012, (University)
  • Scholarship for Undergraduate Program, International Islamic University, Malaysia, 2003, (University)

(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).

  • Bangladeshi student's problem and Solution in Malaysia, Bangladeshi student's problems and Solutions in Malaysia, 2017-05-10 to 2017-05-10, Bangladesh Student Society, Malaysia, (National)
  • Effective Time Management by Students, Seminar, 2017-11-01 to 2017-11-01, World university of Bangladesh, (National)
  • Cost Reduction and Productivity Improvement through HRIS in Banking Industry, International Symposium on Sustainable Development and Management, 08 Oct 2016 to 09 Oct 2016, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Jalan Semarak 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, (International), 2016-10-08 to 2016-10-09, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, (International)
  • E-commerce, SMEs, and Integrated Regional Economic Growth: The ASEAN perspective, Cross-border E-commerce in ASEAN and East Asia, 2017-02-10 to 2017-02-11, ERIA, (International)
  • Does income inequality affect the environmental sustainability? Analysis based on ASEAN 5, international conference on "Climate Change Mitigation and Sustainable Development: Challenges and Choices for Southeast Asia" from 41h July to 5th July 2017, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017-07-04 to 2017-07-05, Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Households awareness, attitudes and recycling behavior on electronic waste: An empirical study in Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia, International Conference on Waste Management and Environment 2013, 2013-08-26 to 2013-08-27, University of Malaya in collaboration with the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, Malaysia, Malaysian Society of Waste Management and Environment (MSWME), and Society of Solid Waste Management Expert in Asia and the Pacific Islands (SWAPI), (International)
  • Waste management practices and their impacts on climate change: An empirical study within MPAs, in Malaysia., ICWME, 2013, 2013-08-26 to 2013-08-27, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Are Malaysian Development Plan on the right tracks towards achieving SDGs by 2030?, Second International Conference on Business and Economics, 2017-10-30 to 2017-10-31, University of Dhaka, (International)
  • Validation of the Internet Addiction Scal in Context of Higher Education: Applying Rash Model, PROMS 2012 Jiaxing, China, 2012-08-06 to 2012-08-09, PROMS 2012 Jiaxing, China, (International)
  • Chairing sessions on Sustainable Development, International Symposium on Sustainable Development and Management, 2016-10-08 to 2016-10-09, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia Jalan Semarak 54100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, (International)

(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

  • Community Development Journal, Article In Journal ,  (  - 2017)
  • Ph.D. Thesis evaluation, Thesis ,  (  - 2017)
  • Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, Article In Journal ,  ( )
  • Proposal Defense for MDS, (2016), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Journal of Cleaner Production (2016), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Proposal Defense for MDS, (2016), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Proposal Defense (2016), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Candidature Defense (2016), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Community Development Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Total Quality Management & Business Excellence (2016), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Journal of Strategic Marketing, (2016), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2016)


(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

  • Master Degree, Thiri Dong, Micro-finance in Myanmar, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Nurul Nadhirah Binti Anuar, Poverty, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Ruanmengdie, The Main Constraints Facing Immigrant Chinese Entrepreneurs in Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises, 2016/2017

(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).

  • Business Economics, 2012/2013, 50, 24
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, 2016/2017(1), 123, 38
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY I, 2016/2017(2), 101, 76
  • GROWTH AND DISTRIBUTION, 2016/2017(2), 36, 52
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2016/2017, 24, 21
  • Statistical Methods, 2010/2011, 50, 90