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Muhammad Abid Shahzad

Teaching Associate, Faculty of Science




PhD in Mountain Environment and Agriculture (Products of Mountain Areas), Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy, 2018-2022

MS in Agricultural Economics and Management, China Agricultural University, China, 2015-2017

BS in Agriculture (Agribusiness Management), University of Karachi, Pakistan, 2010-2013

Expertise Summary

Research Summary

Abid's research interests are in the fields of Agricultural Economics. Specific interests include:

  • Structural developments in agriculture and its impacts on policy in the EU and the UK
  • Issues in agricultural sector of developing countries
  • Sustainability in agri-environmental context

Selected Publications

Past Research

  • Shahzad, M.A., Ahmed, V. & Fischer, C. (2021). Status and determinants of other gainful activities by farmers in mountainous rural regions of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Journal of Mountain Science. 18, 2520-2539. 2.
  • Shahzad, M.A., Abubakr, S. & Fischer, C. (2021). Factors Affecting Farm Succession and Occupational Choices of Nominated Farm Successors in Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan. Agriculture. 11(12):1203.
  • Shahzad, M.A. & Fischer, C. (2022). The decline of part-time farming in Europe: an empirical analysis of trends and determinants based on Eurostat panel data, Applied Economics,

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