Khalid, Ahmad

JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Ahmad Khalid
    Jingumae 5-53-70, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan
    +81 3 5467 1212

    Research Interests

    • Development challenges of developing countries
    • Energy and Environmental policy
    • Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
    • ガバナンス


    • PhD in Management (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)
    • Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science (Indira Gandhi National Open University, India)
    • MTech in Renewable Energy Engineering & Management (TERI University, India)
    • BTech in Chemical Engineering (Aligarh Muslim University, India)

    Biographical Statement

    Ahmad Mohammad Khalid is a researcher with a focus on sustainability and development issues in developing countries. His PhD thesis proposed a practical approach to facilitate measurement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the sub-national level in India in the form of an SDG Index. His current work involves implementation issues related to national and local climate action and governance structures.

    Before joining UNU-IAS, Dr Khalid served as an academic counsellor in the area of sustainability science with a leading university in India. He also worked as a research associate with a German think tank adelphi in their New Delhi office for over two years, conducting research, data analysis, and project management in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

  • Articles

    • Khalid, A.M., Sharma, S., & Dubey, A.K. 2020. “Concerns of developing countries and the sustainable development goals: case for India.” International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology 28(4): 303-315.
    • Khalid, A.M., Sharma, S., & Dubey, A.K. 2020. “Data Gap Analysis, Indicator Selection, and Index Development: A Case for Developing Economies.” Social Indicators Research (148): 893–960.

    Book Chapters

    • Khalid, A.M., & Khuman, Y.S.C. (2022). Electric Vehicles as a Means to Sustainable Consumption: Improving Adoption and Perception in India. 325-345, In Bhattacharyya, J., Balaji, M. S., Jiang, Y., Azer, J. and Hewege, C. (Eds.) Socially Responsible Consumption and Marketing in Practice: Collection of Case Studies. Springer, Singapore.