Prof. Azis has addressed and published topics of financial economics, economic modeling, and the linkages between macro-financial policy and social issues. He has conducted research and consulting work for various international organizations and universities.
In early 1998, he spoke before the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) of the US Congress on the Asian Crisis. He received “Distinguished Scholar in Regional Science, Financial Economics, and Economic Modeling” award in July 2006.
He was the head of the Office of Regional Economic Integration of the Asian Development Bank from 2010-2014.