Her research Interests revolve around the fields of financial inclusion, global financial systems, financial integrations and development of various financial products for a more inclusive and efficient financial sector in developing countries. Along with that her thesis investigated the role of tradable and non tradable sectors in explaining the exchange rate movements with in Pakistan and china. Along with this she recently developed interest in analyzing interventions with in health sector service delivery through experimental research and studies.
Maham Ashfaq has a Masters in finance and economics from London School of Economics and graduated from LUMS with a gold medal in economics in 2016. She is currently pursuing a career in academia at ITU and public sector consultancy. She has previously worked with the Punjab government on their health reforms roadmap and has successfully implemented the 40 hospital transformation project. Along with that she also plays a key role in devising health policies for other public sector institutes such a Punjab Employment Social Security Institute and project management unit at Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department. Along with this, she is a proud recipient of Merit Scholarship, DHL and award of high distinction at LUMS, a fully funded scholarship at London school of economics, Cultural ambassador to USA and Austria on a fully funded scholarship and has presented her studies at an economic policy conference in Srilanka.
- Awarded fully funded Yusuf Ali scholarship by LSE worth 42,000 pounds
- Gold Medalist, 1st position in economics.
- Graduated with the award of high distinction.
- Merit Scholarship at LUMS and Deans Honor List.
- Winner of shadow federal budget competition held at Dunya Tv, news channel.
- Cultural Ambassador to United States of America (2014-15)
- Cultural Ambassador to Austria (2015-16)
- Candidate for the research paper competition at the South Asian Economic Student meet (SAESM,2015) Colombo, Srilanka.