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Maha Ahmad
Assistant Professor

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
School of Social Sciences & Humanities (S3H), H-12 Sector, Islamabad
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Masters in Economics (McMaster University, Canada)

Ms. Maha Ahmad joined NUST in 2012 and is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, S3H. After completing her undergraduate degree in Economics from University of London’s external program, Ms. Maha Ahmad pursued a Masters in Economics from McMaster University, Canada in 2011. After graduating, the majority of her stretch as a jobholder has been as Lecturer/Assistant Professor at S3H, NUST. She has also worked at LUMS as a Teaching Fellow and briefly as a research analyst at Innovative Development Strategies (IDS). Ms. Maha is also a consultant for the World Bank and has written an extensive report on Agricultural commodities, trade and pricing policies in the context of Pakistan. Her research interests include Labour Economics, Agricultural Economics and International Trade. She conducts courses on Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics and International Trade. In her free time, Ms. Maha enjoys the outdoors and travelling. She maintains an active lifestyle and spends evenings hiking and playing squash and football. 

 World Bank “Distortions to Agricultural Incentives in Light of trade Policy: A Study on Pakistan” – Working Paper, 
MS level project titled “The Persistent Wage Gap: Do Women Still Earn Less?” with Professor Lonnie Maggie.
Teaching (Courses taught): Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, International Trade, Overview of Economics, Mathematical Economics I and II, Business Statistics and Business Mathematics.​
Employed as Teaching Fellow at LUMS (2016)
World Bank consultant (since 2014)
Research Analyst at Innovative Development Strategies (IDS) (2011-2012)