Dr. Ghazal Zulfiqar has a PhD in Public Policy from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, an MSc in Development Finance from the Univesrity of London, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) and an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Karachi.
Prior to joining LUMS she was faculty at the University of Massachusetts’ (UMASS) Department of Economics. She also worked as a policy researcher at UMASS' Center for Social Policy where she was involved in policy evaluations and consultancies for the Massachusetts’ Department of Early and Secondary Education, the Department of Transitional Assistance, the Massachusetts government’s homelessness prevention initiative, and several private foundations.
Her policy experience includes rural development in the southern United States. Apart from this she has worked in international project finance and investment banking at Citigroup, Inc. in Pakistan and the UK with projects spanning the African continent and South Asia.
The political economy of poverty, gender and class-based inequality.
Affiliation / Honours
1) University of Massachusetts Boston's Public Policy Book Award - 2014
2) IBA - MBA Class of 1997 Gold Medal
3) IBA - Class of 1996 BBA Silver Medal