Uzma Afzal is an Assistant Professor (tenure track) at the Department of Economics, MGSHSS, Lahore University of Management and Sciences (LUMS). She is also an Associate Fellow at the Institute of Development Alternatives (IDEAs), Pakistan, and a Fellow at the Center for Behavioral Institutional Design (CBID), NYUAD.
Dr. Afzal received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Nottingham, with a specialization in Behavioral and Experimental Economics. She also completed a one-year PostDoc from NYUAD in 2020-2021.
Her research interests lie in behavioral and experimental economics and applied microeconomics to study topics in development and health economics, gender, social norms and decision-making, microfinance, and firm behavior.