Asad Liaqat is a Ph.D. Candidate in Public Policy at Harvard University. His research focuses on political behaviour in South Asia and spans three areas: political accountability, women’s political participation, and vote choice. In particular, he examines interactions between political actors and the ways in which these interactions shape how politicians represent and respond to citizens.
Asad's research has been supported by grants from the Jameel - Poverty Action Lab, Department for International Development - UK, International Growth Center, United States Institute of Peace and Economic & Social Research Council - UK. He is a Junior Fellow at the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS), and a Graduate Affiliate at Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD), Centre for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP) the Institute for Development and Economic Alternatives (IDEAS). Before starting his Ph.D., Asad was a Research Associate at CERP. He holds a BA in Political Economy and Philosophy from Williams College.
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