Faculty Wajiha Haq

Wajiha Haq

Associate Professor

Dr Wajiha Haq has completed her PhD from University of Malaya, Malaysia under Faculty Development Program of NUST. She is currently serving as Assistant Professor in Department of Economics, School of Social Sciences and Humanities, NUST. Her PhD dissertation was focused on debt and financial wellbeing in Pakistan. Most of her work is aligned on the different dimensions of economic well-being aligned with SDGs. Apart from frequently publishing on financial wellbeing and household resource allocation in well reputed impact factor national and international journals, she recently published on various aspects of economic wellbeing linked with gender equality, health and wellbeing, in context of COVID-19, aligned with SDGs. She has mastered in analyzing large national representative datasets such as PSLM, MICS and DHS. However, she has expertise in questionnaire development, primary data collection and data validation as well. She is also leading a funded project to investigate the poverty of working-class group. Her current research is focused on health related issues such as stunting, malnutrition, food insecurity leading to poverty. Most of her research utilizes national representative surveys. She has presented her work in several international conferences on the various economic issues. She is extending her editorial services for many international impact factor journals and NUST Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. She has supervised dissertations at both at undergraduate and graduate level. She has taught a wide range of courses related to Economics and Finance in her teaching career including Research Methodology, Applied Econometrics, Poverty and Income distribution, Environmental Economics, Seminar in Applied Economics, Public Finance, Financial Economics, Public Finance and Monetary Economics.

Academic Background
PhD (Economics) Universiti Malaya March 05, 2015 - August 27, 2018
Honours and Awards
NUST Faculty Development Scholarship
Investigation of multidimensional poverty in Pakistan at the national, regional, and provincial level June 21, 2024 Wajiha Haq, Mir Azam, Zaki Babar, Saad Amir, Fareyha Said, Humanities and Social Sciences Communication - Accepted
Frequency of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia among ICU Admitted Patients with Early Versus Delayed Tracheostomy September 30, 2023 Sidrah Batool, Muhammad Hassan Raza, Wajiha Haq, Bandana Kafle, Anjana Kafle, Jodat Saleem, Pakistan Journal of Neurological Surgery - Volume 27(3), Pages 191-196
An Empirical Investigation of Financial Inclusion in Pakistan September 11, 2023 Saba, Wajiha Haq, Muhammad Shujah Ur Rehman, International Journal of Social Science Archives - Volume 6(2),Pages 85-99
Consumer's perception towards electricity theft: A case study of Islamabad and Rawalpindi using a path analysis October 01, 2022 Zainab Babar, Faisal Jamil, Wajiha Haq, Energy Policy - Volume 169, Article Number 113189
Role of birth order, gender, and region in educational attainment in Pakistan July 12, 2022 Syed Hassan Raza, Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Wajiha Haq, Scientific Reports - Volume 12, Issue 1, Article Number 11842
A Multilevel Analysis of Factors Associated With Stunting in Children Less Than 2 years Using Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) 2017–18 of Punjab, Pakistan May 12, 2022 Wajiha Haq, Faisal Abbas, Sage Open - Volume 12, Issue 2, Pages 1-12
Assessment of COVID-19 linked fear perception in the community of Pakistan, 1 June to 31 July 2020 November 25, 2021 Wajiha Waqar Ali, Amber Malik, Rabia Basray, Wajiha Haq, Muhammad Wasif Malik, Muazam Abbas Ranjha, Ambreen Chaudhry, Nosheen Ashraf, Hussain Ali, Mumtaz Ali Khan, Jamil A. Ansari, Aamer Ikram, Global Biosecurity - Volume 3(1), Pages 1-11
Effect of meteorological factors on the COVID‑19 cases: a case study related to three major cities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia November 12, 2021 Anum Iqbal, Wajiha Haq, Tahir Mehmood, Syed Hassan Raza, Environmental Science and Pollution Research - Pages 1-14
Pain and satisfaction: the case of isolated COVID-19 patients of Pakistan August 05, 2021 Wajiha Haq, Siddrah Irfan, Syed Hassan Raza, Waqar Ahmed, Mian Alam, Samia Wasif, Muhammad Wasif Malik, Saeed Ahmad, PeerJ - Volume 9, Article Number e11859
Experience of physicians during COVID-19 in a developing country: a qualitative study of Pakistan March 07, 2021 Wajiha Haq, Fareyha Said, Sidrah Batool, Hafiz Muhammad Awais, Journal of Infections in Developing Countries - Volume 15(2), Pages 191-197
COVID-19: A Psychosocial Perspective December 01, 2020 Syed Hassan Raza, Wajiha Haq, Muhammad Sajjad, Frontiers in Psychology - Volume 11, Article Number 554624
The pandemic paradox: domestic violence and happiness of women November 24, 2020 Wajiha Haq, Syed Hassan Raza, Tahir Mehmood, PeerJ - Volume 8, Article Number e10472
Missed takes towards a pandemic of COVID-19? A systematic literature review of Coronavirus related diseases in Pakistan July 31, 2020 Wajiha Haq, Syed Hassan Raza, Muhammad Wasif Malik, Journal of Infection in Developing Countries - Volume 14(7), Pages 726-731
FinTech Revolution: Universal Inclusion in the New Financial Ecosystem October 01, 2019 Wajiha Haq, Institutions and Economies - Volume 11, No. 4, Pages 161-163
Investigation of Household Debt through Multilevel Multivariate Analysis: Case of a Developing Country September 01, 2018 Wajiha Haq , Noor Azina Ismail, Nurulhuda Mohd Satar, Journal of Reviews on Global Economics - vol: 7, page: 297-316
Household debt in different age cohorts: A multilevel study March 22, 2018 Wajiha Haq, Noor Azina Ismail, Nurulhuda Mohd Satar, Cogent Economics & Finance - NULL
Household debt decision in Pakistan: The role of socioeconomic factors and inheritance March 05, 2018 Wajiha Haq, Noor Azina Ismail, Nurulhuda Mohd Satar, Institutions and Economies - Vol. 10, No. 2, Page 1-21
In Search of Exchange Rate Undershooting in Pakistan July 01, 2016 Wajiha Haq, Iftikhar Hussain Adil, NUST Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities - Volume 02, Issue.2, Pages 141-160
The Impact of Health Information Seeking and Social Influence on Food Purchase Intention: Evidence from China during the Pandemic January 17, 2022 - January 20, 2022 Wajiha Haq, Giankun Gong, Yan Su, Hiram Ting, Fareyha Said, NCA 108th Annual Convention: Honoring PLACE: People, Liberation, Advocacy, Community, and Environment
Mandatory Global Health Recovery Initiative: Need of Time February 26, 2021 - February 28, 2021 Maheen Zahra, Wajiha Haq, Alishba Rasheed, Economic Recovery Policy Hackathon
Covid-19 and Lockdown: Socio-psychological Effects in Pakistan January 11, 2021 - January 25, 2021 Wajiha Haq, Syed Hassan Raza, Fareyha Said, Messum Ali, 3rd International Electronic Conference on Environmental Research and Public Health
FINANCIAL WELL-BEING ACROSS DIFFERENT LEVELS OF INCOME IN PAKISTAN: EVIDENCE FROM A MICRO-SURVEY (HIES) April 30, 2019 - April 30, 2019 WAJIHA HAQ, Noor Azina Ismail, Nurul Huda Mohd Satar, Pakistan's Economy: Prospects and Challenges
Credit, savings and financial resilience: comparing Pakistan with the world August 22, 2017 - August 22, 2017 Noor Azina Ismail, NurulHuda Mohd Satar, Wajiha Haq, International Conference on Applied Economics and Policy (ICAEP) 2017
Effect of Inheritance on Amount of Debt in Informal Sector October 08, 2016 - October 09, 2016 Noor Azina Ismail, NurulHuda Mohd Satar, Wajiha Haq, International Symposium on Sustainable Development and Management
Exploring demand side reasons behind low debt in Pakistan September 12, 2016 - September 12, 2016 Noor Azina Ismail, Nurulhuda Mohd Satar, Wajiha HAQ, The 4th European Conference on Banking and the Economy (ECOBATE 2016)
Independence through Interdependence: Self-Sustained Social Support System in Pakistan March 08, 2016 - March 08, 2016 Najma Sadiq, Wajiha Haq, ISESCO WINS 2016 conference
Impact of increasing marginal cost on recreational visits: Case of Lake view park in Pakistan September 04, 2015 - September 05, 2015 Wajiha Haq, Postgraduate conference on Economics, Public administration and business
Housing space dynamics July 05, 2015 - July 05, 2015 Madeeha Islam, Wajiha Haq, International Conference of Contemporary issues of Business and Management
Identification of goods that present trading prospects through SAFTA August 11, 2014 - August 13, 2014 Wajiha Haq, 6th South Asian International Conference
How can urbanization be the cause of unemployment across the world? April 27, 2012 - April 29, 2012 WAJIHA HAQ, NOOR TURK, HASSIN BIN ZAHID, International Conference on Emerging Issues of Social Sciences
My Opinions: Are They Mine or Media Manipulated? April 27, 2012 - April 29, 2012 Dr. Najma Sadiq, Wajiha Haq, Emerging Issues of Social Sciences in Pakistan
Game theory and stock purchase November 28, 2011 - November 29, 2011 Wajiha Haq, 4th International Applied Business Research Conference
Education: Luxury or necessity February 03, 2011 - February 07, 2011 Dr Wajiha Haq, Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
Psychological effects of recession December 13, 2010 - December 14, 2010 Wajiha Haq, 3rd International Applied Business Research Conference
Intra-industry trade in Pakistan: A 360 degree Analysis August 13, 2002 - August 13, 2014 Wajiha Haq, 6th South Asian International Conference
Lecturer Foundation University September 04, 2014 - January 04, 2015
Teaching assistant National University of Science and Technology September 04, 2013 - January 07, 2014
Teaching assistant National University of Science and Technology February 05, 2013 - June 27, 2013
Teaching assistant National University of Science and Technology September 04, 2012 - January 08, 2013
Visiting Lecturer Foundation University February 05, 2012 - June 26, 2013