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Ashraf Haque

Ashraf Haque

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426 Eggers Hall

Ashraf Haque

Ph.D. Student, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Graduate Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Research Assistant, Maxwell X Lab

Highest degree earned

M.S., Carnegie Mellon University, 2013


Ashraf Haque is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs. Ashraf was born and raised in Bangladesh. Before joining the Maxwell school, Ashraf has been the country director of Innovations for Poverty Action Bangladesh for 7 years. His primary research interest includes topics on behavioral public policy and administration aiming to improve uptake of welfare increasing interventions.

He is also interested in studying administrative decision-making behavior to increase administrators’ appetite for evidence while making policies. His secondary research interest spans studying intersection of voluntarism and public administration to improve civic engagement in making government accountable. 

Research Interests

Behavioral public policy, behavioral public administration, voluntarism