Kamalbek Karymshakov

Kamalbek Karymshakov is Assistant Professor at the Finance and Banking department of Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University (Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan). He holds PhD in Economics from Yeditepe University (Istanbul, Turkey). He also had post-doctoral research fellowship at Free University of Berlin (2010- 2011). His recent project has been on the “Education-Job Mismatch Analysis among Youth in Kyrgyzstan”, which was supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan. From 2016 he is appointed as vice-director of Central Asian Research Center (ORASAM) at Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University. His research interests are labor economics, migration, economic integration and Central Asian economies. His papers have been published in several international journals, including Asian and Pacific Migration and International Journal of Manpower.

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Education and training, Impacts of government programs, Fiscal policy, Labour markets and employment, Youth and children


Title Country Themes
EMPLOYMENT VULNERABILITY, EARNINGS AND SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING IN KYRGYZSTAN Kyrgyzstan Poverty and Inequality , Labour markets and employment
Remittances Impact on Youth Labour Supply: Evidence from Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan Labour markets and employment , Globalization and trade , Youth and children


Dr Kamalbek Karymshakov
Assistant Professor, Deputy Head of Finance and Banking Department
Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University

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