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Dina joined ESI in July 2017. Prior to joining the ESI, Dina was a Research Fellow at the University of Reading (UK), where she was involved in empirical analysis of the impact of local content policy on extractive industries. Her work also involved communication with policy makers, extractive industry and oil and gas service companies. In 2012-2015 Dina was an Economics Teaching Fellow at the University College London. She also worked as a chief specialist at the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan. She holds a PhD in Economics, Master in Economics and Graduate Diploma in Economics, all from the University of Essex (UK). For her PhD thesis “Fiscal Policy in Resource-Rich Countries” she was awarded two scholarships, from the University of Essex and Soros Foundation. Dina holds an internationally recognised teaching qualification, Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA, UK) since 2015 and qualification in Research Career Management of Staff Educational and Development Association (SEDA, UK) since 2017.

Energy policy analysis
Energy economics
Fiscal Policy
Applied econometrics (Time Series)

Refereed journal articles

Azhgaliyeva, D., Belitski, M., Jumasseitova, A. and Kalyuzhnova, Y. (2017) The impact of government-sponsored education abroad on entrepreneurship: case study Bolashak scholarship. Human Capital and Professional Education, 1 (21). pp. 37-47. ISSN 2226-9177

Azhgaliyeva, D. (2016) The effect of oil revenue funds on social welfare. Public Finance Review. ISSN 1552-7530 doi: 10.1177/1091142116681838

Azhgaliyeva, D. and Kalyuzhnova, Y. (2016) The evaluation of local content implementation in Kazakhstan. Vestnik

Azhgaliyeva, D. (2014) The effect of fiscal policy on oil revenue fund: the case of Kazakhstan. Journal of Eurasian Studies, 5 (2). pp. 157-183. ISSN 1879-3665 doi: 10.1016/j.euras.2014.05.001

Policy Papers

with Kazakh-British Centre for Competitiveness, (2016) “Enhancing Competitiveness and Prosperity: Does Local Content Policy Improve Competitiveness in Kazakhstan?”, "KazService" Magazine of the Association of oil service companies of Kazakhstan (Professional magazine about oil service business of Kazakhstan) 1(19):104-108 http://eng.kazservicemag.kz

Email: dina.azhgaliyeva@nus.edu.sg
Phone: (+65) 6516-6752
Fax: (+65) 6775-1831