Bahodir Ganiev, Senior Advisor, Center for Economic Development, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

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Mr. Bahodir Ganiev is Senior Advisor at the Center for Economic Development (CED), a think tank based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He helps CED staff conduct applied research and formulate policy recommendation aimed at strengthening macroeconomic management and improving the business environment in Uzbekistan. He often carries out consulting assignments for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and other development institutions. Previously, he taught international economics at Westminster International University in Tashkent and was a staff member of ADB. He also worked as a staff member and/or consultant for the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Mr. Ganiev has extensive experience in designing, implementing and evaluating development projects and programs. His work experience covers about 20 Asian and Eastern European countries. His research interests include trade policy and trade facilitation, regional economic cooperation and integration, international remittances and inclusive economic growth. He has authored, or contributed to, many publications on economic policies and development issues in countries of Central Asia, the South Caucasus, and Southeast Asia.

Mr. Ganiev holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a Ph.D. degree in economics from Tashkent State University of Economics.