Elima Karalaeva holds a PhD in Politics from the University of Exeter. Currently, she is an Associate Professor at the School of Entrepreneurship and Business Administration in the American University of Central Asia. In this capacity she teaches a number of economic and business courses within bachelor and master programs. Elima also graduated with Master of Public Affairs in Public Finance and Policy Analysis from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University – Bloomington.
Title: Comparative study of tax reforms in Central Asia.
Public finance theory, budgeting, taxation, revenue forecasting, expenditure management, government accounting and financial reporting, state and local finance, fiscal decentralization and intergovernmental relations, capital spending and borrowing, financial markets, and public financial management reforms in developing and transition economies
- Working Paper ‘Assessing Educational Reforms in Central Asia: Public Spending on Education in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan’ (Forthcoming) University of Central Asia, Institute of Public Policy and Administration. Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.
- Working Paper ‘Assessing Tax Administration Reform in the Kyrgyz Republic by Taxpayers: Taxpayer Perception Surveys’ (Forthcoming) University of Central Asia, Institute of Public Policy and Administration. Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic.
- Conference Paper ‘Reforming Tax Administration in the Kyrgyz Republic: Challenges and Opportunities’ (2016) EGPA Annual Conference ‘Improving Administrative Sciences Worldwide.’ University of Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands