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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Botir Okhunjanov

BOTIR B. OKHUNJANOV



EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Economics, Washington State University (expected 2022)
  • M.S. Statistics, Washington State University (Dec. 2021)
    • Advisor: Abhishek Kaul
    • Thesis: “The Application of High Dimensional Means over Multi-Dimensional Change Points.”
  • M.A. Economics, University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa (2013-2015)
  • B.S. Economics, Westminster International University in Tashkent (2007-2011)

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Primary Fields: Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics and Statistics
  • Secondary Fields: Environmental & Resource Economics, Agricultural Economics

PUBLICATIONS

  Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

  Book Chapters:

  • Love, I., Okhunjanov, B. (2016) “Determinants of Corporate Governance in Russian Banks.” Handbook on Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions, Edward Elgar, pp. 213-229.

  Professional Reports:

  • Okhunjanov, B., Suyderhoud, J. (2016) “The Economic Impact of Boys and Girls Club of Hawaiʻi.” Boys and Girls Club of Hawaiʻi.
  • Mostiller, C., Okhunjanov, B., Suyderhoud, J. (2015) “The Economic Impact of the University of Hawaii at Manoa Athletics Department, Fiscal Year 2013-14.” University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa.
  • Chan, C., Okhunjanov, B., Paudel, B., Wilson, K. (2015) “Valuation of Climate Change Impact on Ecosystem Goods and Services of Forests and Grazing Lands in Nepal.” The USAID project.

WORKING PAPERS

  • Ahundjanov, B.B., Akhundjanov, S.B., Okhunjanov, B.B. “Power Law in COVID-19 Cases in China.” medRxiv.
  • Okhunjanov, B.B., McCluskey, J.J., Mittelhammer, R.C. “Scarcity Pricing in the Dynamic Setting.”
  • Okhunjanov, B.B., McCluskey, J.J. “The Effect of Weather on Price Discrepancy: the Case of Cult Wine Industry.”
  • Okhunjanov, B.B., Espinola-Arredondo, A. “Can Self-Enforcing International Agreements Help Water Crisis in Central Asia?”
  • Okhunjanov, B.B., Kaul, A. “The Application of High Dimensional Means over Multi-Dimensional Change Points.”

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  As a Lead Instructor:

  • Washington State University
    • Summer 2021 – ECONS 301: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory with Calculus [online]
    • Spring 2021 – ECONS 428: Global Capitalism Today: Perspectives and Issues [online]
    • Fall 2020 – ECONS 428: Global Capitalism Today: Perspectives and Issues
    • Summer 2020 – ECONS 102: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
    • Fall 2019 – ECONS 101: Fundamentals of Microeconomics [online]
    • Summer 2019 – ECONS 102: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
    • Summer 2019 – ECONS 305: Intermediate Microeconomics without Calculus [online]
    • Spring 2019 – ECONS 302: Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis [online]
  • Westminster International University in Tashkent
    • Spring 2017 – 5ECON012C: Econometrics [4 sessions]
    • Spring 2017 – 3ECON001C: Foundation of Economics [2 sessions]
    • Fall 2016 – 3BUSS001C: Quantitative Methods [4 sessions]
  • University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa
    • Spring 2016 – ECON 130: Principles of Microeconomics
    • Spring 2016 – ECON 131: Principles of Macroeconomics [2 sessions]
    • Fall 2015 – ECON 301: Intermediate Microeconomics

  As a Teaching Assistant:

  • Washington State University
    • Fall 2021 – ECONS 311: Introductory Econometrics
    • Fall 2018 – ECONS 490: Economics Capstone [Conducted weekly Stata tutorials]
    • Spring 2018 – ECONS 102: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
    • Spring 2018 – ECONS 101: Fundamentals of Microeconomics
    • Fall 2017 – ECONS 102: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics
    • Fall 2017 – ECONS 101: Fundamentals of Microeconomics
  • University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa
    • Spring 2014 – ECON 130: Principles of Microeconomics [Led weekly discussion sessions]
    • Fall 2013 – ECON 130: Principles of Microeconomics

Online Courses Developed:

  • Washington State University
    • ECONS 326 – Aspects of Sustainable Development [with Dr. Gregmar Galinato]
    • ECONS 426 – Transportation Economics and Supply Chain Analysis
    • ECONS 428 – Global Capitalism Today: Perspectives and Issues

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Research Analyst
    • Boys & Girls Club of Hawaiʻi, Honolulu, HI ( Jun 2015 – May 2016)
  • Research Assistant 
    • University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa
      • Dr. Chan, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Mgmt. (Spring, 2015)
      • Dr. Suyderhoud, Shidler College of Business (Fall, 2014)

CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

  • “Scarcity Pricing in the Dynamic Setting”
    • The School of Economic Sciences, Friday Seminar Series, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (2021)
  • “Can Self-Enforcing International Agreements Help Water Crisis in Central Asia?”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association, Austin, TX (2021)
  • “Scarcity Pricing in the Dynamic Setting”
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association [virtual] (2020)
  • “The Influence of Corruption on Migration: the Case of Post-Soviet Countries”
    • The School of Economic Sciences Graduate Students’ Association, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (2019)
  • “Valuation of Ecosystem Services of Forests in Nepal”
    • 27th Annual CTAHR and COE Student Research Symposium, University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa, Honolulu, HI (2015)
  • “The Influence of Corruption on Migration: the Case of Post-Soviet Countries”
    • Department of Economics, University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa, Honolulu, HI (2015)

HONORS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS

  • The Berkeley/Sloan Summer School in Environmental and Energy Economics, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley (2021)
  • Graduate Assistantship, Washington State University (2017-Present)
  • The School of Economic Sciences Graduate Students’ Association Poster Competition Travel Grant, Washington State University (2019)
  • Graduate Assistantship, University of Hawaiʻi – Mānoa (2013-2015)
  • Course Representative Certificates, Westminster International University in Tashkent (2008, 2011)

SKILLS

  • Statistical software: R, SAS, Stata, SPPS, Mathematica
  • Additional Computer Software: LaTeX, Microsoft Office
  • Languages: Uzbek (native), Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

REFERENCE

 

Contact Info:

School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
123 Hulbert Hall, 103J
Pullman, WA 99164

Phone: (435)-265-5534
Email: botir.okhunjanov@wsu.edu