Dr Kobil Ruziev

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  • Qualifications:PhD Economics (University of Stirling), PGCTHE (University of Wales), FHEA, MA Economics (Vanderbilt University), BA International Banking (Tashkent Institute of Finance).
  • Position:Associate Head of Department - Accounting Economics and Finance
  • Department:Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
  • Telephone:+4411732 83906
  • Email:Kobil.Ruziev@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

My main research interests include banking development and financial reform in emerging economies, SME access to formal finance, institutional economics, higher eduction reforms and economic transformation in the former Soviet Union in general and in the central Asian economies in particular.

Prior to joining the UWE Bristol in February 2013, I worked as a lecturer in Economics at Aberystwyth University.


Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE), Chartered Association of Business Schools, 26 May 2021 - 25 May 2022

Aberystwyth University Teaching Excellence Award, June 2011

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), April 2009


Jan 2009 – Mar 2011: A Study of Informal Credit Institutions in Post-communist Uzbekistan, the British Academy


"Economic Methodology after the Crisis", the 14th SCEME seminar in Economic Methodology, 8-9 June 2011, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, Wales.​

Area of expertise

Development and financial reform in emerging economies, SME use of formal and informal finance, institutional economics, higher education reforms  and economic transformation in the former Soviet Union.


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