Alma KudebayevaUniversity of Manchester
Alma Kudebayeva (Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Studies) has a degree of Candidate of Sciences in Mathematics from the Kazakh State National University. She also studied Applied Economics at the Joint Vienna Institute in 1996-1997. She was a Research Fellow at Indiana University (USA) in 2003 with the Fulbright Program. Since 2004, she has been working in the Department of Economics of KIMEP University in Almaty. In 2010/2011, Alma was a Visiting Researcher at DIW at the Department of Development and Security. Since September 2011, she is a PhD student at the Brooks World Poverty Institute of the University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests are household well-being, poverty dynamics, and determinants of poverty.