Articles in Peer-Reviewed International Journals:


  • Are Individualistic Societies Less Equal? Evidence from the Parasite Stress Theory of Values, Boris Nikolaev, Rauf Salahodjaev and Christopher Boudreaux, Journal of Economics Behavior and Organization, (forthcoming).

  • Forced Marriage and Birth Outcomes, Charles M. Becker, Bakhrom Mirkasimov and Susan Steiner, Demography (forthcoming).

  • Historical Prevalence of Infectious Diseases, Cultural Values, and the Origins of Economic Institutions, Boris Nikolaev and Raufhon Salahodjaev, KYKLOS ,Vol. 70 – February 2017 – No. 1, 97–128. Article is available here.
  • A Cross-Country Empirical Test of Cognitive Abilities and Innovation Nexus, Sardor Azam, International Journal of Educational Development, 2017, Vol. 53, 128-136.

  • Government Size, Intelligence and Life Satisfaction, Anastassia V. Obydenkova and Raufhon Salahodjaev, Intelligence, 2017.

  • The Importance of Geographic Access for the Impact of Microfinance, Nargiza Alimukhamedovaa, Randall K. Filer, Jan Hanousek, Development Policy Review (forthcoming) 


  •  Trade and Environment: Do Spatial Effects Matter? Sardor Azam, Journal of Applied Economics and Business Research, 2016, Vol. 6 (2), 161-174.

  • An Assessment of University Attractiveness Using Social Media, Vasiliy Kuznetsov, Olga Yugay, Dilnoza Muslimova, Ahn Dami and Aziz Nasridinov, Advanced Science Letters, 2016, Vol. 22 (9), 2339–2347.
  • Intelligence and Deforestation: International Data, Raufhon Salahodjaev, Forest Policy and Economics, 2016, Vol. 63, 20-27.
  •  Does Intelligence Improve Environmental Sustainability? An Empirical Test, Raufhon Salahodjaev, Sustainable Development, 2016, Vol. 24, 32-40.
  • The process of deforestation in weak democracies and the role of Intelligence, Anastassia Obydenkova, Zafar Nazarov, Raufhon Salahodjaev, Environmental Research, 2016. Article is available here.
  • The role of intelligence in the distribution of national happiness, Boris Nikolaev, Raufhon Salahodjaev, Intelligence 56 (2016) 38–45, Article is available here
  • Intelligence, democracy, and international environmental commitment, Anastassia Obydenkova , Raufhon Salahodjaev, Environmental Research, 2016, 82–88



  • An examination of trust assurances adopted by top internet retailers: unveiling some critical determinants, Farhod Karimov, Malaika Brengman, Electronic Commerce Research, 2014
  • Beyond the state order? Second crop production in the Ferghana Valley, Uzbekistan, Alexander Platonov, Kai Wegerich, Jusipbek Kazbekov, Firdavs Kabilov,International Journal of Water Governance 2, 2014, 1-20
  • Transfer behavior in migrant sending communities, Tanika Chakraborty, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, Susan Steiner, Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014


  • Do microloan officers want to lend to the less advantaged? Evidence from a choice experiment, M.Sagamba, O.Shchetinin, Nurmukhammad Yusupov, World Development, 2013, 42:182–198
  • Expectations of future income and real exchange rate movements, A.Hayat, Bahodir Ganiev, Xueli Tang, Journal of Banking & Finance, 2013, 1274-1285


  • Market economies and pro-social behavior: Experimental evidence from Central Asia, Rosenbaum M.Stephen, Stephan Billinger, Nils Stieglitz, Abdumalik Djumanov, Yerlan Atykhanov, The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2012, 41, no. 1 : 64-71
  • Meso-level Cooperation on Transboundary Tributaries and Infrastructure in the Ferghana Valley, Kai Wegerich, Jusipbek Kazbekov, Firdavs Kabilov, Nozilakhon Mukhamedova, International Journal of Water Resources Development, 2012, 28:3, 525-543
  • Microcredit and development in an occupational choice model, Nurmukhammad Yusupov, Economics Letters, 2012, 117(3):820–823
  • Outlay equivalence analysis of child gender bias in household expenditure data: Evidence from Uzbekistan, Ziyodullo Parpiev, Kakhramon Yusupov,Nurmukhammad Yusupov, Economics of Transition, 2012, 20(3):549-567
  • Water Quantity and Quality in the Zerafshan River Basin: Only an Upstream Riparian Problem?, Oliver Olsson, Kai Wegerich, Firdavs Kabilov, International Journal of Water Resources Development, 2012, 28:3, 493-505


  • Recent advances in lending to the poor with asymmetric information, E.Galariotis, C.Villa, Nurmukhammad Yusupov, The Journal of Development Studies, 2011, 47(9):1371-1390
  • The Effect of Website Design Dimensions on Initial Trust: A Synthesis of the Empirical Literature, Farhod Karimov, M.Brengman, L.Van Hove, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 2011, 12 (4), 272-301