Shakhzod is a lecturer in Research at the Westminster International University in Tashkent. Prior to joining academia, he served as an economist and researcher at the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Finance, Uzbekistan. Shakhzod’s major research interest is development economics with a strong emphasis on inclusive institutions and human capital. He advocates for the importance of quality education for the long-run growth. Shakhzod got his BSc and MSc degrees in economics from...