Dr. Valijon Turakulov

Professor

Department: Business

Office: 347, Avicenna Hall

Email: v.turakulov[at]akfauniversity.org

Resume

  • Assistant Professor

Akfa University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

October 2021 - Present

  • Part-time Lecturer

Inha University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

February 2022 - Present

  • Part-time Lecturer

Inha University, Incheon, South Korea

March 2018 - June 2021

Research Interests

  • International trade & Free Trade Agreement (FTA) analysis

  • Trade and regional policy of Central Asian countries

  • GTAP CGE economic modeling

Teaching

  • Macroeconomics – Akfa University, Fall 2022

  • Principles of Business – Akfa University, Fall 2022

  • Global economy – IUT, Fall 2022

  • ICT Tools & Systems 2 – Akfa University, Spring 2022

  • Principles of Management – Akfa University, Spring 2022

  • Principles of Economics – IUT, Spring 2022

  • ICT Tools & Systems – Akfa University, Fall 2021

  • International Trade – Inha University, Spring 2018 - Fall 2021

  • Global Economy – Inha University, Fall 2018 - Spring 2019

Publications

  • Cheong, I., & Turakulov, V. (2021). How Central Asia to Escape from trade isolation?: Policy targeted scenarios by CGE modelling. The World Economy, 00, 1–27.

  • Kwon, K., Cheong, I., Turakulov, V. & Mou, J. (2021). Economics of COVID-19 in Korea: Quarantine Measures vs. Herd Immunity. Ekonomiaz. Basque Journal of Economics

  • Turakulov, V. (2020). Trade Policy Issues of Oil-rich but Land-locked Country Case: Focusing on Kazakhstan Post-WTO Entry. Journal of International Trade & Commerce (KITRI), 16(3), 133-150.

  • Umirdinov, A., & Turakulov, V. (2019). The Last Bastion of Protectionism in Central Asia: Uzbekistan’s Auto Industry in Post-WTO Accession. Trade Law & Development, 11, 301-333.

Conference Papers

  • Turakulov, V., “Trade Policy Issues of Oil-rich but Land-locked Country Case: Focusing on Kazakhstan Post-WTO Entry,” 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, June. 17-18, 2019.

  • Cheong, I., Turakulov, V., “How Central Asia to escape from trade isolation? Policy Targeted Scenarios by CGE Modeling,” 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, June. 23-25, 2021.

  • Cheong, I., Turakulov, V., “High Trade Costs in Central Asia: Quantitative Methods to Reduce Them,” The 26th IAGBT-KITRI Biannual Conference and Research Symposium, Theme: “Discovering Global Entrepreneurism and New Trade Trends Amidst Disruption and Emergent Hybrid Systems,” July 22-24, 2021.

Op-Eds & Pieces

  • Turakulov, V. (2021, Feb 18). The Promise of the Korea-Uzbekistan Free Trade Agreement. The OXUS Society for Central Asian Affairs. https://oxussociety.org/the-promise-of-the-korea-uzbekistan-free-trade-agreement/

  • Turakulov, V. (2021, Jan 21). Time to conclude a South Korea–Uzbekistan FTA. East Asia Forum. https://www.eastasiaforum.org/2021/01/22/time-to-conclude-a-south-korea-uzbekistan-fta/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=newsletter2021-01-2

  • Turakulov, V. (2020, Apr 30). “Observer” status of Uzbekistan in the EAEU: Obligations and Rights. SofUz. https://sof.uz/uz/post/eoiida-kuzatuvchilik-maqomi-majburiyat-va-huquqlar

  • Turakulov, V. (2020, Jan 13). The Rules of The International Game Are Changing: The Green Economy. SofUz. https://sof.uz/uz/post/davlatlararo-oyin-qoidalari-ozgarmoqda-yashil-iqtisodiyot

  • Turakulov, V. (2019, Dec 24). Uzbekistan Is the State of the Year: Good News, Great Responsibility. SofUz. https://sof.uz/uz/post/ozbekiston-yil-davlati-yaxshi-xabar-katta-masuliyat

  • Turakulov, V. (2019, Dec 12). EAEU: The “Stone Road” toward Integration. KunUz. https://kun.uz/uz/news/2019/12/12/yeoii-integratsiya-sari-toshli-yol

Books

  • Jahon Savdo Tashkiloti (Understanding the WTO 5th Edition), Yuridik Adabiyotlar Publish, 2022 (translated from English into the Uzbek language)

Conferences and Scientific Visits

  • Turakulov, V., "Trade Policy Issues of Oil-rich but Land-locked Country Case: Focusing on Kazakhstan Post-WTO Entry," 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, June. 17-18, 2019.

  • Cheong, I., Turakulov, V., "How Central Asia to escape from trade isolation? Policy Targeted Scenarios by CGE Modeling," 24th Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, June. 23-25, 2021.

  • Cheong, I., Turakulov, V., "High Trade Costs in Central Asia: Quantitative Methods to Reduce Them," The 26th IAGBT-KITRI Biannual Conference and Research Symposium, Theme: “Discovering Global Entrepreneurism and New Trade Trends Amidst Disruption and Emergent Hybrid Systems,” July 22-24, 2021

Invited lectures and interviews

  • Invited Lecture: "Digital Uzbekistan - 2030" Strategy, in KIEP (Korea International Economic Policies), June 3, 2021 (Sejong, South Korea)

  • Invited Lecture: "What Does Free Trade Give to Uzbekistan?", in Uzbekistan Embassy in Seoul, Feb 06, 2021 (Seoul, South Korea)

  • Invited Lecture: "Korea-Uzbekistan Relationship Post COVID-19", in KIEP (Korea International Economic Policies), Aug 14, 2020 (Seoul, South Korea)

  • Interview: "Why Uzbekistan is lagging in WTO membership; Conclusions from Covid-19; "Observer" status of Uzbekistan in EAEU." Interviewer: Jamshid Niyozov (KunUz journalist). May 03, 2020.

  • Interview: "Issues in National Automobile Industry - UzAutoMotors." Interviewer: Jamshid Niyozov (KunUz journalist). Jun 19, 2020.

  • Interview: "What will the Eurasian Economic Union Give to Uzbekistan?" Interviewer: Behzod Muhammadiy (Amerika Ovozi), May 03, 2020.

Individual Awards

  • CERGE-EI Foundations Pedagogical Course for Distance Learning Program Local Instructors CERGE-EI Foundation, September 2022

  • Certificate of Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreements, ARTNeT Advanced Workshop on Trade Policy, by UNESCAP - June 2021

  • Certificate of Structural Gravity Model, ARTNeT Advanced Workshop on Analyzing Trade and Trade Policy, by UNESCAP - Dec 2020

  • Certificate of Conference Presenter, the 23rd Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis, by GTAP (USA) & GRIPS (Japan) - June 2020

  • Certificate of Model Union for the Mediterranean, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, by World Youth Forum - Dec 2019

  • Certificate of 27th Annual Short Course in Global Trade Analysis, by Purdue University, Indiana State, USA - Aug 2019

  • Certificate of GTAP 101, Introduction to CGE Modelling, by Purdue University - Nov 2017