The ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan’ Study

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Employment Vulnerability, Wages, and Subjective Well-Being in Kyrgyzstan

The results of this study indicate that employment vulnerability results in lower earnings, negatively affecting the well-being of workers in Kyrgyzstan, and that these effects are worse for women.

Human Resources for Inclusive Growth in ADB’s Country Diagnostic Study of the Kyrgyz Republic: Improving Growth Potential

This study presents an in-depth analysis of the sector reforms needed to enable the Kyrgyz Republic to achieve higher and more sustainable economic growth. Dr Damir Esenaliev co-authored the chapter on Human Resources for Inclusive Growth.

Gender Earnings Inequality and Wage Policy: Teachers, Health Care, and Social Workers in Central Asia

The policy reform conducted in 2011 in Kyrgyzstan to increase the wages for teachers, health and social workers not only reduced wage gap in these sectors compared to non-reformed sectors, but also had a pronounced gender gap narrowing effect in the reform sectors and economy-wide.