Research with LiK

The LiK dataset covers a wide range of topics – from household demographics, assets, income sources, expenditure, migration to individual well-being, employment, social networks, decision-making, and attitudes among many other topics.

The available data gives opportunity to conduct studies on different research questions. Here you can see the list of published academic papers that used LiK data:

  1. Akylai Muktarbek kyzy, Tchoro Seyitov, and Nurbek Jenish. “Remittances and Expenditure Patterns of Household in the Kyrgyz Republic.” WP of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, 2015.
  2. Akylai Muktarbek kyzy. “Gender Aspects of the Households’ Saving Behavior in the Kyrgyz Republic.” WP of the National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic, 2016.
  3. Anastasia Aladysheva and Tilman Brück. “Children’s Health and Intra-Household Bargaining in Kyrgyzstan: Evidence from a New Panel Study.” WP, 2016.
  4. Andreas Landmann, Helke Seitz, Susan Steiner. “Intergenerational Co-Residence and Female Labour Supply.” WP, 2016. Also published as Andreas Landmann, Helke Seitz, Susan Steiner. “Intergenerational Co-Residence and Female Labour Supply.” IZA Discussion Paper 10890, 2017.
  5. Andreas Landmann, Helke Seitz, and Susan Steiner. “Patrilocal Residence and Female Labour Supply.” IZA DP No.10890, 2017.
  6. Anita Guelfi and Sarosh Sattar. “Kyrgyz Republic Poverty and Economic Mobility in the Kyrgyz Republic: Some insights from the ‘Life in Kyrgyzstan Survey’.” World Bank: Report No. 99775-KG, 2015, also published as WP #99775; Washington, D.C. World Bank Group, 2015.
  7. Annelise Hagedorn, Donghui Wang and Guangqing Chi Remittances and Changing Household Spending Strategies: Evidence from the Life in Kyrgyzstan Study, 2011–2013.” The Pennsylvania State University.
  8. Armando Barrientos and Alma Kudebayeva. “Social Transfers and Women’s Labour Supply in Kyrgyzstan.” Brooks World Poverty Institute WP 215, 2015.
  9. Azhar Klycheva. “The Gender Wage Gap in Kyrgyzstan: Does the Equal Rights Amendment Matter?” Central European University cTD Collection, 2016.
  10. Charles M. Becker, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, Susan Steiner. “Forced Marriage and Birth Outcomes.” UCA, IPPA, WP NO.35, 2016. Also publishes as Charles M. Becker, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, and Susan Steiner “Forced Marriage and Birth Outcomes.” Demography Journal, vol. 54, i. 4, pp.1401-1423, DOI 10.1007/s13524-017-0591-1, 2017.
  11. Charles Becker, Bakhrom Mirkasimov and Susan Steiner “Elopement or Kidnapping: The Consequences of Bride Abduction in Kyrgyzstan.” Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 204., 2016.
  12. Damir Esenaliev and Isabel Teichmann. “Determinants and Welfare Effects of Smallholder Export Participation in Kyrgyzstan.” WP, 2013.
  13. Damir Esenaliev and Gregory Kisunko. “Local budget transparency and participation: evidence from the Kyrgyz Republic.” Policy Research WP; no. WPS 7154. Washington, DC: World Bank Group, 2015.
  14. Damir Esenaliev and Neil Ferguson “Weighting the Obvious: Indexing Job Quality and the Impact of ‘Bad Jobs’ on Well-being in Kyrgyzstan.” WP, 2015.
  15. Eliza Zhunusova “The impact of migrant remittances on economic development of the Kyrgyz Republic.” IAMO Samarkand Conference Paper, Justus-Liebig University of Giessen, Institute of Agricultural Policy and Market Research, 2016.
  16. Franziska Gassmann and Lorena Zardo Trindade “The effect of means‐tested social transfers on labour supply: heads versus spouses ‐ An empirical analysis of work disincentives in the Kyrgyz Republic.” UNU-MERIT Working Papers 30, 2016.
  17. G. K. Ibraeva, M. K. Ablezova. “Kyrgyzstan: Extended Migration Profile.” National Institute for Strategic Studies, K97, 2016.
  18. Kamalbek Karymshakov, Raziahan Abdieva, Burulca Sulaymanova. “Worker’s Remittances and Poverty in Kyrgyzstan.” WP, 2014.
  19. Kamalbek Karymshakov, Raziiakhan Abdieva, Burulcha Sulaimanova, Kadyrbek Sultakeev. “Remittances impact on youth labour supply: evidence from Kyrgyzstan.” WP PMMA 12594, 2015.
  20. Kamalbek Karymshakov and Burulcha Sulaimanova “Migration impact on left-behind women’s labour participation and time-use.” WIDER WP 2017/119, 2017.
  21. Katerina Tertytchnaya, Catherine E. De Vries, Hector Solaz, David Doyle. “When the Money Stops: Fluctuations in Financial Remittances and Incumbent Approval in Central Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.” upcoming in American Political Science Review Journal, 2018.
  22. Kathryn Anderson, Damir Esenaliev and Emily Lawler “Gender Earnings Inequality After the 2010 Revolution: Evidence from the Life in Kyrgyzstan Surveys, 2010-2013.” WP.
  23. Nurbek Jenish. “The Effect of Salary Increases on Labour Supply in the Kyrgyz Republic: The Case of Teachers and Medical Workers.” UCA, IPPA, WP NO.33, 2015.
  24. Tanika Chakraborty, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, and Susan Steiner. “Migration and Social Networks in Kyrgyzstan: Informal Transfers in the Sending Communities.” WP.
  25. Tanika Chakraborty, Bakhrom Mirkasimov, and Susan Steiner. “Transfer behavior in migrant sending communities.” Journal of Comparative Economics 43, 2015.
  26. Tilman Brück, Damir Esenaliev, Antje Kroeger, Alma Kudebayeva, Bakhrom Mirkasimov and Susan Steiner. “Household Survey Data for Research on Well-Being and Behavior in Central Asia.” DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, 2012. Also published as Tilman Brück, Damir Esenaliev, Antje Kroeger, Alma Kudebayeva, Bakhrom Mirkasimov and Susan Steiner “Household Survey Data for Research on Well-Being and Behavior in Central Asia.” Journal of Comparative Economics vol. 42, i.3, pp.819-835, 2014.
  27. Tilman Brück, Patricia Justino, Philip Verwimp, and Andrew Tedesco. “Measuring Violent Conflict in Micro-level Surveys: Current Practices and Methodological Challenges.” World Bank Policy Research WP 7585, 2016. Also publishes as Brück, T., P. Justino, P. Verwimp, A. Avdeenko and A. Tedesco: “Measuring Violent Conflict in Micro-Level Surveys: Current Practices and Methodological Challenges.” World Bank Research Observer, vol. 31, no. 1, pp. 29-58, 2016.
  28. Tilman Brück and Damir Esenaliev (forthcoming). “Post-Socialist Transition and the Intergenerational Transmission of Education in Kyrgyzstan.” The Economics of Transition, 2017.
  29. Tilman Brueck, Antje Kroeger, Marc Vothknecht. “Who has to leave and why? Displacement in Kyrgyzstan: Evidence from a New Micro-Level Dataset.” DIW WP, 2012.
  30. Tilman Brück, Patricia Justino and Charles Patrick Martin-Shields “Conflict and Development: Recent Research Advances and Future Agendas.” WIDER Working Paper, Nr.178, 2017.
  31. OECD, International Labour Office “How Immigrants Contribute to Kyrgyzstan’s Economy.” 2017.
  32. Raziiakhan Abdieva, Kamalbek Karymshakov,Burulcha Sulaimanova “Determinants of Risk Tolerance: Empirical Evidence from Kyrgyzstan.” Reform Journal 69, pp. 54-61, Kyrgyzstan-Turkey Manas University, 2016.
  33. Veronika Bertram-Hummer and Ghassan Baliki. The Role of Visible Wealth for Deprivation.” DIW Berlin, 2014. Also published as Veronika Bertram-Hummer and Ghassan Baliki. “The Role of Visible Wealth for Deprivation.” Social Indicators Research, vol. 124 (3), pp.765-783.