Professor Christopher Gerry is a Co-Investigator of the LiK Study. He is Dean of the Graduate School of Development at University of Central Asia. Formerly he served as Head of the University of Oxford’s School of Global and Area Studies and Full Professor in Public Health and Health Economics of Eastern Europe and Central Asia at Oxford. Before this, he worked as Professor of Health Economics at HSE University in St. Petersburg and Assistant Professor and then Associate Professor at University College London (UCL). He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Essex.
His research has focused on the economics of health, welfare, inequality and labour markets in Eurasia, and he has published widely in many of the leading journals in Public Health, Health Economics and Area Studies. Professor Gerry has also won significant grants from the Open Society Foundations, the British Medical Council and the European Union.