Research Seminar: Student Debt and Stock Market Participation
Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Business invites you to the Research Seminar titled “Student Debt and Stock Market Participation”, presented by Assistant Professor Birzhan Batkeyev.
Area: Economics / Finance
Full paper available HERE
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
Assistant Professor, ISE KBTU
Birzhan Batkeyev is currently an Assistant Professor at the International School of Economics, Kazakh-British Technical University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. He earned his bachelor’s degree in telecommunications engineering and economics from Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, New York, and then his PhD in Economics from Northeastern University in Boston in 2017. He also held short-term visiting positions at Harvard University (2016) and CERGE-EI (2019). His most recent publication is "Strategic Responses to Competitive Threats: Airlines in Action", co-authored with John Kwoka, in the Review of Industrial Organization. Among of his other ongoing projects are “Student Debt and Retirement Savings,” joint with M. Ertugrul, K. Krishnan and P. Wang, and “Endogenous Maverick Behavior: A Model," joint with J. Kwoka and D. Hummel which was presented at the American Economic Association Annual Meetings in 2021. His research interests primarily focus on household finance and industrial economics.