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RAUFHON SALAHODJAEV

Head of CRISS

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  • 2020 – Senior Research Fellow, AKFA University
  • 2019 – Director, ERGO Analytics (Uzbekistan)
  • 2021 – PhD Degree in Economics, TIIAME (Uzbekistan)
  • 2019 – PhD student in Economics, University of Westminster, UK
  • ​2012 – MA in Economics, SUNY Binghamton, USA
  • ​2010 – BA in Economics, Tashkent Financial Institute, Uzbekistan

Raufhon conducts academic and policy research on international economics, institutions, gender equality, sustainable development and human capital in both Eurasia and around the world. He has published more than 50 research studies in highly ranked journals of Scopus of Web of Science such as Kyklos, Journal of Economics Behavior & Organization, Environmental Research, Resources Policy, Energies and others.

  1. Kuldasheva, Z., & Salahodjaev, R. (2022). Renewable Energy and CO2 Emissions: Evidence from Rapidly Urbanizing Countries. Journal of the Knowledge Economy https://doi.org/10.1007/s13132-022-00971-6
  2. Salahodjaev, R., Isaeva, A., & Abdullayev, D. (2022). Is philanthropy related to life satisfaction? Cross-country evidence. International Sociology. https://doi.org/10.1177/02685809211045918
  3. Umurzakov, U., Tosheva, S., & Salahodjaev, R. (2022). Tourism and Sustainable Economic Development: Evidence from Belt and Road Countries. Journal of the Knowledge Economy, 1-14.
  4. Ma, Q., Mentel, G., Zhao, X., Salahodjaev, R., & Kuldasheva, Z. (2022). Natural resources tax volatility and economic performance: Evaluating the role of digital economy. Resources Policy75, 102510.
  5. Salahodjaev, R., Sharipov, K., Rakhmanov, N., & Khabirov, D. (2022). Tourism, renewable energy and CO2 emissions: evidence from Europe and Central Asia. Environment, Development and Sustainability, Springer, 1-12. (impact factor – 3.2)
  6. Huang, Y., Kuldasheva, Z., & Salahodjaev, R. (2021). Renewable Energy and CO2 Emissions: Empirical Evidence from Major Energy-Consuming Countries. Energies14(22), 7504. (impact factor – 3.0)
  7. Mirziyoyeva, Z., & Salahodjaev, R. (2021). Women’s Parliamentary Representation and Sustainable Development Goals: a Cross-Country Evidence. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1-13.
  8. Salahodjaev, R., & Mirziyoyeva, Z. (2021). The Link between Food Security and Life Satisfaction: Panel Data Analysis. Sustainability13(5), 2918.
  9. Isaeva, A., & Salahodjaev, R. (2021). Correlates of life satisfaction inequality in Russia. Applied Research in Quality of Life16(5), 2251-2269. (impact factor – 3.1)
  10. Salahodjaev, R. (2021). Trapped: Social networking sites and life satisfaction in Russia. North American Journal of Psychology, 23(2),
  11. Yakubova, Y., & Salahodjaev, R. (2021). Against All Odds-Are Abundant Thinkers Really Wealthier? The Cross-Country Analysis on Abundant Thinkers and their Income Scale. North American Journal of Psychology23(2).
  12. Salahodjaev, R. (2021). Tolerance, governance and happiness (in) equality: cross-country evidence. International Journal of Development Issues. 20(2), 280-289
  13. Eshchanov, B., Abdurazzakova, D., Yuldashev, O., Salahodjaev, R., Ahrorov, F., Komilov, A., & Eshchanov, R. (2021). Is there a link between cognitive abilities and renewable energy adoption: Evidence from Uzbekistan using micro data. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews141, 110819.
  14. Isaeva, A., Salahodjaev, R., Khachaturov, A. et al. The Impact of Tourism and Financial Development on Energy Consumption and Carbon Dioxide Emission: Evidence from Post-communist Countries. J Knowl Econ (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13132-021-00732-x
  15. Janpolat, K., Odilova, S., Nodira, A., Salahodjaev, R., & Khachaturov, A. (2021). Financial Development and Energy Consumption Nexus in 32 Belt and Road Economies. International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy11(2), 368-373.
  16. Salahodjaev, R., Abdullaeva, B., Tosheva, S., & Isaeva, A. (2021). Female parliamentarians and the distribution of National Happiness. Applied Research in Quality of Life16(4), 1571-1585.
  17. Salahodjaev, R. & Jarilkapova, N. (2020). Women in parliament and deforestation: cross-country evidence, Journal for Nature Conservation
  18. Salahodjaev, R. & Ibragimova, N. (2020). Does height matter for earnings? Evidence from Russia, Journal of BioSocial Science.
  19. Salahodjaev, R., & Ibragimova, N. (2019). Height and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Russia. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 1-19 (impact of factor – 2.5)
  20. Salahodjaev, R., Murtazashvilli, I., & Murtazashvilli, J. (2019). Trust and deforestation: A cross-country comparison, Forest Policy & Economics, 101, 111-119. (impact factor – 3.2)
  21. Salahodjaev, R. et al. (2019). Individualism and governance of the commons, Public Choice.
  22. Salahodjaev, R., & Jarilkapova, D. (2019). Female parliamentarism and genuine savings: A cross‐country test, Sustainable Development (impact factor – 3.8)
  23. Salahodjaev, R. (2018). Is there a link between cognitive abilities and environmental awareness? Cross-national evidence. Environmental research, 166, 86-90. (impact factor – 5.1)
  24. Salahodjaev, R., & Kanazawa, S. (2018). Why do societies with higher average cognitive ability have lower income inequality? The role of redistributive policies. Journal of biosocial science, 50(3), 347-364. (impact factor – 1.2)
  25. Omanbayev, B., Salahodjaev, R., & Lynn, R. (2018). Are greenhouse gas emissions and cognitive skills related? Cross-country evidence. Environmental research, 160, 322-330. (impact factor – 5.1)
  26. Obydenkova, A. V., & Salahodjaev, R. (2017). Government size, intelligence and life satisfaction. Intelligence, 61, 85-91. (impact factor – 3.1)
  27. Nikolaev, B., & Salahodjaev, R. (2016). Historical prevalence of infectious diseases, cultural values, and the origins of economic institutions. Kyklos. (impact factor – 1.9)
  28. Nikolaev, B., Salahodjaev, R., & Bodreaux, C. (2017). Are Individualistic Societies Less Equal? Evidence from the Parasite Stress Theory of Values, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (impact factor – 1.3)
  29. Salahodjaev, R. (2016). Intelligence and deforestation: International data. Forest Policy and Economics, 63, 20-27. (impact factor – 3.2)
  30. ​Obydenkova, A., & Salahodjaev, R. (2016). Intelligence, democracy, and international environmental commitment. Environmental research, 147, 82-88. (impact factor – 5.1)
  31. ​Nikolaev, B., & Salahodjaev, R. (2016). The role of intelligence in the distribution of national happiness. Intelligence, 56, 38-45. (impact factor – 3.1)
  32. ​Obydenkova, A., Nazarov, Z., & Salahodjaev, R. (2016). The process of deforestation in weak democracies and the role of Intelligence. Environmental research, 148, 484-490. (impact factor – 5.1)
  33. ​Salahodjaev, R. (2016). Effect of TV shows on outbound tourism: empirical evidence from Ukraine. Economics Bulletin, 36(2), 752-759.
  34. ​Yuldashev, O., & Salahodjaev, R. (2016). A snapshot of the Central Asian legal services market. The Lawyer, 31(24), 24.
  35. ​Salahodjaev, R. (2016). Does intelligence improve environmental sustainability? An empirical test. Sustainable Development, 24, 32-40. (impact factor – 3.8)
  36. ​Andres, A., & Salahodjaev, R. (2016). Do cognitive able societies nurture entrepreneurs?, Economics Bulletin, 36(3), 1453-1462.
  37. Salahodjaev, R. (2015). Intelligence and shadow economy: A cross-country empirical assessment. Intelligence, 49, 129-133. (impact factor – 3.1)
  38. ​Salahodjaev, R. (2015). Democracy and economic growth: The role of intelligence in cross-country regressions. Intelligence, 50, 228-234. (impact factor – 3.1)
  39. ​Salahodjaev, R. (2015). Intelligence and finance. Personality and Individual Differences, 86, 282-286. (impact factor – 2)
  40. ​Salahodjaev, R. (2015). Is more always good? Over-education, job satisfaction and wages on the Czech labor market*. Society and Economy in Central and Eastern Europe, 37(3), 403-414.
  41. Salahodjaev, R., & Azam, S. (2015). Intelligence and gender (in) equality: Empirical evidence from developing countries. Intelligence, 52, 97-103. (impact factor – 3.1)
  42. Salahodjaev, R., & Azam, S. (2015). IQ and the Weight of Nations. Personality and Individual Differences, 87, 105-109. (impact factor – 2)
  • 2020 – #1 Social sciences scholar of Uzbekistan in Scopus as of past 5 years (2015-2020)
  • 2019 – Person of the year and the most publishing scholar in humanities in Uzbekistan, Scopus and Ministry of Higher education
  • 2018 – Scholar of the year, by Science Direct and Ministry of Higher Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • ​2017– Young scholar of the year, by Web of Science and Agency for Science and Transfer of technologies of the Republic of Uzbekistan
  • ​2017– President’s Medal “Shuhrat” by Sh. Mirziyoyev

Scopus Н-index: 14

Number of Publications in Scopus – 53