Bakhrom Mirkasimov currently holds a position of the Deputy Dean on Research and Consultancy and a Senior Lecturer at Westminster International University of Tashkent. He has more than five years of experience working in academia, research, and consulting. He is also a Research Affiliate at International Security and Development Center (Berlin) and Global Labor Organization Fellow. Previously, he visited CERGE-EI, Duke University and Hanover University as a Research Scholar, worked at the German Institute for Economic Research and served as a consultant to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, United Nations Development Programme and International Food Policy Research Institute. He studied economics at Humboldt University of Berlin, Vanderbilt University and Boise State University.