Mr. Karymshakov holds PhD degree in economics and has huge professional experience in research. For more than 10 years he has worked as a professor and lecturer at Kyrgyzstan-Turkey “Manas” University. His research interests include: Migration, Remittances, Poverty and income distribution and Corruption and institutional economics. Throughout his career he won awards for best practice in research project, as well as an outstanding young scholar award. Since 2016 he is the deputy director of The Central Asian Research Center (ORASAM) at Kyrgyzstan-Turkey "Manas" University.