B.S. Mathematics and Economics, Brigham Young University

Faculty Supervisor: Michael Greenstone

Bogdan Mukhametkaliev is a pre-doctoral fellow at EPIC working for Director Michael Greenstone on energy and environmental economics projects. Born and raised in Izhevsk, Russia, Mukhametkaliev moved to the United States at the age of 18 to attend Brigham Young University (BYU). Majoring in Mathematics and Economics, he graduated with a double degree in April 2021. While at BYU, he was involved in research in areas of high-frequency finance, asset pricing, and public finance and in his econometric coursework, evaluated the effects of domestic violence decriminalization on its criminal prosecution. Mukhametkaliev plans to pursue a doctoral degree in economics or finance in the future.

“When looking for an opportunity to explore my research interests and hone my research skills, I found EPIC to be a perfect place where rigorous research aims to answer pressing policy questions. After meeting with Dr. Michael Greenstone and his team, I had no doubt that EPIC is an open and friendly community that really wants you to grow as a researcher.”