Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Economics and Public Policy
Faculty of the Professions
Alfinura Sharafeyeva, bachelor of Agronomy from Kazakh National Agrarian University, Master of Agriculture from the University of Sydney. After receiving the master's degree for almost 4 years worked for the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations in Rome. The main area of expertise covers various aspects of the agricultural trade policies in the post-Soviet countries. Joined the CGFAR team in November 2017 holding the Beacon of Enlightenment scholarship of the University of Adelaide.
Date Position Institution name 2014 Trade policies consultant Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Italian Can speak and understand spoken Kazakh Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Russian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 - 2021 University of Adelaide Australia PhD candidate 2012 - 2013 The University of Sydney Australia Master of Agriculture 2006 - 2010 Kazakh National Agrarian University Kazakhstan Bachelor
Year Citation 2021 Sharafeyeva, A. (2021). How useful are Doing Business measures of trade costs?. World Trade Review. 2020 Sharafeyeva, A., & Shepherd, B. (2020). What does “doing business” really measure? Evidence from trade times. Economics Letters, 192, 3 pages.
Year Citation 2019 Sharafeyeva, A. (2019). Trade costs and agrifood exports in Central Asia. Poster session presented at the meeting of The Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES). Melbourne, Australia. 2019 Sharafeyeva, A. (2019). Trading across the borders in Central Asia. Poster session presented at the meeting of Central Eurasian Studies Society 20th Annual Conference (CESS). George Washington University’s Central Asia Program at The Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Washington DC, USA.
Year Citation 2020 Sharafeyeva, A., & Adamson, D. (2020). Impact of trade facilitation on trade flows: a critical insight of quantitative studies. 2019 Sharafeyeva, A. (2019). Feeding Your Workhorse With Quality Data: Analysis of Trade Costs in Central Asia. University of Adelaide Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in International Trade and Global Affairs.
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