Courses taught at the Undergraduate level

(26 different courses in economics and other disciplines)
Principles of Economics, Principles of Economics (honours), Microeconomics, Microeconomics (honours), Elements Economic Planning, Mathematical Economics, Economics for Mathematicians, Mathematical Analysis, Welfare Economics, Economic Development, Economics of Russia and Eastern Europe, Freshman honours tutorial on Economics and the Economy, Western Civilization, Culture of the Arabs, University scholars seminar (seminar theme: Time), Honours Tutorials: Mystical Languages of unsaying, economics and the economy, , history of time, mean markets lizard brains. Humanities and Western Civilization: Courses: Science, Technology and Society, Honours Western Civilization (two Semesters), Science fiction writing (team taught).

Courses taught at the Graduate level

(18 different courses)
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, General Equilibrium, Optimization Theory, Economics for Mathematicians, History of Economic Thought, History and Philosophy of Economics, Planning Theory, Techniques of Economic Planning, International Trade Theory, Advanced Microeconomic Theory, Economic Development, Economic Dynamics. Economics of Transition. Contemporary reading of economics classics: Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Karl Marx, Thomas Robert Malthus, Alfred Marshal, Thorstein Veblen, and Henry George.(one semester each), Applied General Equilibrium.

Professional Training and Workshops

  • Training of staffers of the Federal Parliamentary Chambers in Russia 1994-1996 (USAID project)
  • Training of Economic/fiscal management personnel in the Russian Federation 1998-2000 (World Bank/Russian Government Project)
  • Training of Research Department personnel in the Egyptian Sales Tax Administration 2000 (USAID Project)
  • Intensive course in nonstandard economic analysis, al Farabi University, Kazakhstan. 2006-2009
  • Workshop on PhD thesis research for Kazakh PhD students, Economics Department, KU 2006-2009

Ph.D. Thesis Committee Chaired

  • William J. Weeks: An Evans Roos Model for the Dynamics of the Firm. (1972)
  • M. Obuzar: Educational Planning and Economic Growth. (1972)
  • Hak Rhee: Foreign Debt and Economic Growth. (1972)
  • Douglas Hale: Monopolistic Competition and General Equilibrium. (1972)
  • Zakaria Basha: Some Welfare Aspects of the Theory of Taxation. (1973)
  • Vern Lyon: Stability of Competitive Equilibria When the Aggregate Excess Demand Mapping is Multivalued. (1974)
  • Emad Zikry: A Monetary Growth Model with Unemployment and Inflation. (1978)
  • Monika Curry: Optimum Urban Policy for Housing and Transportation. (1979)
  • Trent Boggess: Fiscal Policy in a Growing Economy. (1979)
  • David Collins: Groundwater Allocation Mechanisms. (1980)
  • Shawkat Hammoudeh: Optimal Oil Pricing Policy for Saudi Arabia. (1980)
  • Farrokh Nourzad: Evaluation of Public Investment Projects in an Intertemporal Planning Model. (1981)
  • Ghalamali Sharzehi: Optimal Public Investment for Boomtowns. (1983)
  • Robert Kling: Welfare Implications of Rate of Return Regulation. (1984)
  • William Weber: Essays in Capital Theory. (1984)
  • Dan Biederman: Towards a Theory of Imperfect Capital Markets. (1986)
  • Mahmood Abul-Oyun: Pricing Electricity in Egypt. (1986) (Co-chair Dr. Sultan Abu Ali, Zagazig University, Egypt)
  • Hongshik Bae: Urban Employment and Migration. (1987)
  • Alexandre C. Assemien: Dynamic Linear Models With Public Investment In Economic Planning. (1988)
  • Frank L. Hefner: A Dynamic Computational General Equilibrium Model of the Kansas Economy. (1988)
  • Jan Aaftink: A Matching Model Of The Labor Market And The Commodity Markets. (1988)
  • Nolan Masih: Impact of Higher Education on a Local Economy (St Cloud, Minnesota). (1988)
  • Steven Spartan (co-chair with David Willer): An Immanent Refutation of the Neo-Ricardian Demonstration of Value/Price Non-Transformability (Sociology 1989).
  • Tayseer Khunaizyi: Economic, Political and Social Development in Saudi Arabia (Special Studies) (1993).
  • Qi Su: Essays on Government Budget Policy. (1995)
  • Chang Erh Chow: Computational General Equilibrium Model of Taxes (1997)
  • Janie Michelle Phelps: Reforms of the Russian Pension System (1998)
  • Fanru Meng: Transactions costs and benefits from trade (2001)
  • Talat Ulussever: Economic Analysis of Financial Reforms in the Turkish Economy (2004)
  • Azucena Monroy: Good and Not So Good Brain Drain, 2005
  • Rubana Mahjabeen: General Equilibrium Analysis of Microfinance with Special Attention to Bangladesh, 2005
  • Arsen Moldagalievich Tleppayev: Modelling of economic growth of the country rich natural resources by the example of Kazakhstan, co-chair with Bulat Mukhamediyev. Degree granted by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan. June 2008
  • Zhanar Alimzhanovna Taizhanova: Modeling Human resources in Kazakhstan, co-chair with Bulat Mukhamediyev. Degree granted by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan. June 2008
  • Asset Botaibekov: Markowitz's model in improvement of multi-currency optimal investment portfolio on the pension funds of Republic of Kazakhstan. co-chair with R. E. Elemesov. Degree granted by Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan. June 2008
  • Tatyana Viktorovna Kudasheva: Modeling and assessment of the impact of economic factors to the stratification of the Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Degree granted by Al-Farabi, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, October 2012.
  • Akmaral Kanseitkizi Kaseitova: Improvement of the personal income tax; problems, properties and perspectives. Degree granted by Al-Farabi, Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, January 2013.