Kazim Kazimov

Adjunct Lecturer

Academic Division: Economics
Westgate

Bio

Kazim Kazimov is an Emerging Markets Rates Strategist at the Wellington Management Company. Kazim is responsible for the analytical coverage of more than twenty countries where his team makes active investment decisions on behalf of the firm’s clients. Prior to joining WMC, Kazim worked as a researcher for the International Monetary Fund. In addition to his industry experience, Kazim has an extensive research and teaching experience in the fields of Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, International Finance, Macroeconomic forecasting, quantitative trading, portfolio optimization, and portfolio risk analysis. He has been a visiting member of the faculty at Georgetown and Bogazici University. His research appears in the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Applied Financial Economics. He did his undergraduate work at Bogazici University in Turkey and got his Ph.D. from Georgetown University.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Georgetown University
  • MA, Georgetown University

Academic Interests

Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, International Finance, Macroeconomic forecasting, quantitative investing, factor investing, portfolio optimization, portfolio risk analysis.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Kazimov, K., Dagher, J. (2015). Banks' Liability Structure and Mortgage Lending During Financial Crisis. Journal of Financial Economics, 116(3)
  • Kazimov, K., Alper, E.C., Akdemir, A. (2007). Forecasting the Term Structure of Interest Rates for Turkey: A Factor Analysis Approach. Academy of Banking Studies Journal

Working Papers

  • Kazimov, K., Arezki, R., Hamilton, K. (2011). Resource Windfalls Macroeconomic Stability and Growth: The Role of Political Institutions?.
  • Kazimov, K., Alper, E.C., Akdemir, A. (2004). Estimating the Term Structure of Government Securities in Turkey.