Ilana Dautova

Ilana Dautova

Junior Research fellow

Dautova Ilana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from KIMEP University (Almaty, Kazakhstan). She has also studied at the Foundation course at Lancaster University (Lancaster, United Kingdom) and on the exchange program at Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea). Previously, she worked as a business development manager at the POSCO International Corporation.

Staff's Publications


October 25, 2020

Supporting Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises during the Pandemic: Case of Russia

More than half a year have passed since the authorities began to be concerned about the respiratory infectious disease known at present as the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) that was first officially registered in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019. The pandemic has already spread around the world and the […]
October 25, 2020

The Phenomenon of Gig Economy

With the advent of the mobile computing technology, the way how people live and work has drastically changed over the past decades. The communication between people has increased due to the Internet and social networking, opening new opportunities for people to earn and spend money. At the present moment, individuals […]
October 25, 2020

The Causes of Child Labor in Bangladesh

Participation of children in activities such as helping their parents at home, assisting them at work, and earning pocket money during school holidays is considered to have a positive contribution to the acquisition of children’s skills and experience and to help them to be productive in society in adulthood. However, […]
October 25, 2020

20 Years since the First Inter-Korean Summit

Korea is a region located in East Asia washed by the Japanese and Yellow seas. This region historically developed as a single state; however, since the middle of the 20th century, one nation of Korea has been divided into two countries with different political and economic systems – Democratic People’s […]
October 25, 2020

Astana Hub: Kazakhstan’s Silicon Valley

Society has drastically changed with the advent and evolution of technology. Colossal opportunities are provided by technology that plays a significant role in people’s everyday lives. Modern-day technology simplified the access to medicine, education, industry and transportation. At the present time people use technology in their life activities just as […]
October 24, 2020

Women in Politics: Global and Kazakhstan Trend

Gender equality is one of the basic human rights, which means that men and women have the same and equal opportunities and potential to develop themselves in all spheres of life. For a long time, politics has been a field of males, while females were kept away from politics for […]
October 24, 2020

Avoiding Dutch Disease in the Oil Industry of Kazakhstan

Due to its geographical location, Kazakhstan is a country rich of natural resources such as copper, iron, aluminum, lead, natural gas and oil. Thus, the resource sector plays a significant role in the economy of Kazakhstan. Extraction and production of natural resources contributed to the economic growth of the country […]
October 24, 2020

COVID-19 and Education: How Does Kazakhstan Face The Pandemic?

In the past few weeks, COVID-19 or, simply put, coronavirus affected 176 countries around the world. Due to the easily contagious condition of the virus, it has affected our daily life routines and operations of many sectors including construction, business, transport, manufacturing and education – in the way how students […]