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Ken Sagynbekov
Economist, Health Economics Research


Dr. Ken Sagynbekov is a health economist at the Milken Institute. His research focuses primarily on applied microeconomic analysis of health and crime, with an emphasis on quantitative methods. Sagynbekov’s work has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and government reports. Before joining the Institute, he was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Regina in Canada, where he taught econometrics and the economics of health and served as lead investigator in several large government-funded research projects. In addition to academia, Sagynbekov worked as an economic consultant in Central Asia with USAID’s fiscal reform initiative.

He received a B.Sc. in finance from Clemson University and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Mississippi. He works at the Institute's Santa Monica office.

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