Post-Doctoral Fellow

Doctor of the Science of Law (JSD)

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Office Address

Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore
Eu Tong Sen Building
469G Bukit Timah Road
Singapore 259776
Research Interests

Corporate governance, corporate efficiency, role of institutions in economic transition and growth, institutional transplants,?capital markets and financial institutions,?state-owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds, middle-income trap.

Subjects Taught

Public Enterprises for Development: Potential and Limitations
Corporate Governance and Ethics

Brief Biodata

Roza Nurgozhayeva serves as Vice President-General Counsel at Nazarbayev University. Before joining Nazarbayev University in 2014, Dr. Nurgozhayeva practiced law for more than 7 years as an in-house counsel of a commercial bank, the member of an international financial group, where she provided in-house support for bank operations, major acquisitions, securitiesí issuance, and litigation. She completed her bachelorís degrees in law (cum laude) and economics in Kazakhstan and LL.M. at Cornell Law School. She holds a Doctor of the Science of Law (J.S.D.) degree from Cornell University.

Representative Publications

1. Nurgozhayeva, Roza (2017) "State Ownership in Terms of Transition: Curse or Blessing," Cornell International Law Journal: Vol. 50 : Iss. 1 , Article 3. Available at:

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