Graduate of the Faculty of International Relations of the Belarusian State University with Higher Education Degree (close to Master + Bachelor) in World Economy. In 2011 Aliaksei Bashko defended his Higher Education Degree Thesis titled “International Migration Policy Influence on the Development of National Economy”.

For 3 years Aliaksei Bashko was involved with such Belarusian research centers/think-tanks as Minsk Mises Research Center and Liberal Club as a researcher and public policy analyst. He was a co-writer of Minsk Mises Center Concept of Youth Policy for the Republic of Belarus. Working for Liberal Club and Mises Center he made numerous presentations of his public policy research on various topics including international migration. During the same period Aliaksei Bashko created and then managed the biggest free market economics social network discussion community in Belarus with more than 5000 members.

In 2016 Aliaksei Bashko graduated with Master’s degree in International Economics from the University of Warsaw. The title of his master thesis is “Impact of International Migration on the Development of Sending and Receiving Countries: Institutional Focus”. He was also studying for a year at the Faculty of Economic Sciences of the University of Göttingen as a part of the Erasmus programme. During his master studies Aliaksei Bashko was awarded Nordic Council of Ministers Open Europe Scholarship.

Starting from September 2016 participates in the CMR research project on “The economic integration of immigrants in a country in the intermediate phase of the migration cycle – Poland versus selected EU countries”.

Research interests include economics of migration; connections between international migration and global economic development; evolution of social, political and economic institutions; influence of international migration on economic and political institutions; social remittances; demography; role of ideas, values and institutions in economic development.

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