Director of the Institute of Economy and Trade of Tajik State University of Commerce in Khujand

Olimi Rauf Latifzoda

Olimi Rauf Latifzoda was born on September 8, 1970 in Khujand city. He studied at school №11 and in 1987 graduated it successfully. The same year, he was admitted to technical school in Leninabad (now Khujand) as full-time student, in 1989 he graduated with major accountant-economist.

After graduation he joined the branch of University of Cooperation and Trade of Novosibirsk in Dushanbe, and successfully graduated in 1993. Rauf Olimi began his professional career as an assistant department in the Tajik State University of Law, Business and Politics then become a senior lecturer, associate professor of the department, head of the department, deputy dean and deputy rector of the university on financial and economic issues.

In 2009 Olimi Rauf defended his PhD thesis on the “Peculiarities of the formation of the labor market in the agricultural sphere (the case of Sughd region)”.
By the decision of the Council of the Academy of Agricultural Sciences of the Institute of Economic Development of Tajikistan, Olimi Rauf obtained his PhD in Economic sciences in the Russian Federation.

He is the author of many scientific works, educational and methodical manuals, most of which were published in scientific public newspapers and magazines.

Scientific works of Rauf Olimi include: scientific programs on disciplines “Pricing”, “Banking”, “Financial Management” etc.

His early scientific articles were published in magazines such as “Khujand”, “Paemi DDBST”, “Irfon”, as well as in scientific journals of the Russian Federation.

Since June 12, 2016, Olimi Rauf Latifzoda is conducting his professional career as director of the IET TSUC.