Amangeldi is a PhD student at the Department of Economics, Leicester University. His first degree was in accounting from Tashkent Financial Institute (TFI), Uzbekistan. He completed his Master's degree in Audit from Tashkent Financial Institute in 2006. Before coming to Leicester University he worked for a State-commercial Peoples Bank, "Halk Bank", in Uzbekistan. At that time he got interested in banking and decided to widen his knowledge in this area. In 2008 he received his MSc degree in Money and Banking at the Department of Economics, Leicester University. Currently he is a part-time teaching assistant at the Department of Economics and School of Management, Leicester University. At the Department of Economics he teaches: Quantitative methods for Business and Finance, Multiple Regression Analysis and, Market Power and Market Failure. At the School of Management he teaches: Foundations of Financial Analysis and, Advanced Quantitative Methods in Finance. He is also a volunteer assistant for the Cancer Research Charity. He loves all outdoor activities and enjoys listening to music.
His research focuses on currency crisis in transition countries. The aim of his research is to develop a reliable and accurate technique to correctly predict the crises. Specifically, he is interested in three approaches, employed in currency crisis literature: signaling approach, discrete choice approach and regime switching approach. Currently, he is researching the estimation methods to measure the exchange market pressure. His future research is related to the post-crisis stabilization policy. He is also interested in oil companies, event study methodology and nonparametric tests.
Stephen G. Hall and Amangeldi Kenjegaliev, 2009, "Effect of oil price changes on the price of Russian and Chinese oil shares", Working paper No. 09/14, Department of Economics, University of Leicester.