Candidate in Economic Sciences, Associate Professor, Mustaphayeva Zohra Ismayil

She was born on November 27, 1953 in Baku.

In 1976, she graduated from   Azerbaijan Institute of National Economy named after D. Bunyadzadeh   in “Labor Economics”.

In 1988, she defended her   dissertation at the University of   Economics of  ANAS   and in 1988 she gained a Ph.D. in economics (Moscow).

In 1992 she received the title of senior scientific worker (Baku city), assistant professor (Moscow city) in 1994.

Since 1990 she has been working as an associate professor at the department of “Economics and Organization of Labor” of Azerbaijan State University of Economics.

From 1990 to 2014 she was a member and scientific secretary   of the Defense Council.

She is the author of more than 40 scientific – methodical works, including,  6 textbooks and training aids, 8 educational programs, international scientific-practical materials, theses of scientific-practical conferences, articles, etc.

She is married and has two children and two grandchildren.