He graduated with honors from the Peoples' Friendship University the Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences in the specialty "Mathematics". From 1985 to 1988, he was trained in the full-time postgraduate study on the specialty "Computational Mathematics". In 1991, he defended his thesis.
In 2001, he received the state diploma with master's degree in the area of Management, with focus on "Financial Management" at the Higher School of Finance and Management of the Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Services.
Since 1985, he has been engaged in research activities. In 1993 - 2000, he occupied senior positions in business (including as general director of a consulting company for two years).
Since December 2003, Mr. Ibragimov has been with the Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Services as Assistant Professor of the Faculty of Higher School of Finance and Management. He is the scientific supervisor of master's theses, graduate qualification works of students.
He has a number of articles published to highlight the issues of corporate finance and financial evaluation of management decisions.
Corporate Finance. Financial Decisions and Value of the Firm. M: Urait, 2016. Textbook for bachelor and Master programmes. Corporate Finance. Financing Decisions and Value of the Firm. Moscow, Urait, 2016. Textbook for Bachelor and Master programmes.
The Problem of Calculating Terminal Components in a Discounted Cash Flow Model // Financial analytics: problems and solutions. # 6, 2016 -27 p.
The Effects of Inflation and Their Modeling in Investment Appraisal Problems // Financial analytics: problems and solutions. # 26 (260), 2015, 33 p.
Why we should not trust the EVA based performance evaluation. Financial research. # 3, 2015, p.p. 164-170.
Financial Policy and the Efficiency of the Investment Project. Selecting an Adequate Valuation Model. Audit and financial analysis. # 3, 2014.
R. Ibragimov, G. Panferov Generalization of the Modigliani-Miller Theory: Myth and Reality. Bulletin of the Financial University. # 3, 2014.
Discussion Questions on Considering the Factor of Inflation in Financial Management // Management and Business Administration. # 3, 2014, -150 p.
Financial Policy, the Effects of Leverage and Valuation Models by Discounted Cash Flow Method // Moscow. 2014
Generalization of the Modigliani-Miller Theory. Myth and Reality /R. Ibragimov, G. Panferov // Bulletin of the Financial University. # 3, 2014, -114 p.
The Question of Cost of Equity Depending on the Level of Leverage of the Company / R. Ibragimov, G. Panferov // Financial research. # 3, 2014, -101 p.
Development of Methodologies and Modern Technologies for Valuation of Companies and Investment Projects under the Growing Uncertainty / R. Ibragimov, E. Lobanova, V. Palamarchuk, V. Minasyan. 2014 – 126 p.
R. Ibragimov, Velez-Pareja, Ignacio and Tham, Joseph, VAIC: New Financial Performance Metric and Valuation Tool. Cuadernos Latinoamericanos de Administración. Vol. IX. # 16. 2013.
R. Ibragimov, I. Velez-Pareja, and J. Tham. VAIC: New Financial Performance Metric and Valuation Tool. SSRN, 2012
Innate Measurement Bias in EVA and How to Fix It: The Story of TRI and ORI. SSRN, 2012
Capital Structure and Firm Value: Analysis beyond the Assumptions of the Modigliani-Miller Theorems. Russian Management Journal. # 4, 2009
Analysis of Impact of Inadequately Expensive Debt on the Cost of Capital and the Company Value. Bulletin of the St. Petersburg State University. Management Series. # 1, 2009
Risk assessment for the Debt Burden in Business Valuation: Surprises of Hamada Formula. Financial management, # 1, 2008
Accounting for Leverage in the Cost of Capital Calculation and Business Appraisal. Audit and financial analysis. # 4, 2008, p.p. 130-142.
Financial Evaluation of Managerial Decisions: Application and Interpretation of the EVA indicator. Audit and Financial Analysis, # 5, 2007
Economic Analysis of Administrative Decisions: Consistency of the Financial Model of Valuation. Russian Journal of Management, # 3, 2007
Effect of Nonmarket Debt Financing on the Cost of Capital and Firm Value. Russian Management Journal. # 1, 2007, p.p. 67-84.
The Impact of Non-Market Debt Financing on the Capital Cost and Value of the Company. Russian Journal of Management, # 1, 2007
How to Evaluate and Select the Company's Strategy? Management Today, # 6, 2005
Value-Based Management as a Management System. Management in Russia and abroad, # 6, 2004
Funding Strategy and Company Value Management. Company management. # 5, 2002
Economic Appraisal of Managerial Decisions: Consistency of the Valuation Model. Russian Management Journal. # 3, 2007, p.p. 53-84