FACULTY OF ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCESDEPARTMENT of ECONOMICS


Faculty

 

Aylin EGE

 


Education

 

  • Doctorate, University of Kent at Canterbury (UKC), Economics
  • Master's, University of Kent at Canterbury (UKC), Economics
  • Master's, Ankara Un., School of Political Sciences, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Business Administration

 

Research Interests

 

  • Economics of European Integration
  • Macroeconomics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3035

E-mail:  aege{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A06


 

 

Çınla AKDERE

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Economics
  • Master's, Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Political Sciences Faculty - Ankara Univ, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Classical Economics
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Philosophy of Science

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3077

E-mail:  cakdere{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A204


 

 

Dilem YILDIRIM KASAP


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, The University of Manchester, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Statistics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Applied Non-linear Time Series
  • Econometrics
  • Unit-root Cointegration

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2019

E-mail: dilem{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A208


 

 

Ebru VOYVODA

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Bilkent University, Economics
  • Master's, Bilkent University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Bilkent University, Industrial Engineering

 

Research Interests

 

  • Applied General Equilibrium for Policy Analysis
  • Economic Growth
  • Quantitative Methods in Macroeconomics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2056

E-mail: voyvoda{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A117


 

 

Elif AKBOSTANCI

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, George Washington University, Economics
  • Master's, George Washington University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • International Economics
  • Time-series Analysis

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3079

E-mail: elifa{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A212


 

 

Erdal ÖZMEN

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, The University of Manchester, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • Monetary Theory and Policy
  • Applied Econometrics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3044

E-mail: ozmen{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A214


 

 

Erkan ERDİL

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Maastricht University, Economics
  • Doctorate, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests


  • Economics of Technology
  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Econometrics and Statistics
  • Agricultural Economics


Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3082

E-mail: erdil{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A16


 

Erol TAYMAZ

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Case Western Reserve University, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Mechanical Engineering

 

Research Interests

 

  • Economics of Technology and Innovation
  • Industrial and Technology Policy
  • Industrial Dynamics, Small Business Economics
  • Informal Employment
  • Microsimulation Modeling
  • Program Evaluation

 

Curriculum Vitae

Web Site 

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3034

E-mail: etaymaz{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A216


 

 

Esma GAYGISIZ LAJUNEN

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Education 

 

  • Doctorate, The University of Manchester, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Dynamic Economics
  • Economics Theory
  • Financial Economics
  • Socio-economics

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2043

E-mail: esma{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A116


 

 

Eyüp ÖZVEREN

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, State University of New York, Sociology
  • Master's, State University of New York, Sociology
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Economic History
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Institutional Economics
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Political Economy

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

  

Phone: +90 312 210 2059

E-mail: ozveren{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A206


 

 

Gül İpek TUNÇ

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Energy Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • General Equilibrium Models
  • Input-Output Modelling
  • Macroeconomics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3047

E-mail: ipek{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A217


 

 

Hakan ERCAN

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, University of Iowa, Economics
  • Master's, University of Iowa, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Electrical and Electronics Engineering

 

Research Interests

 

  • Labor Economics
  • Microeconometrics

 

Curriculum Vitae  

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2068

E-mail: hercan{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A207


 

 

Hasan CÖMERT

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, University of Massachussets at Amherst, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Development Economics
  • International Finance and Central Banking
  • Japanese and East Asian Economies
  • Political Economy

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2023

E-mail: hcomert{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A205


 

 

İlhan Can ÖZEN

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Johns Hopkins University, Economics
  • Master's, Johns Hopkins University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Bilkent University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Growth and Development
  • Health Economics
  • International Trade
  • Political Economy

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2022

E-mail: iozen{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A04


 

 

Kağan PARMAKSIZ


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, University of Pennsylvania, Economics
  • Master's, London School of Economics, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Computational Macroeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

  

Phone: +90 312 210 3036

E-mail: kaganp{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A213


 

 

Meltem D. TAYFUR

(Vice-Dean)

 

Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Master's, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Ohio Wesleyan University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Gender Economics
  • Education Economics
  • Labor Economics

 

Curriculum Vitae  

 

 

 

  

Phone: +90 312 210 3085

E-mail: dmeltem{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A12


 

 

Mürüvvet BÜYÜKBOYACI

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, California Institute of Technology, Social Sciences
  • Master's, Sabanci University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Bilkent University, Mathematics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Experimental Economics
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Matching

 

Curriculum Vitae  

Web Site

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2057

E-mail: muruvvet{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A104


 

 

Nadir ÖCAL

(Chair)


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, The University of Manchester, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Defence Economics, Business Cycles
  • Econonometrics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Regional Economic Growth and Financial Integration
  • Spatial Econometrics
  • Univariate and Multivariate Linear and Nonlinear Time Series and Panel Data Models

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2071

E-mail: ocal{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A203


 

 

Nil İpek ŞİRİKÇİ

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics
  • Master's, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests


  • Symplectic Topology
  • Mathematical Economics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3088

E-mail: sirikci{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A26


 

 

Onur KOSKA

(Vice-Chair)


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, University of Otago, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Hacettepe University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • International Trade and Industrial Organization
  • Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Enterprises

 

Web Site/CV

 

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3046

E-mail: koska{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A13


 

 

Onur YILDIRIM

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Princeton University, Near Eastern Studies
  • Master's, Princeton University, Near Eastern Studies
  • Master's, State University of New York/Binghamton, History
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, History

 

Research Interests

 

  • Economic History
  • Global History
  • Migration

 

Curriculum Vitae  

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2018

E-mail: onuryil{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A17


 

 

Osman GÜLSEVEN

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, North Carolina State University, Economics
  • Master's, North Carolina State University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Bilkent University, Industrial Engineering

 

Research Interests

 

  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Stock Market Finance

 

Curriculum  Vitae

 

  

Phone: +90 312 210 3006

E-mail: gulseven{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A26/A


 

 

Pınar DERİN GÜRE

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Boston University, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Macroeconomics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Conflict
  • Financial Economics

 

Curriculum Vitae

Web Site

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3043

E-mail: pderin{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A05


 

 

Serap T. AŞIK

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Texas Tech University, Economics
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics


Curriculum  Vitae 

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3038

E-mail: sturut{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A215


 

 

Serkan KÜÇÜKŞENEL

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, California Institute of Technology, Social Sciences
  • Master's, California Institute of Technology, Social Sciences
  • Master's, Sabancı University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Koç University, Physics
  • Bachelor's, Koç University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Auctions
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Game Theory
  • Mechanism / Market Design
  • Bioeconomics
  • Gamification

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

Web Site

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3013

E-mail: kuserkan{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A14


 

 

Seven AĞIR

 


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, Princeton University, Near Eastern Studies
  • Master's, Middle East Technical University, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Economic History
  • History of Economic Thought
  • Institutional Economics
  • Development Economics

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3048

E-mail: sevenag{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A201


 

 

Sheila M. PELIZZON

 

 

 

 

 

Education 

 

  • Doctorate, State University of New York at Binghamton, Sociology
  • Master's, State University of New York at Binghamton, Sociology
  • Bachelor's, Boston University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Economic and Social History
  • Economic Anthropology
  • Historical Political Economy
  • Mediterranean Studies

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Phone: +90 312 210 3080

E-mail: pelizzon{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A01


 

 

Şirin SARACOĞLU

(Vice-Chair)


Education 

 

  • Doctorate, University of Minnesota, Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Master's, University of Minnesota, Economics
  • Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Economics

 

Research Interests

 

  • Macroeconomics
  • International Development
  • Trade and Growth

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Phone: +90 312 210 2058

E-mail: ssirin{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A15