Professor of Economics, University of York
I am an academic economist at the University of York. I hold a BSc in Economics from METU, Ankara Turkey and MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick. I completed my PhD at York and have taught at various institutions, including University of Durham, METU, and University of York where I currently hold a Chair in Economics.
My main research interests are macroeconomics, political economy and international finance. More specifically my research has focussed on currency and financial crises, monetary policy, politics and policy making and more recently macroprudential policy and fiscal austerity.
The Turkish lira has dropped more than 15% this year against the US dollar and the government is doing all it can to stem the flow. Turkeys central bank just raised the countrys main interest rate by 1.25 percentage points...
The deadly attack on Istanbuls Ataturk airport came at a really difficult time for Turkey which has been hit by similar attacks with increasing regularity over the past year. There have now been more than a dozen similar...