Russian NGO working in the field of banking, economics, monetary policy and consumer behaviour.
Monetary Economics: I worked on the financial system development in Turkey and in the MENA countires. Also did reserach on the monetary and exchange rate policies in Turkey. Presently I am working on Turkey's experiencce with inflation targeting.
Welfare Economics and Economic Policy: I am particularly interested in the structural reforms, their welfare implications and their political viability.
Defence Economics: I am interested in the allocation of resources for defense in the context of an economy that produces private as well as public goods. In this framework I am intereted in the problem of the parliamentary oversight of the security sector.
Professional/ Work Experience:
Taught in various universities in Turkey (Ankara University, METU, Bogazici University and Sabanci University)
Chief Researcher at the Capital Markets Board of Turkey (1984-1987)
General Director for Research, Training and Planning; Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (1987-1991)
Deputy Governor; Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (1991-1993)