Ata Özkaya received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Istanbul Teknik University Electronics and Telecommunications engineering. Afterwards, he completed the master of Industrial Economics, Microeconomics and Econometrics (DEA) at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University and then the Master of Economics at Galatasaray University. He received his PhD in Economics from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Nice Sophia Antipolis Universities. Research domains; financial crises and modelling, time series analysis and chaos theory, fiscal policies and (endogenous) growth theory.
Ayça Akarçay holds a BA in Economics from METU and an MPhil from the Atatürk Institute in Boğaziçi University. She received a master degree and a PhD from the Institutional Economics programme in EHESS, Paris. Her main area of research involves development economics and structural change (sectoral transformation and trade); Turkish economic history.
Ayfer Karayel holds a Ph.D. from University Caen-Basse Normandie, an M.A. in European Economic and Social Area from University of Lille I, a diploma of European Post-graduate Studies from CEU-Université de Nancy II, France and a B.A. in International Relations from Marmara University. Her research interests include pension and social assistance benefits.
Bilge Öztürk Göktuna pursued her doctoral studies at the Laboratoire d’Econometrie of Ecole Polytechnique after doing a BA and MA in Economics at Bogazici University. Her main areas of research are electoral competition, social security, experimental economics and environmental economics.
İrem Zeyneloğlu holds a BA in Economics from Galatasaray University and MA with honours from the Economic Analysis program of Strasbourg University. She has received SAUAS doctoral thesis award for her thesis “Essays on the efficiency and coordination of fiscal policies in open economies: the new international macroeconomics approach” presented at the same university. Her main area of research involves economic policies, stabilisation and international macroeconomics.
Mustafa Ulus holds a BA in Economics from METU and a master degree and a PhD on labour economics from Paris I Sorbonne University. His main areas of research are labour economics and search and matching models.
Renginar Dayangaç holds a BA in Mathematics from Galatasaray University, a master degree from Paris I Sorbonne University and a PhD on social security policies from Le Mans University. Her main area of research involves pensions, statistics and programming.
Ruhi Tuncer holds a BA in mathematics from Boğaziçi University, a master degree from Istanbul University and a PhD on time series from University Paris 9 Dauphine. His main area of research involves mathematics, time series and finance.
Sahir Karakaya holds a BA in Economics from Istanbul University, he has followed his graduate studies at the same university and obtained a master degree and a PhD in economics. His main area of research involves growth, dynamic optimization and optimization.
Selin Pelek, holds a Ph.D. from University of Paris Sorbonne-Cité, an M.A. in Macroeconomics Politics and Quantitative Analysis from University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and a B.A. in Economics from Galatasaray University. Her research interests include minimum wage, wage structure, informal employment and social assistance benefits.
Sevgi İneci, holds a BA in Economics from Anadolu University. Later, she obtained a Master’s degree from the European Studies programme at the European Center in Lorraine University and received her PhD on European Economy from Marmara University. Her main area of research involves international economics and European Economy.
Sezgin Polat holds a BA in Economics from Galatasaray University and an MPhil from EHESS, Paris. He received his PhD in Economics from University of Paris X, Nanterre. His main area of research involves labor economics, political economy and institutions.
Yeşim Gürbüz holds a BA in Economics from Galatasaray University and a master on Economic Analysis from Strasbourg University. She received her PhD in Economics from University Rennes II Haute Bretagne. Her main area of research involves macroeconomics, macroeconometrics and monetary policy.