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Cakan, Esin (full)
Esin
Cakan
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Business
Economics
203-932-7496
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    Education

    Ph.D. in Financial Economics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York (GC-CUNY), 2008

    M.Sc. in Economics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, 1998

    B.S. in Statistics, Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, 1995

    Areas of Interest

    Research

    Financial Economics, Financial Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance, Time Series Econometrics.

    Teaching

    Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Financial Management, Research Methods, Statistics.

    Awards

    Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2012

    Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2011

    Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2010

    Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2009

    Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Queens College, CUNY, 2004

    PSC/CUNY Tuition Award, CUNY, 2003

    PSC/CUNY Tuition Award, CUNY 2001

    Fellowship from Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2000-2001

    Graduated in with Honors Degree in Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Rank 10 out of 172, 1995

     

    Professional Affiliations

    Financial Management Association (FMA)

    Southern Finance Association (SFA)

    Western Economic Association

    American Economic Association (AEA)

    Eastern Economic Association (EEA)

    Southern Economic Association

    Academy of International Business (AIB)

    Society for Studies of Emerging Markets (SSEM)

    Northern Business and Economics Association (NBEA)

     

    Academic Service

    Academic Prioritization Task Force

    Faculty Senate

    Finance Faculty Search Committee

    Executive Dean Search Committee

    Faculty Professional Development  Committee

    FE001 Academic Oversight Committee 

    University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UUCC)

    CoB Experiential Education/Undergraduate Curriculum Development Committee

    CoB Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

    Assessment of Learning (AoL) Committee

    Editor of Working Paper Series of Economics and Finance (Click Here)

    Editor of UNH Ecofin Blog web site (Click Here)

Academic Credentials

    Published Works In Peer Reviewed Journals

    (publications at IDEAS: http://ideas.repec.org/f/pca532.html)

    Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) Journals (peer-reviewed):

    1. "Herd behavior in the Turkish banking sector",  Applied Economics Letters,  Vol 21,No 2 , 2014 (with Aram Balagyozyan) ( SSCI, Impact Factor: 0.295). Download

    2. "On the nonlinear causality between inflation and its uncertainty in G-3 countries,"  Journal of Applied Economics , Vol. XIV, No. 2, (November 2011), 269-296  (with Z.A.Ozdemir and M. Balcilar) .  (SSCI;  Journal Impact factor: 0.469).   Download.

    3. "Persistence in Real Exchange Rates: Evidence from East Asian Countries,"  Economic Modelling ,  Volume 27, Issue 5, (Sept. 2010), pp. 891-895 (with Z.A. Ozdemir). ( SSCI : Journal Impact factor: 0.557).  Download .

    4. "Non-linear dynamic linkages in the international stock markets,"  Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications , Volume 377, Issue 1, (2007), pp. 173-180 (with Z.A. Ozdemir).  ( SSCI;  Journal Impact factor: 1.521).  Download .

    5. "Policy Regime Change and Structural Break in the Velocity of Money: The Turkish Evidence,"  Applied Economics Letters , Vol. 9, issue 11, (2002), pp. 759-62 (with E. Ozmen).( SSCI ; Journal Impact factor: 0.295).

    Peer-Reviewed Journals:

    6. " The Revival of Multiyear Scholarships in the Twenty-First Century: Which Universities Supported and Opposed this Legislation and Why? ",  Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics , 2014, 7, 207-223 (with Allen Sack and Austin McComas). Download.

    7. "On the Relationship between Exchange Rates and Stock Prices: Evidence from Emerging Markets",  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics , Issue 111, July, (2013), 115-124 (with Demissew Ejara). ( Scopus IS: 4.02 ).  Download

    8. "Non-linear Causality Between Stock Returns And Inflation Uncertainty: Evidence From The US And The UK,"  International Business & Economics Research Journal , Volume 12, No 1, (2013).  Download

    9. "The Business Cycle And Impacts Of Economic News On Financial Markets,"  Journal of Business & Economics Research , Volume 10, Issue 6, (2012).  Download

    10. "Sectoral Growth Effect of United States Mergers and Acquisitions: A Time Series Analysis,"  Journal of Applied Economics and Business Research , Volume 1, Issue 1, (2011), 4-11 (with Nadia Doytch).  Download.

    11. "Growth Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions: A Sector-level Study of OECD countries,"  Journal of Applied Economics and Business Research , Volume 1, Issue 3, (2011), 120-129 (with Nadia Doytch).  Download .

        Working Papers

        1. "Impact of Military Expenses on the US Economic Growth:A Cointegration Analysis by ARDL Bound Test" by Esin Cakan and Kyoko Mona (2013), UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP1311

        2. "Impacts of US Economic News on Emerging Financial Markets" by Esin Cakan, Nadia Doytch and Kamal Upadhyaya, (Febr. 2011), UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP1109 . Download.

        3. "Do Good and Bad Economic News Affect The Stock Market Differently From The Bond Market During the Business Cycles?: A Multivariate GARCH Approach," (Oct. 2010), UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP1007. Download.

        4. "The business cycle and impacts of economic news on financial markets", (Sept. 2010), UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP1006. Download.

        5. "Nonlinear causality between stock returns and inflation uncertainty: Evidence from the US and the UK," UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP0905. Download.

          Presentations At Professional Meetings

          World Finance Conference 2014 , "Do US macroeconomic news make emerging financial markets more riskier?"(with Nadia Doytch and Kamal Upadhyaya), July 2-4, Venice, Italy.

          Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2013, "Sport Event Sentiment and Turkish Market Return",  (with Terence Fung, Marco Lau, Ender Demir), May, NY 

            Western Economic Association (WEA) Meeting 2012, "Do Institutional Investors Herd? A Markov-Switching Approach" (with Aram Balagyozyan), March, Boston, MA.

            Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2012, "Impact of Military Expenditure on US Economic Growth: A Cointegration Analysis by ARDL Bound Test", (with Kyoko Mona), March, Boston, MA.

            Nuclear Medicine Conference, 2011, Comparative Volumetric Analysis of Glioblastoma Multiforme Cases Using F18 FDG PET/MRI Fusion Images in Evaluation of Early Treatment Response to Superselective Intraarterial Cerebral Infusion of Bevacizumab or Temozolamide: A Preliminary Study, with Zuzan Cayci, Chicago, IL.

            Society for Studies of Emerging Markets (SSEM) Euro Conference 2011, “The impact of openness and institutions on the financial development in Asian emerging markets: A cointegration analysis by ARDL bounds tests”, presented June 2011 Izmir, Turkey.

            Multinational Finance Society (MFS) 2011 Annual Conference, "Financial Liberalization and Dynamics of International Stock Prices: Long Memory or Unit Root?", accepted paper, June 26-29, 2011, Rome, Italy (with M. Balcilar and Z.A. Ozdemir).

            Society for Nuclear Medicine (SNM) Conference 2011, “Usefulness of F18-FDG PET in differential diagnosis of common malignant brain tumors and in determining the unknown primary tumors presenting with brain metastases”, presented with Zuzan Cayci,  San Antonio, Texas, USA.

            Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2011, "Financial development, openness, and institutions: Time series evidence from 7 Asian economies", (with Mehmet Balcilar and Zeynel Ozdemir),  February, New York, NY.

            Financial Management Association (FMA) 2010 Meeting, NY. Discussant presentation. 

              Southern Financial Association (SFA) Meeting 2010, "Financial Liberalization and Dynamics of International Stock Prices: Long Memory or Unit Root?"(with Zeynel A. Ozdemir), accepted paper, November, Asheville, NC.

              Southern Economics Associaton (SEA) Meeting 2010, “Impacts of  US Economic News on Emerging Financial Markets (with Kamal Upadhyaya and Nadia Doytch), November, Atlanta, GA. 

                Society for Studies of Emerging Markets (SSEM) Euro Conference 2010, "Dynamic linkages between exchange rates and stock prices: Evidence from emerging markets", July 2010 (with Demissew Ejara), Milas, Turkey.

                Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2010, "Financial Liberalization and Dynamics of International Stock Prices: Long Memory or Unit Root?"(with Zeynel A. Ozdemir), February,Philadelphia.

                Academy of International Business Conference (AIB) 2009, “Nonlinear causality between stock returns and inflation uncertainty: Evidence from the US and the UK”, October, NY.

                Midwest Economic Association (MEA) meeting 2009,  “On the nonlinear causality between stock returns, inflation and inflation uncertainty”, March, Cleveland, OH.

                Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2009,  “Persistence in Real Exchange Rates: Evidence from East Asian Countries”, February, NY.

                Eastern Economic Association (EEA) 2007,  “The effect of macroeconomic news announcements and surprises on the stock and bond markets”, (with Tao Wang), February, NY. 

                  METU International Economic Conference 1998, ‘‘Testing Structural Break In Turkish Monetary Aggregates”, Ankara, Turkey. 

                  RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

                  1.Do Institutional Investors Herd? A Markov-Switching Approach (with Aram Balagyozyan).

                  2. Impact of Military Expenditure on US Economic Growth: A Cointegration Analysis by ARDL Bound Test (with Kyoko Mona).

                  3. Impacts of  US Economic News on Emerging Financial Markets, (with Kamal Upadhyaya and Nadia Doytch).Detecting structural breaks in emerging stock markets volatility.

                  4. Modeling CO2 emission with Financial Development indicators and growth

                  5. Financial development and openness in Asian countries: New Evidence from ARDL Bound Test.

                  6. Estimating the effect of good news on Turkish stock  market volatility.

                  7. The saving and investment nexus for Turkey: evidence from cointegration tests.

                  Professional Activities

                  REFEREE

                  Journal of Applied Economics

                  Economic Modeling

                  Bulletin of Economics Research

                  Economics Bulletin

                  Scientific Research and Essays

                  International Review of Applied Economics

                  International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance

                  Studies in Economics and Finance

                  The Journal of North African Studies

                  International Conference on Economics, Business and Research Proocedings

                  International Journal of Economic Policy In Emerging Economies

                  International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics

                Industry Experience

                  1. Economist: Turkish Industrialists’ & Businessmen Association, Istanbul, Turkey.
                  2. Research Assistant: International Longevity Center (ILC), NY, USA.
                  3. Research Assistant: Department of Public Affairs, Baruch College, NY, USA.
                  1. Instructor: Queens College, CUNY, NY.
                  2. Instructor: Hunter College, CUNY, NY.
                  3. Instructor: Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business, CUNY, NY.
                  4. Instructor: Hostos Community College, CUNY, NY.
                  5. Teaching Assistant: Barnard College of Columbia University, NY.
                  6. Teaching Assistant: Baruch CollegeZicklin School of Business, NY.
                Curriculum Vitae

                  Esin Cakan, Ph.D.

                  Curriculum Vitae

                  June 2014

                   

                   

                  Address : University of New Haven

                  College of Business

                  Department of Economics

                  300 Boston Post Road,

                  West Haven, CT 06516

                  Office Phone: 203- 9327496

                  Email: ecakan@newhaven.edu

                  Education      

                  Ph. D. in Economics, Sept. 2008, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York (CUNY), USA. Concentration: Financial Economics

                  M.S. in Economics, Sept. 1998,  Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey.

                  B.S. in Statistics, July 1995,  Middle East Technical University ((METU), Turkey.                                        

                  Research Interest:  Financial Economics, Financial Econometrics, Macroeconomics,  Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance.

                    Teaching Interest:   Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, Financial  Management, Research Methods, Statistics, Business Forecasting.  

                    Academic Experience:

                  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, University of New Haven, 2011-  

                  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics and Finance, Univ. of New Haven, 2008-2011  

                  Adjunct Professor (Instructor), City University of New York, 2002-2008.

                  Teaching Assistant, City University of New York, 2002-2008.

                  Teaching Assistant, Columbia University, Barnard College, 2006-2007.                                 

                    Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals:

                  1.  Sack, Allen, Austin McComas, and Cakan, Esin, 2014. "The Revival of Multiyear Scholarships in the Twenty-First Century: Which Universities Supported and Opposed this Legislation and Why? ",  Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics , 2014, 7, 207-223
                  2. Cakan, Esin and Balagyozyan, Aram, 2014. “Herd behavior in the Turkish banking sector”, Applied Economics Letters, Vol.21, No: 2, 75-79
                  3. Cakan, Esin and Ejara, Demissew, 2013 “On the relationship between exchange rates and stock prices: Evidence from emerging markets”, International Research Journal of Finance and Economics , Issue 111, July, 115-124.
                  4. Cakan , Esin , 2013. “Non-linear Causality Between Stock Returns And Inflation Uncertainty:  Evidence From The US And The UK, International Business & Economics Research Journal , Vol 12, No 1, 63-70
                  5. Cakan, Esin , 2012. “The Business Cycle And Impacts Of Economic News On Financial Markets”, Journal of Business & Economics Research , Volume 10, Issue, 2012, 385-390.
                  6. Doytch, Nadia and Cakan, Esin , 2011. “Growth Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions: A Sector-level Study of OECD countries”, Journal of Applied Economics and Business Research , Volume 1, Issue 3, 120-129.
                  7. Doytch, Nadia and Cakan, Esin , 2011. “Sectoral Growth Effects of United States Mergers and Acquisitions: A Time Series Analysis”, Journal of Applied Economics and Business Research , Volume 1, Issue 1, 2011, 4-11.
                  8. Balcilar,Mehmet, Ozdemir, Zeynel Abidin and Cakan, Esin , 2011. “On the nonlinear causality between inflation and inflation uncertainty uncertainty in the G3 countries”, Journal of Applied Economics , Vol XIV, No. 2, 269-296.
                  9. Ozdemir , Zeynel A. and Cakan, Esin “Persistence in Real Exchange Rates: Evidence from East Asian Countries”, Economic Modelling , Volume 27, Issue 5, 2010, pp. 891–895.
                  10. Ozdemir, Zeynel A. and Cakan, Esin , 2007. “Non-linear dynamic linkages in the international stock markets”, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications , Volume 377, Issue 1 , 173-180.
                  11. Cakan, Esin and Ozmen, Erdal, 2002. Policy Regime Change and Structural Break in the Velocity of Money: The Turkish Evidence , Applied Economics Letters , Volume 9, Issue 11, 759-62.

                  Papers Under Review:

                  1. “Structural Breaks, Long Memory, or Unit Roots in Stock Prices: Evidence from Emerging Markets”, (with Z.A. Ozdemir and M. Balcilar
                  2. “Impacts of US Economic News on Emerging Financial Markets (with Kamal Upadhyaya and Nadia Doytch). 

                  Professional Experience:

                    Economist, Turkish Industrialists’ & Businessmen Association 2000 – 2001.  Analyzed economic data, model to forecast of economic variables, report quarterly, worked on Europe and Turkey’s membership application, created reports on EU membership on Agriculture.

                    Research Assistant at Department of Public Affairs, Baruch College , 2004 – 2005. T he paper “Do the Determinants of Promotion Differ for White Men Versus Women and Minorities” of     Ryan Smith is published in American Behavioral Scientist with a thank you note for my research.  http://abs.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/48/9/1157.pdf

                  Research Assistant at International Longevity Center (ILC), nonprofit org,  2002 – 2003.  The paper “Occupations in an Aging Society: Worker Abilities and Worker Interests”, presented in 4 th   International Research Conference on Social Security, has an excellent research note for  my research.  http://www.issa.int/pdf/anvers03/topic3/2muller.pdf                                             

                  Academic Conference Presentations:

                  Presenter

                  1. Do US macroeconomic news make emerging financial markets more riskier?, World Finance Conference, Venice, Italy, July 2, 2014 (with Nadia Doytch and Kamal Upadhyaya).
                  2. Hedge funds, markets, and causality: Evidence from the US, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2014, Boston, March 7, 2014 (with AramBalagyozyanand Utku Demir)
                  3. The impact of the global financial crisis on the Turkish banking industry, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2014, Boston, March 7, 2014 (with Murat Atan and Sibel Atan)
                  4. Herding behavior in Turkish banking industry, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting 2013, NY (with Aram Balagyozyan).
                  5. Sport Event Sentiment and Turkish Market Return, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) 2013 NY (with Terence Fung, Marco Lau, Ender Demir).
                  6. Do Institutional Investors Herd? A Markov-Switching Approach, Western Economic Association (WEA) Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 2012 ((with Aram Balagyozyan).
                  7. Impact of Military Expenditure on US Economic Growth: A Cointegration Analysis by ARDL Bound Test, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting, Boston, MA, March 2012 (with Kyoko Mona).
                  8. Comparative Volumetric Analysis of Glioblastoma Multiforme Cases Using F18 FDG PET/MRI Fusion Images in Evaluation of Early Treatment Response to Superselective Intraarterial Cerebral Infusion of Bevacizumab or Temozolamide: A Preliminary Study, Nuclear Medicine Conference, Chicago, IL.  December 2011 (with and presented by Zuzan Cayci).
                  9. The impact of openness and institutions on the financial development in Asian emerging markets: A cointegration analysis by ARDL bounds tests, Society for Studies of Emerging Markets (SSEM) Euro Conference, Izmir, Turkey, June 2011
                  10. Financial development, openness, and institutions: Time series evidence from 7 Asian economies, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting, New York, February 2011 (with Mehmet Balcilar and Zeynel Ozdemir).
                  11. Usefulness of F18-FDG PET in differential diagnosis of common malignant brain tumors and in determining the unknown primary tumors presenting with brain metastases”, (with and presented by Zuzan Cayci), Society for Nuclear Medicine (SNM) June 2011, San Antonio, Texas, USA
                  12.  Growth Effects of the Sectoral Distribution of FDI in Latin America and the Caribbean- a Panel Cointegration Study, Eastern Economic Association  Meeting (EEA), New York, NY. February 2011 (with Nadia Doytch)
                  13. Impacts of  US Economic News on Emerging Financial Markets, Southern Economics Associaton Meeting, Atlanta, November 2010 (with Kamal Upadhyaya and Nadia Doytch).
                  14. Dynamic linkages between exchange rates and stock prices: Evidence from emerging markets, Society for Studies of Emerging Markets (SSEM) Euro Conference , Milas, Turkey  July 2010 (with Demissew Ejara)
                  15. Financial Liberalization and Dynamics of International Stock Prices: Long Memory or Unit Root, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, February, 2010 (with Zeynel A. Ozdemir).
                  16.  Nonlinear causality between stock returns and inflation uncertainty: Evidence from the US and the UK”, Academy of International Business Conference (AIB), Sept. 2009
                  17.  On the nonlinear causality between stock returns, inflation and inflation uncertainty, Midwest Economic Association (MEA) Meeting Cleveland, OH, March 2009
                  18. Persistence in Real Exchange Rates: Evidence from East Asian Countries, Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Meeting in NY,  Feb. 2009 (with Z.Z. Ozdemir).
                  19. The effect of macroeconomic news announcements and surprises on the stock and bond markets, (with Tao Wang), Eastern Economic Association (EEA), NY., Feb. 2008
                  20. Testing Structural Break In Turkish Monetary Aggregates,” METU International Economic Conference , Ankara, Turkey, June, 1998

                   Discussant:

                  1. Exchange Rates and Foreign Direct Investment: Evidence for sub-Saharan Africa” by Adil H. Elsharif Suliman”, Financial Management Association, October 20-23, 2010, NY, NY.
                  2. Southern Finance Association (SFA) 2010 Meeting, Asheville, NC. 2010.
                  3. Midwest Economic Association (MEA) 2009 Meeting, Cleveland, OH, 2009.

                  Accepted Papers to Academic Conferences:

                  1. Do U.S. macroeconomic news make emerging financial markets more riskier? (with N. Doytch and K. Upadhyaya), World Finance Conference, Venice, Italy, July 2014
                  2. Do U.S. macroeconomic news make emerging financial markets more riskier? (with N. Doytch and K. Upadhyaya), Multionational Finance Society, Prague, Czech Republic, June 2014.
                  3. Do Institutional Investors Herd? A Markov-Switching Test of Institutional Technology Stock Holdings (with Aram Balagyozyan), Western Economic Association  Meeting, Seattle 2013
                  4. Financial Liberalization and Dynamics of International Stock Prices: Long Memory or Unit Root?", with Mehmet Balcilar and Zeynel Ozdemir, 18thMultinational Finance Society Annual Conference, June 26-29 2011, Rome, Italy.
                  5. Financial Liberalization and Dynamics of International Stock Prices: Long Memory or Unit Root?, with Zeynel A. Ozdemir, 2010 Southern Financial Association Meeting, November, Asheville, NC.
                  6. Do Good and Bad Economic News Affect The Stock Market Differently From The Bond Market During the Business Cycles?: A Multivariate GARCH Approach, 2009 Financial Management Association European Conference (FMA Europe) in Turin.

                  Research in Progress:

                  1. Do Institutional Investors Herd? A Markov-Switching Approach (with Aram Balagyozyan).
                  2. Impact of Military Expenditure on US Economic Growth: A Cointegration Analysis by ARDL Bound Test (with Kyoko Mona).
                  3. Modeling CO2 emission with Financial Development indicators and growth
                  4. Financial development and openness in Asian countries: New Evidence from ARDL Bound Test
                  5. Estimating the effect of good news on Turkish stock  market volatility
                  6. The saving and investment nexus for Turkey: evidence from cointegration tests

                  Academic Activities:

                  Referee Work

                  Journal of Applied Economics,  Economic Modelling,  Bulletin of Economics Research, Economics Bulletin, Scientific Research and Essays, International Review of Applied Economics,  International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, Studies in Economics and Finance,  International Journal Of Economic Policy In Emerging Economies, The Journal of North African Studies.

                  Invited Presentations:          

                  Seminar at Bentley University, April 2008. 

                    Seminar at Deakin University, May 2008.  

                  Research Forums at University of New Haven, April 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

                  Economics Department Brown Bag Series at UNH 2012

                  Working Papers:

                  1. Do Good and Bad Economic News Affect The Stock Market Differently From The Bond Market During the Business Cycles?: A Multivariate GARCH Approach., UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP1007.
                  2. The business cycle and impacts of economic news on financial markets, UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP1006.
                  3. Nonlinear causality between stock returns and inflation uncertainty: Evidence from the US and the UK, UNH Department of Economics and Finance Working Paper Series, WP0905.

                  Awards & Honors:

                  Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2013

                  Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2012.

                  Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2011.

                  Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2010.

                  Summer Research Grant and Research Fund, University of New Haven, 2009.

                  Graduate Teaching Fellowship in Queens College, CUNY, 2004.

                  PSC/CUNY Tuition Award, CUNY, 2003.

                  PSC/CUNY Tuition Award, CUNY 2001.

                  Fellowship from Turkish Academy of Sciences, 2000-2001.

                  Graduated in with Honors Degree in Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Rank 10 out of 172, 1995.

                   

                  Delivered Courses:

                    Taught courses at University of New Haven :

                   

                  Applied Econometrics: Spr 14

                  Financial Management (Graduate Level): Wint. 09;10, Fall 10, Spr 11

                  Data Evaluation and Modeling (Graduate Level): Spr. 09-10-11-12

                  Microecon. and Macroecon. (Graduate Level): Fall 08, Fall 09, Fall 10, Fall 11, Fall 12, Fall 12, Cohort, Winter13, Fall 13, Spr 14.

                  Principles of Economics I (Undergradutae): Fall 08, Fall 09, Summer 09, Fall 11, Fall 12.

                  Principles of Economics II (Undergradutae): Fall 08, Fall 09, Spr. 11, Fall 11, Spr12  

                  Research Methods in Sustainability (Undergr.):Spr.12

                  Taught courses at CUNY Colleges: 

                  Business Statistics - Queens College (2002-04).

                  Econometrics- Hunter College (05), Baruch College (07 Hon), Sum 08 

                  Microeconomics -Queens College (2002 –04), Baruch College (05, 07 Hon), 

                  Hostos Community Coll. (02-03)

                  Macroeconomics - Queens College (02, 04), Hostos Comm. Coll. (02-03)

                  Money and Banking - Queens College (2003 –04).

                  Teaching Assistant

                  Macroeconomics - Barnard College of Columbia University (2006- 2007) 

                  Microeconomics - Baruch College (2003 - 07)

                  Macroeconomics - Baruch College (2003 - 05) 

                   

                  Professional Affiliations

                  Financial Management Association (FMA), Southern Finance Association (SFA), American Economic Association (AEA), Eastern Economic Association (EEA), Southern Economic Association, Academy of International Business (AIB), Society for Studies of Emerging Markets (SSEM), Northern Business and Economics Association (NBEA).

                   

                  Academic Service                 

                  Academic Prioritization Task Force

                  Faculty Senate

                  Executive Dean Search Committee

                  Faculty Search Committee (Finance)

                  Faculty Professional Development  Committee

                  FE001 Academic Oversight Committee

                  University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UUCC)

                  CoB Experiential Education/Undergraduate Curriculum Development Comm.

                  CoB Undergraduate Curriculum Committee

                  Assessment of Learning (AoL) Committee

                  Editor of Working Paper Series of Economics and Finance

                  (http://www.newhaven.edu/7/Academic/Econ_Fin/29714/)

                  Editor of UNH Ecofin Blog web site (http://unhecofin.blogspot.com/)

                   

                  Computer Skills       SPSS, STATA, MATLAB, RATS, Mathematica, E-Views., Gauss, Ox.  

                    Languages                 English (fluent), Turkish (native)