Aug 2012, Ph.D. in Economics, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA
June 2005, M.A. in Economics, Central European University, Hungary
June 2003, B.A. in Political Science and International Relations, Bogazici University, Turkey
Aug 2015 - present, Instructional Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Sep 2012 - Aug 2015, Assistant Professor of Economics, Zirve University, Gaziantep, Turkey
Spring 2012, Adjunct Instructor, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX, USA
1) “Asymmetric Impacts of Fundamentals on the Natural Gas Futures Volatility: An Augmented GARCH Approach" (joint with I. Ergen), Energy Economics, 56, May 2016, pp 64-74.
2) “Comment: Optimal dynamic production from a large oil field in Saudi Arabia", Empirical Economics, 51(3), November 2016, pp 1281-1288.
3) “Central Bank Independence and Economic Performance in Caucasus and Central Asian Countries" (joint with K. Nagac), Bilig, forthcoming.