I am an Assistant Professor at the University of Sussex, a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Research Associate at the Systemic Risk Centre. I am passionate about research on financial crises and political economy of financial intermediation.

Update (11/20): My paper, Revenge of the experts: Will COVID-19 renew or diminish public trust in science? (with Barry Eichengreen and Cevat G. Aksoy), is now forthcoming at the Journal of Public Economics. Read the most recent NBER working paper here and the VoxEU blog here; download a free copy from the publisher here.

Update (11/20): My single-authored paper, Domestic banks as lightning rods? Home bias and information during the Eurozone crisis, is now published at the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. Read the VoxEU blog here and download a free copy from the publisher here.

Update (10/20): My new project, Financial policymaking after crises: Public vs. private interests (with Yuemei Ji and Paul De Grauwe), is now out! It was featured earlier on Financial Times, Deutsche Welle (DW), Arab News and World Finance. Read the most recent CEPR discussion paper here and the VoxEU blog here.

Update (10/20): My paper, Lending cycles and real outcomes: Costs of political misalignment (with Cagatay Bircan), is now R&R (2nd round) at The Economic Journal. Read the most recent EBRD working paper here and the VoxEU blog here.

Update (09/20): I co-organized the 2nd LSE Workshop on Political Economy of Turkey. Check the official programme, presentation slides and workshop videos here.

Update (07/20): My research with Cevat G. Aksoy and Barry Eichengreen on The Political Scar of Epidemics has been featured on The Washington Post, BBC News, The Guardian, Bloomberg, Daily Mail, The Telegraph, Euronews, Anadolu Agency, Project Syndicate, South China Morning Post and Financial Times. Read the most recent NBER working paper here and the VoxEU blog here; listen to it in a podcast here.

Update (06/20): I co-organized the London Political Finance (POLFIN) Workshop with Thorsten Beck and Paolo Volpin. Check the inaugural programme here, the VoxEU blog here and watch the workshop videos here (Day 1) and here (Day 2).