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EDUCATION: 

  • Postdoctoral Fellow   Valdosta State University, Department of Marketing and Economics, 2009 Semptember
  • Ph.D.               Gazi University, Institute of Social Science, Department of Econometrics, 2008

Thesis: "The Volatility Structure of Financial Time Series in Turkey." (in Turkish) (with Julide Yildirim Ocal)

  • M.Sc.                Gazi University, Institute of Social Science, Department of Econometrics, 2004               

Thesis: “An Investigation on Stochastic Unit Root Process: Theory and Application”(in Turkish) (with Ferhan Cevik)                             

  • M.Sc.             Ankara University, Natural Sciences Institute, Department of  Statistic, 2001 

Thesis: “A study of Unit Roots in Time Series.”(in Turkish) (with Yilmaz Akdi)

  •   B.S.                 Gazi University,  Arts and Sciences Faculty, Department  of                       Statistics, 1998

ACADEMIC POSITIONS HELD:

 

Research Assistant; Department of Econometrics, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Science, Gazi University (January 2000 – December 2009).

Assistant Professor; Department of Econometrics, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Science, Gazi University (December 2009 – ).

Research Fellow, Post-doctoral position; Department of Marketing and Economics, Valdosta State University, US (September 2009 – August 2010).

 

 

Research Interests:

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Volatility
  • Kalman Filter  and Stochastic Volatility
  • Financial Econometrics 

Working Progress

  • Break Point Estimation in Unit Root Tests
  • Stochastic Volatility
  • Inflation Dynamics