A. Erinç Yeldan
Office Address: Bilkent University
Department of Economics
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Education : Ph.D. 1988 Economics
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis-St. Paul, USA
B.A. 1982 Economics
Bogazici University, Istanbul
Contemporary issues in international trade and macro economic policy; development macroeconomics; financial liberalization; balance of payments disequilibria; issues of macro stabilization.
Use of quantitative methods in macro economic models; computable general equilibrium modeling for policy analysis;
The Turkish economy.
Professional and Social Activities
Associate Dean, Faculty of Economics, Administrative and Social Sciences,
Bilkent University, January 2015 - present
Professor, Department of Economics, Bilkent University, November 1998 - present
Member, UN Environment Program (UNEP) International Resource Panel (IRP), June 2015-2018.
Professor and Dean, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences,
Yasar University, September 2012 – June 2014 (on leave from Bilkent University)
Scientific Programme Member, World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, 28 June – 2 July, 2014, Istanbul
Organizer, World Economic Association online conference “Neoliberalism in Turkey: A Balance Sheet of Three Decades”, November 2013
Visiting Professor, Amherst College, Massachusetts, September 2007 – June 2008
(on leave from Bilkent University)
Fulbright Scholar and Barber Sheridan Visiting Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Sept 2006 – June 2007 (on leave from Bilkent University)
Executive Committee member, International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs), New Delhi (http://www.networkideas.org)
Executive Secretary, Independent Social Scientists Alliance-The Economics Group (Bağımsız Sosyal Bilimciler-İktisat Grubu), Ankara
Pınar Group Science Council member, 2013 – present
Weekly Columnist, Cumhuriyet, December 2004 – present
Articles available in http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~yeldane/Cumhuriyet.html
Chairman, Department of Economics, Bilkent University, June 1998-July 2003
Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Bilkent University, 1991-1998
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics,
University of Minnesota, October 1994-August 1995 (on leave from Bilkent University)
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Bilkent University, 1988-1991
Lecturer, Statistics Education Programme, State Institute of Statistics, Ankara, 1988-1990
Research Associate, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics,
University of Minnesota, 1987-1988
Research Associate, Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics,
University of California, Berkeley, April 1988
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Hamline University, Spring 1988
Lecturer, Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership Program,
College of St. Catherine’s, 1987/1988
American Economic Association, member
Turkish Social Scientists Association, member
Turkish Economics Foundation, member
Turkish-American Association of Minnesota, President, 1983-1985
Academic Awards, Fellowships and Grants
TÜBİTAK, University Text Books Excellence Award, 2013
University of Minnesota Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals, 2012
Cited among the list of Top 500 Economists according to number of pages criterion in SSCI Journals by a research conducted by Tom Coupe, University of Bruxelles (Revealed Performances: Worldwide Rankings of Economists and Economics Departments) and sponsored by the European Economic Association, 2001.
Best paper on macroeconomics award: ERF 18th meetings, Cairo March 2012 for the paper, “An Applied Endogenous Growth Model with Human and Knowledge Capital Accumulation for the Turkish Economy” (With Ebru Voyvoda).
Tübitak Grant No 110K057 “Türkiye Ekonomisi İçin Beşeri Sermaye ve Bilgi Sermayesi Birikimine Dayalı Bir İçsel Büyüme Modeli”, 2011.
Fulbright Research Scholarship, September 2006 – June 2007
“Distinguished Recognition Award” Agriculturers’ Association of Turkey, June, 2003
Distinguished Teaching Award, Bilkent University, 2002.
Was granted the Peoples' Honorary Award (Halkın Onur Ödülü) by the Local Televisions Association (Yerel Televizyonlar Birligi-Alternatif Medya), 2001.
Iktisat, Isletme ve Finans Award for the best article on the Turkish economy, IV. Annual METU Conference on Economics, Ankara, 2000. With the paper: “On the Patterns of Trade Liberalization, Oligopolistic Concentration and Profitability: Reflections from Post-1980 Turkish Manufacturing” (with K. Metin-Ozcan and E. Voyvoda).
TÜBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences) Young Social Scientist Promotion Award, 1998
Ihsan Dogramaci Foundation Award, 1991
Derinleşen Küresel Kriz ve Türkiye Ekonomisine Yansımaları: Ücretli Emek ve Sermaye (Edited with Ebru Voyvoda) Yordam Press, 2011
İktisadi Büyüme ve Bölüşüm Teorileri, Efil Yayınevi, 2010.
The Economics of Growth and Distribution, Efil Press, 2009.
Beyond Inflation Targeting: Central Bank Policy For Employment: Creation, Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Growth (Edited with Gerald Epstein). Edward Elgar Pub. 2009.
Küreselleşme, Kim İçin? Dünyada ve Türkiye’de, İstanbul: Yordam Kitap, 2008.
Neoliberal Globalization as New Imperialism: Case Studies on Reconstruction of the Periphery, (Edited with Ahmet Köse and Fikret Şenses). Nova Science Press. 2007.
Türkiye Ekonomisi, Anadolu Üniversitesi Yay. No 1579, 2004. (Reprint 2008). (with Nurhan Yentürk, Ahmet Köse, Cem Somel and Gökhan Günaydın)
İktisat Üzerine yazılar I: Küresel Düzen, Birikim Devlet ve Sınıflar (Korkut Boratav’a Armağan) Edited. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2003. (with A.H. Köse and F. Şenses)
İktisat Üzerine yazılar II: İktisadi Kalkınma, Kriz ve İstikrar (Oktar Türel’e Armağan) Edited. İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2003. (with A.H. Köse and F. Şenses)
Küreselleşme Sürecinde Türkiye Ekonomisi: Bölüşüm. Birikim. Büyüme, Istanbul: Iletişim Yay. 2001.
Publications in Refereed Journals
Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç “Public Policy and Growth In Canada: An Applied Endogenous Growth Model with Human and Knowledge Capital Accumulation” Economic Modelling, forthcoming.
Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç “An Applied Endogenous Growth Model with Human and Knowledge Capital Accumulation for the Turkish Economy”, Middle East Development Journal, forthcoming.
Yeldan, A. Erinç and Burcu Ünüvar (2015) “An Assessment of the Turkish Economy In the AKP Era” Research and Policy in Turkey, forthcoming.
Yeldan, A. Erinç and Mustafa Özer (2015) “Dynamic Linkages of Current Account Deficits and Unemployment: Evidence from Turkey” Wulfenia Journal, 22(1), forthcoming.
Yeldan, A. Erinç, Bouzaher, Aziz and Şahin, Şebnem (2015) “How to Go Green? A General Equilibrium Investigation of Environmental policies for Sustained Growth with an Application to Turkey”. Letters in Spatial and Resource Sciences, Vol 8, No 1: 49-76.
Yeldan, A. Erinç and Deniz Yıldırım (2015) “Küreselleşme ve Sanayisizleşme Bağlamında Türkiye’de ve Dünyada Demokrasi Açığı” Çalışma ve Toplum, 45(2): 65-88.
Yeldan, A. Erinç, Güneş Kolsuz and Burcu Ünüvar (2014) “Turkish Monetary Policy Under Turbulent Times”. Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, 10(3): 247-262, December.
Yeldan, A. Erinç and Kolsuz, Güneş (2014) “1980-Sonrası Türkiye Ekonomisinde Büyümenin Kaynaklarının Ayrıştırılması” Çalışma ve Toplum, 40(1): 49-66.
Akın, Gökçe and A. Erinç Yeldan (2013) “Economic Impact Assessment of Turkey's Post-Kyoto Vision on Emission Trading” Energy Policy, Vol 60, Issue C, pp. 764-774.
Yeldan, A. Erinç (2012) “Türkiye Ekonomisi İçin Beşeri Sermaye ve Bilgi Sermayesi Birikimine Dayalı Bir İçsel Büyüme Modeli” Ekonomi-TEK, 1(1): 21-60.
Yeldan, A. Erinç, Özsan, Emin and Taşçı, Kamil (2012) “Türkiye’de İstihdam - Büyüme İlişkisi Üzerine Bölgesel Hesaplanabilir Genel Denge Modeli Uygulaması” Çalışma ve Toplum, 32(1): 11-50.
Cömert, Hasan, A. Erinç Yeldan and Akın, Gökçe (2011) “Interest Rate Smoothing and Macroeconomic Instability under Post-Capital Account Liberalization Turkey”, Canadian Journal of Development Studies, 31(3-4): 459-482.
Yeldan, A. Erinç (2009) “On the Nature and Causes of the Collapse of the Wealth of Nations, 2007/2008”, Journal of World Economy Review.
Yeldan, A. Erinç (2009) “Kapitalizmin Yeniden Finansallaşması ve 2007-2008 Krizi: Türkiye Krizin Neresinde?” Çalışma ve Toplum, No1, pp. 11-28.
Yeldan, A. Erinç (2008) "Prospects for Inflation Targeting in the MENA Region: Feasibility, Desirability and Alternatives," Review of Middle East Economics and Finance: Vol. 4: No. 3.
Epstein, Gerald and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2008) “Inflation Targeting, Employment Creation and Economic Development: Assessing the Impacts and Policy Alternatives” International Review of Applied Economics, 22(8), pp. 131-144.
Telli, Cagatay, Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2008) “Macroeconomics of Twin-Targeting in Turkey: Analytics of a Financial CGE Model” International Review of Applied Economics, 22(8), pp.227-242.
Telli, Cagatay, Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2008) “Economics of Environmental Policy in Turkey: A General Equilibrium Investigation of the Economic Evaluation of Sectoral Emission Reduction Policies for Climate Change”. Journal of Policy Modeling, 30(1), pp. 321-340.
Telli, Cagatay, Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2006) “Modeling General Equilibrium for Socially Responsible Macroeconomics: Seeking For the Alternatives to Fight Jobless Growth in Turkey” METU Studies in Development, 33(2): 255-293.
Yeldan, A. Erinç (2006) “Neo-Liberal Global Remedies: From Speculative-led Growth to IMF-led Crisis in Turkey” Review of Radical Political Economics, 38(2), pp.193-213, Spring.
Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2005) “Managing Turkish Debt: An OLG Investigation of the IMF’s Fiscal Programming Model for Turkey” Journal of Policy Modeling, 27(6): 743-765.
Cizre, Ümit and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2005) “The Turkish Encounter with Neo-Liberalism: Economics and Politics in the 2000/2001 Crises” Review of International Political Economy, 12(3): 387-408, August.
Günay, Aslı, Metin-Özcan, Kıvılcım and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2005) “Real Wages, Profit Margins And Inflation In Turkish Manufacturing Under Post Liberalization” Applied Economics, 37: 1899-1905, September.
Voyvoda, Ebru and Yeldan, A. Erinç (2005) “IMF Programs, Fiscal Policy and Growth: Investigation of Macroeconomic Alternatives in an OLG Model of Growth for Turkey” Comparative Economic Systems, vol 47, pp. 41-79.