Main leader

Erinç Yeldan

Professor of Economics and Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences at the Yaşar University.  (  He is one of the founding executive committee members of theInternational Development Associates (IDEAs) New Delhi, and also a member of the Independent Social Scientists’ Alliance of Turkey.  Yeldan teaches macroeconomics; international economics and theories of growth.


Özden Birkan

Assistant Professor of Economics at Yaşar University.  (  She holds a PhD from University of Utah and teaches macroeconomics, econometrics and international economics.

Ilker Aslan

PhD student in Political Economy at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. ( Aslan holds a MSc in European Law and Business from Aarhus University, Denmark and BSc in Business Administration from University of Texas at Dallas. His areas of research are macroeconomics, monetary economics with a focus on the effects of financialization.