Assistant Professor of Economics
Started at JMU: 2006
Office: 411 Zane Showker Hall
Phone: (540) 568-8752
Fax: (540) 568-3010
Mailing address: JMU, College of Business, MSC 0204, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Ph.D. in Economics, with Cognate in College Teaching, May 2007, University of New Hampshire,
M.A. in Economics, May 2002, University of New Hampshire
M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Spring 2001, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
B.S. in Economics, Spring 1997, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Macroeconomics, International Finance, International Trade, Economic Growth, Economic Development
“No Relief in Sight: Higher Unemployment at Every Age” (with Robert Horn, Philip Heap and Robert Jerome), Challenge (forthcoming).
“Age, Employment and Educational Reform: An Alternative View of Unemployment in Turkey” (with Robert Horn and Philip Heap), Ankara Universitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakultesi Dergisi, 66(4), 2011.
“Exchange Rates and Actual and Oral Official Intervention: A Survey on Findings, Issues and Policy Implications”, Global Economy Journal, 10 (4), Article 3, 2010.
“Trade and Protection: Comparative Policies and Practices”, (with Bruce Elmslie), in P.A. O’Hara (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Volume 1 – Global Governance and Development. GPERU: Perth, pp. 145-157, 2009. June 2011
“Middle East Political-Economic Integration”, in P.A. O’Hara (ed.), International Encyclopedia of Public Policy: Volume 1 – Global Governance and Development. GPERU: Perth, pp. 316-329,2009.
“Evaluating Growth Theories and their Empirical Support: An Assessment of the Convergence Hypothesis”, (with Edinaldo Tebaldi), Journal of Economic Methodology, 13 (1), pp. 49-75, March 2006.
“The Chain Version of Comparative Advantage: An Empirical Investigation”, (with Bruce Elmslie), Review of World Economics/Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv, 141 (3), pp. 404-421, October 2005.