Hi there!

Welcome to the home of curiosity. I am an academic who identifies himself as a computational social scientist. I primarily work on topics that I am inquisitive about and unexplored issues in the social sciences, focusing on data science. My areas of interest are econometrics, machine / deep learning, natural language processing, and statistics.

a Short Bio

He is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Altinbas University. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Istanbul Technical University with a dissertation entitled “Essays on Estimation Methods: Three Comparative Essays on Econometrics and Machine Learning.” He holds a BA in Philosophy and Business Administration, and an MA in Economics with an award-winning thesis.

He mainly specializes in computational social science (CSS), covering deep learning, natural language processing, applied/theoretical econometrics, and statistics. He has taught these for four years at Altinbas University in the Department of Economics and also publishes in CSS. He also worked as a researcher at Sabancı University and Cass Business School.

He has published several articles in Finance Research Letters, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Empirical Economics, Borsa Istanbul Review, and Social Science Quarterly.

He has completed one international (EU) and five national projects (TUBITAK). He holds four prizes, including Graduate Thesis by the Turkish Economics Association, the Ibn KHALDUN Prize by the Middle East Economics Association, the Asaf Savaş AKAT Economics Prize by Iktisat ve Toplum Dergisi (the Journal of Economics and Society), and the Academics Prize by Turkish Researchers’ Association. In 2022 and 2023, he was awarded the performance award of Outstanding Academic Excellence at Altınbaş University, where he is working.

He is an active member of several organizations in economics and econometrics, including the Middle East Economics Association, the Econometric Society and the International Association for Applied Econometrics, the Economic Philosophy - GREQAM, and the World Economics Association. He is also actively working on the Editorial Board of Springer Nature’s Business and Economics. He also worked as a reviewer on Computational Economics, Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and Its Applications, Journal of the Knowledge Economy, Nature, and Kybernetes.

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