Refet Gürkaynak evaluates the Turkish and world economy within the context of the latest data and Covid-19 that has become a global disaster. He shares his insights on what kind of challenges are we going to face economically and how we can mitigate this crisis through the facts, analysis and possibilities.
- Economic Effects of Covid-19 Health Crisis: World and Turkey
- Solutions to Financial Crisis
- Monetary Economics
- Financial Economics
- International Finance
What he offers
How he presents
An accomplished speaker, Refet interprets various data with his dynamic style. He engages the audience with his comprehensive analysis that covers the past, present and the future.
Refet Gürkaynak is Professor of Economics and Chair of the Economics Department at Bilkent University and a Research Fellow of the Center for Economic Policy Research. He has a BA from Bilkent and a PhD from Princeton Universities, both in Economics. Prior to his current position he was an Economist at the Monetary Affairs Division of the Federal Reserve Board. He is a frequent consultant to various central banks.
Gürkaynak’s research interests are monetary economics, financial markets and international economics. In particular, he has worked on extracting information from asset prices that help answer monetary policy related questions. His research along these lines has been published in journals such as Journal of Monetary Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics and American Economic Review. Gürkaynak has been the recipient of awards from the Central Bank of Turkey, the European Central Bank and the Turkish Academy of Sciences as well as an ERC Grant.
Presentation Languages: Turkish, English