Ümit Akcay

Ümit Akcay, Assoc.Prof. of Economics, has been a visiting scholar at Berlin School of Economics and Law since 2017. He previously held positions at Istanbul Bilgi University, Atılım University and METU in Turkey between 2016 and 2017, at the Department of Politics and at MEIS in New York University in the US between 2012 and 2015, and at the Department of Economics of Ordu University in Turkey, between 2009 and 2012. He has a Ph.D. in development economics from Marmara University, Turkey.

Research Interests

  • International political economy.
  • Financialization in emerging capitalist countries.
  • Political economy of development.
  • Turkey’s political economy.

Selected Publications

Further Information

Dr. Ümit Akcay

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