Erol Taymaz - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Erol Taymaz

Research Fellows

Professor, Middle East Technical University, Ankara


Areas of Interest:

  • Industrial Economics
  • Economics of Technology
  • Labor Economics

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Case Western Reserve University, USA, 1989
  • M.S., Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1985

Experience:

  • Professor, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 1998-present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 1993-1998
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 1992-1993

Latest Publications:

  • Pamuku, Teoman, Khalid Sekkat and Erol Taymaz. 2010. “Entry, Exit and Productivity in Turkish Manufacturing Industries.” Market Dynamics and Productivity in Developing Countries. Economic Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa, K. Sekkat (ed.). Springer and IDRC.
  • “Vision 2023: Turkey’s National Technology Foresight Program – A Contextualist Description and Analysis” (with O. Saritas and T. Tumer), Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2007, (forthcoming).
  • “Productivity and Trade Orientation: Turkish Manufacturing Industry Before and After the Customs Union” (with K. Yilmaz), Journal of International Trade and Diplomacy, 2007 (forthcoming).
Working Papers

How Flexible are Small Firms? An Analysis on the Determinants of Flexibility

Although the standard microeconomic analysis is usually based on the assumption of the existence of ... read more


Labor Markets and Productivity in the Process of Globalization: Firm Level Evidence From Turkey

Over the last 15 years, global economic integration has been accelerated by international trade and ... read more


Working Papers

Spillovers in the MENA Region: the Case of Turkey

Abstract This paper examines the impact of foreign direct investment (FDI) flows on the Turkish economy ... read more


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