Mehmet Teoman Pamukcu - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Mehmet Teoman Pamukcu

Research Fellows

Professor and Chair, Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies (TEKPOL), Middle East Technical University, Turkey


Areas of Interest:

  • Economics of Innovation and Technological Change
  • Foreign Direct Investment and its implications for MENA countries
  • Determinants of economic  catching up in the era of globalization
  • Industrial policy, technology and innovation policies

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 2000
  • M.A., Econometrics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1991
  • B.A., Economics, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, 1988

Experience:

  • Professor, Head of the Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Oct .2014
  • Associate Professor, Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Feb .2009 –Oct. 2014
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Science and Technology Policy Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, Apr.2006 – Feb. 2009
  • Research Fellow, Henri Tudor Public Research Center, Economics of Knowledge and Innovation Management Unit, Luxembourg, Jan.2005 – Jan.2006

Latest Publications:

  • “Does government support for private innovation matter? Firm-level evidence from two catching up countries”, revised and resubmitted for Research Policy (with K. Szczygielski, W. Grabowski and V. Sinan Tandogan)
  • “R&D, Knowledge Diffusion Channels and Productivity: Evidence from Manufacturing Firms in Turkey”, Journal of Productivity Analysis, August 2015, (with H. Ulku).
  • “Analysing R&D Activities of Foreign Enterprises in Emerging Economies: Lessons from Turkey”, 2015, “Foreign Direct Investment” in: David Dyker (ed.), The World Scientific Reference on Globalization in Eurasia and the Pacific Rim: Investment, Innovation, Energy, Migration and Development (4 volumes), Imperial College Press (with E. Erdil).
  • “Assessing the drivers of R&D activities of firms in developing countries. Evidence from Turkey”, (2014), The European Journal of Development Research, 26, 853–869. (with E. Kalayci)
  • “Does R&D Intensity Contribute to Technical Efficiency in Turkey?”, (2014), Iktisat, Isletme ve Finans, , 29 (336), 9-30 (with E. Kalayci).

 

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



Working Papers

Analysis of Foreign Ownership, R&D and Spillovers in Developing Countries: Evidence from Turkey

Abstract In the past few decades globalization enabled a new playing field for emerging economies. With ... read more


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