Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir

Research Fellows

Professor of Economics, Gazi University

Areas of Interest:

  • Time Series Econometrics
  • Econometric Modelling
  • Financial Economics
  • Applied Macroeconomics


  • Post-Doctoral, Economics, University of York, 2005
  • D.Phil., Economics, Cukurova University, 2002
  • M.A., Econometrics, Cukurova University, 1997


  • Professor of Economics, Gazi University, 2013-
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, Gazi University, Mar.2009-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Economics, Gazi University, May 2005-Mar.2009
  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Economics, Gazi University, Mar.1994-Apr.2005

Latest Publications:

  • 7.1.1. Zhang, Q; Sornette, D; Balcilar, M; Gupta, R; Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir; Yetkiner, H (2016) “LPPLS bubble indicators over two centuries of the S&P 500 index“, Physica A, Volume: 458, Pages: 126-139.
  • 7.1.2. Aysit Tansel, Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir & Emre Aksoy (2016) “Unemployment and labour force participation in Turkey”, Applied Economics Letters, Volume: 23, Issue: 3, Pages: 184-187.
  • 7.1.3. Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir & Cagdas Ekinci & Korhan Gokmenoglu (2015) “International Evidence on Real Interest Rate Persistence”, Singapore Economic Review,Volume: 60 Issue: 4.
  • 7.1.4. Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir & Emre Aksoy (2015) “Are real exchanges rate series really persistent?: evidence from three commonwealth of independent states countries”, Applied Economics, 47:40, 4299-4309, DOI: 10.1080/00036846.2015.1026590.
Working Papers

Public Versus Private Sector Wage Gap in Egypt: Evidence from Quantile Regression on Panel Data

This paper considers the public and private sector wage earners in Egypt and examines their ... read more

Working Papers

Is There an Informal Employment Wage Penalty in Egypt?

This paper considers the private sector wage earners in Egypt and examines their wage distribution ... read more

Working Papers

Determinant of Transitions Across Formal/Informal Sectors in Egypt

Informality is a salient feature of labor market in Egypt as it is the case ... read more


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