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SURNAME AND NAME:
DATES AND PLACE OF BIRTH :
LANGUAGES:
YENTÜRK, NURHAN
19.05.1958, ISTANBUL
TURKISH, ENGLISH, FRENCH



RESEARCH AREAS:

Turkish Economy, Structural Adjustment Policy, Financial Crises, Industrialization Policies, Investments, Technological Changes


EDUCATION:

  • 1984-1988 Ph.D. Degree in Istanbul Technical University. Thesis on “Technological Capability and Technology Transfer in Developing Countries.

  • 1982-1984 MA in the Faculty of Economics, University of Istanbul, Faculty of Economics. Thesis on “Technological Change and the Marginal Productivity of Labour and Capital".

  • 1982-1984 MSc. in the Institute of Science and Technology of Istanbul Technical University. Thesis on “The Role of Research and Development Expenditures of Technological Change".

  • 1978-1982 BSc. in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management Engineering. Thesis on “Economic Planning and Economic Policies".

  • 1969-1978 French College, Saint Michel, Istanbul.


WORK EXPERIENCE:

  1. Prof. at Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University (since 2003)
  2. Director of NGO Center, Istanbul Bilgi University (since 2003)
  3. Member of the Senate, Istanbul Technical University (2001-2002)
  4. Director, Chair of Economics, Istanbul Technical University ( 2000- 2001)
  5. Prof. at the Chair of Economy in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management (1998-2003). Courses: Turkish Economy, International Economics, Financial Crisis, Comparative Industrial Strategies, Technological Change, Current Issues in Macroeconomics.
  6. Part-time Prof. at İstanbul Bilgi University (Since 1995). Courses: Economics Workshop I, II and III.
  7. Program Executive Committee Member, (1999-2001), MSc. program in “IT in Construction Management”, ITU.
  8. Adviser to the Rector (ITU) for library automation and services (Since 1997).
  9. Deputy to the Director, Department of Engineering Management, Istanbul Technical University (1993-1996).
  10. Associated Prof. at the Chair of Economy in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management (1991-1998).
  11. Assistant Prof. at the Chair of Economy in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management (1988-1991).
  12. Research Assistant at the Chair of Economy in Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management (1982-1988).
  13. Member of working group of “Adjustment, Distribution and Accumulation" Université de Paris I, Sorbonne, funded by Centre de Recherche Economique, IEDES, (June-July 1996).
  14. Member of working group of “Globalization and Technological Change" Université de Paris I, Sorbonne, funded by Centre de Recherche Economique, IEDES, (Jan., Feb., March 1995).
  15. Working on a project for Ford Foundation “ Technological Change and Industrial Policy: Three Cases from Automotive, Steel and Clothing Industries Using Industrial Electronics in Turkey" (1991-1992).
  16. Member of research team of “International Price Instability: The case of Sub-Saharan Africa" funded by Centre de Recherche Economic,IEDES and UNCTAD (Jan., Feb., 1991).
  17. Academic visitor at the Institue du Developpement Economic et Social (IEDES), Université de Paris I, Sorbonne, (1989-1990) one year research grant awarded by Council of Europe.
  18. Member of executive comity on the international symposium on “ The Approaches to the Regional Transport Problems: Middle-East Requirements" 23-26 May 1988, Istanbul. Co-author of the Proceedings.
  19. British Council Fellow, Imperial College, Department of Social and Economic Studies, London (1985-1986).
  20. Member of a research team for “An econometric model of Turkey”, project for Istanbul Chamber of Commerce, (1985-1987).


MEMBERSHIP to NGOs

  1. Member, Helsinki Citizen Assembly Ass. İstanbul
  2. Member, Human Settlement Ass., Member, Board of Directors (2000),
    İstanbul.
  3. Member, Association of Turkish Academics, Member, Board of Directors (1999-2000), İstanbul.
  4. Member, Social Science Association, Ankara.
  5. Member, British Council Fellowship.
  6. Member, Board of Directors; Center for Disaster Management, ITU (Since 2000), Certified Trainer of Emergency Management by FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency, USA).
  7. Founding Member, Turkish Volunteer Fire Brigades Ass. İstanbul.
  8. Coordinator of the project on “the Restructuring of the Turkish Fire Brigades” supported by Netherlands Consulate of Istanbul (MATRA-KAP, 2001-13).
  9. Coordinator of the earthquake activities (August-Sept. 1999), Civil Coordination Center, İstanbul.
  10. Member, Açık Radyo, ARDIM (Earthquake Communication Center), İstanbul.