Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan is a Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

A native of Turkey, Professor Kalemli-Ozcan received her BS in Economics from Middle East Technical University in 1995 and her PhD in Economics from Brown University in 2000. She was the Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank in Spring 2008 and held a position as lead economist/advisor for the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank during 2010-2011.

Professor Kalemli-Ozcan has published extensively in the areas of international finance, international development and applied growth theory in journals such asAmerican Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Review of Economics and Statistics, Journal of International Economics, andJournal of Development Economics. Her work has also appeared in many invited book volumes, policy outlets, and featured in editorials and World Bank and IMF Annual Reports. She is the first Turkish social scientist who has received the Marie Curie IRG prize in 2008 for her research on European Financial Integration.

Her current research focuses on measuring the globalization of European firms and banks and investigating the linkages between real and financial sectors in a globalized economy together with the effects of such linkages on economic fluctuations and development.

Areas of Interest

  • International Macroeconomics and Finance
  • International Development
  • Growth


  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Brown University, 2000
  • Degree Type
    Degree Details
    Middle East Technical University, 1995
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
ECON442 Globalization and Capital Markets Spring 2017
ECON743 Topics in International Finance Spring 2017
ECON442 Globalization and Capital Markets Spring 2016 Syllabus
ECON743 Topics in International Finance Spring 2016

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  • Veronika Penciakova
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
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