Binhan Elif Yilmaz is a Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Istanbul University in Turkey. Professor Yilmaz received her Msc degree on Theory of Public Finance from Istanbul University Social Sciences Institute at 1994 and received her Phd degree on Public Finance at 2001, from the same institute. She became a research assistant at 1997 in Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Public Finance. Professor Yilmaz, received the title of Associate Professor in Public Finance at 2008 and became a professor at 2014. The areas which are she is interested in and tutoring are Public Debts, Public Finance, Political Economy and Fiscal Sociology. Professor Yilmaz has more than 70 academic works, 20 of which are books and book chapters, and they have presented papers in national and international congresses, and she has been working as an executive and researcher in projects supported by TUBITAK and BAP.