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Institutional Information: Faculty Of Economics, Department Of Economics, Department Of Economic Policy
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities, Economics, Economic Policy, International Economics, Banking - Insurance, Banking and Finance, Financial Economics




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Dr. Ustaoğlu graduated from Ramapo College of New Jersey, Department of International Business Administration in 2006, completed his master’s degree in Economics at City College of the City University of New York in 2008 and his PhD in Economics at Istanbul University in 2013. In 2010, he started his academic career at Istanbul University as a research assistant and became an associate professor in 2016 and a professor in 2022. He held various positions at the Bank of New York and JP Morgan Chase Bank while living in the USA, and additionally has worked as a visiting scholar on various subjects at the University of Toronto and City College of the City University of New York.  Dr. Ustaoğlu has also published numerous articles in international scientific journals in the fields of Macroeconomics, International Economics and Islamic Economics/Finance. His published books include Islamic Finance Alternative for Emerging Economies (2014), Post Conflict Syrian State and Nation Building (2015), Balancing Islamic and Conventional Banking for Economic Growth (2017), -in Turkish- Faiz Meselesi: Tarihte Örnek Uygulamalar (2019), A History of Interest and Debt: Ancient Civilizations (2020), The Evolution of Interest and Debt: From Middle Ages to Modern Times (2021), -in Turkish- Tasarruf Finans (2022). Currently, he continues his scholarly studies at Istanbul University Faculty of Economics and continues to lecture undergraduate and graduate level courses at the faculty. He is an active member of academic organizations such as Istanbul Institute for Advanced Studies, American Economic Association and Eastern Economics Association.


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