Biography

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.

Foreign Languages

English, C1 Advanced

Certificates, Courses and Trainings

Finance, State Securities Acts and related rules and regulations, North American Securities Administrators Association, 2007
Finance, Series 6- Investment Company Products/Variable Life Contracts Representative Exam, JP Morgan Chase Bank, 2007
Foreign Language, English as a Second Language, Montclair State University, 2002

Dissertations

Doctorate, TÜRKİYE’DE UYGULANAN DÖVİZ KURU POLİTİKALARININ TÜRK OTOMOTİV SEKTÖRÜNÜN REKABET GÜCÜ VE İHRACATI ÜZERİNDEKİ ETKİLERİ: AMPİRİK ANALİZ, Istanbul University, Institute of Social Sciences, İktisat, 2013

Research Areas

Social Sciences and Humanities, Economics, Economic Policy, International Economics, Banking - Insurance, Banking and Finance, Financial Economics

Academic Titles / Tasks

Professor, Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics, 2022 - Continues
Associate Professor, Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics, 2016 - 2022
Associate Professor, City University of New York The City College, Department of Economics, Economics, 2019 - 2020
Research Assistant PhD, Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics, 2013 - 2016
Researcher, University of Toronto, Economics, International Economics, 2012 - 2013
Research Assistant, Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics, 2010 - 2013

Academic and Administrative Experience

Courses

Makro İktisat I, Undergraduate, 2018 - 2019
Uluslararası Finansal Piyasalar, Postgraduate, 2018 - 2019
Finansal Piyasalar ve Türev Ürünler, Doctorate, 2018 - 2019
İslami Politik İktisat, Doctorate, 2017 - 2018
MAKRO İKTİSAT, Postgraduate, 2016 - 2017
MAKRO İKTİSAT II, Undergraduate, 2016 - 2017

Jury Memberships

Doctorate, Doctorate, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, June, 2021

Published journal articles indexed by SCI, SSCI, and AHCI

Articles Published in Other Journals

Books & Book Chapters

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

Episodes in the Encyclopedia

Other Publications

Supported Projects

Ustaoğlu M., Other International Funding Programs, The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Islamic Finance and Economics, 2021 - 2021
USTAOĞLU M., Project Supported by Higher Education Institutions, Measuring to public awareness of alternative interest-free insurance (Takaful) services’: a survey by education, 2015 - 2015
USTAOĞLU M., Project Supported by Higher Education Institutions, BYP Yayın Destek Başvurusu, 2014 - 2015
USTAOĞLU M., Project Supported by Higher Education Institutions, Financial Innovation, Economic Growth and Legal Structure of Islamic Finance: Global Perspective, 2014 - 2015
USTAOĞLU M., Project Supported by Higher Education Institutions, Does Islamic Finance an Alternative: Empirical Evidence From Turkey, 2013 - 2015
USTAOĞLU M., Other International Funding Programs, İÇ SAVAŞ SONRASI SURİYE’NİN YENİDEN YAPILANDIRILMASI: DEVLET İNŞASI, 2013 - 2014

Activities in Scientific Journals

Assistant Editor/Section Editor, 2013 - Continues

Memberships / Tasks in Scientific Organizations

Istanbul Institute for Advanced Studies, Board Member, 2023 - Continues, Turkey
American Economic Association, Member, 2014 - Continues
Omicron Delta Epsilon, Member, 2007 - Continues
Gida Guvenligi Hareketi, Board Member, 2009 - 2023, Turkey
Hasta Hakları Aktivistleri, Board Member, 2009 - 2023, Turkey
Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics, Member, 2017 - 2017
Harvard University Islamic Finance Project, Member, 2014 - 2017
International Economic Association, Member, 2012 - 2017
International Studies Association, Member, 2011 - 2017
Yesilay, Member, 2011 - 2017

Scientific Refereeing

TÜBİTAK International Bilateral Joint Cooperation Program Project, Korean National Research Foundation, NRF Bilateral Joint Cooperation Program, TÜBİTAK, Turkey, September 2021
Sosyal Siyaset Konferansları Dergisi, Other Indexed Journal, July 2017
Sustainability and Responsibility: The Invisible Heart of Islamic Finance, Scientific / Professional Book Published by Renowned Publishing Houses, December 2015
Applied Mathematical Modelling, SCI Journal, January 2012
Scientific Research and Essays, SCI Journal, January 2012
Chinese Journal of Population, Resources and Environment, SCI Journal, January 2012

Scientific Research / Working Group Memberships

Thematic Workshop on Islamic Financial Innovation, Politecnico di Torino, Italy, http://submit.confbay.com/conf/icifi2015, 2014 - 2015

Mobility Activity

Other, Guest Researcher, City University of New York, United States Of America, 2021 - 2021
Post Doc, Post Doc, City University of New York, United States Of America, 2020 - 2020

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Congress and Symposium Activities

Association of International Politics and Security Studies , Moderator, İstanbul, Turkey, 2023
II. International Istanbul Economics Research Conference (IIERC), Moderator, İstanbul, Turkey, 2022
ULUSLARARASI SOSYOLOJİ VE EKONOMİ KONGRESİ, Attendee, Kayseri, Turkey, 2017
Why we should worry about income inequality?, Attendee, İstanbul, Turkey, 2017
29TH ANNUAL MEETING AT UNIVERSITÉ CLAUDE BERNARD, Attendee, Lyon, France, 2017
İslam İktisadı Perspektifinden Faiz, Attendee, Sakarya, Turkey, 2017
İslam Ekonomisi ve Finans Lisansüstü Programları Müfredatını Geliştirme Çalıştayı, Attendee, İstanbul, Turkey, 2017
2016 HARVARD UNIVERSITY MUSLIM ALUMNI ISLAMIC FINANCE CONFERENCE, Attendee, Massachusetts, United States Of America, 2016
International Congress on Islamic Economics & Finance, Attendee, Sakarya, Turkey, 2015
Second Middle East Conference on Global Business, Economics, Finance and Banking, Attendee, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2015
THEMATIC WORKSHOP ON ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INNOVATIONS (ICIFI 2015), Attendee, Turin, Italy, 2015
Asian Conference on Sustainability, Energy & the Environment (ACSEE 2014), Attendee, Osaka, Japan, 2014
3rd World Conference on Business, Economics and Management, Attendee, Roma, Italy, 2014
Harvard University Islamic Finance Project, Attendee, Boston, MA, United States Of America, 2014
5th Islamic Economic System Conference, Attendee, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2013
The Second International Conference on Leadership, Technology and Innovation Management, Attendee, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012
The First International Conference on Leadership, Technology and Innovation Management, Attendee, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012
4rt International Summit of Istanbul Economists, Attendee, Istanbul, Turkey, 2012
8th International Strategic Management Conference, Attendee, Barcelona, Spain, 2012
39 Annual Conferance, Attendee, New York, United States Of America, 2012
The Second Annual Conference of Economic Forum of Entrepreneurship & International, Attendee, Ottowa, Canada, 2012
3rd International Summit of Istanbul Economists, Attendee, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011
7th International Strategic Management Conference, Attendee, Paris, France, 2011

Scholarships

Yurtdisi Arastirma Bursu, Foundation, 2011 - Continues

Awards

USTAOĞLU M., Emerald Literati Award, Emerald Publishing, August 2019
USTAOĞLU M., Uluslararası Bilime Katkı, İstanbul Üniverstesi Bilimsel Araştırma Projeleri Birimi, May 2016
USTAOĞLU M., Uluslararası Bilime Katkı, İstanbul Üniversitesi Bilimsel Araştırma Projeleri Birimi, April 2015
USTAOĞLU M., Scholar of Economics, Omicron Delta epsilon, July 2007

Non Academic Experience

Business Organization (private), Jp Morgan Chase Bank
Business Organization (private), The Bank Of New York
Business Organization (private), Dominos Pizza LLC, GIDA