Ph.D. Environmental Economics, The Ohio State University, Columbus,OH, 2007.
M.A. Economics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2003
Economics, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 2002
B.A. International Economics, AoyamaGakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 2000.

Work Experience

Since 01/2008 Instructor, Department of Economics, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey.
09/2001-8/2006 Graduate Research Associate, AEDE, The Ohio State University
Spring 1998, 2001 Intern, PhilDHRRA, Philippines


  1. T.C. Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, Applications of Emission Charges, Researcher, 4/2021- present

  2. T.C. Ministry of Health, Multi-stakeholder Health Improvement Program (CPSSGP) Project on “Health Costs of Air Quality Working Group Six” Consultant, 9/2017- present 

  3. T.C. Ministry of Environment and Urbanization, Pollution Detection Project of Road Vehicles, Researcher, 6/2018- 12/2019.

  4. WYG Turkey  Development of E.U. Project Proposal for ‘Low Carbon Development’ Consultant, 2/2017- 4/2017.

  5. “Monetary Valuation of Health Damages from Air Pollution in Turkey” sponsored by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), 199,340 TL, Principle Investigator, 2/2009 - 2/2013.

Awards & Fundings