Firat Demir is an associate professor of economics at the University of Oklahoma in Norman and, in the 2015/16 academic year, a visiting Fulbright scholar at the University of Montenegro. He has also been a visiting faculty at Denison University (Ohio) and Koc University (Istanbul).
Mr. Demir is the author of over 30 articles and is presently working on a book on the political economy of integration among developing countries.
His main fields of research include international finance and economic development focusing on the issues of financial globalization, South-South trade and finance, long run development and growth, political economy of development, as well as comparative economic development in Turkey and the Middle East.
His articles appeared in Development and Change, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Review of Development Economics, Review of Radical Political Economics,Southern Economic Journal, The World Economy and World Development among others.
Firat Demir received his Bachelor degree in Management from Bogazici University in Istanbul and his Master and Ph.D. in Economics from University of Notre Dame in 2006. You can follow his work at here.