Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Babacan


Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Babacan
Auditing Committee Member

Mehmet Babacan was born in Malatya in 1981.

After graduating from the English-language Economics Department of Marmara University, he completed post-graduate studies at the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University and earned his Ph.D in economics from Marmara University. He began his working career as a researcher at Clemson University in the United States.

Returning to Türkiye, he worked as a lecturer, full-time lecturer, department chair and director at Istanbul Commerce University. At the same time, he was working as a researcher in the Economics Department of SETA-Istanbul and in October 2014 was appointed as an advisor to the Office of the Prime Minister. He earned the rank of Associate Professor in macroeconomics in October 2017.

Dr. Babacan has contributed a range of publications, projects, research documents and conference presentations, primarily on international trade and governance, economic growth, and political economy.

He speaks English.

Dr. Babacan has been a member of the Auditing Committee of the CBRT since May 1, 2015. 

Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Babacan