Baris Alpaslan is an Associate Professor of Economics at Social Sciences University of Ankara Department of Economics. Dr. Alpaslan has also been serving as an Associate Dean at the Faculty of Political Science. Prior to this post, Dr. Alpaslan was a faculty member at Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University Department of Public Finance. Dr. Alpaslan completed his MSc (Econ) on which he received an award of distinction at the University of Manchester, and holds a PhD (Econ) from the same university. Dr. Alpaslan is also a research associate and/or research fellow at the Global Development Institute (GDI), University of Manchester, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis (CAMA), Australian National University, and the Sheffield Institute for International Development (SIID), University of Sheffield, as well as at Economic Research Forum (ERF) in Cairo, Egypt. In addition, Dr. Alpaslan is serving on an expert committee for the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development Goals at the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and undertakes consultancy work at the World Bank and African Development Bank. His research interests focus broadly on the macroeconomics of growth, inequality and development.
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