Dr. Nihat Solakoğlu

Dr. Nihat Solakoğlu, Associate Professor

Before coming to Bilkent University, Dr. Solakoğlu worked for American Express in the US in the Department of International Risk and Information Management. His main interests are in applied finance and international finance. His papers have been accepted/published in journals such as Applied Economics, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Applied Economics Letters, and Economic Systems Research. Dr. Solakoğlu's current interests are in herding in financial markets, the effect of exchange rate risk on trade, and the role of gender diversity on firm performance.


  • PhD. Economics - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2000
  • Master of Statistics - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1998
  • MS. Economics - University of Ankara, Turkey, 1992
  • BS. Economics - Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1989

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