Asaf Savaş Akat

Name, Surname : Asaf Savaş Akat Place, Date of Birth : 03.02.1943 Citizenship : T.C Marital Status : Married with Prof. Dr. Nilüfer Göle Languages : English - French Education :1954 - Levent İlkokulu, Istanbul (primary school)1961 - Redondo Union H.S., Redondo Beach CA, USA1962 - Galatasaray Lisesi, Istanbul (high school)1966 - B. Sc.: University of Istanbul, Faculty of Economics1968 - M.A.: East Anglia University, Norwich, England1969 - Ph.D.: U. of Istanbul, Faculty of Economics1970 - Research : London School of Economics, London, England Academic Career :1966 - Assistant at the Faculty of Economics, University of Istanbul.1973 - Associate Professor of Economics at the same institution.1974 - 1975 - National Security Academy, Istanbul Turkey, member of teaching staff during Military Service1980 - Professor of Economics at Istanbul University.1982 - Resigned from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Istanbul.1989 - Lecturer in Economics at the Marmara University, Istanbul1993 - Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Istanbul1994 - Founder and member of Academic Board, Istanbul School of International Studies1996 – President, Istanbul Bilgi University1998 – Professor of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University Work Experience :Various executive positions in the private sectorColumnist of daily Vatan and weekly programme on NTV Social and Civic Life : Member of the Alumni Association of the Faculty of Economics,(Board member 1982 -1984) Member of Galatasaray Spor Klübü Trustee and Board Member of Terakki Foundation operating the Terakki Schools Member of American Economic Association and Royal Economic Society Founding member, trustee and Board Member (1991-93) of TÜSES Foundation for economic, political and social research. Founding member of Turkish Association of Simultaneous Interpreters Member of TÜSİAD Turkish Businessmen and Industrialist Association Founding member, deputy president and canditade for Istanbul from YDH - Yeni Demokrasi Hareketi (liberal political party) in 1993-96 Member of Board of Editors of several journals and periodicals Honours, Awards, Scholarships AFS Exchange Student (1 year), Redondo Union High School, California, USA AIESEC Trainee (4 months), Norges Bank (Central Bank), Oslo, Norway. OECD Technical Assistance Feelowship (2 years),Norwich and London, England Distinguished Foreign Guests Program of the U.S.Government (1 month), different cities and States. Sedat Simavi Vakfı Award for Social Scinces (Alternatif Büyüme Stratejisi) Courses Taught : Introduction to Economics Microeconomics (intermediate and advanced level) Macroeconomics (intermediate and advanced level) Growth Theory Mathematical Economics Economic Planning Turkish Economy Policy Current Economic Issues

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