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Assist. Prof. Erkan GÜRPINAR
  • Member of Economic Theory Division at Department of Economics 


Erkan Gürpınar received his BSc in Economics from Middle East Technical University in 2005. He then obtained Master in Development Studies from Uppsala University (2007), and MS in Economics from Middle East Technical University (2008). He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Siena in 2013. During his PhD, he was a visiting researcher at the Centre of Development Studies of the University of Cambridge between 2011-2012.

Research Interests
  • Economics of Knowledge
  • Institutional Economics
  • Evolutionary Economics
  • Law and Economics
  • Game Theory

Courses Taught
  • ECON101 Introduction to Economics I
  • ECON308 History of Economic Thought
  • ECON501 Microeconomics I
  • ECON601 Advanced Microeconomics
  • ECON622 Economics of Knowledge


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