Nevzat Simsek

Nevzat Simsek

Director

Prof. Dr. Nevzat Simsek graduated from the Department of Public Administration in the Faculty of Political Sciences in Ankara University in 1994. He completed his master thesis named ‘A Study on the Cyclical Behaviour of Prices: The Case of Turkey (1963-1995)’ in the Economics Program in the Institute of Social Sciences of Dokuz Eylul University in 1998. In 2005 he completed his PhD thesis named ‘Intra-Industry Trade (The Analysis of Intra-Industry Trade in Turkey)’ in the Economics Department in the Institute of Social Sciences of Dokuz Eylul University. In the same year he got the best PhD t

Staff's Publications


April 16, 2018

Eurasia Outlook 2017: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

Over the last three years, the Eurasian Research Institute (ERI) has been preparing weekly e-bulletins that provide readers with the timely and reliable analysis of recent developments in Eurasia. The analyses, which are prepared by our experts and, in some cases, by external experts, are appreciated by various academicians, specialists, […]
December 26, 2017

Қожа Ахмет Ясауидің рухани мұрасы

Жаңғырту үдерісімен бірге қарқындай түскен жаһандану үрдісі адамзат өмірінің әрбір саласына дерлік бұрын-соңды болмаған өзгерістер әкелді. Негізі, заманауи әлем ұғымы қарапайым көзқарастан пайда болды. Бұған дейінгі кезеңде адамға діни, саяси және әлеуметтік-мәдени тұрғыда қысым көрсетіліп, оның шығармашылық қабілеттеріне кедергі келтірілді деген тұжырым үстем болған еді. Сондықтан да метафизика, трансценденттік және […]
June 19, 2017

Eurasia Outlook 2016: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

Recent political and economic shifts following the global financial crisis of the last few years triggered further rise of Eurasia, which has become a geopolitical symbol that indicates full transition towards a multipolar world. The rise of the Eurasian countries has gained greater global political and economic importance causing significant […]
February 1, 2017

Aiming to Transform Knowledge into Strategy in Eurasia: The Eurasian Research Institute

The Eurasian region gained special importance after the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The region attracts the attention of the great powers with its socio-economic, cultural, political and security aspects and the energy resources it possesses. Nowadays, particularly the struggle between the West (mainly the U.S.) and […]
January 1, 2017

Economics and Politics of Energy in Central Asia and Caucasus

Central Asia and Caucasus has always been economically powerful regions throughout the world history.However, in the beginning of 21st century, Central Asia and Caucasus with its high oil and natural gas reserves regained importance and these countries have attracted attention with their high economic potentials. It seems that the energy […]
August 13, 2016

15 July Attempted Coup in Turkey and Fethullah Terror Organization

In recent days, it seems that Gulen Community / Fethullah Terror Organization (FETO) and other terror organizations such as PKK and PYD have been used to damage the stability in Turkey, to separate its citizens deliberately, to betray the trust on democracy and politics and to make the environment in the country open for a possible external intervention. After […]
May 23, 2016

Eurasia Outlook 2015: Economic, Social and Political Perspectives in Eurasia

Since the beginning of 2015, we, the Eurasian Research Institute decided to prepare weekly ebulletins to evaluate the important developments in the Eurasian region and to share these e-bulletins with the readers. The analysis which have been prepared by not only the experts of our Institute but also the experts […]
September 8, 2015

Transition To The Floating Exchange Rate System In Kazakhstan

As a result of low oil prices in the world markets, sanctions against Russia, depreciation of Russian ruble and devaluation in China, Kazakhstan has had to accept the floating exchange rate regime and to start implementation of a new monetary policy since August 20, 2015. Kazakhstan faced a low growth […]
March 24, 2015

Southern Gas Corridor: A New Step For The Eu’s Energy Supply

Turkey and Azerbaijan have been trying to implement the Southern Gas Corridor Project as an important project which aims to help the region resources to meet with the world market. By an implementation of this Project, Azerbaijan’s gas (from the Caspian Sea) will have the opportunity to reach Italy, Europe. […]
February 12, 2014

Long Run Evaluation of Crude Oil Prices: Structural Breaks, Long Memory or Nonlinearity?

Crude oil is such important energy type that forecasting its prices both in particular and in other types of energy prices in general over time has been widely discussed in the literature. Under the Hotelling modelling tradition, much of the controversy is linked to this choice of a stochastic process […]