Short Biography

Prof. Dr. Mithat Zeki Dinçer studied at English Secondary School and English High School (1973). He graduated from Istanbul University Faculty of Economics, Department of Economics, as well as Business Administration and Statistics disciplines. Dinçer, who entered Istanbul University Faculty of Economics as an assistant (1978), earned his integrated PhD at Istanbul University Institute of Social Sciences, Department of Economics (1978-1984) and worked as a Dr. research assistant. He became Assistant Professor (1987), Associate Professor (1988) and Professor (1994) in the field of economic policy at the same Faculty and worked in the Economic Policy Department for many years. He served as Dean, Vice Dean, Board of Directors and Faculty Board Member at Istanbul University Faculty of Economics. He also served as the Dean of Vocational School of Social Sciences, Istanbul University. He served as a member of the Board of Directors of Istanbul University Economic Policy Research Center and also Sociology and Methodology Research Center of Faculty of Economics. He continues as a member of the Advisory Board of the Economic Research Foundation. 

Teaching Expertise and Interests: Dr. Dinçer aims to convey the knowledge and experiences he has acquaired in his 40 years of academic life to his students and relevant people in the most understandable and effective way. Some of the courses he has given in recent years are Micro Economics, Economics, International Economic Theory and Policy, Turkish Economy, Current Economic Issues, Tourism and Finance Economics.

Research Expertise and Academic Interests and Contributions:  Within the framework of economic policy field, he has conducted many studies with various approaches on some important sectors of the Turkish economy and in the fields of business and economics. His articles, research papers have been published in various academic journals.

Dr. Mithat Zeki Dinçer’s publications sum of times cited in Web of Science is 172 and his H-index is 6. Scopus citations are 198 and his H-index is 6 again. Besides Turkish, he is fluent in English and can also speak French at an intermediate level. He currently teaches at Istanbul University and Ibn Haldun University and continues to his academic studies and research.