Selva Demiralp

Yapi Kredi Professor of Economics at Koc University

Selva Demiralp is Yapi Kredi Professor of Economics at Koç University and Director of the Koç University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum. She was an economist at the Federal Reserve Board between 2000 and 2005, after which she joined the Economics department at Koc University. Over the past decade, Demiralp had extensive interactions with several central banks, including the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank, and the Central Bank of Turkey. She worked as a consultant for the ECB. Demiralp received highly competitive grants for her research on monetary policy, including the European Commission's International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF), Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Recognition Grant (Teşvik Ödülü), and the Turkish Science Academy (TUBA) Young Scholar grant (GEBIP). Demiralp's research has been published in leading economic journals. She currently writes for BBC Turkish News. Her research and views on the Turkish economy have a sizable social impact and appear in the local media and major international media outlets.