Erdal Atukeren received a double major B.A degree in economics and business administration from Bogaziçi University in Istanbul (Türkiye) in 1986. He obtained an MA in econometrics from Istanbul University (1988), and M.A and PhD degrees in economics from the University of Ottawa (1990, 1995).
He worked as an emerging markets research economist and senior country credit and risk analyst at UBS in Zurich between 1995 -1999. Since 2000, Dr. Atukeren is a senior researcher at KOF Swiss Economic Institute – ETH Zurich.
Dr. Atukeren published numerous articles in economics and business journals. He is also an editorial board member of the International Journal of Sustainable Economy and the International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics. Since 2007, he has been a co-chair (Track: Global Economics, Public Finance, Taxation) for the World Business Congress, organised by the International Management Development Association (IMDA).
Dr. Atukeren taught courses at the University of Ottawa (1993-1995), Bogaziçi University (2007), and the SBS Swiss Business School (2008 – present). His research and teaching interests include macroeconomic forecasting, applied econometrics, financial economics, energy economics, international economics, economics of art markets, and managerial / business economics.