1. Turkey Feels Like Home
  2. Ankara - Turkey's Capital
  3. Bilkent University
    Turkey's First Private, Non-Profit University
  4. School of Applied Languages
  5. Department of Banking and Finance
  6. Department of Accounting Information Systems


Professor (Part-time)

Before coming to Bilkent University, Dr. Solakoğlu worked for American Express in the US in the Department of International Risk and Information Management. His main interests are in applied finance and international finance. His papers have been accepted/published in journals such as Applied Economics, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Applied Economics Letters, and Economic Systems Research. Dr. Solakoğlu's current interests are in herding in financial markets, the effect of exchange rate risk on trade, and the role of gender diversity on firm performance.


  • PhD. Economics - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 2000
  • Master of Statistics - North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1998
  • MS. Economics - University of Ankara, Turkey, 1992
  • BS. Economics - Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 1989

Email: nsolakoglu [-at-] cankaya.edu.tr
Office Location: L Building – LC 113
Phone: +90 312 290 2741

Department of Banking and Finance, School of Applied Languages, Bilkent University, Ankara, TURKEY 06800
Phone: +90 (312) 290 1640 or 1277 or 2409 - FAX: +90 (312) 266 4383 - E-mail: ebruguven [-at-] bilkent.edu.tr