F. Banu Demir Pakel

Assistant Professor

F. Banu Demir Pakel
Office: MA226
Phone: +90 312 290 2228

Biography: Banu Demir is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at Bilkent University where she has been a faculty member since September 2012. Banu completed her DPhil and MPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford, and her undergraduate studies at the Middle East Technical University. Her research interests lie in the area of international trade, trade finance, and multinational firms. Banu’s research is funded by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) under the National Young Researchers Career Development Program (CAREER).
Before moving to Oxford in 2008, she had worked at the World Bank for two years as a Research Analyst in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management unit.

  • DPhil in Economics, 2012, University of Oxford
  • University of Oxford, MPhil in Economics, 2008-2010
  • Bilkent University, MA in Economics, 2004-2007
  • Middle East Technical University, B.Sc. in Economics, 2000-2004
Research: International Trade, Trade Finance, Multinational Firms