Prof. Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin
Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey
Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin is a full professor of economics and the Chair of the Division of International Economic Integration at Istanbul Medeniyet University (Turkey). He is the Founder and currently serves as the Vice President of an international scientific association, Eurasia Business and Economics Society (EBES); Chair of the Euro-Asia Forum in Politics, Economics and Business (EAFPEB); Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Istanbul Economic Research Association (IEAD); and member and Country Cluster of the Global Labor Organization (GLO). During his academic career, he has worked in many international institutions: A Visiting Professor and/or Scholar at the Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (USA); Jacksonville University (USA); Zagreb University (Croatia); Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); and National Research University - Higher School of Economics (Russia). He has also worked at Abant Izzet Baysal University (Turkey) and Kadir Has University (Turkey) and taught as a part-time professor at Yeditepe University (Turkey). He has taken active roles in many leading academic journals. Among others, he is the Subject Editor at the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money (SSCI); Contributing Editor at the Eastern European Economics (SSCI); Associate Editor at the International Review of Economics & Finance (SSCI), Singapore Economic Review (SSCI), and International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (SSCI); and member of the Editorial Review Board at the Small Business Economics (SSCI) and the International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal (SSCI); member of the Editorial Board at the Investment Analysts journal (SSCI); and member of the Advisory Board at the Financial Innovation (SSCI). He also has served as a referee for many international journals. He has published in many reputable international journals including Economic Letters; The World Economy; Journal of Financial Stability; Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money; Emerging Markets Review; International Review of Financial Analysis; Finance Research Letters; Financial Innovation; Applied Economics; Eurasian Business Review; and Singapore Economic Review. In addition, he is the author/co-author/editor of various international and national books. He has been invited to several conferences and forums as a keynote speaker/invited speaker. His research fields are macroeconomics, international economics, international finance, and labor. He has also been active as a consultant in several institutions, a newspaper columnist, and featured in several television programs. He holds an M.A. in labor economics from Istanbul University (Turkey) and a Ph.D. in economics from Abant Izzet Baysal University (Turkey).