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Biography

Gulcin Ozkan is Vice Dean (Staffing) and Professor of Finance at King's Business School. She holds an MSc from the University of Warwick and a PhD from the University of York.

Prior to joining King's, she held academic positions at METU, Durham University and the University of York where she held a Chair since 2011. She has also been the Managing Editor of the Bulletin of Economic Research since 2013.

Gulcin’s main research focuses on the intersection of macroeconomics and finance covering issues such as financial crises; financial stability; monetary and macroprudential polies; emerging markets; public debt and financial development; fiscal policy and financial constraints and the economics of constitutions.

Gulcin supervised a large number of PhD students who are currently working for key international policy-making institutions such as the IMF, OECD and various national central banks around the globe as well as a number of academic institutions in the UK and abroad. 

Selected Publications

‘Why are fiscal multipliers asymmetric? The role of credit constraints’, Economica, 2020 (with R. McManus and D.Trzeciakiewicz).

‘Fiscal consolidations and distributional effects: which fiscal austerity is least bad?’, Oxford Economic Papers, 2019, (with R. McManus and D. Trzeciakiewicz).

'Expansionary contractions and fiscal free lunches: too good to be true?’ Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2019 (with R. McManus and D.Trzeciakiewicz).

‘Who does better for the economy? Presidents versus parliamentary democracies’ Public Choice, 2018 ((with R. McManus).

'It is not your fault but it is your problem: global financial crisis and emerging markets’, Oxford Economic Papers, 2017 (with D. F. Unsal).