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Talya Oztop

PhD candidate

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Talya joined the Department of Political Economy in October 2023. Her research focuses on the digitalisation in the participatory budgeting process.

Talya holds a MPA (Finance) from the University of Birmingham, MSc Public Administration from Hacettepe University and BSc Political Science and Public Administration from Hacettepe University.

Research interests

  • Participatory budgeting
  • Public financial management
  • Governance

Doctoral research

E-Participatory Budgeting as a Democratic and Digital Innovation in Public Financial Management: A Replacement for Traditional Participatory Budgeting or a Complementary Mechanism?

PhD supervisors

Professor Christel Koop and Dr Barbara Piotrowska