Hakan Berument

Professor of Economics, Bilkent University & the Director of Energy Research, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies,

Dr. Hakan Berument is currently a Professor of Economics at Bilkent University and the Director of the Energy Program at Center of Middle Eastern Studies.  He completed his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His previous appointments include the University of North Carolina, Wake Forest University, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey as Director General at the Research Department (Chief Economist), and the Director of Energy Economics, Policy and Security Program at Bilkent University.  Dr. Hakan has received honours including from the Parlar Foundation and The Turkish Social Sciences Association. He has been serving as member of editorial boards for a number of journals. He has published 4 book chapters and more than 100 research articles in various academic journals.