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Dr. Şebnem Kalemli-Özcan is Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics at University of Maryland, College Park. She is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a Research Fellow at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). Currently, she is the co-editor of Journal of International Economics and serves at the editorial board of American Economic Review. She also serves at the economic advisory panel at the NY Federal Reserve.

She was the Duisenberg Fellow at the European Central Bank in 2008 and held a position as Lead Economist/Adviser for the Middle East and North Africa Region at the World Bank during 2010-2011. She was the Houblon-Norman Fellow of Bank of England and CFR International Affairs Fellow in International Economics during 2017-2018. She served as the senior policy advisor at the International Monetary Fund during 2019-2020. She is the first Turkish social scientist who has received the Marie Curie IRG prize in 2008 for her research on European financial integration.

Her current research focuses on capital flows, macroeconomic fluctuations, and financial frictions. She works on the impact of COVID pandemic in emerging markets and business failures worldwide. She works with big data to identify the linkages between financial and real sectors.




Academic Appointments

  • 2015-present

    Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics,
    University of Maryland.

  • 2012 - 2015

    Professor of Economics,
    University of Maryland.

  • Spring 2012

    Visiting Professor of Economics,
    Harvard University.

  • 2011 - 2012

    Visiting Professor of Economics,
    Koç University.

  • 2010 - 2012

    Endowed Professor of Economics,
    University of Houston.

  • 2007 – 2008

    Visiting Associate Professor of Economics,
    Bilkent University.

  • 2004 – 2010

    Associate Professor of Economics,
    University of Houston.

  • 2000 - 2004

    Assistant Professor of Economics,
    University of Houston.

Current Positions

  • Neil Moskowitz Endowed Professor of Economics - University of Maryland, College Park

  • European Systemic Risk Board, Advisory Scientific Committee

  • Associate Chair, American Economic Association, Committee on the Status of Women

  • Research Associate - National Bureau of Economic Research

  • Research Fellow - Center for Economic Policy Research

  • Associate Editor, American Economic Review

  • Associate Editor, Journal of European Economic Association

  • Co-editor, Journal of International Economics