Burcu Kapar

Associate Professor of Finance

School of Business Administration


Ph.D. in Financial Economics, City, University of London, UK
M.Sc.  in Financial Economics, City, University of London, UK
B.S. in Management Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Dr. Burcu Kapar joined the American University in Dubai in Fall 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Economics in the School of Business Administration. Prior to joining AUD, she taught various courses including Introduction to Financial Derivatives, Introduction to Microeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Quantitative Methods and Data Analysis as an Adjunct Professor and Teaching Assistant at the City, University of London. She worked on a European based project call “Forecasting Crisis (FOC)” from 2011 to 2013 as a Research Assistant and in 2014 as a Postgraduate Research Assistant. She also worked in the banking industry as a Corporate Banking Specialist for four years in Turkey.

Her main research interests are Financial Economics, Empirical Finance, Cyrptocurrencies, Credit Risk and Interbank Market. She has published in journals of international prestige, such as Economics Letters, Finance Research Letters, Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics, Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination, Journal of Fixed Income. She has presented her work in international conferences such as The Econometric Society (2011, 2018), Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics Symposium (2012, 2017), Bachelier Finance Society World Congress (2012), International Conference Computing in Economics and Finance (2012).

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