Selim Cakmakli, Ph.D.
Armitage Hall, Room 429
311 North Fifth Street
Camden, NJ 08102, USA
Phone: (856) 225-6765, ext. 6130
About Dr. Cakmakli
Dr. Selim Cakmakli is currently teaching assistant professor for the Department of Economics. He received his Ph.D. and MSc from Cukurova University, Adana/Turkey.
He taught Econ courses at Mersin University, Turkey during the 2012-2016 period and served as a visiting assistant professor at Rutgers University-Camden during the 2017-2018 period.
Dr. Cakmakli teaches macroeconomic principles and microeconomic principles at Rutgers University-Camden. He was awarded “Open and Affordable Textbooks (OAT) Program Award” for providing lecture materials for students.
His field of interest includes history of macroeconomic thought, business cycles and structural breaks, monetary policy, and economic geography.
- “The Human Circadian Clock from Health to Economics” (with Bala S.C. Koritala), PsyCh Journal, 2018 Dec., 7(4), 176-196
- “Business Cycles and Economic Crises in the Turkish Economy” (with K. Lopcu), Logic of Our Age: The Individual and Society in the Market’s Grasp (Ed. Ş.A. Koç and M.Şiriner Önver), London: IJOPEC, April 2015, Ch.1, pp.9-26.
- “Mainstream Economics Approaches in the face of Crises: A Critical Assessment (in Turkish)” (with E. Yildirim), Toros University Journal of Social Science, 2, 2013, 1-22
- “Size of Unemployment Problem in the Turkish Economy (in Turkish)”, Toros University Journal of Social Science, 1, 2013, 75-92
- “From Old to New Neoclassical Synthesis: A Literature Review (in Turkish)” (with E. Yildirim, and F.O. Ozkan), Ankara University SBF Journal, 66(4), 2012, 153-184
- “An Open Economy New Keynesian Macroeconomic Model: The Case of Turkey” (with E. Yildirim, and K. Lopcu), İktisat, İşletme ve Finans, 26(305),2011, 37-56.
- “Business Cycles and Economic Crises in the Turkish Economy: A Comparative Study on before and after 1980 (in Turkish)”, (with E. Yildirom and K. Lopcu), Bilsay Kuruc’a Armagan (Ed. S. Sahinkaya and I. Ertugrul), Ankara: Mulkiyeleriler Birligi Yayinlari, November 2011, Part 2, Ch. 33, pp.1155-91.
- “A Keynesian Macro Economic Model: Application to Turkish Economy (in Turkish)” (with Yildirim, K. Lopcu, and F.O. Ozkan), Ege Academic Review, 10, 2010, 1269-77.
Publications in Non-Refereed Journals
- “The Footprint of Past and Today`s Economy (in Turkish)” Free University-Turkey, June 5, 2018
- “Why Does Exchange Rate Fluctuates? Political Economy View (in Turkish)” Mersin Yasam, June 8, 2018
- “Paul Robeson and May Day (in Turkish)” Mersin Yasam, May 1 ,2018
- “A Sorrowful Essay on Iskenderun (in Turkish)”, Ehlen, 4(7), 10-16, March, 2018
- “The Story of Two Strikes (in Turkish)”, Mersin Yasam, March 14, 2018
- “On the Memory of Mehmet Fatih Tras (in Turkish)”, Mersin Yasam, February 25, 2018.
- “Notes on Unemployment Rate and Measuring Method (in Turkish)”, Mersin Yasam, November 26, 2017.
- “On 2017 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics: Are We Rational or Not (in Turkish)”, Mersin Yasam, October 19, 2017.
- “Economists and Crises (in Turkish)”, Radikal, March 2, 2009
Work in Progress
- “Has the Turkish Economy Become Less Sensitive to Cross-Border Capital Flows after the Implementation of Macroprudential Policy?” on the program of the 94th Annual Conference, June 28 to July 2, 2019, at the San Francisco Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, California.
- “Global Business Cycles and the political economy of Economic Crises in Turkey: A Nonlinear Time Series Analysis” (with Kenan Lopcu)
- “Labor Economics and ‘the new era’ in Turkish Labor Relations (with Tolga Toren)
- “Financial foreign inflows and the Turkish economy
- “Long Waves and Business Cycle Synchronization: Evidence from Structural Break Tests”, ICAPE-2019, Anges Scott College, (January 3, 2019, Atlanta, GA, the U.S.)
- “Labor Economics and ‘the New Era’ in Turkish Labor Relations”, URPE 50th Anniversery Conference, University of Massachusetts, (September 27-30, 2018, Amherst, MA-the U.S.)
- “Mainstream Economic Approaches in the Face of Crises: A Historical Assessment”, Economics Seminar, Rutgers University-Camden (December 30, 2017, Camden, NJ-the U.S.)
- “The Turkish Economy in the Neoliberal Era: Crises, Policies and Economics”, Economics Seminar, Rutgers University-Camden (April 20, 2017, Camden, NJ-the U.S.)
- “Understanding the Disinflation Process in Turkey Via the Hybrid New Keynesian Phillips Curve” (with K.Lopcu), Turkish Economic Association, 4th International Conference on Economics, (October 18-20,2014, Antalya-Turkey)
- “Mainstream Economics Approaches in the Face of Crises: A Critical Assessment (in Turkish)” (with E. Yildirim) Turkish Social Science Association, 12nd National Social Science Conference, (December 14-16, 2011, Ankara-Turkey)
- “An Open Economy New Keynesian Macroeconomic Model: The Case of Turkey” (with E. Yildirim, and K. Lopcu), the 9th International Conference of the Middle East Economic Association, (Istanbul Technical University, Maçka-Istanbul, June 24-26, 2010), and the 2nd International Conference on Economics, (Turkish Economic Association, Girne-Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, September 1-3, 2010).
- “Recent Developments in Philips Curve” (with E. Yildirim), the 6th International Conference on Business, Management and Economics– ICBME’10, (Yasar University, 7-9 October 2010, Izmir-Turkey).
- “A New Keynesian Macro Economic Model: Application to Turkish Economy (in Turkish)” (with E. Yildirim, K. Lopcu, and F.O. Ozkan) Anadolu International Conference in Economics,(Anadolu University, June 2009 17-19, Eskisehir-Turkey).
Grants & Fellowship
- “IIE-SRF Fellowship” support for visiting assistant position at Rutgers University-Camden 01/01/2018-12/31/2018
- “Open and Affordable Textbooks (OAT) Program Award, Rutgers University,” 01/15/2018
- “IIE-SRF Fellowship” support for visiting assistant position at Rutgers University-Camden 01/01/2017-12/31/2017
- 50:220:102:04: Microeconomic Principles
- 50:220:102:04: Macroeconomic Principles
- 50:220:367:01: ST: Contemporary Economic Issues: Political Economy of Globalization