Education:B.S., Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
M.A., Boğazici University, Department of Economics, Istanbul, Turkey
Ph.D., Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
About/Bio:Orhan Erdem is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Rockford University. Previously, he worked as the head of research department at Borsa Istanbul (Istanbul Stock Exchange). Dr. Erdem has more than ten years of experience in academia and taught at several universities in Spain, Turkey and USA. Dr. Erdem earned his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona in 2008 and holds a B.S. degree from Boğaziçi University, Turkey. Principal areas of research include behavioral finance, real estate finance, and financial decision making. Dr. Erdem has three books, two in Turkish and one in English, published. His latest book, After the Crash, analyzes the ongoing effects of the 2008 financial crisis from economic and social perspectives.