Bulent Gultekin

Associate Professor of Finance; Director of the Emerging Economies Program

Wharton School


University of Pennsylvania, A.M. (1975), Ph. D. (1976)
Bogazici University, M.A. (1974)
Robert College (Turkey), B.Sc. (1969)



Research Interests:

Corporate finance and capital markets, financial development, privatization

Overseas Research Experience:

Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Belgium, France, UAE

Representative Awards and Distinctions:

Teaching Excellence Award, Wharton Executive MBA Program (2003, 2007); WEMBA Program Teaching Award (2003); Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (1993); Trustee, Koc University, Istanbul (1992-Present); Foundation for Management Education in Turkey Fellowship (1973-76); Ford Foundation Fellowship (1973-76).

Recent Publications:

"Turkish Economy before the EU Accession Talks," with K. Yilmaz in The EU and Turkey: A Glittering Prize or a Milestone? Edited by Michael Lake. London: The Federal Trust (2005); "Predictions of Financial Vulnerability: Case of Turkey," Review of Middle East Economics and Finance 2:2 (December 2004), pp. 87-107.


Advanced Corporate Finance