|Başçı at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia in 2012|
|Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey|
April 14, 2011
|Preceded by||Durmuş Yılmaz|
|Born||1966 (age 47–48)
|Alma mater||Middle East Technical University, Bilkent University, Johns Hopkins University|
|Occupation||Academician, civil servant|
He was born in 1966 in Ankara. After finishing the high school at the TED Ankara College in 1983, Erdem Başçı was educated in electrical engineering at the Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ), and graduated 1987 with a bachelor's degree. He received master's degrees in 1989 in business administration, and in 1990 in economics from the Bilkent University, and in 1993 in economics from the Johns Hopkins University. In 1995, Erdem Başçı earned a PhD degree in economics from Bilkent University.
He served between 1995 and 2003 as a member of the teaching staff at the Bilkent University, from 1999 on as an associate professor of economics.
Erdem Başçı was appointed deputy governor of the Central Bank of Turkey on October 9, 2003. He was reconfirmed at this post on October 10, 2008. Erdem Başçı was promoted to governor on April 14, 2011, succeeding Durmuş Yılmaz.
- "Doç.Dr. Erdem Başçı, Başkan" (in Turkish). TCMB. Retrieved 2011-11-03.
|Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey
April 14, 2011 - present
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