Erdem Başçı

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Erdem Başçı
Erdem Basci - World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia 2012 crop.jpg
Başçı at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East, North Africa and Eurasia in 2012
Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 14, 2011
Preceded by Durmuş Yılmaz
Personal details
Born 1966 (age 47–48)
Ankara, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Alma mater Middle East Technical University, Bilkent University, Johns Hopkins University
Occupation Academician, civil servant
Profession Economist

Erdem Başçı (born 1966) is a Turkish economist and the current Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey since April 2011.

Early life[edit]

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.[1]

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.[1]

Career[edit]

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Doç.Dr. Erdem Başçı, Başkan" (in Turkish). TCMB. Retrieved 2011-11-03. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Durmuş Yılmaz
Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey
April 14, 2011 - present
Succeeded by
incumbent