Aytaç Erdemir

Email: aytac.erdemir@nibio.no    /    aytac.erdemir@nmbu.no

Department of Business Economics & Management
Storgata 2-4-6, Pb 8024 Dep
0030 Oslo

Current Position

Research Fellow, Department of Business Economics & Management (2015-), Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research

  • Project: Strategic Research Initiative on Value Chain (SIS HMR Verdikjeden) 

Research Interests

Industrial Organization, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Econometrics


Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), School of Economics and Business, Ph.D Candidate in Economics, autumn 2018 (expected)

  • Dissertation Topic: Essays in Industrial Organization and Corporate Governance

University of Kiel, Quantitative Economics Program, 2014 

Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), Advanced Studies Program, 2014

Bilkent UniversityFaculty of Business Administration, M.Sc. in Finance, 9/24/2012

METU, B.Sc. in Food Engineering, 1/23/2010

Working Papers

Value of Director Networks for Firms” [Job Market Paper]

Are Women Better Directors in the Boards?”, with O. Bergland, H. Berglann

Board Control: Inside vs Outside Directors”, with O. Bergland, H. Berglann

“Concentration, Market Size and Barriers: An Empirical Investigation”

“Proportional Random Growth with a Barrier: Case of Norway”, with O. Bergland

Conference/Seminar Presentations

2017:    European Association for Research in Industrial Economics, 44th Annual Conference in Maastricht (EARIE 2017)

             Western Economic Association International, 92nd Annual Conference in San Diego (WEAI 2017)

             Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics, 21st Annual Conference at Columbia University, NY (SIOE 2017)

             Canadian Economics Association, 51st Annual Conference at St Francis Xavier University (CEA 2017)

             CCSBE/CCPME 2017 Conference at Laval University, Quebec City

             Global Finance Conference 2017 - Hempstead, NY

             Eastern Economic Association, 43rd Annual Conference in New York City

             Frisch Center Seminar  at University of Oslo 

2016:    Forskermøtet: 38th Annual Meeting of the Norwegian Association of Economists at NTNU, Trondheim

             FIBE Conference at NHH, Bergen 

             NFB Conference in Oslo

             European Economics and Finance Society 15th Annual Conference

Previous Research Positions

  • Early Stage Researcher, Jaume I University, Spain, EU FP7-ICT Project, 2014  
  • Research Assistant, Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, 2013
  • Teaching Assistant, Bilkent University, 2010-2012

Teaching Assistantship

MAN 256: Introduction to Management Science, 2012 

MBA 553: Data Models and Decisions, 2011


Western Economic Association International Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics Western Finance Association | Agricultural  and Applied Economics Association | Samfunnsøkonomene |  American Economic Association  American Finance  Association

  • Computer:  STATA, MATLAB, R, SAS, Latex 
  • Languages: English, Turkish, Norwegian, Spanish, German