Tatlıyer has received his B.S. degree in Management Engineering from Istanbul Technical University (2007), M.A. degree in Financial Economics from Istanbul Bilgi University (2010) and PhD degree in Economics from Istanbul University (2014). Tatlıyer continues his studies in Istanbul Medipol University, Economics & Finance department as assistant professor of economics. His research fields involve macroeconomics and international political economics. Tatlıyer has publications in various international journals. In addition, Tatlıyer has authored a Turkish book titled The Evolution of Economic Thought and Economic Policy (2015).