She received her B.A. and M.A. from Boğaziçi University in Business Administration and Economics, respectively. Ms. Karahan completed her doctorate at Syracuse University, New York in 2006 where she conducted research at the Center for Policy Research and taught courses in economics. She also taught doctoral courses at Bilgi University on a part-time basis. She was an advisor for TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey) in 2012-2015. Presently, she heads the Department of Economics and Finance of the Istanbul Medipol University. Karahan has specialization in Macroeconomics, and serves as an advisor for TIM (Turkish Assembly of Exporters) and carries out research in economics at SETA (Foundation for Political, Social and Economic Research) and writes columns on economics at the Yeni Şafak Newspaper.
The Brexit’s aftereffects on the Turkish economy will hinge mostly upon the Brexit formula to be devised. The new structure of UK-EU trade could include Turkey as an associated party or, alternatively, pave the way for a new bilateral agreement with the UK.
Reminding of its credible history in terms of ability to repay, and underlining the ongoing efforts for strengthened political and economic prospects, Turkey invites all interested global associates to closely witness its sincere dedication to a bright future.