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Durham University

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Mr Erhan Akkas, MA in Global Political Economy

PhD Student in the Business School

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Erhan has a BA in Economics from Istanbul University, Turkey; continued for MA in Political Economy at Istanbul University; has MA Degree in Global Political Economy from the University of Sussex, UK; is currently pursuing his PhD in Islamic Finance at Durham University, UK.

Research Interests

  • Economics
  • Islamic Economics and Finance
  • Political Economy
  • Islamic Political Economy
  • Political Economy of Development
  • Knowledge-based Economy
  • Financial Development
  • Sovereign Wealth Funds
  • GCC Region