Banu  Demir

Banu Demir

Assistant Professor of Economics, Bilkent University

Banu Demir is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Bilkent University in Ankara, a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London, and a Research Affiliate at the CESifo Institute in Munich. She was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Princeton University, for the 2016-17 academic year. She has also worked as a Research Analyst at the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management (PREM) unit at the World Bank between 2006 and 2008. She holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford, an MA from Bilkent University and a BSc from Middle East Technical University, all in economics. Her research interests lie in the areas of international trade and development, with a focus on trade financing and transportation costs.