Yrd.Doç.Dr. S. Meral Çakıcı Assistant Professor of Economics Postahane Mahallesi Manastır Yolu Eflatun Sokak No 16 34940 Tuzla İSTANBUL [email protected] office: +90-216-5810050-1700 http://www.pirireis.edu.tr/egitim/iktisadi-ve-idari-bilimler-fakultesi/akademik-kadro The research areas of S.Meral Çakıcı include Open Macroeconomics, International Finance and Business Cycle Theory. Her research has been published in international academic journals such as International Review of Economics and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Open Economies Review. She obtained a full doctoral scholarship for the period of 2006-2010 given by the German Research Foundation (DFG, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). She received her PhD in Economics from Bonn University. She received both her MA and BA degrees in Economics at Boğaziçi University.