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researcher , finance educator

Suleyman Basak, American finance educator, researcher. Fellow: Center for Economic Policy Research; member: European Finance Association, American Finance Association.

Background

Basak, Suleyman was born on August 28, 1964 in Nicosia, Cyprus. Son of Oguz and Cucin Basak.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, University College London, England, 1983—1986. Master of Science in Civil Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1986—1988. Master of Science in Finance Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1988—1990.

Doctor of Philosophy in Finance Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1988—1993.

Career

Başak received his B.S. degree in Civil engineering from University College London and a Master's degree in the same subject from Carnegie Mellon University, This was followed by a M.S. and Ph.D. at in Financial economics from Carnegie Mellon. He has been the recipient of a Fulbright scholarship, and a William Larimer Mellon Fellowship. He holds research grants from the Economic & Social Research Council, U.K., and the Q-Group, Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance, U.S. He is Associate Editor of the journals Management ScienceISSN 0025-1909 and Review of FinanceISSN 1572-3097.

Achievements

  • He is Professor at the Institute of Finance and Accounting of the London Business School, an MBA-granting part of the University of London and has previously taught at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania until June 30, 2000, where he received the David W. Hauck Award for Outstanding Teaching in 1997, and an honourable mention in 1998 and 1999 for the Geewax, Terker Prize for Investment Research. His dissertation won him the Alexander Henderson Award for excellence in economics, an award also won by Nobel Laureates Oliver Williamson, Dale Mortensen, Finn Kydland and Edward Prescott.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: Center for Economic Policy Research. Member: European Finance Association, American Finance Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, music, food and wine.

Connections

father:
Oguz Basak

mother:
Cucin Basak