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Economics educator

Timur Kuran, American economics educator. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1985, 88. Trustee American-Turkish Association Southern California, Irvine, 1986-1987. Member American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society, Middle East Studies Association North America, Western Economic Association, Public Choice Society.

Background

Kuran, Timur was born on March 19, 1954 in New York City. Son of Aptullah E. and Sylvia (Stockdale) Kuran.

Education

Bachelor, Princeton University, 1977. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1982.

Career

Assistant professor economics University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1988, associate professor, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Managing editor Journal Economic Behavior and Organization, 1983-1989, associate editor, since 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee American-Turkish Association Southern California, Irvine, 1986-1987. Member American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society, Middle East Studies Association North America, Western Economic Association, Public Choice Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, jazz, travel, turkish lit.

Connections

Married Wendy Weisend, September 6, 1980. 1 child, Kenter W.

father:
Aptullah E. Kuran

mother:
Sylvia (Stockdale) Kuran

spouse:
Wendy Weisend

child:
Kenter W. Kuran