Bahri Yilmaz

Jean Monnet Professor. Sabanci University


B.S. in Economics, İstanbul University, 1966;
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Bonn (Germany), 1973.

Work Experience

Post-Doctoral Researcher: University of Cambridge (England), 1973-1974; Hacettepe University, 1975-1985; University of Münster, (Germany), 1984-1989; University of München (Germany), 1987-1991; Economic Advisor of TOBB, 1985-1991; Bilkent University, 1991-1998; Prime Ministery, Chief Advisor for European Affairs, 1997- .Visiting Scholar Pembroke College Cambridge and Center for European Studies at Harvard University (2008).

Areas of Interest

International economics; Macroeconomics, History of Economic Thought, European Economic Integration and economic development.


Elected by the EU Research Department as a member of Screening and evaluation Committee of Research projects regarding in the Political Economy within the 7th Framework.
Elected by Austrian Science Fund as evaluator of research projects on the topic of Foreign Direct Investments.


Alexander von Humbolt Stiftung – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik in Berlin  2009
Research Fellowship – DAAD  2008
Visiting Fellow – Pembroke Collage, Cambridge  2008
Visiting Fellow – Center for European Studies, Harvard University  2008