Ersal, Eylem

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Ph.D., Economics, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., U.S.A., 2011

M.A., Economics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 2004

B.A. (honors), Economics, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 2002


Eylem Ersal-Kiziler, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater.  Dr. Ersal-Kiziler received her Ph.D. in Economics from Georgetown University and M.A. in Economics from Bilkent University, Turkey.

Dr. Ersal-Kiziler’s research interests are mainly in international finance and open economy macroeconomics. She has published work that examines international capital flows and current account balances in relation to permanent and transitory changes in output, mainly in advanced economies. Her most recent work focuses on the debt flows within the European Monetary Union (EMU) and the role of common single currency (euro) in shaping the geography of these flows within and to the EMU.

Dr. Ersal-Kiziler currently has work in progress on various topics such as asset pricing in housing markets and the role of expectations, time series analysis of international capital flows and impact of small and medium-sized enterprises on employment and social mobility.

At the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Dr. Ersal-Kiziler has been teaching International Finance (Econ 406), Intermediate Macroeconomics (Econ 302), Business Statistics (Econ 245), and Principles of Macroeconomics (Econ 202) at the undergraduate program. She also teaches Business Conditions Analysis (Econ 736) in the MBA program, and International Macroeconomics (Econ 773) in the MS Applied Economics Program. She also mentored a number of undergraduate research projects and participated in master’s thesis committees.

Dr. Ersal-Kiziler is a member of the CoBE inclusive Excellence Committee and Chancellor’s University Inclusive Excellence Committee. She is also one of the advisors of the Economics Society and the supervisor for Omicron Delta Epsilon UWW Chapter.


Recent Publications:

  1. “Trend Shocks and Cyclicality of Gross Financial Flows”. International Journal of Economics and Finance, May 2015, Vol. 7. No. 5.
  2. “Trend Shocks and Countercyclical U.S. Current Account”, with David Amdur. Canadian Journal of Economics, May 2014, Vol. 47. No. 2.

Robert Mundell Prize
August 2015
Canadian Economics Association
Women in Leadership Recognition
March 2015
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Women’s Issues Committee
Leon P. Hermsen Excellence in Teaching Award
April 2014
College of Business and Economics

Georgetown University
Bilkent University
Bilkent University

Eastern Economic Association
January 2014 - Current
American Economic Association
December 2012 - Current
Midwest Economic Assocation
January 2012 - Current
Georgetown Center for Economic Research
2013 - 2015

Bubble-like Behavior in Asset Markets: The Role of Limited Infomation
Yamin Ahmad
Euro Currency Risk and the Geography of Debt Flows to Peripheral Europe
Ha Nguyen
Discussion of "Worker Remittances and Economic Growth in a Real Business Cycle Framework", by Michael Batu
On the Financiers of the Peripheral EU
Ha Nguyen, World Bank
On the Financiers of Peripheral EU
Ha Nguyen, World Bank
Eurozone and Financing of the Peripheral EU
Ha Nguyen
Growth Shocks and Portfolio Flows
Discussion of "Predictability and Specification in Models of Exchange Rate Determination by Levent Bulut "
Growth Shocks and Portfolio Flows
Discussion of "Determinants of Convergence in the Marginal Product of Capital by Elena Bondarenko and Shuichiro Nishioka"
Discussion of "The 2000 and 2008 Olympic Games Announcements and Chinese Stock Market Responses by Yu Liu"
Growth Shocks and Portfolio Flows
Trend Shocks and Countercyclical U.S. Current Account
David Amdur
Growth Shocks and Portfolio Flows

Euro Currency Risk and the Geography of Debt Flows to Peripheral EMU
Journal of International Money and Finance
International portfolio flows with growth shocks
Economics Letters
Vol. 141 Iss. April 2016
Trend Shocks and Gross Financial Flows
International Journal of Economics and Finance
Vol. 7 Iss. 5
Trend Shocks and the Countercyclical U.S. Current Account
Journal of Canadian Economics
Vol. 47 Iss. 2

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