SMU Economics Faculty Directory



Saltuk Ozerturk

Associate Professor

Ph.D., New York University
Umphrey Lee 301X

Saltuk Ozerturk joined the Department of Economics at Southern Methodist University in 2001 after receiving his Ph.D. in Economics from New York University. His research interests are in the fields of Financial Economics, Contract Theory and Applied Microeconomic Theory. His work has explored topics including information acquisition in financial markets, incentive problems between financial intermediaries and investors, executive compensation and corporate governance, security design, markets for expert services and most recently regulation of credit rating agencies.

Research Interests

Financial Economics, Contract Theory, Information Economics, Applied Microeconomic Theory

Selected Publications


  • Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) Research Fellowship, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium 2005-2006
  • CV Starr Research Center Dissertation Fellowship, New York University, 2000-2001
  • McCracken Fellowship, New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science 1996-2001

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