Saltuk Ozerturk

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Associate Professor



Office: Umphrey Lee 301X
Phone: 214-768-3344
Email: ozerturk[@]
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Educational Background

Ph.D. New York University


Dr. Saltuk Ozerturk joined the Department of Economics at Southern Methodist University in 2001 after finishing his Ph.D. studies. 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

Contract Theory, Applied Microeconomic Theory, Political Economy of the Media, Financial Economics



Financial Economics (undergraduate and graduate), Game Theory (undergraduate and graduate)