Workshop on Turkish Economy

In memory of Fikret Şenses

October 5-7, 2023; METU, Ankara

General Information

The Department of Economics of Middle East Technical University and Economics Literature Journal of World Economic Research Institute (WERI) are jointly organizing the Workshop on Turkish Economy (WOTE) to be held in-person on October 5-7, 2023 at Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Türkiye.

This Workshop on Turkish Economy (WOTE) is organized in memory of Fikret Şenses

The workshop program includes plenary sessions, panels, and presentations of contributed papers. The workshop is open to all line of theoretical and empirical research on Turkish Economy. The workshop aims at bringing together scholars from all over the World for exchange of ideas, discussion of recent results within theoretical and applied research, and creating a research network for future joint collaborations.

Abstract Submission

An abstract or full paper should be submitted by e-mail to WoTE2023 Workshop is open to both English and Turkish presentations. Submissions should include 2-3 JEL codes and keywords of the research. Authors will receive a notification by e-mail about acceptance/rejection of their submission within two weeks. Authors can not submit more than 2 papers.

Please send your abstract or full paper to


Organization Committee

  • Alper Güzel, Ondokuz Mayıs University
  • Yilmaz Kılıçaslan, Anadolu University
  • Seda Ekmen Özçelik, AYBU
  • Erkan Erdil, METU
  • Pınar Derin Güre, METU
  • Çınla Akdere, METU

Conference Secretariat

    Armağan Rufaioğlu, Anadolu University

Scientific Committee

  • Serdal Bahçe – Ankara University
  • Zeynep Başak – Bülent Ecevit University
  • Hasan Cömert – METU
  • Ozan Eruygur – AHBV University
  • Alper Güzel – Ondokuz Mayıs University
  • Seçil Kaya – Ankara University
  • Yilmaz Kılıçaslan – Anadolu University
  • Aykut Lenger – Ege University
  • Emel Memiş – Ankara University
  • Emre Özçelik – METU
  • Erdal Özmen – METU
  • Kağan Parmaksız – METU
  • Erol Taymaz – METU
  • Gül İpek Tunç – METU
  • Murad Tiryakioğlu – Afyon Kocatepe University
  • Ünal Töngür – Akdeniz University
  • Yeşim Üçdoğruk Gürel – Dokuz Eylül University
  • Ebru Voyvoda – METU

Important Dates

  • September 15, 2023
    Deadline for abstract submission

  • September 22, 2023
    Deadline for registration

  • September 25, 2023
    Announcement of programme

  • October 5-7, 2023
    The workshop


Registrations to WoTE2023 will start on September 15, 2023. The deadline for registration to WoTE2023 is September 22, 2023. There is no registration fee for participation.
To register to the workshop, please fill in the registration form below and send to

  • WoTE2023 Registration Form
  • Programme

    Dear Participant,

    WoTE2023 Programme is here:

    WoTE2023 Programme

    See you soon at METU



    The venue of the workshop is the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Türkiye.



    Paper presenting authors at the WoTE2023 have the opportunity to publish their papers in in the following journals:

  • Economics Literature
  • METU Studies in Development
  • World Journal of Applied Economics

    The authors willing to publish their work in the journals above must submit revised version of their papers after WoTE2023 workshop. Note that, the journals will be under no commitment to publish any article. However, they do promise an expedited refereeing process. The deadline to submit your manuscript is November 01, 2023. The authors should follow regular submission rules of the journal that can be found on the Journal’s web page.