Ünal Seven

Unal Seven is a Ph.D. candidate at the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca on Economics program. He received his bachelor’s degree (2010) in Mathematics from Dokuz Eylul University and MS in Finance degree from Izmir University of Economics (2012) where he was awarded a full scholarship. He worked as a Research Assistant at IEU at Department of International Trade and Finance from September 2010 to February 2013. 



Financial Economics; International Finance; Financial Institutions and Markets; Applied
Econometrics; Housing Market



- IMT Institute for Advanced Studies, Lucca, Italy: February 11, 2013 – June 30, 2016 PhD full scholarship.

- Izmir University of Economics, Izmir, Turkey: September, 2010-  June 2012 MS in Finance full scholarship.

-Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Investment Research Challenge, Winner, Turkey, March 2012. (An annual competition for university students across the world, it requires students who enter to work in university-based teams and put together a presentation on a company in the style of an analyst working in an investment bank or fund management firm.)



 -Seven, U., Coskun, Y., (2016). Does financial development reduce income inequality and poverty? Evidence from emeging countries, Emerging Markets Review. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ememar.2016.02.002.

 -Seven, U., Yetkiner, H., (2016). Financial intermediation and economic growth: Does income matter?, Economic Systems. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecosys.2015.09.004.

 -Vardar, G., Okan, B. and Seven, U. (2014). The Competitive Conditions of the Banking Industry in the Post-Crises Period: An Analysis of Turkish Banks. Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, 29(339), pp.49-68.

 -Tutek, H. and Seven, U. (2013). The Application of the Catastrophe Theory to the Istanbul Stock Exchange Crash of 2008. Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, 28(330), pp.41-60.

-Erol, C., Okan, B., Seven, U., and Tunc, S. (2013). The Impact of Financial Restructuring after 2001 Turkey Crisis on the Risk Determinants of Turkish Commercial Bank Stocks. International Journal of Economic  Perspectives, vol. 7, issue 4, December 2013.