About the Author
Sevil Acar joined the School of Applied Disciplines at Bogazici University in September 2018. She has acted as the director of the Centre for Energy and Environment Research and the chair of the Economics Department at Altinbas University. Her research focuses on environmental and resource economics, particularly on natural capital accounting, sustainable development indicators, climate change, and the resource curse. Dr. Sevil is a lead author for the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Regional Assessment for Europe and Central Asia. Her articles appeared in Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Ecological Economics, International Review of Environmental and Resource Economics, Ecological Indicators, Energy Policy, and Journal of Environment & Development. Ebru Voyvoda teaches in the Department of Economics at Middle East Technical University. She earned her Ph.D. in Economics from Bilkent University. Her research interests include applied general equilibrium modelling for policy analysis, quantitative methods in macro-economic models, and economic growth. She has written for Economic Modeling, Middle East Development Journal, and the Journal of Policy Modeling, among others. Erinc Yeldan is a professor of economics and the dean of the Faculty of Economics, Social and Administrative Sciences at Bilkent University. He is an executive member of the International Development Economists Associates (IDEAs), New Delhi, and a member of the UN Environment Program (UNEP) International Resource Panel (IRP). Dr. Yeldan's recent work focuses on development macroeconomics and on empirical, dynamic general equilibrium models with emphasis on the Turkish economy. He was a recipient of Young Scientist Award of the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUEBA) in 1998. His works have been cited among the list of Top 500 Economists by a research conducted by the European Economic Association.