Lütfi Erden graduated from the Uludag University
Department of Econometrics in 1993. With the scholarship
granted by Ministry of Education, he went on to pursue
his graduate study abroad, earning an MS degree in
Economics from the University of Colorado at Denver
in 1997. The same year, he started his doctoral study
at the Florida State University, Department of Economics.
Upon earning his Ph.D. there in 2002, Lütfi Erden
returned to Turkey. Currently, he is a faculty member
at the Department of Economics at Hacettepe University.
His academic interests are applied econometrics, macroeconomics,
international trade and finance. He is married with