Erbil specializes in international trade and development economics with
a focus on trade policy, tax reforms, and macroeconomic policy
recommendations in an open economy framework. In his research he employs
advanced economic modeling tools such as CGE models and integrated
modeling platforms, as well as intuitive and simple innovations such as
the "debt burden index" (see recent paper with Ferhan Salman titled "Revealing Turkey's Public Debt Burden - A Transparent Payments Approach," Journal of Policy Modeling, 2006).
Since 2002, Can Erbil has
been working as a full-time faculty at IBS and the Department of
Economics at Brandeis University. Erbil teaches courses in international
trade and globalization (graduate level), development economics
(graduate and undergraduate), econometrics (graduate and undergraduate -
at Brandeis and Harvard University), microeconomics, macroeconomics,
quantitative analysis (graduate level), economic modeling with general
equilibrium: theory and practice (Ph.D. level), political economy
(graduate level) and international monetary economics and finance (at
Harvard University). Since 2009, Prof. Erbil also holds the title of
Assistant Director of Center for German and European Studies (CGES) at
Can Erbil is currently the
Director of Economic Modeling School and Research Fellow at EcoMod,
Global Economic Modeling Network, where he is involved in research,
teaching and consulting on economic modeling. He organizes and teaches
workshops in countries like Singapore, Ecuador, Venezuela, Turkey,
Bahrain and UAE. The workshops are attended by a wide range of
individuals in the field, including employees of Central Banks, Finance
Ministries, International Institutions, think tanks, NGOs, as well as
Erbil has worked as a
consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. He worked on a project
for the New Hampshire Tax Commission estimating the economic impacts of
changes in income, sales and property taxes.
On two different occasions,
Erbil has worked at the International Trade Division of the World Bank,
as a consultant and data manager. He has conducted intensive empirical
research using international data sources, and delivered policy
recommendations to client countries on issues such as trade policy,
integration, market openness and export competitiveness.
Name: Can Erbil
Hometown: Boston, MA, USA and Istanbul, Turkey
years of experience in international trade, policy modeling, economic
development, forecasting and research with a special focus on Emerging Markets, Middle East and GCC Region.
Publications on International Trade, Policy Modeling, Economic Development, Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms. Recent research concentration on Trade Policy, Financial Regulation, Health Policy and Energy Policies.
Executive teaching and consulting experience.
World Bank experience.
Federal Reserve Bank experience.
Ph.D. in Economics
Industry: Economics - Education and Research
of Economic Modeling School and Research Fellow (EcoMod) , Assistant
Professor of Economics and IBS, Assistant Director of Center for
German and European Studies (Brandeis University),
Department: Economics and International Business School (IBS)
School: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA