• Professor, Economics Department


  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). The Economic Discourse on Income Inequality – how and why it has changed since the 1980s?. von Arnim, R. & J. Stiglitz (eds.) The Great Polarization: Economics, Institutions and Policies in the Age of Inequality. California University Press.. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). "The Decline of Traditional Banking and Endogenous Money" (co-authored with Gokcer Ozgur). In G. Epstein, T. Schlesinger & M. Vernengo (eds.) Banking, Monetary Policy and Political Economy of Financial Regulation: Essays in Honor of Jane Webb D'Arista. Edward Elgar. Accepted, .
  • D'Arista, Jane (date unknown). "International Monetary System: Problems and Proposals," (Co-auhored with Jane D'Arista) in M. Wolfson & G. Epstein (eds.) The Handbook of the Political Economy of the Financial Crisis. Oxford University Press.. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). "A Minsky Moment?" in G.Fontana, J. McCombie and M Sawyer (eds.) Macroeconomics, Finance and Money: Essays in honour of Philip Arestis. Palgrave Macmillan. (Co-authored with Gokcer Ozgur).. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). "The Breakdown of Capacity for Collective Agency: The Leitmotif of Our Times", Real-World Economics Review, No. 62, December. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). Collective Action, Opportunism and Class Agency Under Ineffective State Enforcement. Journal of Institutional Economics. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). Induced Technology Hypothesis. Review of Social Economy. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). "Climate Change, Procrastination and Asymmetric Power" (co-authored with Jason Whittle) World Economic Review, 5: 1-19. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). Debt and Financial Sentiment. Quarterly Journal of Economic Research. Vol. 89, 45-58. Accepted, .
  • Gokcer Ozgur (date unknown). "Endogenous Money in the Age of Financial Liberalization." ((Co-authored with Gokcer Ozgur) Review of Political Economy. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). Elite Collective Agency and the State. Journal of Institutional Economics. Vol. 16, 13-24. Accepted, .
  • Korkut Erturk (date unknown). "Free Markets Bad for Your Health." (co-authored with David Keller) Op-Ed article, Salt Lake Tribune, Feb 23, 2013. Accepted, .

Research Statement

My main research interest centers on issues related to financial and international macroeconomics, business cycles and growth and development.


  • Theory of the State Revisited, Department of Economics, Colorado State University. , Presented, 2014.
  • How Non-mainstream Ideas can Help Prevent Market Failures in Education, Health and the Law. The Law and Economics Club, Bringham Young University, Law School. , Presented, 2012.
  • "Review and Assessment: Perspectives From an Academic Economist." Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University. , Presented, 2011.
  • "Heterodox Lessons from the Crisis.” Invited HESA Paper Presentation, Department of Economics, University of Utah. , Presented, 2010.
  • Invited Paper Presentation: “Governance and Asymmetric Power,” Conference on Economic Governance Institutions: Economic Outcomes and the Crisis, University of Greenwich, London. , Presented, 2010.
  • Invited Presentation: “Lessons from the Crisis.” Conference on The Effect of the Crisis on Distribution, organized by New School for Social Research Students, New York. , Presented, 2010.
  • Invited Presentation: “Rethinking the Individual-Society Nexus,” New Economics as ‘Mainstream’ Economics, organized by the Cambridge Trust for New Thinking in Economics, Marry Edwards College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK. , Accepted, 2010.
  • Invited Presentation: “Is the Global Economy Out of The Woods Yet? If Not Why Not?” Forum for Questioning Minds, Salt Lake City. , Presented, 2009.
  • Invited Set of Lectures: The ‘Ethics and Policy Implications of Free Market Economics,’ Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University. , Presented, 2009.
  • "Early Keynes on Financial Sentiment" with (Jake Jennings) - URPE session in Eastern Economics Association Conference, Boston. , Presented, 2020.
  • "Debt and Financial Sentiment" - International Conference 'Minsky at 100. Revisiting Financial Instability' held at Universita Cattolico del Sacro Cuore, Milan - Italy. , Presented, 2019.
  • “How Does the Ruling Class Act in Its Collective Interest? The Elite Cohesion and State Power.” 29th European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy Conference at Corvinus University of Budapest. , Presented, 2017.
  • "The Predatory State and Elite Cohesion." International Conference on the Political Economy of Democracy and Dictatorship, University of Munster, Germany. , Presented, 2017.
  • “Private Rent Seeking and Asymmetric Power.” International Confederation of Associations for Pluralism in Economics (ICAPE) Chicago. , Presented, 2017.
  • “Rent Seeking and Failure of Collective Agency in the Age of Free Markets” World Interdisciplinary Network for institutional Research (WINIR) Boston. , Presented, 2016.
  • Paper Presentation: “The Risk of Global Deflation.” URPE session at the ASSA Meetings, Atlanta. , Presented, 2010.
  • Paper Presentation: “The Monetary Threat to the Global Economy.” The 13th Conference of the Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policiies (FMM), titled, The World Economy in Crisis – The Return to Keynesianism? Berlin. , Presented, 2009.
  • Paper Presentation: “The Impasse Ahead,” Eastern Economic Association Meetings, New York. , Presented, 2009.
  • Paper Presentation: “Globalization and Social Fragmentation: Taking Stock of Post-Walrasian Economics” The Association for Evolutionary Economics, ASSA Annual Meetings, San Francisco. , Presented, 2009.
  • Roundtable on the Future of Capitalism, Hinckley Institute, University of Utah. Panel, Presented, 2017.
  • Crisis of Theory? The History of Radical Political-Economy in US Universities, Organized by HESA. Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • Finance in the Global Economy, Hinckley Institute Forum. Panel, Presented, 2013.
  • Plenary Panel Discussion. Ethics Awareness Week 2011, Center for the Study of Ethics, Utah Valley University. Panel, Presented, 2011.
  • Panelist, Discussion on What Unifies Heterodox Economics, organized by HESA (Heterodox Economics Students’ Association) Economics Department, University of Utah. Panel, Presented, 2009.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Turkey