Holding a BA degree in Finance from Ankara University (Turkey) and a Master’s degree in Management of Financial Resources from Carnegie Mellon University (USA), he earned his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of Kansas (USA) in 2004 with his thesis on ‘Economic Analysis of Financial Reforms in Turkey’. During his graduate studies, he worked as teaching assistant, financial analyst, instructor and adjunct professor at different universities and institutions in the U.S. After acquiring his Ph.D., Dr. Ulussever joined Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina (USA) in 2004 as Assistant Professor of Finance where he lectured on economics and finance until 2007. Besides his academic career at Benedict College, Dr. Ulussever also served as research and financial consultant to the Business Development Center and Community Development Corporation of the College. Dr. Ulussever continued his academic career as Assistant Professor of Finance at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia where he taught and conducted research in finance and economics.
Throughout his graduate and post-graduate studies, Dr. Ulussever has attended numerous international academic symposia as speaker, discussant as well as chair and published academic papers in internationally recognized refereed journals. Moreover, Dr. Ulussever has actively participated in many research teams and served as principal investigator, co-investigator as well as consultant on sponsored research projects in the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. The courses he taught at KFUPM are Financial Management, Investments, Management of Financial Instutitions, Financial Modelling, Real Estate Investment, Financial Policy (UNDEGRADUATE), Corporate Finance, Investment Analysis (MBA) and Macro Environment of Business (E-MBA).
Ph.D. in Economics, University of Kansas, USA, 2004
Masters in Management of Financial Resources, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Bachelorette in Finance, Ankara University, TURKEY
Reza Fathollahzadeh Aghdam, Deepak Sharma, Mohsen A. Al-Hajji, Talat Ulussever, 2013, Macroeconomic Impacts of Contemporary Electricity Reform: 19 OECD and Seven Australian States, Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, 7, 949-962.
Talat Ulussever, Ibrahim Guran Yumusak and Muhsin Kar, 2011, The Day of the Week Effect in the Saudi Stock Exchange: A Non-linear Garch Analysis, Journal of Social and Economic Studies, 1.
Talat Ulussever, 2011, A Welfare Policy Analysis in the Turkish Economy: A Simulation Based Macroeconomic Application of the Deficit Financing Options, Journal of Franklin Institute, 348(7).
Talat Ulussever, 2010, Foreign Direct Investment and Financing of Capital Formation in Turkey”, Journal of Knowledge, Economy & Management, 10(1).
Talat Ulussever, 2010, Recai Akyel, Yusuf Tekin, 2008, Does (De)regulation Matter in Financial Crises? Examining the Obama Administration’s New Bank Plan, II. International Symposium on Sustainable Development Proceeding,
Talat Ulussever, 2010, Special Report on Obama’s New Bank Plan, Political Reflection (Quarterly Magazine), Volume 1, Issue 1.
Talat Ulussever, Ayman Abdullah, 2010, The Relationship between the US Dollar & Major Commodity Prices, 8. International Knowledge, Economy & Management Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, 2009, Expansions and Developments Brought by Participant Banking into the Turkish Banking Sector, 7. International Knowledge, Economy & Management Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, Saad Al-Mahrous, 2009, The Validity of Capital Asset Pricing Model And Factors of Arbitrage Pricing Theory in Saudi Stock Exchange, 7. International Knowledge, Economy & Management Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, 2009, The Macroeconomic Effects of Interest Rate Liberalization: The Case of Turkey, International Symposium on Sustainable Development Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, 2009, A Welfare Policy Analysis in the Turkish Economy: A Simulation Based Macroeconomic Application of the Deficit Financing Options, International Conference on Modeling, Simulation, and Applied Optimization Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, 2008, The Macroeconomic Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in the Turkish Economy, The Journal of Social and Economic Development, 5(1).
Talat Ulussever, 2008, A Policy Analysis; Removing the Subsidized Loans, Annual Meeting of International Conference on Social Sciences Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, 2006, Who Gains from the Interest Rate Liberalization in the Turkish Economy? A Simulation Based Policy Analysis with Financial CGE Model, Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference Proceeding, 2006.
Talat Ulussever, 2004, Foreign Direct Investment in Emerging Markets: The Case of the Turkish Economy, The Journal of Economics, Volume XXX, Issue No.2.
Talat Ulussever, 2003, Financial Liberalization, Capital Flows and Financial Crises: A Comparison of the Turkish Experiences with Asian Ones, Pennsylvania Economic Association Conference Proceeding.
Talat Ulussever, 2006, The Macroeconomics of Fiscal Policy” Edited by Richard Kopcke, Geoffrey M. B. Tootell and Robert K. Triest, MIT Press, Book Review, The Journal of Economics, Volume XXXIII, Issue No:1.
Talat Ulussever, 2004, Building on the Kyoto Protocol: Options for Protecting the Climate” Edited by Kevin A. Baumert, Odile Blanchard, Silvia Llosa, and James F. Perkaus, 2002, World Research Institute, Book Review, The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 38, No. 1.
Talat Ulussever, 2003, Bad Times and Good Times in Rural Java” Edited by Jan B. and Gunawan W., 2002, KITLV Press, Book Review, The Journal of Developing Areas, Vol. 37, No. 1.
Area of Specialization
Computable Financial General Equilibrium, Economic and Financial Modeling, Financial Liberalization, Financial Institutions, Financial Markets, Foreign Direct Portfolio Investment, International Finance, Energy Finance, Islamic Economics and Finance