Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir is a professor of economics at department of economics at the Ankara HBV University, Ankara, Turkey. Prior to that, he was professor of economics at department of economics at the University of Gazi, Ankara in Turkey from May 2005 to July 2018. He was postdoctoral fellows at Department of Economics and Related Studies at University of York in UK from 2002 to 2004. He has been a research fellow of Economic Research Forum (ERF), Cairo, Egypt since 2011. He received his PhD in economics from Cukurova University in 2002. His main research interests span labour economic, econometrics, macroeconomic, and international finance theory and policy. His publications include articles in academic journals (Scottish Journal of Political Economy, International Journal of Manpower, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Empirical Economics, Review of Development Economics, Economic Modelling, Empirica, Public Finance Review, International Journal of Finance & Economics, and International Review of Economics & Finance and other journals). He has been in the editorial board of Ekonomik Yaklasim.
Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2020.