Orkun is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Economics at the City, University of London, a Research Associate at the Systemic Risk Centre and STICERD as well as a Research Affiliate at the CESifo network. He has previously visited several research institutions including the UC Berkeley, Bank of Finland and European Bank of Reconstruction and Development. His academic papers have been published in some of the world-leading journals in economics and finance, such as The Economic Journal and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking.
His main research interests are in financial intermediation, international finance and political economy. He tweets @_OrkunSaka.