Orkun is an Assistant Professor (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 and worked for several policy institutions including the Bank of Finland, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development and the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey. 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.