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Institutional Information: Ziraat Fakültesi, Tarım Ekonomisi
Research Areas: Social Sciences and Humanities, Econometrics, Statistics, Farming Economy, Agricultural Policy

Names in Publications: A. Keskin, Keskin, A




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Atilla KESKIN is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Ataturk University. He received his Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctor’s degrees at Ataturk University. Dr. Keskin studied Econometrics in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at Ohio State University from 2007 to 2008. As a member of the faculty, he has taught Introduction to Econometrics, Numerical Methods, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Introduction to Economics, and Statistics for Economist at Ataturk University and Erzurum Technical University.

In addition to his teaching and extension activities, Professor Keskin has conducted a major research titled “Spatial Equilibrium Analysis of Regional Structural Change in Turkey’s Cattle Industry”. He is the author or co-author of over 50 national and international journal articles, edited books, book chapters, made oral and poster presentations. In addition, he took part in 20 scientific and social projects as consultant, researcher and project leader financed by national and international organizations.

From 2011 to 2014, he served as the Deputy Director at Atatürk University Continuous Education Centre. He chaired the board of directors of ERDEM Consultancy and Lab. Services Inc. (2011-2014). He worked as Project Development and Coordination Office Coordinator in 2012-2016, Head of the Department of Agricultural Policy and Extension, Scientific Research Projects (BAP) Coordinator, Graduate Student Coordinator and Rector Consultant in 2016-2020. Keskin is a member of Turkish Higher Education Quality Council (THEQC) Institutional External Evaluation Commission and Rectorate Strategic Plan Committee. Currently, He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors in Teknokent A.Ş. Professor Atilla KESKİN was appointed as Vice Rector on August 16, 2020.

His hobbies include skiing, photography, acting in theatre plays, hiking and trekking.

Keskin lives in Erzurum, Turkey, with his wife, two children, and their Volkswagen big beetle-1974.


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