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Oguz Karasu

Oguz Karasu graduated from Marmara University in Economics in 2013. He completed his masters degree at Istanbul Commerce University, Department of Economics and wrote his thesis on the “Analysis of Alternative Finance Instruments After the 2008 Global Financial Crisis”.

He is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Istanbul University, currently writing a thesis about the Outer Space Industry. Alongside his Ph.D. studies he is presently in the process of completing a second masters in Applied Economics at George Washington University.

He works in an international TV channel, TRT World, as a deputy news editor in the Washington D.C. office, where he follows and assigns world politics, business and economy news.

Oguz is additionally a poet and author.

Our Mission

The National Economists Club encourages the exchange of ideas on economics, business, and policy through meetings featuring high-profile speakers.

Members, mostly from around the nation’s capital, hail from business, government, academe, nonprofits, and international organizations. Luncheons, receptions, and other events are also designed for socializing and networking. NEC is affiliated with the National Association for Business Economics, is nonpartisan, and takes no policy positions