Yilmaz Akyuz

former Director, Globalization and Development Strategies (retired)

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Palais des Nations
8-14, Avenue de la Paix
Geneva 10 1211
Phone: (41 22) 917 5841
Dr. Yilmaz Akyuz was the Director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies and Chief Economist at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) until his retirement in August 2003. He was the principal author and head of the team preparing the Trade and Development Report, and UNCTAD coordinator of research support to developing countries (the Group-of-24) in the IMF and the World Bank on International Monetary and Financial Issues. Before joining UNCTAD in 1984 he taught at various universities in Turkey, England and elsewhere in Europe. He has published extensively in macroeconomics, finance, growth and development. Since retiring from UNCTAD, he has held the Tun Ismail Ali Chair in Monetary and Financial Economics, University of Malaya. His current activities include policy research for international organizations, and advising governments on development policy issues, and the Third World Network on research in trade, finance and development.

Focus: Development, Economy, Finance, Trade, Global

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Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006

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