Deniz Kellecioglu received his PhD in economics from Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey. He received almost all of his education in Sweden, including his master’s degree in economics from Stockholm University, where he also taught economics (part-time) for four years. Since March 2011, he is an Economic Affairs Officer at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. He researched and authored a large number of opinion articles, blog texts, as well as a number of booklets, book chapters and journal articles, out of which the 2010 journal article "Why some countries are rich and some poor – a non-Eurocentric view" is the most popular one.
The annual Mark Blaug Prize in philosophy and economics is open for submission