Orhan Guvenen


Republic of Turkey

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Primary Position & Institution:

Professor of Strategic Decision Systems, Econometrics and International Economics, Bilkent University

Short Bio:

Professor of Strategic Decision Systems and Nanotechnology Impacts on Socio-Economic Dynamics (Bilkent University 1988-2017)Invited Professor of the University of Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne and Istanbul Gedik University, World Academy of Art and Science Fellow, Former President of State Institute of Statistics of Turkey (1988-1994), Founder of the Turkish statistical Society (1990) and President (1990-1994), Applied Econometrics Association President, Bureau of the United Nations Conference of European Statisticians Member (1992-1994), The Club of Rome Honorary Member, Executive Committee Member (1995-2008), Member since 1993. Turkish Mathematical Society Member (1994-present) International statistical Institute Council Member (1994-1999), Ambassador of Turkey to the OECD (1995-1997), OECD Council Executive Committee Vice-Chairman (1996-1997) Undersecretary of State Planning Organization, Prime Minister Republic of Turkey (1997-1999), European Academy of Sciences and Arts Member (1999-present), Ambassador at Large, Senior Adviser of Prime Minister (1997-2000), UNESCO Executive Board Member (2001-2005), President of Governing Board, Council of the Europe Development Bank (2002-2005), UNESCO Institute for Statistics Governing Board Member and Vice-Chairman (2005-2009).