Türkmen Göksel holds a PhD degree in Economics (2009) from the University of Minnesota, USA. He received both his BSc and MSc degrees in Economics from Ankara University in 2002 and 2004, respectively. In 2013, he became an associate professor of economics. Currently, he is employed at the Department of Economics, Ankara University, Turkey. His main research interests are macroeconomics, international economics, mathematical modeling, programming languages, and electoral systems. He has published many papers in local and international peer-reviewed journals in these fields, and has also published books about electoral systems and applications of MATLAB in social sciences. In addition to Ankara University, he has taught courses at the University of Minnesota, USA, and Boğaziçi University, Turkey.