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Isik Akin – Bath Spa University

Personal statement

Isik is an experienced and passionate lecturer in Finance. He teaches Financial Accounting, Management Accounting and MSc Financial Management Accounting.

As well as publishing a number of articles and book publications, he also acted as a European Union Project Manager from 2016 to 2017. Whilst in this role, he also worked as a Vice-Principal of the Institute of Health Science, President of the Bologna Committee and Partnership Manager (China). Previously, he taught different Economics and Finance Modules for undergraduate and postgraduate students at Worcester University and the University of Arts London.

He has previously delivered Mathematics, Statistics, International Finance, International Banking and Finance, International Settlement, Corporate Finance, Quantitative Part of Research Methods, Economics and Globalisation, Accounting, and Insurance. He is also an active researcher in Finance.

Academic qualifications

  • PhD in Accounting and Finance - Bath Spa University
  • PhD in Economics and Finance - Istanbul Gelisim University
  • MSc in Finance - University of the West of England, Bristol
  • BSc in Mathematics - Trakya University.

Professional qualifications

  • The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Other external roles

Advisory Board Member

  • Izlek Academic Journal
  • International Journal of Business Innovation and Future Industries
  • Metropolitan Business Review
  • Karachi University Business Research Journal
  • International Journal of Business Innovation and Futures Industries.

Editorial Board Member

  • Financial Markets, Institutions and Risks (FMIR).

Teaching specialisms

  • International Banking and Finance
  • International Finance
  • International Settlement
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Management Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Management Accounting
  • Quantitative Part of Research Method
  • Economics and Globalisation
  • Managing Data.

What can Bath Spa staff and students contact you about?

  • PhD application
  • Research Projects
  • Data Analysis.

Research supervision

  • Credit Risk Management / Credit Ratings
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Financial Literacy.

Publications and research

Funded projects

  • 2016-2017: Project Coordinator, European Union Project, Life-Long Learning Programme.

Published books

  • The Impact of Credit Risk Management on the EU Banks' Performance (Dr Elemion Gonis), 2018
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Contributions, 2018
  • The Approach to Internet Banking of Bank Customers in Turkey, 2018.

Chapter in published books

  • Behavioural Finance: Homo Economicus, Psychology and Irrationality (Chapter: Adaptive Market Hypothesis), 2020.

Published research

Conferences

  • Safe Haven or Risky Hazard? Bitcoin, Gold and S&P 500 Before and During the Covid-19, 4th International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management: Recent Trends of the 21st Century in Economics, Finance and Management, Gelisim – UWE Bristol, 2020.
  • Financial Literacy and Behavioural Biases among University Students, Inna Pomorina, Isik Akin (Bath Spa University) and Ros O'Leary (the University of the West of England), Developments in Economics Education Conference Abstract Book, 2019
  • New credit rating model for countries: EU and Turkey, 3rd International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management: Recent Trends of the 21st Century in Economics, Finance and Management, Gelisim – UWE Bristol, 2019, p.48.
  • 2nd International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management (GELISIM – UWE, 2018) – Conference Secretariat
  • 1st International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management (GELISIM – UWE, 2017) – Conference Secretariat
  • International Economics, Management and Market Research Congress, 2019
  • Workshop on Lean Humanitarian Food Supply Chain in Turkey, Sep 9-13, 2017
  • Istanbul University 15. National Management Congress, 2016
  • International Economics, Management and Market Research Congress, 2015.

Research and academic outputs

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