Isik Akin

 Student/Alumni profile 

Course: PhD Accounting and Finance

Isik joined Bath Spa University in February 2018 to pursue a PhD in Accounting and Finance.

As well as publishing a number of articles and book publications, Isik also acted as the European Union Project Manager at Istanbul Gelisim University from 2016 to 2017. Other roles in Istanbul include work as Vice Principal of the Institute of Health Science, President of the Bologna Committee, and he is a member of the Higher Education Academy

He has previously taught such topics as mathematics, statistics, finance, international finance, accounting, and insurance.

"The best thing about being a postgraduate researcher at Bath Spa is the opportunity to improve yourself as an independent researcher."

Academic qualifications

  • PhD (in progress), Accounting and Finance - Bath Spa University
  • MSc, Finance - University of West England
  • BSc, Mathematics - Trakya University

Thesis title

Determinants of Financial Literacy and Behavioural Biases of Young Adults: The Comparison of Bristol and Istanbul

Research supervisors

Dr. Inna Pomorina

Research interests

  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Mathematics

"I recommend Bath Spa because of the study conditions, and the friendly supervisors who support your development."

Research outputs


The Impact of Credit Risk Management on the EU Banks' Performance, 2016.


Conference or workshop item

  • International Conference on Economics, Finance and Management, in cooperation with University of West of England (secretariat) (2017)
  • Workshop, Lean Humanitarian Food Supply Chain in Turkey (September 2017)
  • Workshop, Istanbul University 15, National Management Congress (2016)
  • Workshop, International Economics, Management and Market Research Congress (2015)

Previous dissertation

The Effect of Credit Risk Management on the EU Banks Performance: Before and After Financial Crisis (September 2014)


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