Investments, portfolio theory, asset pricing models and corporate finance are the focus of Mustafa Gultekin's work.
His current research investigates the flow of information across securities
and countries; assessment of return-generating models; the impact of
increased debt by U.S. corporations on economic stability; overreaction
in securities markets; and persistence of analysts' errors in earnings
forecasts and implications for the SUE models.
Dr. Gultekin teaches investments, portfolio management and financial modeling. Other
areas of expertise include financial markets, international finance,
risk management and valuation.
He has served as a consultant to major corporations in the United States and abroad, including Atlantic Bell, Westinghouse, U.S. Agency for International Development, Kansallis Foundation for Financial Research and Salomon Brothers, now Smith Barney.
Dr. Gultekin is the former president of the European Financial Management Association and the former dean of the College of Administrative Sciences and Economics at Koc University in Istanbul. He also served as associate director of Management Decision Laboratory at New York University and as a research scientist at Bogazici University in Turkey.
He received his PhD from New York University, his MA in operations management from Bogazici University and a BS in physics from Middle East Technical University.