1 CURRICULUM VITAE Sedef Akgüngör Professor Name : Sedef Akgüngör Place of Birth : İzmir Date of Birth : April 30, 1962 EDUCATION American Collegiate Institute (ACI), İzmir, Turkey Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, İzmir, Turkey Master of Science in Agricultural Economics. Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, İzmir, Turkey Master of Arts in Economics, Michigan State University, Department of Economics, East Lansing, Michigan, USA Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, East Lansing, Michigan, USA Ph.D. Thesis: The Economics of Consumer Response to Health-Risk Information in Food ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: August 2005 Current Professor, Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Business, Department of Economics, İzmir, Turkey Associate Professor, Işık University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Management, İstanbul, Turkey Associate Professor, Ege University, Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Department of Business, İzmir, Turkey Visiting Scholar, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
2 Research Assistant, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, East Lansing, Michigan, USA Research Assistant, Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, Izmir, Turkey COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS January 1999-December 1999 Sustainable Competitiveness of the Turkish Fruit and Vegetable Industry, Research grant from: Agricultural Economics Research Institute (AERI), Ankara, Turkey (financed by the World Bank) Duties: Project Administrator January 1998 May 1998 Learning Based Regional Development Strategy: The Case of İzmir Manufacturing Industry Research grant from: İzmir Chamber of Commerce Duties: Collaborative researcher January December1998 Potential demand for Ecologically Produced Foods in İstanbul, Ankara and İzmir Research grant from: Agricultural Economics Research Institute (AERI), Ankara, Turkey (financed by the World Bank) Duties: Project Administrator January Januray 1999 Marble Industry in the Ege Region in the Context of Integration with the European Union Research grant from: State Planning Organisation of Turkey Duties: Collaborative researcher Research and Demonstration on Improved Methods for Estimating Consumers Willingness to Pay for Reduced Risks From Pesticide Residues in Food Research grant from: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture
3 Duties: Research Assistant responsible for administrating the field research (under the supervision of Professor Eileen van Ravenswaay and John Hoehn, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics) November April 1995 The Economics of Pesticide Use in Ege Region Research grant from: Ege University Rectorate Duties: Project administrator OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES March 2002-June 2002 Contribution to the Chapter Poverty and Sustainability of the National Report of Turkey for The World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg Contribution is made by providing a section on Agriculture- Environment and Poverty. Seminars on Marketing Research, Marketing Management and Microeconomic Analysis at the Izmir Chamber of Commerce Education Unit and a private consulting agency. CONSULTANCY WORKS Consultancy work for Foundation for the Advancement of Ege Region ( ) on; Framework for a Computerised Data Base of Ege Region Cities (with Neşe Kumral, R. Funda Barbaros, Ege University) Framework for a Strategic and Economic Development Plan for the Ege Region (with Neşe Kumral, R. Funda Barbaros, Ege University) Framework for a Computerized Data Base of Ege Region Cities (with Neşe Kumral, R. Funda Barbaros, Ege University) AWARDS Academy of Marketing Science Multinational Marketing Congress, Valencia, Best Paper Award (Cultural Aspects of Business-to-BusinessTrack) Ege Science and Technology Center (Ege University) Project Award (first rank) for the project titled Sustainable Competitiveness of the Turkish Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry in the European Union Market (2000)
4 Ege Science and Technology Center (Ege University) Project Award (first rank) for the project titled Flexible Production Potential of Izmir Manufacturing Industry: Learning Based Regional Development (1999) Ege Science and Technology Center (Ege University) Project Award (second rank) for the project titled Potential Demand for Reduced Pesticides in Food (1999) PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS American Agricultural Economics Association Global Awareness Society International Academy of Marketing Science Address (work) Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Business Department of Economics İzmir, Turkey Tel: Fax:
5 Selected Recent Publications A. Publications in Refereed International Journals 1. Akgüngör, Sedef, Neşe Kumral and Aykut Lenger (2003). National Industry Clusters and Regional Specializations in Turkey. European Planning Studies, August. 2. Akgüngör, Sedef, Funda Barbaros, Neşe Kumral. (2002). Competitiveness of the Turkish Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry in the European Union Market. Russian and East European Finance and Trade. May-June. 3. Akgüngör, Sedef, Bülent Miran ve Canan Abay. (2001). "Consumer Willingess to Pay for Food Safety Labels: A Case Study of Pesticide Residues in Urban Turkey". Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing 12 / Barbaros, R. Funda and Sedef Akgüngör. (2000). "Globalization, Industry Performance and Foreign Direct Investment: The Turkish Case". Journal of Global Awareness Society International. June. 5. Papadopoulou, H, S. Akgüngör and Taner Kumuk, (1997). An Overview of Organic Farming in Greece and Turkey with Special Emphasis on Extension and Marketing. Mediterranean Perspectives and Proposals. Journal of Economics, Agriculture and Environment (MEDIT) (1): Kumuk, Taner and Sedef Akgüngör, (1995). The Role of Public Extension in Introducing Environment-Friendly Farming Methods in Turkey. European Journal Agricultural Education and Extension 1 (4): Akgüngör, Sedef and Taner Kumuk. (1998). Issues Related to Marketing and Extension for Sustainable Agricultural Production in Turkey. Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, TUBITAK - The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, vol. 22, no. 4: B. Papers in Symposium Proceedings (Full Papers) 8. Akgüngör, Sedef (2002). Innovativeness Within Industrial Relationships: A Case Study of Industry Clusters in Turkey. Academy of Marketing Science 2002 Multicultural Conference Vol IV-B Full Papers Proceedings, ed. by. S.S. Hassan, E. Bigne and J. S. Johar, Valencia, Spain. (Best Paper Award). 9. Kumral, Neşe and Sedef Akgüngör (2002). Long Term Industrial Small and Medium Size Enterprise Competitiveness: Challenges for the Aegean Region. Regional Development Policies: Visions, Methods And Country Experiences. Egev Rsa Conference Proceedings, Izmir, April 24, Akgüngör, Sedef (2002). Industry Clusters in Turkey: Identifying Regional Highpoints. Uluslararası Ekonomi Kongresi VI (METU International Conference in Economics IV, Ankara. (Symposium Proceedings on CD) 11. Akgüngör, Sedef, Hatice Camgöz Akdağ, Aslı Tuncay (2002). Innovative Culture and Total Quality Management: A Case Study of Turkish Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry
6 SMSs. Proceedings of the First Annual SMS Conference. Eastern Meditteranean University, Magosa. 12. Akgüngör, Sedef, Bülent Miran (2002) Estimating Consumer Demand For Food Safety: A Case Study of Mad Cow (BSE) Scare in Turkey. Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual World Business Congress of IMDA ed. By. T. Harcar, Antalya. 13. Akgüngör, Sedef Funda Barbaros, Neşe Kumral (2001). Vertical Market Networks and Innovative Culture: An Empirical Examination of the Turkish Fruit and Vegetable Industry. Harlan E. Spotts H. Lee Meadow Scott M. Smith (eds). World Marketing Congress - On Global Marketing Issues at the Turn of the Millennium VOLUME X, June. 14. Kumral, Neşe, R.Funda Barbaros, Sedef Akgüngör, A.Ayşen Kaya. (2001). Uluslararası Entegre Üretim: Ege İmalat Sanayi Örneği. Uluslararası Ekonomi Kongresi V (METU International Conference In Economics V) Eylül 2001 / September 10-13, Ankara. 15. Akgüngör, Sedef, R. Funda Barbaros, Neşe Kumral (2000). Türk Meyve ve Sebze İşleme Sanayinin Avrupa Birliği Piyasasında Rekabet Gücü. Uluslararası Ekonomi Kongresi IV (METU International Conference in Economics IV), Ankara. 16. Akgüngör, Sedef (2000). Innovative Culture for Total Quality Management: A Case Study of Turkish Fruit and Vegetable Industry. International Conference on Economic Aspects of Quality Management, Skopje, November. 17. Barbaros, Funda, Sedef Akgüngör (1999). Globalization, Industry Performance and the Foreign Direct Investment: The Turkish Case. Proceedings of the 8 th Annual Meetıng. Global Awareness Society, New Orleans. 18. Akgüngör, Sedef, Canan Abay, Bülent Miran (1997). Marketing of Organically Produced Foods in Turkey: Status and Prospects. Proceedings of the International Conference on Agricultural Production and Nutrition, Boston. 19. Olgun, Akın, Sedef Akgüngör (1997). Fig Production and Marketing Policies in Turkey with Special Emphasis on Alternative Marketing Possibilities. Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on Fig, İzmir. 20. Akgüngör, Sedef, David Makanda, James Oehmke, Robert Myers and Young Choe (1996). Dynamic Analysis of Kenyan Wheat Research and Rate of Return. in the Proceedings of the Conference on Global Agricultural Science Policy in the 21st Century, Melbourne. Symposium Papers (Abstracts) 21. Fitzpatrick, Ellen and Sedef Akgüngör (2004). The Synergy between Subsector Competitiveness and Regional Development: The Case of Turkey and the Tomato Subsector. Paper Presented at American Agricultural Economic Association Annual Meeting, August Fitzpatrick, Ellen and Sedef Akgungor (2004). Asymmetric Power in Creating Endogenous Productive Capacity: The Turkish and Mexican Tomato Subsector in the Periphery. Paper Presented at European Association of Agricultural Economics 85h Seminar, Agricultural Development and Rural Poverty Under Globalization, Florence, Italy, September 8-11.
7 23. Akgüngör, Sedef (2002). Exploring the Performance of Turkish Manufacturing Clusters. Uluslararası Ekonomi Kongresi VI (METU International Conference in Economics VI), Ankara. 24. Akgüngör, Sedef (2003). Exploring Regional Specializations in Turkey s Manufacturing Industry. Paper Presented at the Regional Studies Association International Conference, Pisa, Italy, April 12-15, Kumral, Neşe, Sedef Akgüngör, Aykut Lenger (2001). National Industy Clusters: The Case of Turkey. Paper presented at the Regional Studies Association Conference: Regional Transitions: European Regions and the Challenges of Development, Integration and Enlargement, Gdansk, Poland, September. 26. Kumral, Neşe, Funda Barbaros, Sedef Akgüngör (1999). Learning Based Regional Development Strategy: The Case of İzmir Manufacturing Industry. Uluslararası Ekonomi Kongresi III (METU International Conference in Economics III), Ankara. 27. Barbaros, Funda, Sedef Akgüngör (1998). Hanehalkı Refah Göstergeleri: İzmir, Ankara ve İstanbul Karşılaştırılması. Uluslararası Ekonomi Kongresi (METU International Conference in Economics II), Ankara. 28. Akgüngör, Sedef, Bülent Miran (1994). The Economics of Regulating Pesticide Use in Turkey: A Research Agenda. Environmental and Land Use Issues in the Meditteranean Basin: An Economic Perspective, 34 th EAAE Seminar, CHIEAM, Zaragosa, İspanya. C. Staff Papers 29. Sedef Akgüngör, David W. Makanda, James F. Oehmke, Robert J. Myers and Young C. Choe. Dynamic Analysis of Kenyan Wheat Research and Rate of Return. Staff Paper no: 96-17, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sedef Akgüngör. Grape Producers Pesticide Use Decisions in Turkey s Aegean Region. Staff Paper no: 95-31, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, Sedef Birkan (Akgüngör), John P. Hoehn and Eileen van Ravenswaay. The Economics of Consumer Response to Health-Risk Information in Food. Staff Paper no: 92-20, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural Economics, D. Selected Publications in Turkish Academic Journals and Syposium Proceedings 32. Akgüngör, Sedef (1994). Sürdürülebilir Tarımsal Kalkınma. (Sustainable Agricultural Development) Tarım ve Mühendislik (47): Akgüngör, Sedef (1994). Tarım İlacı Piyasasında Yasal Düzenlemeler ve Türkiye deki Uygulamalar. (Regulating Turkey s Pesticide Market) İzmir Ticaret Borsası Dergisi 2 (5): Erol, Nuran, Funda Barbaros, Sedef Akgüngör (2000). Yerellik ve Tüketimin Dönüşümü: Bir Ticaret Merkezi Olarak Kemeraltı Örneği. (Localization and Tranformation of Consumption: Izmir Kemeraltı Example) İzmir Kent Kültürü Dergisi, Sayı 1, Nisan. 35. Ferman, Murat, Sedef Akgüngör, Hakan Yüksel (2004). Türk İhracatının Rekabet Gücü ve Sürdürülebilirliği: Avrupa Birliği Pazarında Türkiye ve Rakip Ülkeler Açısından Bir
8 Değerlendirme. (Export Competitiveness of Turkey in the European Union Market) Türkiye İktisat Kongresi- Gelişme Stratejileri ve Makroekonomik Politikalar, 4-9 Mayıs. 36. Günay, Nazan, Jülide Kesken, Sedef Akgüngör (1999). Pazar Yönlülük Kavramının Belirleyicileri ve Sonuçları: İzmir İmalat Sanayi Örneği. (Market Orientation and its Conseuences: The Case of Izmir Manufacturing Industry). 4. Ulusal Pazarlama Kongresi Bildirileri 21. Yüzyıl Eşiğinde Ulusal Pazarlama Kasım, Antakya. 37. Abay, Canan, Sedef Akgüngör, Bülent Miran (1999). Ankara, İstanbul ve İzmir İllerinde Ekolojik Tarım Ürünlerine Olan Tüketici Eğilimleri. (Consumer Preferences for Ecological Products in Ankara, İstanbul and Izmir) Türkiye 1. Ekolojik Tarım Sempozyumu, Haziran. 38. Akgüngör, Sedef, Bülent Miran (1997). Sağlık Riski ve Gıda Tüketimi: Deli Dana Örneği. (Health Risk and Consumption: The Case of Mad Cow Disease). DİE Araştırma Sempozyumu, Ankara. 39. Akgüngör, Sedef (1996). Doğal Kaynakların Parasal Değerinin Hesaplanmasında Kullanılan Yaklaşım ve Yöntemler. (Methods and Approaches for Monetary Valuation of Natural Resources). Doğal Kaynak Kullanımında Alternatif Yöntemler Yeni Yaklaşımlar Sempozyumu, Marmara Üniversitesi Türkiye Ekonomisi Araştırma Merkezi ve Friedrich-Naumann Vakfı, Bursa, Nisan. 40. Sedef Akgüngör. Zaman Serilerini Kullanarak Sağlık Riskinin Besin Talebine Olan Etkisinin Belirlenmesi. (Determining the Effect of Health Risks on Food Demand using Time Series Data) 1. Ulusal Ekonometri ve İstatistik Sempozyumu Bildirileri, (Editörler: M. Güneş, Ş. Üçdoğruk ve V. Pazarlıoğlu), Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Ekonometri Bölümü (11-12 Kasım 1993), İzmir: Ege Üniversitesi Basımevi, Sedef Akgüngör. Mevsimsel Hata Teriminin Varlığında Talep Denkleminde Simultane Sapmanın Sınanması. (Testing Simultaneity Bias in the Presence of Seasonal Error Term in Time Series Model) Araştırma Sempozyumu 93, Türk Matematik Derneği, T.C. Başbakanlık Devlet İstatistik Enstitüsü, Ankara, Kasım E. Research Reports: 42. Sedef Akgüngör, Canan Abay, Bülent Miran, Emine Olhon ve Nermin Kızıldağ. (Potential Demand for Ecologically Produced Foods in İstanbul, Ankara and İzmir) İstanbul, Ankara ve İzmir İllerinde Tüketicilerin Çevre Dostu Tarım Ürünlerine Yönelik Potensiyel Talebi. Tarımsal Ekonomi Araştırma Enstitüsü Yayın no: 99-2, Ankara, Sedef Akgüngör. Türkiye de Ekolojik Yöntemlerle Üretilen Çekirdeksiz Kuru Üzümün Verimi, Maliyeti ve Pazarlaması: Salihli ve Kemalpaşa Örneği (Cost and Yield of Ecologically Produced Raisins in Ege Region) İzmir: Can Matbaası,1996. F. Books: 44. Sedef Akgüngör, Funda Barbaros ve Nuran Erol. Mega Ticaret Merkezi Kemeraltı: Ekonomik Yapı İçindeki Yeri ve Sorunları (Kemeraltı as a Trade Center: Status and Problems in the Economic Structure) İzmir Ticaret Odası Yayını, no: 49, İzmir, Nese Kumral, R. Funda Barbaros, Sedef Akgüngör ve Ömer Orhon. İzmir İmalat Sanayinin Esnek Üretim Potansiyeli: Öğrenmeye Dayalı Bölgesel Kalkınma Stratejisi. (Flexible Production Potential of the Izmir Manufacturing Industry: Larning Based Regional Development Strategy) İzmir Ticaret Odası Yayını no: 48, İzmir, 1998.
9 G. Other Reports 46. Nese Kumral, R. Funda Barbaros ve Sedef Akgüngör. Ege Bölgesi Stratejik ve Ekonomik Planı (Taslak). (Framework for a Strategic and Economic Development Plan for the Ege Region), İzmir, Nese Kumral, R. Funda Barbaros ve Sedef Akgüngör. İller Veri Tabanı.(Framework for a Computerized Data Base of Ege Region Cities, İzmir, H. Book Chapters and Translations 48. Sedef Akgüngör. Ekolojik Tarım ve Ekonomik Analiz. (Ecological Agriculture and Economic Analysis) Ekolojik (Organik, Biyolojik) Tarım (Editörler: U. Aksoy ve A. Altındişli), İzmir: Ekolojik Tarım Organizasyonu Derneği, Charles Wolf Piyasa ve Devlet: Mükemmel Olmayan İki Alternatif Arasından Seçim. (Markets or Governments: Choosing Between Imperfect Alternatives, Second Editoin, MIT Press, 1993) Translated to Turkish by: Sedef Akgüngör ve Ali Rıza Karacan. Ege Üniversitesi İktisadi ve İdari Bilimler Fakültesi Yayınları no: 1, İzmir, 1998.