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Ali Gungoraydinoglu

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Finance

In a global economy, do varying standards have a place? Dr. Gungoraydinoglu tells how his research is showing that a “one size fits all” approach to patents in developed countries is not good from the perspective of growth.

I try to focus on points that will make it easier for them to understand.

Ali Gungoraydinoglu is a visiting lecturer in the Department of Finance.

Dr. Gungoraydinoglu’s most recent publication is a co-authored article with Ozde Oztekin titled “Firm- and country-level determinants of corporate leverage: some new international evidence,” in the Journal of Corporate Finance.

He also has two works in progress: “Globalization, innovation and capital structure,” also with Ozde Oztekin, and “Patents, endogenous innovation and growth” with two co-authors.

He was the recipient of several research grants from University of Mississippi and the University of Florida.

He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, and two degrees from Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey: a master’s degree in economics and a bachelor’s degree in mathematics.

View Ali Gungoraydinoglu’s faculty profile on the FIU College of Business web site.