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Professor Engin Kara

Professor Engin Kara

Associate Professor of Economics


+44 (0) 1392 723508

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Engin Kara joined the department in 2016 as an Associate Professor/Reader in Kara obtained his B.Sc in Economics from Istanbul University in 1997 and M.Sc. in Economics from Warwick University in 1999. He completed his Ph.D. in Economics at the University of York in 2006. His first academic appointment was at the University of Birmingham in 2006, after which he worked at the University of Bristol during 2009-2015. From 2007 to 2009, he worked at the Central Bank of Belgium as a research economist. He has published in top journals in macroeconomics, including the Journal of Monetary Economics.


  • Bsc (Istanbul), Msc (Warwick), PhD (York)


Research interests

  • Models of Sticky Prices
  • Inflation dynamics
  • Optimal monetary and fiscal policy

Engin Kara’s main area of research is macroeconomic theory and monetary policy. Specifically, his research has focused on models of sticky prices, inflation dynamics, and the study of optimal monetary and fiscal policy.