Özgür Orhangazi is professor of economics at Kadir Has University, Istanbul. He received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2006. He taught at Roosevelt University in Chicago (2006-2011), was an invited researcher at the Central Bank of Venezuela (2009), a visiting scholar at the Political Economy Research Institute in Amherst (2017), and a visiting professor at University Paris 13 (2018). He also taught classes at Boğaziçi University, City University of New York, University of Seoul and served as graduate faculty at the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He published extensively on financialization, financial and economic crises, and alternative economic policies. His recent research focuses on concentration and monopolization in the US economy and financial fragility and crises in Turkey and other developing economies.