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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business

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Fatma Karaman Kabadurmus

Fatma Nur Karaman Kabadurmus


Office: 320B Wilbur O. and Ann Powers Hall
Phone: (864) 656-3481


 Educational Background

    Ph.D. Economics
    Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 2012

    M.S. Economics
    Istanbul Technical University 2006

    B.A. Business Administration
    Istanbul University 2004

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Microeconomics (Clemson)
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (Clemson)
  • Microeconomics I (ECON 501) (Yasar)
  • Microeconomics II (ECON 502) (Yasar)
  • International Economics (ECON 618) (Yasar)
  • Microeconomics I (ECON 203) (Yasar)
  • Microeconomics II (ECON 204) (Yasar)
  • Economics of Technology and Innovation (Yasar)
  • International Economics I (Yasar)
  • International Economics II (Yasar)
  • Senior Project in Economics (Yasar)
  • Economics of Regulation (Yasar)
  • Applied Econometrics (Yasar)
  • Macroeconomics (Yasar)
  • Introduction to Macroeconomics (Yasar)
  • Introduction to Microeconomics (Yasar)
  • International Trade (K College)
  • Economic Development and Growth (K College)
  • Principles of Economics (K College)
  • Economics of Innovation- Seminar (K College)
  • Open-Economy Macroeconomics (K College)


Lecturer (Clemson University, 2022-)// Associate Professor of Microeconomics (Council of Higher Education of Turkey, 2021)// Assistant Professor (Yasar University, Turkey, 2013-2021)// Visiting Assistant Professor (Kalamazoo College, 2012-2013)

Research Interests

  • Economics of Innovation, Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics, International Trade

Research Publications

  • "Do socioeconomic inequalities increase the spread of COVID-19 in Turkey?" (2022), Applied Economics Letters. (with Ari Alpay, Hulya Ozdemir, Selma Tosun, Durmus Ozdemir).
  • "Corruption and innovation: the importance of competition" (2022), International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 17 No. 3, pp. 766-788. (with Kevin Sylwester)
  • "Creating a Networked Innovation Ecosystem for Industry 4.0" (2022), The Routledge Companion to Technology Management, eds. Tugrul Daim; Marina Dabic; Yu-Shan Su, Routledge.
  • "Innovation Challenges in South Asia: Evidence from Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India" (2021), Journal of South Asian Development, 16(1), 100-129. DOI: 10.1177/0973174121991737.
  • "Antecedents to Supply Chain Innovation" (2021), International Journal of Logistics Management, 31(1), 145-171. DOI: 10.1108/IJLM-04-2019-0096.
  • "The Impact of Socioeconomic Factors on the Healthcare Costs of People Living with HIV" (2021), BMC Public Health, 20(1), 1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s12889-020-08469-z.(with Hulya Ozkan Ozdemir, Selma Tosun, and Durmus Ozdemir)
  • "Competition and Innovation in Product Quality: Theory and Evidence from Eastern Europe and Central Asia" (2014), The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 14(3), 979{1014. (with Sajal Lahiri)


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Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business
Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business | 343 Chandler L. Burns Hall, Clemson, S.C. 29634