Aykut Mert Yakut
Aykut Mert Yakut holds a PhD in Economics from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. Before joining the ESRI, he worked in the same department as a research and teaching assistant and a postdoctoral researcher. Dr Yakut`s research interests cover computable general equilibrium modelling, social policies, income distribution, labour market, migration, climate change, quantitative analysis, and microeconometrics.
At the ESRI Energy team, he works on developing and maintaining a computable general equilibrium model, namely the I3E model (https://www.esri.ie/current-research/the-i3e-model), focusing on the economic and environmental impacts of climate change on the Irish economy.
He joined the ESRI in October 2017 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, and he has been appointed as a Research Officer as of November 2019.
View his personal website here.