Aykut Mert Yakut

Research Officer

Aykut Mert Yakut holds a PhD in Economics from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey. Before joining the ESRI, he worked at the same department as both a postdoctoral researcher and as a research and teaching assistant. 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 the construction of a computable general equilibrium model focusing on the economic and environmental impacts of climate change on the Irish economy.

He joined the ESRI on 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.