Serap Saritas

Researcher - Middle East Studies
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 P. A. Munchs hus 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 Oslo
Other affiliations The International Summer School (Student)

Academic interests

Political Economy, Financialisation, Pensions, Social Reproduction, Turkish Economics

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Dr Serap Saritas graduated from Istanbul University and she gained her doctorate degree in economics from SOAS, University of London. Dr Saritas worked as a research assistant at the Dokuz Eylul University in Turkey until 2018 when she was dismissed from her position for signing the petition by Academics for Peace. Her main area of interest is political economy, financialisation and pensions. Her PhD thesis on pension reforms in Turkey is published as a book in Turkish. Another research area she has contributed to is social reproduction with the focus of old age. Dr Saritas has several journal articles, book chapters and conference presentations on heterodox finance approaches, pension reforms and funded old-age income schemes. “Financialisation of pensions: The case of Turkey. Global Social Policy (2020)” and “Bireysel Emeklilik Sistemi ve Emekliligin Finansallasmasi: Sermayeyi BES’lemek (Individual Pension System and Financialisation of Pensions: Feeding Capital). Istanbul: Notabene Yayinlari (2017)” are among her publications.


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Tags: Political Economy, Financialisation, Pensions, Social Reproduction, Turkish Economics


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