Thursday, February 22, 2024

Dr. Ahmet Ozyigit

Who is Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Ozyigit?

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Ozyigit

Clinical Embryologist
Clinical Coordinator

Educational Background:

Dr. Ahmet Ozyigit, MD
Doctor of Medicine (MD) – University of Nicosia
MSc Clinical Embryology – University of Leeds
BSc Biomedical Sciences – University of Nicosia

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Ozyigit, PhD
PhD Economics – Azerbaijan State Economics University
MA Economics – University of Kansas
BA Economics – University of Kansas

Professional Background :

Teaching Assistant at University of Kansas, Department of Mathematics and Economics (1999-2003)
Part-Time Lecturer at Eastern Mediterranean College – (2005-2007)
Lecturer of Economics at Near East University 2004 – 2009
Patient Coordinator at North Cyprus IVF Clinic 2006 – 2009
Clinical Coordinator at North Cyprus IVF Clinic 2009 – Present

Sectoral Interdependence, Convergence and Common development between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot economies, funded by the UNDP, October 2009.




Books and Book Chapters
Ozyigit, A., Ozyigit, S. 2018. ‘The IVF Guide: What you Need to Know About Fertility, Infertility and Treatment Options‘ Universal Publishers, CA, USA.

Ozyigit, A., 2011. “Poverty and Income Inequality in the Face of Global Food Crisis: Evidence from Latin America” Book Chapter, Edited by B.N.Ghosh, pp. 251-278 Wisdom House

Science Citation Index and SCI Expanded Journals
Ozyigit, A., Michaelides, C., Natsipoulos, K. “Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension Presenting with Encephalopathy, Facial Tics and FTD“. Front. Neuro. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00673

Ozyigit, A., 2008 “The impact of Foreign Aid on the Economy of Northern Cyprus”. International Journal of Middle East Studies. Vol. 40 Issue:2.

Katircioglu, Salih & Eminer, Fehiman & Aga, Mehmet & Ozyigit, Ahmet, 2010. “Trade and Growth in the Pacific Islands – Empirical Evidence from the Bounds Test to Level Relationships and Granger Causality Tests,” Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(4), pages 88-101.

Ahmet Ozyigit & Fehiman Eminer, 2011. “Bounds test approach to the relationship between human capital and foreign direct investment as regressors of economic growth in Turkey,” Applied Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 18(6), pages 561-565.

Aga M., & Ozyigit A., 2011. “The Role of Universities on the Turkish Cypriot Economy: Higher Education as a Means of Promoting the Tourism Sector” Actual Problems of Economics, Issue 6(120) page 364, March 2011.

Other Publications:
Ozdeser, H & Ozyigit, A., 2007 “Foreign Trade and Economic Growth in Northern Cyprus: A Time Series Analysis”. International Journal of Finance and Economics. (10). Pages 88-96.
Ozyigit, A., Eminer, F. 2011. “Argentina: Feeding on Food Crisis?”. Journal of Asian Business Strategy, vol. 1(1).
Eminer, F., Ozyigit, A. 2012. “Impact Of Structural Change And Human Capital Investment On Female Labor Force Participation Rates: A Cross-Country Analysis Of The Middle East And North African Region” European University of Lefke, Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 3 (1).

Baynton Merit-based Scholarship in the amount of $1,600 – University of Kansas, Economics Department (March 1999)
Baynton Merit-based Scholarship in the amount of $1,400 – University of Kansas, Economics Department (March 2000)
Cyprus-America Scholarship Program, Graduate Scholarship in the amount of $48,500 for a two-year graduate study, awarded by the Fulbright Commission (September 2001)
Best Paper Award awarded for a conference presentation in Venice, Italy by the Clute Institute (June, 2007)
Researcher of the Year Award, awarded by Near East University of Northern Cyprus (June, 2008)

Workshops and Conferences:
Clute Institute for Economic Research, Annual Conference, 2007 in Padova, Italy
Eastern Mediterranean University, Annual Conference, 2008 in Famagusta, Cyprus
Workshop: Time Series Econometrics using E-views by the International Economic Society, Famagusta, Cyprus (November 2007)
American Society of Reproductive Medicine, IVF Conference, San Francisco, USA (November 2008)
American Society of Reproductive Medicine, IVF Conference, Atlanta, USA (October 2009)
American Society of Reproductive Medicine, IVF Conference, Orlando, USA (October 2011)
American Society of Reproductive Medicine, IVF Conference, Boston USA (October 2013)


Language Skills
English – Fluent
Turkish – Fluent
French – Intermediate

Computer/Software Skills
Have substantial amount of experience using MS Word, Excel, PP, and FrontPage.
Excellent knowledge of Econometrics programs E-Views and Microfit
Intermediate knowledge of SPSS V. 12 & 13
Web Page Creation and Design