Prof. Mustafa Acar

Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey



1996-2000 Ph.D. in Economics, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN, USA

1994-1996 MSc. in Economics, Purdue University, USA

1981-1986 BA in Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

1978-1981 Cumhuriyet High School, Eregli/Konya, Turkey

Publications (Selected)

  1. Yildiz, Büsra and Acar, Mustafa (2020), “Creative Class and Regional Development: A Theoretical Investigation,” Euroasia Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 7(1): 36-46. ISSN: 2651-5261.
  2. Duran, Mahmut Sami and Acar, Mustafa (2020), “What A Virus Did to the World:
  3. Macroeconomic Effects of Covid-19 Pandemic,” IJSES (International Journal of Social and Economic Sciences), 10(1): 54-67.
  4. ACAR, Mustafa; BİLİR, Hüsnü (2014). “A True Scholar, A Chosen Character: Sabri Fehmi Ülgener,” KMU Journal of Social and Economic Research, 16 (26): 114-122, 2014, ISSN: 2147-7833.
  5. ACAR, Mustafa; BIYIK, Hatice (2014). "The Spirit of Conservative Thought in Turkey: Cemil Meric," Muhafazakar Düsünce, Year 10, Issue 39, January-February-March 2014, pp.71-90.
  6. Acar, M. and H. Bilir (2013), “Free Market, Budget and Competition: The Need for a Marketoriented Restructuring at the Universities,” Journal of Higher Education, Dec. 2013, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 184-192.
  7. Othman J., M. Acar and Y. Jafari (2013), “Towards OIC Economic Cooperation: Impact of Developing 8 (D-8) Preferential Trade Agreement”, The Singapore Economic Review, June 2013, Vol. 58, No. 02, [18 pages] DOI: 10.1142/S0217590813500094.
  8. Aydin, L. and M. Acar (2013), “Economic Implications of Turkey’s Regional Integration with Its Neighborhood,” Bilig (Journal of Social Sciences of the Turkish World), No. 66, (Summer 2013), pp. 41-60.
  9. Acar, M. (2013), What Kind of a Higher Education, What Kind of a University? Muhafazakar Düsünce, April 2013, No. 35, pp. 181-189.
  10. Acar, M. ve H. Bilir (2012), “Turkey’s Search for A Civil Constitution and Constitutional Economics: Economic and Fiscal Regulations in the New Constitution,” Karamanoglu Mehmetbey Univ. IIBF Journal, June 2012, 15 (24): 87-96.
  11. Acar, M. (2012), “Problems and the Need for an Emergent Restructuring at the Universities,” Egitime Bakis, Year 8, No 23, April-May-June 2012, pp. 21-27.
  12. Acar, M. (2011), “Free and Responsible Human Being, Open Society, Limited Government,” Eski Yeni, No 20, Winter 2011, pp. 19-23.
  13. Acar, M. (2011), “A Corner Stone for Freedom and Civilization: Private Property,” Muhafazakar Düsünce, Year 7, No 27, Jan.-Feb.-March 2011, pp. 39-56.
  14. Aydin, L. and M. Acar (2011), “Economic impact of oil price shocks on the Turkish economy in the coming decades: A dynamic CGE analysis,” Energy Policy, Vol. 39, Issue 3, (March 2011), pp. 1722-1731.
  15. Acar, M. (2010), On the Contributions of Austrian Economics to Economic Thought, Liberal Düsünce, Vol. 15, No. 59-60, Summer-Fall 2010, pp.203-214.
  16. Aydin, L. ve M. Acar (2010), “Economic and Environmental Implications of Turkish Accession to the European Union: A CGE analysis” Energy Policy, Vol. 38, Issue 11, (November 2010), pp. 7031-7040.
  17. Acar, M. and E. Bulut (2010), “Turkeys Agricultural Support Policies in Light of the EU CAP: A Critical Appraisal,” (Cankiri Karatekin Univ.) Social Scienses Institute Journal, V. 1, No 1 (April 2010), pp. 1-23.

Books (Selected)

  1. Acar, M. (2020), Social Sciences Dictionary (with O. Demir), Extended and Revised 7th Edition, Konya: Literatürk Academia.
  2. Acar, M. (2018), Globalization as a Leveling and Liberating Process, 2nd Edition, Konya: Literatürk Academia.
  3. Acar, M. (2018), Current Economic Debates, Revised 3th Edition, Konya: Literatürk Academia. (1th Edition: 2009, 2th Edition 2013, Ankara: Orion.)
  4. Acar, M. (2018), Universal Laws and Eternal Problems of Economics, Konya: Literatürk Academia.
  5. Aytüre, S. and M. Acar (2018), Turkey’s Agriculture and Pioneers of Agricultural Transformation in the 1980s, Konya: Literatürk.
  6. Acar, M. (2018), FETO: Story of a Betrayal from Service to Rout, Ankara: Nobel.
  7. Acar, M., O. Demir (Der.) et al. (2018), International Political Economy, Eskisehir: Anadolu Univ. Publishing.
  8. Acar, M. and M. Dikkaya (2018), Economic Integration, EU and Turkey, Ankara: Savas.
  9. Dikkaya, M. and M. Acar (2016), ed., The European Union in the Aftermath of the Global Crisis, Ankara: Savas.
  10. Acar, M. and S. Aytüre (2014), The Future of Agriculture and Agricultural Policies in Turkey and the World, Bursa: Ekin Publications.
  11. Acar, M. (2011), Energy, Economy and Climate Policy in the Context of EU Enlargement, (with L. Aydin), Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG.
  12. Acar, M. (2011), Regional Economic Integration and Turkey: EU and Beyond, (with L. Aydin), Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP.
  13. Acar, M. (2010), The Role of Agriculture in the Turkey-EU Integration, Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH&Co.
  14. Acar, M. (2007), Turkish Agriculture on the Road to the EU Membership: Problems, Challenges and Opportunities (with M. Dogan), Istanbul: TUGIAD, 2007. (TUGIAD Economy Awards 2006, Scientific Research Competition, 1st place.)
  15. Acar, M. (2006), European Union and Turkey: An Economic and Political Analysis, Ankara: Orion, 2006.
  16. Acar, M. (2006), The Future of Turkish Agriculture, Ankara: Orion.
  17. Acar, M. (2005), Market, State and Intervention, Ankara: Orion.
  18. Acar, M. (2001), Turkish Economy: The Adventure of Free Market Revolution (with M. Toprak and O. Demir), Ankara: Siyasal.