Dr. Veysel Avsar

Veysel Asvar

Associate Professor of Economics

Office: OCNR 356

Phone: (361) 825-2385
Email: veysel.avsar@tamucc.edu


Ph.D. Economics: Florida International University, 2011
BA Economics, Istanbul University, 2006

Joined the faculty in 2017

  • Research Interests:  International Trade, Political Economy of Trade Policy, Antidumping,  Effects of Temporary Protection on Firms, Payment Choice in International Transactions
  • Teaching Interests: International Trade and Finance, Money and Banking, Macroeconomics, Econometrics


Dr. Avsar graduated from Istanbul University in 2006 with a BA in Economics and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Florida International University (FIU) in 2011. He worked as a Teaching Assistant from 2006 to 2008, and as a lecturer from 2008 to 2011 at FIU. He was a visiting scholar in Deakin University (Australia) in 2008 and in University of California San Diego in 2010. Between 2011 and 2016, Dr. Avsar worked as the Chair of the Economics Department at Antalya International University (Turkey). Before joining College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as Associate Professor of Economics in 2017, Dr. Avsar was a faculty member at Montana State University.

Selected Publications

  • R&D Intensity, Financing Cost and Antidumping, Applied Economics (2018)
  • Financial System, R&D Intensity and Comparative Advantage (with N.Gur), Journal of International Trade and Economic Development (2016)
  • Trading Effects of FIFA World Cup (with U.Unal), Kyklos (2014)
  • Partisanship and Antidumping: Industry level evidence, Economic Modelling (2014)
  • Antidumping, retaliation threats and export prices, World Bank Economic Review (2013)


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