Giray Gözgör is a Professor at the Istanbul Medeniyet University, Faculty of Political Sciences in Istanbul. He is also an affiliate of the CESifo Network. He has also worked at Ghent University and the University of California, Irvine, as a visiting scholar. He has been listed in the IDEAS/RePEc Economist Rankings (Top 5% Authors, Last 10 Years Publications). Dr. Gözgör’s research interests include a variety of topics in international economics and political economy, as well as international finance, applied econometrics, energy economics, and climate change. An essential aspect of his research focuses on the effects of globalization and trade policy shocks on the indicators of climate change, the macroeconomy, and structural transformation.