Çiğdem Akın

  • Çiğdem Akın
    Senior Public Management Economist, Central and West Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

    Çiğdem has implemented projects in South Asia (India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Maldives) and in Central and West Asia (Uzbekistan), focusing on fiscal policy, tax administration reform with IT applications, fiscal decentralization and local governance, financial sector development, financial inclusion and micro, small and medium-sized enterprise development. Prior to ADB, she was an assistant professor of economics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, and a lecturer of economics at the George Washington University. She also worked as a researcher on international trade and finance at the International Monetary Fund and at the ADB Institute.