Dr. Donmez specializes in financial economics, empirical corporate finance, cryptocurrency and digital assets, and applied econometrics.

His experience includes algorithmic trading in double auction markets, modeling and analyzing blockchain transaction fees, and empirical examination of corporate insider trading. Dr. Donmez is proficient in working with large-scale data sets, such as global companies’ daily pricing data, and performing advanced econometric analyses.

Dr. Donmez’s research has been published in academic journals and presented at several academic conferences.


Simon Fraser University
PhD, Economics

Bogazici University
MA, Economics



Personal Interests

Dr. Donmez’s hobbies are scuba diving (two-star CMAS diver), traveling, snowboarding, cycling, and cooking. I am also a big basketball fan (not just NBA, but also European basketball).