Foster Farms Endowed Professor, Business Economics Professor, Finance and Economics


College of Business Administration


Accounting and Finance



Demergasso-Bava Hall DBH244

Dr. Gökçe Soydemir joined California State University, Stanislaus as the inaugural Foster Farms Endowed Professor of Business Economics in August 2011. Dr. Soydemir brings strong expertise and experience in business analysis and forecasting and has published extensively on applied econometrics, regional economics, financial forecasting, market analysis and international finance.

Dr. Soydemir received his Ph.D. in Economics from Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA; an M. Phil. in International Finance from Glasgow University, Scotland, U.K.; and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He has several years of central banking experience co-constructing and forecasting large and medium scale macroeconometric models. In addition, he has conducted policy independent research on monetary economics.

Research Projects: San Joaquin Valley Business Forecast

Dr. Soydemir's Curriculum Vita PDF

Ph.D. in Economics, Claremont Graduate School, 1997.
MS in Philosophy & International Finance, Glasgow University, 1991.
BSci in Economics, Middle East Technical University, 1988.

Business Finance, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, International Finance, Computer Applications in Finance, International Finance Management, Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics