Nazmiye Ozkan

Nazmiye joined the PSI Environment Group in February 2005. Prior to joining PSI, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her main research interests include integration of environment, economy and energy models; modelling and analysis of regional energy systems and their relationship to overall economic growth and development; analysis of climate change impacts and their implications for local healthcare policy and provision. Nazmiye holds a PhD in Regional Planning from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Ph.D.: Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004.

M.Sc.: Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University, 1997.

B.Sc.: Urban and Regional Planning, Istanbul Technical University, 1995.

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  • N. Balta, K. Donaghy and C. Wymer, 'Meeting Kyoto targets in an Enlarged European Union: Comparative dynamics analyses with an empirical endogenous growth model', the 1st Atlantic Workshop on Environmental and Energy Economics, September 9-12 2004, Spain.
  • N. Balta, and K. Donaghy, 'Rawlsian and Paretian Approaches to Environmental Policymaking in an Expanding European Union', the 50th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 20-22, 2003.
  • N. Balta and K. Donaghy, 'Harmonization of Environmental Policies Between the EU-15 and New Accession Countries', workshop on "Trade and the Environment in the Perspective of the EU Enlargement" by Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Milano (Italy), May 17-18, 2001.
  • N. Balta, K. Donaghy and B. Orland, 'Understanding and Responding to Climate Change at the Regional Level: Applications of On-line DSSs', American Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference in Atlanta, November 2-5, 2000.
  • N. Balta, 'Change in firm population and spatial variations: The case of Turkey', the 38th Congress of the European Regional Science Association, Vienna, Austria, August 28- September 1, 1998.


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