İrem Güçeri is an Associate Professor at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford.
Prior to moving to the Blavatnik, İrem was a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Fellow at the Centre for Business Taxation at Saïd Business School, and a Junior Research Fellow at St.Peter's College. İrem works in applied microeconomics, with an emphasis on both natural experiments and structural models.
İrem's current research focuses on policy evaluation, taxation, productivity, R&D and innovation. She is co-course leader for Finance (Undergraduate) and the elective Government Policies for Business (MBA).
Prior to starting her degrees at Oxford, she was working at the World Bank as part of the Europe and Central Asia region, Financial and Private Sector Development unit as an economist on topics related to small and medium-sized enterprises, R&D and technology adoption, corporate taxation, state aid, exports and financial sector risks. She is still involved in government and World Bank projects in middle income countries as a consultant.
İrem holds DPhil and MPhil degrees in Economics from University of Oxford, her MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and her BA in Economics from Koç University in Istanbul.
She was awarded various prizes and scholarships during her studies, including British Council Chevening Scholarship and Centre for Business Taxation Doctoral Scholarship while at Oxford, Koç University Merit Scholarship, Siemens Excellence Award and high honors in her earlier studies at Koç University. She was an Erasmus student at Bocconi University.