Dr. Oran received his BSc degree in Economics from METU (1992) and his MSc (1997) and PhD (1999) in Finance from Texas Tech University. He has been a faculty member at the Department of Business Administration since 1999 where he teaches a wide array of courses including required and elective courses in finance, financial accounting, entreprepreneurship, investment valuation, and fundamentals of business. Dr. Oran has been the director of METU’s GIMER Entrepreneurship Center since 2012. He spends a significant portion of his time contributing to the entrepreneurship ecosystem at METU, Ankara and Turkey! He greatly enjoys teaching, research, consulting and mentoring.





Office: H114

E-mail: adiloran at metu.edu.tr

Web: http://adiloran.com

Phone: +90(312)210-2041

Fax: +90(312)210-7962

Mailing Address: Department of Business Administration, Middle East Technical University 06800 Ankara - TURKEY

Research Interests


Firm survival

Event study methodology

Financial statement analysis

Behavioral Finance

Stock and Capital markets


BSc in Economics, METU, 1992

MSc in Finance, Texas Tech University, 1997

PhD in Finance, Texas Tech University, 1999

Courses Taught

BA 1101 – Fundamentals of Business

BA 4137 – Entrepreneurship

BA 4146 – Applied Innovation Based Entrepreneurship

BA 4148 – Interdisciplinary Problem Solving

BA 4829 – Valuation Models and Applications

BA 6802 – Seminar in Investments and Markets

BA 6804 – Empirical Methods in Finance

BAS 111 – Fundamentals of Business

EMBA 5118 – Evaluation of Entrepreneurial Ideas

EMBA 5401 – Accounting for Business Decisions - Financial

EMBA 5403 – Accounting for Business Decisions - Managerial

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