Berna N. Yılmaz has a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a master's degree in Financial Mathematics from METU. She is currently a PhD candidate in Finance, one of the PhD programs offered by METU BA. In her master’s thesis, she combined her background in finance with her background in mathematics in order to study the effects of economic announcements on the volatility of the Turkish stock exchange. Currently, her research interest is the role of impact investing in financial decisions, and the behavior of impact investors.


Office: I202

E-mail: yberna at

Phone: +90(312)210 30 33 - 6

Fax: +90(312)210 79 62

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

Research Interests

Impact Investing

Behavioral Finance

Financial Modeling


BSc in Business Administration, METU, 2014

MSc in Financial Mathematics, METU, 2017

PhD in Finance, METU, Ongoing

Courses Assisted

BA 2801 – Microeconomics for Business

BA 2802 – Principles of Finance

BA 5802 – Financial Management

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27/07/2020 - 12:33