Omer F. Baris

Position: Assistant Professor

Education Background:

Ph.D., Economics. 2012, Georgia State University (USA)


Research Areas

Microeconomic Theory, Game Theory and Bargaining, Public Economics, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Public Policy, Social Choice and Welfare Economics, Public Choice

Contact information

Dr. Omer F. Baris
Assistant Professor of Economics
Graduate School of Public Policy
Room 4.016
Nazarbayev University
53 Kabanbay batyr Avenue
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan 010000
Telephone: +7 7172 70 91 52

Omer F. Baris has joined the Graduate School of Public Policy as an Assistant Professor of Economics in 2013. Dr. Baris received his doctorate in economics from Georgia State University in August 2012. His fields of research include micro economic theory, game theory and bargaining, public economics, behavioral economics, behavioral public policy, social choice and welfare economics, and public choice.

Prior to accepting his present position at Nazarbayev University, Dr. Baris taught at the Public Policy department of the Georgia Institute of Technology and at the Economics department of Georgia State University, both located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He taught graduate and undergraduate level classes including Game Theory, Microeconomic Theory and Microeconomics for Public Policy, Applied Political Economy, and Economics, Philosophy and Public Policy.



Peer-review journal articles:

  1. Baris, O. F., Dodo J. Th., Bacani Ch. I. and Chen Y. J., 2016. “Display of Factor Utilization in Central Asia”, Economic Papers

Work-in progress:

  1. Corruption Perception: An experimental Examination (with S. Wallace and V. Sadiraj);
  2. Uncertainty in bargaining and proportional solutions;
  3. Taxation of income as a bargaining problem and fairness in progressive income taxation;
  4. Beauty and matching (with E. Tekin and R. Cesur);
  5. Tops-only domains for monotone social choice functions (with L. Kutlu).