Talat Genc

Associate Professor of Economics
Department of Economics and Finance
Phone number: 
ext. 56106
MacKinnon (MCKN), Room 732

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Areas of Specialization:  Industrial Organization, Energy Economics, Applied Econometrics

Talat Genc joined the Department of Economics in 2004. He received a B.S. in Tch. Math. from Bogazici University (1997), an M.A. in Economics from Bogazici (1999), an M.A. in Economics from the University of Arizona (2000), an MS. In Ind. Engineering from the University of Arizona (2003) and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Arizona (2003). His current research interests concern electricity markets & deregulation, and large-scale oligopolies under uncertainty.

His research has been published in journals including Operations ResearchJournal of Economic Dynamics and Control.

Research Interests

Talat Genc's research interests concern market power issues and optimal bidding in electricity markets, regulation and deregulation issues in energy markets, capacity investment in game-theoretic settings, resource allocations under indivisibilities, and equilibrium characterization and computations under uncertainty in large-scale oligopolies.


Talat Genc's working papers and publications are available at:

  1. RePEc (Research Papers in Economics): https://ideas.repec.org/e/pge79.html#works
  2. His personal website - http://www.uoguelph.ca/~tgenc/