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Elif Çepni

Çepni, Elif

Çepni, Elif

Executive Director, Nisantasi University, Turkey; Partner, Foresight Consult

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Executive Director, Nisantasi University, Turkey; Partner, Foresight Consult

Elif Çepni is the Executive Director of Nisantasi University, Turkey. Formerly she was the Vice Rector in charge of academic and international affairs at Bahçeşehir University. She is the author of A Guide for Economic and Financial Indicators, as well as The Economy of Turkey in Retrospect and Let’s Get Developed. In addition to her writing, she has also taught courses ranging from “Microeconomics”, “Macroeconomics” and the “Turkish Economy” to “Development Economics” and “Scenario Planning and Strategic Foresight”.

ARTICLES BY THIS AUTHOR

Who should Govern on what Principles? The Future of Decision Making Combining Nudge with Scenarios to reach Eutopia
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract The main aim of this paper is to discuss the theories of decision-making, the problems of predictions and how the tools utilized for the process of decision-making at the macro-level could be enhanced for policy makers in our post-normal times. Decision-making is the process of identifying and choosing alternatives based on the values and preferences of the decision maker deriving from several perspectives (psychological, cognitive, and normative). Decision...
Transforming Education for a Transition into Human-centered Economy and Post-normal Times   ( Economic Theory ), ( Education ), ( Money & Finance ), ( New Economics )
 Get Full Text in PDF Abstract Solutions to the major problems of our time require a radical shift in our perceptions, thinking and values. Post-normal times (characterized by complexity, chaos and contradictions), post-normal science (characterized by uncertainties, systems view of thinking, alternative perspectives, unknown unknowns, values) and human-centered economy are conceptions that we need to take into consideration to define a new role for science. Managing the transition from...