About Omer Gokcekus

Omer Gokcekus is a Professor of international economics and development. His research interests include the relationship between interest groups and trade policies, organizational architecture and performance in public sector organizations, the dynamics and effects of corruption, economic development, foreign aid, and wine economics.


Present Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University



Research Interests

International trade and finance, Development economics, and Econometrics

Honors and Awards

  • DAAD Visiting Professor, University of Münster, 2010
  • SSRN's Top Ten Download list for IPE: International Trade Policy, 2008 & ERN: Rent-Seeking, Corruption, 2010
  • Researcher of the Year Award, Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, 2006
  • University Research Council Award, Seton Hall University, 2004, 2005, 2010

Contact Information

Telephone: 973-313-6272


Corruption & Governance (13)

Empirical Political Economy (7)

Wine Economics (6)

International Trade (10)

Development Economics (6)

Economics Education (5)