Imperial College London


Business School

Research Associate



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Dr. Zeynep Gurguc is a research associate in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group. She is also a researcher in residence at Digital Catapult London and lectures at University College London. Her main research interests are experimental and behavioral economics, applied microeconomics, and game theory. She focuses on applications of these areas within the topics of communication, digital economy, blockchain, business models and energy sustainability.

Before joining the college, Zeynep worked as a lecturer at Universidad Carlos III after completing her PhD. in Economics at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. She also worked as a consultant at the World Bank after receiving an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor degree in Economics from Bogazici University. 



Spanaki K, Gürgüç Z, Mulligan C, et al., Organizational Cloud Security and Control: a Proactive Approach, Information Technology and People, ISSN:0959-3845

Cabrales A, Drouvelis M, Gurguc Z, et al., 2017, Transparency is Overrated: Communicating in a Coordination Game with Private Information, Cesifo Working Paper Series

Mulligan CEA, spanaki D, Gurguc Z, et al., Data Supply Chain (DSC): Research Synthesis and Future Directions, International Journal of Production Research, ISSN:0020-7543

Alberts G, Gurguc Z, Koutroumpis P, et al., 2016, Competition and norms: a self-defeating combination?, Energy Policy, Vol:96, ISSN:1873-6777, Pages:504-523


O'Connor J, Gurguc Z, van Dam KH, 2016, Delivering Urban Transformation through Collaborative Frameworks: Future Cities in the UK, Academy of Management, Pages:17369-17369, ISSN:0065-0668

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