Selva Demiralp has been an economist at the Federal Reserve Board between 2000 and 2005. She joined the Economics department at Koc University in 2005. Most recently, from 2013 onwards she writes weekly articles for Milliyet, which is one of the major Turkish newspapers. Over the past decade, Demiralp had extensive interactions with several central banks including the Federal Reserve, European Central Bank and the Central Bank of Turkey. She worked as a consultant for the ECB. Demiralp received highly competitive grants for her research on monetary policy including the European Comission’s International Outgoing Fellowship (IOF) as well as numerous grants from the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK). Demiralp’s research has been published in leading economic journals including the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking and the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.