Necati Aydin recently defended his dissertation at Florida State University, majoring in the economics of education. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in Economics. He currently is an adjunct professor of Economics at Florida A&M University, teaching courses such as Introduction to Econometrics, Public Finance, Principle of Economics I and II, Labor Economics, International Trade, Wage and Salary Administration, and Comparative Economic Systems. He uses instructional technologies such as PowerPoint and Blackboard to facilitate teaching.
He worked as the manager of a local radio station in Turkey for four years and also did a talk show on the subjects of success, improving personal abilities, skills, and social and political issues.
He has experience with statistical and mathematical software packages such as Excel, SPSS, and STATA. In addition, he has experience designing, maintaining, and administering Web sites, including the CEFA site. He is proficient in HTML, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Photoshop, CGI script, Perl, Java script, UNIX administration, FTP, Access, and Cold Fusion 4.5.
At CEFA, he works to combine his theoretical knowledge in economics and education with his experience at the Center. His interests include the economics of education, labor economics, and information technology workforce.