Festus Victor Bekun

Festus Victor Bekun

Place of Birth : Nigeria
Born : 1988
Position : Assistant Professor at Istanbul Gelisim University, Turkey
Field of study : Micro- and macro-economics, Renewable Energy, Environmental Economics, Sustainable Development studies, Climate change mitigation, Environmental sustainability, Carbon-reduction, Econometrics modelling, Research method, Panel cointegration, Panel analysis and Time Series data econometrics analysis


Dr. Festus Victor Bekun currently serves as an Assistant Professor at Istanbul Gelisim University Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey. He is also a senior research fellow at South Ural State University Russia and University of Johannesburg South Africa. Dr. Bekun is also affiliated with the prestigious Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon as a senior research fellow. He has over 214 scientific publications indexed in WOS and Scopus top-tier outlets and h-index over 49, 41, and 42 in Google Scholar, Scopus, and WOS, respectively. Dr. Bekun is listed among global influential scientists as outlined by Stanford University among global 2% influential scientists for the 2021 edition. His research interest lies in the areas of agricultural economics, energy economics, sustainability, and carbon reduction policies. Dr. Bekun's works have appeared in top-tier journals including Science of the Total Environment, Energy & Environment, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy & Environment, Sustainable Development, Current Issues in Tourism, Heliyon, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review (RSER) Journal. He is currently serving as an associate editor to several WOS- and Scopus-index journals namely Journal of Sustainable Finance and Investment, Open Agriculture, Journal of Risk and Financial Management, Sustainability, and Journal of Public Affairs.


Nearly a decade of teaching and research experience in energy and environmental science-related issues with focus on SDGs attainments

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