Selim Başar is a Professor in the Department of Economics at Anadolu University, Turkey. His areas of interest include macroeconomics and financial economics. He has written a large number of books, chapters and articles about economics. Atakan Durmaz is an Assistant Professor at Bayburt University, Turkey, in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department. His research interests are the Turkish diaspora, skilled migrants, diaspora and human capital, migration economics, economic development, foreign investment, and regional development.