Dr. Tuna Baskoy is Associate Professor in the
Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University.
In addition to a PhD in Political Science from York University (completed
in May 2006), Tuna holds Master of Arts Degree in Political Science
and Public Administration from Bilkent University, and a Bachelor of
Science Degree in Sociology from Middle East Technical University, both
of which are located in Ankara, Turkey.
Tuna’s fields of research and teaching
interests are research methods, statistics and computer applications,
comparative public policy and administration with special focus on competition/antitrust
and telecommunication policies, theories of capitalist market competition,
political economy of European integration, e-government and e-democracy.
He is currently completing a comparative study of extraterritorial enforcement
of U.S. and E.U. competition/antitrust policies.
Tuna has been involved in the organizing committee
of the 1st and 2nd International Conference on Social and Organizational
Informatics and Cybernetics based in Orlando, Florida. A member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Economics and Sociology, Dr. Baskoy is also a
member of the International Institute of Informatics and Systemics (IIIS),
the European Community Studies Association-Canada (ECSA-C), and the
Young Researchers Network – Canada (YRN).
His publications include:
- “Market governance.” In The Elgar companion to Post Keynesian economics, ed. J.E. King, 387-392. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2012.
- “Assessing policy capacity in Canada's public services: Perspectives of deputy and assistant deputy ministers” (with Bryan Evans and John Shields). Canadian Public Administration 54:2 (June 2011): 217–234.
- “Business Competition and the 2007–8 Financial Crisis: A Post Keynesian Approach.” In Heterodox Analysis Of Financial Crisis And Reform: History, Politics and Economics, ed. Joëlle LeClaire, Tae-Hee Jo, Jane Knodell, 124-136. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2011.
- “E-government: Adaptive, Not Transformative” (with Anne Bermonte). In Approaching Public Administration: Core Debates and Emerging Issues, ed. Roberto P. Leone and Frank L.K. Ohemeng, 289-298. Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2011.
- “The European Union and e-Democracy: Interactive Policy Making (IPM).” International Journal of Electronic Democracy 1:2 (2009): 217-232.
The Political Economy of European Union Competition Policy: A Case Study of the Telecommunications Industry. New York: Routledge, 2008.
- Reviewed by Ian Bartle, Capital and Class 35:1 (2011): 159-161.
- “Effective Competition and EU Competition
Law.” E-Journal of European and Russian Studies 1:1
(December 2005): 1-21. Online at http://www.jeurus.com/
- “Thorstein Veblen’s Theory of Business
Competition.” Journal of Economic Issues XXXVII:4 (December
- “Karl Marx’s Theory of Market
Competition.” Problematique 8 (Fall 2002): 4-23.