Burcu Fazlioglu is an Associate Professor at TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Department of International Entrepreneurship in Ankara, Turkey. In 2019-2020, she was a visiting scholar at the George Washington University, Department of Decision Sciences. Her research centers mainly on economic growth, innovation, productivity, foreign trade, firm dynamics and microeconometrics. She works with big data from Turkish firms to understand why some firms perform better than others and what drives productivity. Previously, she worked as an analyst at one of the leading think tanks of Turkey, the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV). She has been selected to attend to the 4th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Economic Sciences in 2011. Currently, she serves at the editorial board of Sosyoekonomi.