Nigar Taşpınar graduated from Banking and Finance in 2010 and started M.S. in Banking and Finance in Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU). During the M.S program, she served as research assistant in the department of Banking and Finance. After graduating the M.S program, she started Ph.D program in Finance in Eastern Mediterranean University, 2011. During the Ph.D program, she continued to serve as research assistant and taught some courses in the department of Banking and Finance. She currently graduated from Ph.D in Finance and continues to serve as Assistant Professor in the department of Banking and Finance. Her main areas of interest include financial management, financial economics, development economics, energy economics and finance and applied time series analysis.