Prof.Dr.Ayşe Buğra, lecturer at Boğaziçi University The Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History Department and Director of Social Policy Forum was awarded The World Academy of Sciences 2015 Celso Furtado Award for her contribution to research on social policy in emerging developing economies and globally, with a critical perspective on state-society-market relations in Turkey.
Research areas of Prof.Dr.Ayşe Buğra include History of Economic Thought and Economic Methodology, Comparative Social Policy, Development Economics. Some of her publications are; Economists and People (Turkish: İktisatçılar ve İnsanlar) ( Remzi Publishing House, 1989; İletişim Publishing House, 1995) , State and Businessman in Modern Turkey ( State University of New York Press, 1994 ; Turkish : Devlet ve İşadamları,İletişim Publishing House, 1995) , Islam in Economic Organizations (TESEV / Friedrich Ebert Foundation , 1999) , Beyond The State -Market Contrast (Turkish:Devlet-Piyasa Karşıtlığının Ötesinde) (İletişim Publishing House, 2000 ) , New Capitalism in Turkey the Relationship between Politics, Religion and Business (2014 , Turkish : Türkiye’de Yeni Kapitalizm: Siyaset, Din ve İş Dünyası, 2014)
Prof.Dr.Ayşe Buğra has written several articles in academic journals and edited books. She has also translated the works by Karl Polanyi, “The Great Transformation” to Turkish. (Alan Publishing House, 1986, İletişim Publications,2000)