Focusing on areas such as COVID-19, international economics, regional economics, macroeconomics, together with growth and development, Dr. Yilmazkuday has published more than 85 articles in refereed journals, some of which focus on understanding the research productivity in the field of economics. He has been named as an FIU Top Scholar in 2016 in the category of Notable Academic Appointments. He has served as the Executive Secretary of the International Economics and Finance Society. He is affiliated with the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Globalization and Monetary Policy Institute as a research associate. He has been a visiting scholar at the Research Department of the International Monetary Fund, a consultant to the World Bank, and a contributing partner of the Center for International Price Research at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Yilmazkuday's research has been funded by the National Science Foundation.