Dr. Serkan Gurluk is a researcher of department of agricultural economics at the Uludag University-Turkey. He received his M.S. in rural planning of an UNESCO cultural heritage village in Turkey in 2001, in same university and department. Until recently, he published 11 SCI-indexed paper in various journals apart from other papers. His PhD thesis was on the environmental valuation of a Ramsar Lake in Turkey, in 2006. He is developing himself on environmental valuation techniques depending on econometrics methods. In addition, hydro-economic modeling is his one of the research methods. After completing his PhD thesis, in 2007-2008, he studied on this topics at the New Mexico State University of USA as a post-doctorate researcher. He teaches environmental economics, economics, water resources economics, and agricultural policy courses at the Uludag University Agricultural Economics Department. He is member of Turkish Agricultural Association and Balkan Environmental Protection Agency (BENA).