Ataman İçer was born in Antakya/Turkey in 1989. After finishing primary and secondary education, he started a bachelor's degree in Economics Department of Hacettepe University in 2008. He got his B.Sc degree in 2012 and then started to Master Program on Economics at Hacettepe University in 2013. His main areas of interest are economic growth theory and Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa. He worked as a project assistant on a Tubitak Project by the name of "Relation Between Social Transfers and Employment" for a while. Currently, he serves as a Research Assistant at Economics department of TED University.