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Deniz Karaoğlan





Doctorate, Middle East Technical University, Economics, July 2015

Master's, Bilkent University, Economics

Bachelor's, Bilkent University, Economics (with high honor)


PhD Dissertation


Essays on the Education Gradient of Health in Turkey


Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Aysit Tansel,

Thesis Committee: Prof. Dr. Meltem Dayıoğlu (METU), Prof. Dr. Aysit Tansel (METU), Assist. Prof. Dr. İlhan Can Özen (METU), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çağla Ökten (Bilkent Univ.), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur Asena Caner (TOBB ETU)



Phone: +90 312 210 3069

E-mail: kadeniz{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A03


Published Papers


Gümüş, Gülüzar K., A.Tülay Yücel, Deniz Karaoglan and Şaban Çelik. (2011). “The Impact of Domestic and Foreign Macroeconomic News on Stock Market Volatility: İstanbul Stock Exchange”. Boğaziçi Journal Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies 25(1):123-137 [Abstract]


Dalgıç Başak, Burcu Fazlıoğlu and Deniz Karaoğlan (2015). “Entry to Foreign Markets and Productivity: Evidence from a Matched Sample of Turkish Manufacturing Firms” Journal of International Trade and Economic Development: An International and Comparative Review 24(5): 638-659. (SSCI) [Abstract]


Karaoglan,Deniz and Cagla Okten. (2015). "Labor force participation of married women in Turkey: A study of the added worker effect and the discouraged worker effect". Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 51(1): 274-290. (SSCI) [Abstract]


Research Interests


Health economics

Education economics

Labor economics

Time Series Econometrics

International Economics


Applied Microeconomic Theory


Curriculum Vitae




Zeynep Burcu Çevik





Doctorate, Middle East Technical University, Economics (Expected 2016)

Visiting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, June 2014

(supervised by Ass. Prof. Ufuk AKCIGIT)

Master's, Bilkent University, Economics

Bachelor's, Middle East Technical University, Mathematics

(Minor Program, Middle East Technical University, Statistics)


PhD Dissertation


Supervisor: Ass. Prof. O. Kagan PARMAKSIZ,




Phone: +90 312 210 2061

E-mail: cevik{at}metu.edu.tr

Room:  A202


Published Papers


“Fiscal Efficiency, Redistribution and Welfare” (with Bilin Neyapti), Economic Modelling, Volume 41, August 2014, Pages 375-382


“Does Fiscal Decentralization Promote Fiscal Discipline?” (with Bilin Neyapti and Zafer Akin), Emerging Markets, Finance and Trade (accepted, forthcoming)


Research Interests


Public Economics

Growth Theory

Mathematical Economics

Macroeconomic Theory

Computational Macroeconomics

Curriculum Vitae