Seminars in 2013-2014


Unless otherwise stated, seminars will be held at 14:00 at F-106 (FEAS A Building)

October 7, 2013 Allan Miller (University of Haifa): Scholarly Influence
October, 23 2013 Thomas Masterson (Levy Institute): Why Time Deficits Matter: Implications for Understanding and Combating Poverty in Turkey
November 4,  2013 Abdurrahman Aydemir (Sabancı University): Gender Inequality in Education inTurkey
November 14, 2013 Yahya Madra (Boğaziçi University): Auction or Selection? A History of Two Competing Metaphors in Postwar Neoclassicism
November 18, 2013 Rahmi İlkılıç (Bilkent University): Incentive Compatible and Stable Trade on Networks
December 2, 2013 Anıl Duman (Yaşar University): Job Security and Preferences for Flexibilisation Across Europe
December 9, 2013 Remzi Kaygusuz (Sabancı University): Childcare Subsidies and Household Labor Supply
December 12, 2013 Daniela Maggioni (Università Politecnica delle Marche) : FDI Promotion and Comparative Advantage
December 16, 2013 Kurmaş Akdoğan (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT)): Asymmetric Behaviour of Inflation around the Target in Inflation Targeting Emerging Markets
December 19, 2013 Emre Soyer (Ozyegin University): What Are the Chances of Winning? Exploring the Ecology and Psychology of Competitions
December 23, 2013 Mehmet Fatih Ekinci (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT)): Credit Growth and Current Account Dynamics : An Investigation of Cross-Country Slope Heterogeneity
December 27, 2013 Refik Emre Aytimur (Toulouse School of Economics): Voting as a Signaling Device
December 30, 2013 Neslihan Uler (University of Michigan / Sabancı University): Experimental Departures from Self-Interest When Competing Partnerships Share Output
January 6, 2014 Boris Gershman (American University): Witchcraft Beliefs and the Erosion of Trust: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
January 13, 2014 Jean Mercenier (Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris2)): Routinization-Biased Technical Change and Globalization: A Theoretical Exploration of Labor Market Polarization
February 6, 2014 Emre Aylar (University of Washington): Tests for a Broken Trend with Stationary or Integrated Shocks
February 14, 2014 Cihan Artunç (Yale University): Legal Pluralism, Contracts, and Trade in the Ottoman Empire
February 17, 2014 Ayşe Gül Mermer (Tilburg University): Contests with Expectation-Based Loss-Averse Players
February 18, 2014 Orhan Aygün (Boston University): College Admission with Multidimensional Reserves: The Brazilian Affirmative Action Case
February 19, 2014 Aslı Şenkal (University of Virginia): Misallocation and Recovery Rates
February 20, 2014 Ethem Akyol (Penn State University): Allocation without Transfers: A Welfare Maximizing Mechanism
February 25, 2014 Jan Auerbach (Washington University, St. Louis): Political Competition over Property Rights Enforcement
February 27, 2014 Şaziye Pelin Akyol (Penn State University): Preferences, Selection, and Value Added: A Structural Approach
March 3, 2014 Battal Doğan (University of Rochester): Responsive Affirmative Action in School Choice
March 6, 2014 Ezgi Kaya (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona): Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women
March 7, 2014 Mustafa Tuğan (University of British Columbia): Which Type of Model Best Captures the Effects of Monetary Shocks in Developing Countries
March 10, 2014 Didem Pekkurnaz (UNC Chapel Hill): The Effects of Maternal Employment and Non-Parental Child Care on Early Childhood Development
March 17, 2014 Tekin Köse  (University of Pittsburg): Price Convergence and Fundamentals in Asset Markets with Bankruptcy Risk: An Experiment
March 31, 2014 Han Özsöylev (Koç University): Is the revolving door of Washington a back door to excess corporate returns?
April 3, 2014 Yusufcan Masatlıoğlu (Michigan University/Sabancı University): Limited Willpower
May 12, 2014 Okan Yılankaya (Koç Unversity): TBA 
May 23, 2014 Mustafa Oguz Afacan (Sabancı University): TBA