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An Empirical Analysis on Trade between Turkey and the United Kingdom under the Shadow of Brexit
Ercan, Büşra; Akbostancı Özkazanç, Elif; Department of Economics (2021-9)
This thesis analyzes Turkey-the UK international trade by developing an empirical model from the sectoral point of view. While doing this, the potential impact of alternative Brexit scenarios on the Turkish trade with the ...
Lying individually or in a game in the presence of norm enforcer
Gurallar, Kübra; Büyükboyacı Hanay, Mürüvvet İlknur; Department of Economics (2021-9)
We conduct an online experiment to explore the role of symmetric externalities and third-party (norm enforcer) punishment on dishonest behavior. In particular, for symmetric externality treatments, we vary whether reports ...
Essays on procyclicality of fiscal policy and natural resource funds
Çiçekçi, Cumhur; Department of Economics (2021-9)
Fiscal policy in resource-rich economies, particularly with low institutional quality, faces some major challenges since their government expenditures depend on volatile resource income. Most of them have set up natural re...
Effectiveness of R&D tax incentives in Turkey
Taş, Ekin; Erdil, Erkan; Department of Economics (2021-7)
The aim of this study is to investigate the effectiveness of research and development (R&D) tax incentives in generating additional business R&D expenditures in Turkey by applying propensity score matching (PSM) to correct...
THE DETERMINANTS OF CREDIT CRUNCH IN TURKISH BANKING SECTOR: EVIDENCE FROM GRANULAR BANK-LEVEL DATA
Şenol, Ahmet; Ercan, Hakan; Department of Economics (2021-6-29)
Understanding pattern of the lending through macroeconomic indicators and financial fundamentals have an utmost significance to define and illustrate cycle of economic activity and supervision of financial stability. Both ...
HIGH SCHOOL DROPOUT RATES IN MASSACHUSETTS: CONTRIBUTING SCHOOL FACTORS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF A CHANGE IN SCHOOL CHOICE MECHANISM
Akbulut, Orhun; Dayıoğlu Tayfur, Meltem; Department of Economics (2021-6)
It is viewed that high dropout rates in high school in the US is still a relevant and persistent problem. Apart from the individual reasons, school-related factors also contribute to the decision of dropping out. School ch...
Female education as a path to family health-is it a panacea? evidence from Turkısh health surveys
Ahsen, Ayşenur; Özen, İlhan Can; Department of Economics (2021-3-09)
The compulsory schooling reform introduced in 1997 had a substantial effect on the middle school graduations of women. By taking advantage of this natural experiment, we aim at investigating the impacts of women education ...
The impact of immigrants on illegal electricity consumption: case of Syrian immigrants in Turkey
Genç, Akın Can; Derin Güre, Pınar; Department of Economics (2021-1-28)
Electricity is necessity for daily needs in today’s condition and it has gained so much importance. Accordingly, illegal electricity consumption is a crucial situation in both developing and developed countries and this th...
The impact of imigrants on illegal electricity consumption :case of Syrian immigrant in Turkey
Genç, Akın Can; Derin Güre, Pınar; Department of Economics (2021-1-28)
Electricity is necessity for daily needs in today’s condition and it has gained so much importance. Accordingly, illegal electricity consumption is a crucial situation in both developing and developed countries and this th...
THE IMPACT OF NEGATIVE INCOME SHOCKS ON THE PRICES OF PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS: THE COVID-19 EPISODE
Yürek, Serdar; Taymaz, Erol; Department of Economics (2021-1-11)
In this study we show the causal relationship between households’ income and the relative prices of private label products (relative to the prices of national brand products), known as lower quality and cheaper alternative...
A longue durée and comprehensive perspective on the great depression of 1873
Can Deniz , Turna; Yıldırım, Onur; Department of Economics (2020-10-21)
The thesis was written during the long crisis of capitalism which has been on the air since 2008. The aim is to shed light on this crisis from a different perspective grounded in Braudel’s long duration. Evaluating the cri...
The impact of extending non-compulsory schooling on schooling and employment outcomes of youth
Karabilgin, Ali Gökhan; Dayıoğlu Tayfur, Meltem; Department of Economics (2020-10-14)
This study examines the impact of an increase in the duration of non-compulsory upper secondary education from three to four years on the schooling and employment outcomes of youth. We use micro-data from various rounds ...
Inflation across income groups: the case of Turkey
Çelik, Duygu; Parmaksız, Ömer Kağan; Cömert, Hasan; Department of Economics (2020-10)
This study, covering the period from 2004 to 2018, investigates the inflation differentials across income groups and the determinants of group-specific inflation in Turkey. We use the micro-data from the Household Budget...
Drivers of inflation in developing countries
Şengül, Zeki Oğulcan; Parmaksız, Ömer Kağan; Cömert, Hasan; Department of Economics (2020-10)
This study aims to examine the drivers of inflation for selected developing countries to compare the relative roles of internal and external factors. The study covers the period from 1995 to 2019, using PVAR and VAR Mode...
The tale of two epİsodes: estİmatİng tİme-varyİng potentİal output and naİru usİng a multİvarİate fİlter for turkey
Gökçü, Mert; Yıldırım Kasap, Dilem; Department of Economics (2020-9)
In the aftermath of the 2001 crisis, a steady growth pattern was sustained, inflation rates were reduced to single-digit levels and a remarkable improvement in interest rates was realized in Turkey. Despite these positiv...
Construction of an economic activity indicator for Turkey
Çelgin, Aysu; Akbostancı Özkazanç, Elif; Department of Economics (2020-8)
In this thesis, a monthly economic activity indicator is constructed for the Turkish economy for the period 1988-2020. Dynamic factor modelling framework is utilized in the estimation of the indicator because of being good...
Construction of an economic activity indicator for Turkey
Çelgin, Aysu; Akbostancı Özkazanç, Elif; Department of Economics (2020-8)
With the ever-increasing number of vehicles and technological advancements, transportation-related social problems are addressed with more systematic and smarter solutions, as a part of Intelligent Transportation Systems (...
Essays on trend inflation in the open-economy
Yılmaz, Yusuf Ömü; Tunç, Gül İpek; Department of Economics (2020)
The existing new Keynesian open economy literature tends to make a simplifying assumption that there is no trend inflation. The dissertation is composed of two essays which incorporate positive trend inflation into Open Ec...
Effect of inflation differentials across income groups on inequality measures: the Turkish case
Özüdoğru, Cem Taylan; Parmaksız, Ömer Kağan; Department of Economics (2020)
The official inflation rate reflects the inflation of a typical urban household in an economy. However, inflation rates across income groups may diverge from each other since different income groups have different consumpt...
Probability of default modelling using macroeconomic factors.
Tokmak, Bahri; Özmen, Erdal; Department of Economics (2020)
As a consequence from the recent global financial crisis, regulatory frameworks are continuously improved in order to limit the banks’ risk exposure. Two of the amendments are Basel III and IFRS 9. Basel III regulates the ...
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