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    • An analytical assessment about post-great moderation central banking policies 

      Kızıltan, Rabia Zeynep (Bilkent University, 2012)
      In this thesis, by focusing on the unconventional monetary policy measures, I have analytically assessed post-great moderation central banking policies and documented the heterogeneity in calibration and design of ...
    • Effectiveness of reserve requirements on current account imbalances 

      Dalkıran, Dilşat Tugba (Bilkent University, 2012)
      Following the recent financial crisis, reserve requirements have become a policy instrument preferred in many emerging markets such as China, Brazil and Turkey for various purposes. Therefore, the formulating a ...
    • The effects of aid on inflation : the role of financial market development 

      Dönmez, Ayça (Bilkent University, 2005)
      This thesis investigates the relationship between foreign aid and inflation considering the effect of financial market development (FMD) on this relationship. The main hypothesis is that aid has a significant positive ...
    • Employment effects of foreign direct investment in the Turkish manufacturing industry 

      Yiğit, Merve (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This thesis studies the causal e§ects of foreign ownership on plant employment of varying degrees of FDI. I not only examine the employment e§ects of FDI ináows by using standard deÖnition of FDI as is standard in the ...
    • Finance growth nexus following the 2001 crisis in Turkey 

      Songül, Hüseyin (Bilkent University, 2012)
      Diverse economic growth rates of countries have engaged the attention of economists. Recently, researchers have studied the role of financial development to explain the cross-country differences in growth. In particular, ...
    • Firm entry, credit shocks and business cycles 

      Karasoy, Hatice Gökçe (Bilkent University, 2012)
      In this thesis, we investigate whether, modelling firm dynamics together with credit markets in a two country frame, can provide additional information on international real business cycles in matching certain moments ...
    • Global financial crisis and risk perception 

      Polat, Tandoğan (Bilkent University, 2012)
      The global financial crisis has caused remarkable deterioration in risk appetite and loss of confidence in financial markets. The countries, which succeeded a recovery in their macroeconomic structure, have been relatively ...
    • Labor market implications of multinational enterprises 

      Sağlam, Bahar (Bilkent University, 2007)
      In this dissertation, the labor market implications of increased foreign Firm activity in the local economy are studied by using a heterogeneous matching model framework. There are a number of unskilled and skilled job ...
    • Macroprudentials : separate from monetary policy or part of it? 

      Topaloğlu, Meltem (Bilkent University, 2012)
      The structure of central bank in bank supervision is an important issue on which there is not much focus whereas the independence of central banks for the implementation of monetary policy is well investigated. ...
    • Pre conditions of inflation targeting 

      Başer, Şefika (Bilkent University, 2011)
      Inflation targeting regime is appeared as a new approach to achieve price stability objectives of the central banks. It is started be used at the beginnings of 1990’s. Inflation targeting regime is based on an inflation ...
    • Predicting crisis : this time is different (?) 

      Sağlamdemir, Tuğba (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This thesis aims to predict the currency, banking and debt crises and more specifically investigates the effect of the housing sector on the crisis prediction. This study is not only constructing a crisis prediction ...
    • The role of human capital in productivity spillovers from FDI : an empirical analysis on Turkish manufacturing firms 

      Köymen, Seda (Bilkent University, 2009)
      This thesis studies whether the existence or magnitude of possible productivity spillover effects from FDI differs across domestic firms that possess different levels of human capital. The human capital as an absorptive ...
    • Role of risk aversion in countries' portfolio choices 

      Özcan, Fulya (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This study aims to investigate the role of endogenously changing risk aversion in the portfolio decisions of the countries in a heterogeneous agents setting. Data shows that developed countries tend to hold more risky ...
    • Sectoral determinants of the location choice of MNCs 

      Demir, Fitnat Banu (Bilkent University, 2007)
      This thesis examines the determinants of multinational companies (MNCs)’ location choices estimating conditional or nested logit model using a dataset of more than 17,000 firms invested in 38 developing countries over ...
    • Sectoral informality in Turkey 

      Dalgıç, Yasin (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This thesis evaluates the sectoral based probability of informal employment and its possible determinants. By decomposing the effects of workers’ characteristics and sectoral features on probability of informal employment, ...
    • Soft peg regimes : sensitivity to crises and performance 

      Gedik, Nilgün Şayeste (Bilkent University, 2011)
      In this thesis, soft peg regimes’ sensitivity to crises and performance are investigated after a brief review of exchange rate regimes and their historical evolutions. The currency crisis faced by emerging countries under ...
    • A thesis on exchange rates, fundamentals and trade 

      Doğanay, Seda Meyveci (Bilkent University, 2014)
      This dissertation is made up of three essays on understanding the exchange rate movements and the link between the exchange rate and the real economy. In the first essay, exchange rate movements are decomposed into two ...
    • Tracing the second dividend in environmental policies : a CGE application to Turkey 

      Vural, Bengisu (Bilkent University, 2009)
      As the threat of global warming is becoming more evident, the governments are called for a joint action to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions and prevent climate change, by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ...