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The development problem under embodiment
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2006)
This paper studies technology adoption in an optimal growth model with embodied technical change. The economy consists of the final good sector, the capital sector, and the technology sector which role is the imitation of ...
Book acquisition in the medieval Franciscan order
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2003)
The need to provide the friars with a sound theological formation for preaching and pastoral care forced the Franciscan order to establish a hierarchical network of convent schools in the Middle Ages. This inevitably ...
Simulation of benefits and risks after the planned privatization of the pension system in Turkey
The recently started process of social security reform in Turkey is widely argued to have a significant potential to affect the direction of further development of financial markets in the country in the years ahead, ...
Oakeshott's theory of freedom as recognized contingency
(SAGE Publications, 2003)
This article argues that Oakeshott's theory of freedom possesses a greater degree of coherence than is often perceived. Freedom in Oakeshott's philosophy may be defined as 'recognized contingency', combining the notions ...
Islam, modernity, and democracy in contemporary Turkey: The case of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc., 2003)
Patterns of financial capital flows and accumulation in the post-1990 Turkish economy
The purpose of this paper is twofold: using time series econometrics, we first investigate the determinants of short-term foreign capital inflows for Turkey following its capital account liberalization in 1989. We next ...
Globalization, civil society and citizenship in Turkey: actors, boundaries and discourses
In recent years, civil society has become one of the most important concerns of academic and public discourse. It would not be a mistake to propose that today there is a strong, effective and even over-glorified talk about ...
Effective return, risk aversion and drawdowns
(Elsevier BV, 2001)
We derive two risk-adjusted performance measures for investors with risk averse preferences. Maximizing these measures is equivalent to maximizing the expected utility of an investor. The first measure, Xeff, is derived ...
Differentiating intraday seasonalities through wavelet multi-scaling
(Elsevier BV, 2001)
It is well documented that strong intraday seasonalities may induce distortions in the estimation of volatility models. These seasonalities are also the dominant source for the underlying misspecifications of the various ...
Variables that explain variation in prenatal care in Turkey ; social class, education and ethnicity re-visited
The extent and quality of prenatal care are important for the health of women and their babies. Recent studies suggest that women lack adequate prenatal care in contemporary Turkey. This paper uses regression models to ...