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  • Estimation of term premia in term structure of Turkish government bond yields 

    Yıldız, Murat Adil Can (Bilkent University, 2017-10)
    In this thesis, the Turkish Treasury yield curve is estimated by the Nelson-Siegel- Svensson method between January 2010 and December 2016 in a daily frequency. Interest rates taken from estimated yield curves can be ...
  • Relative identification of sequentially rationalizable choice procedures 

    Dula, Erion (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    Sequentially Rationalizable Choice functions are a famous family of boundedly rational choice procedures. Given a set A of alternatives, the Decision Maker applies sequentially to each choice problem a pair of asymmetric ...
  • A Game theoretic model on post-insolvency procedures 

    Baytemür, Deniz (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This thesis utilizes the game theory literature with asymmetric information to model post-insolvency options of the indebted firm. We center the study on Turkish bankruptcy system and compare the system to an alternative ...
  • Essays on macroeconomics 

    Özcan, Gülserim (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This dissertation consists of four essays on macroeconomics with a special focus on monetary economics, and shows the rationale behind non-optimality of expectation formation both empirically and theoretically. The first ...
  • Explorations on X-self selectivity 

    Kerman, Toygar (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    X-self selectivity of a social choice function is de ned as being self selective relative to the set of test functions X and all of its subsets. We explore the self-selectivity of social choice functions which satisfy ...
  • Oil price, oil price volatility and natural gas 

    Erdoğan, Mürşide Rabia (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    Natural gas market has been developing and transportation and storage methods have been improving. Due to substitution between natural gas and oil in various sectors such as power generation, oil price and oil price ...
  • Role of education in preventing domestic violence 

    Abdurahimov, Ramiz (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This study explores the relationship between female education and domestic violence, utilizing a change in compulsory schooling law. We employ regression discontinuity design and instrumental variable estimation method to ...
  • Subgame perfect implementation of men-optimal matchings 

    Teoman, Ece (Bilkent University, 2017-07)
    In this study, we explore monotonicities and implementability of di erent matching rules. We nd a self-monotonicity of the stable rule and an h-monotonicity for the men-optimal rule, which does not satisfy Maskin-monotonicity. ...
  • Endogenizing banking regulation and supervision : a dynamic equilibrium approach 

    Karakoyun, Oğuz Kaan (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This thesis presents a modi ed dynamic general equilibrium model by introducing a supervisory and regulatory agent (RS) that is responsible for setting the level of bank regulation and supervision quality ( ) in order ...
  • The impact of the Kyoto Protocol on environmental efficiency : a sectoral analysis 

    Tan, Betim Melis (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This thesis studies sectoral level environmental efficiency changes in the Kyoto countries over the period 2000-2011. First, sectoral level environmental efficiency indexes for the Kyoto countries are computed by using ...
  • The impact of Turkey’s 2008 labor reform on informal employment across sectors 

    Yoldaş, Zeynep (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This thesis estimates the impact of 2008 Turkish Employment Subsidy Program which was enacted after the 2008 crisis to create formal employment opportunities in each main sector for females and young males who are regarded ...
  • Post-nafta U.S. imports and carbon content of trade : a sectoral analysis 

    Özcebe, Gülayça (Bilkent University, 2017-07)
    This thesis examines the changes in the carbon dioxide content of international trade following a multilateral free trade agreement. In this study, the focus is centered on the e ects of the North American Free Trade ...
  • Intransitive indifference under uncertainty 

    Dokumacı, Oral Ersoy (Bilkent University, 2017-07)
    We study preferences with intransitive indifference under uncertainty. Our primitive objects are semiorders and we are interested in their Scott-Suppes representations. We obtain a Scott-Suppes representation theorem in ...
  • Housing wealth, stock wealth and consumption 

    Karabulutoğlu, Emre (Bilkent University, 2017-02)
    The growth of the stock market in 1990s and the enormous increase in house market during the last decades have reawakened the wealth impacts on the consumption. The main goal of this study is to determine the differential ...
  • Essays on growth and macroeconomic dynamics 

    Özer, Mehmet (Bilkent University, 2015-09)
    This dissertation is composed of four essays on economic growth and macro- economic dynamics. The first essay analyzes how the dynamic strategic in- teractions among agents a¤ect the long-run distribution of wealth in ...
  • Empirics of economic growth in Turkey 

    Doğuhan, Sündal (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
    In the empirics of growth literature method proposed by Mankiw et al. (1990) has been widely used to test the determinants of economic growth and the speed of convergence. This framework, however, considers technological ...
  • Effect of environmental policy on labor market 

    Mousavi Almaleki, Mohammad Reza (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
    This thesis examines the effect of environmental policy, i. e. tax on carbon emission, on the labor market as assessed in a directed technology change environment. Considerably positive and constructive effect on the labor ...
  • Network formation with systemic risk and default insurance 

    İdem, Mehmet Hamdi Berk (Bilkent University, 2016-07)
    In this paper, we study the networks that arise in the equilibrium when risk averse investors play a network formation game for making joint investments with each other. The outcomes of these projects are stochastic and ...
  • Network dependent altruism and economic growth 

    Çetin, Sefane (Bilkent University, 2016-07)
    This thesis studies reference dependent agents in a static network where the reference point is the average behaviour in one's neighbourhood. It shows that the economy grows at a constant rate on the balanced growth path ...
  • New Keynesian small open economy: Turkish case 

    Ersoy, Sedat (Bilkent University, 2016-06)
    Turkey experienced substantial declines in inflation after 2002. Was it due to good policy, good luck, or both? To address this question, we incorporate stochastic volatility into a small open new Keynesian model of Monacelli ...

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