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Global financial crisis and risk perception
(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 ...
Analyzing inflation target misses
(Bilkent University, 2010)
This thesis identifies the roles of both domestic and global factors in missing the inflation targets with the help of Arellano-Bond fixed effects estimation. Central bank credibility has the largest absolute effect on ...
Two essays on the Turkish economy
(Bilkent University, 2005)
This thesis comprise of two essays on Turkish Economy. Chapter 1 investigates the relationship between inflation and growth in Turkey. Historical data and statistical analysis suggest a negative relationship rather than ...
On the measurement of productivity and environmental efficiency in the presence of the joint production of goods and bads : an application to OECD countries
(Bilkent University, 2003)
Productivity measures, which do not account for environmental performance, are biased. When it comes to incorporating the developments in environmental performance into the measurement of productivity, the traditional ...
The impact of Turkey’s 2008 labor reform on informal employment across sectors
(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 ...
Extreme value theory and risk management in financial markets
(Bilkent University, 2001)
Analysis of real business cycle models with capital-skill complementarity
(Bilkent University, 2009)
The aim of this paper is to analyze the effects of a production function with capital-skill complementarity, as opposed to the standard Cobb-Douglas production function, on Real Business Cycle [RBC] models. Capital-skill ...
Characterization of envy free solutions for queuing problems
(Bilkent University, 2006)
In this study we are working on queuing problems. In our model a solution to a queuing problem is an ordering of agents and a transfer vector where the sum of the transfers of agents is equal to zero. Hence a queuing ...
Continuous time counterpart of vector auto regression of term structure dynamics with jump diffusion processes
(Bilkent University, 2010)
The understanding of bond yields is important for several reasons such as forecasting, monetary and debt policies, derivative pricing and investment decisions. The existence of a huge literature on this subject is a clue ...
Rationality of inflation expectations in a financially repressed economy
(Bilkent University, 1990)
This study attempts to assess the quality of p u b l i c ’s expectations of inflation by investigating the dynamic interactions between money, prices, income and interest rates in Turkey. Four alternative hypotheses on ...