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  • A Game theoretic model on post-insolvency procedures 

    Baytemür, Deniz (Bilkent University, 2017-09)
    This thesis accompanies my short animation My Imaginary World. The paper explores experimentation with animation. The thesis looks at experimental animation; it’s meaning and explores whether there is a specific way of ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Monetary - fiscal joint policy analysis: a regime switching DSGD model 

    Akbal, Ömer Faruk (Bilkent University, 2016-06)
    Recent literature on the macroeconomic theory examines the importance of the regime switching in macroeconomic dynamics. Using a regime switching structure, this paper studies a baseline New Keynesian model with fiscal ...
  • Impact Of Additional Donors in Lung Exchange 

    Sili, Duygu (Bilkent University, 2015)
    In this thesis, we mainly focus on lung exchange. There are significant differences between lung and kidney exchanges. While in kidney exchange patients come with a single donor, lung exchange often requires two donors. ...
  • Explaining disaggregated trade data with ricardian trade model 

    Korkmaz, Halil İbrahim (Bilkent University, 2015)
    The aim of this thesis is to explain how disaggregated-product level trade data fits into Eaton and Kortum (2002) type Ricardian trade model. In their paper, Eaton and Kortum (2002) explain the effect of geographical ...
  • A Regional and sectoral analysis on production technology dynamics of manufacturing industries in Turkey 

    Korkmaz, Sümeyra (Bilkent University, 2015)
    This thesis estimates regional and sectoral total factor productivity (TFP) using firm-level data on Turkish manufacturing industry over the 2003-2012 period to understand whether there is a parallelism between differences ...