Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Essays on uncertainty 

    Karaman, Seçil Yıldırım (Bilkent University, 2015)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on the real impacts of uncertainty shocks. The first essay develops a theoretical model to investigate the impact of financial market uncertainty on real economic downturns. The ...
  • 3+1 Essays on the Turkish economy 

    Yücel, Mustafa Eray (Bilkent University, 2005)
    This dissertation comprise of four essays. The first essay studies the relationship between treasury auction maturity and auction interest rates. Using the Turkish auction data from 1988 to 2004, a reciprocal linkage ...
  • An investigation of the effects of population dynamics on growth and trade in an overlapping-generations general equilibrium model 

    Jelassi, Mohamed Mehdi (Bilkent University, 2004)
    In this study, variants of a two-sector, two-factor overlapping-generations model are solved under autarky and free trade scenarios to investigate the effects of population dynamics on growth and trade. Simulation exercises ...
  • Five essays on monetary policy applications in an open economy under economic uncertainty and shocks 

    Dinçer, Nazire Nergiz (Bilkent University, 2004)
    In this dissertation, we analyzed the monetary policy applications under uncertainty and shocks and their effects on the economy. The uncertainties we concern are inflation uncertainty and exchange rate risk, whereas the ...
  • Three essays on inflation and monetary policy in Turkey 

    Us, Vuslat (Bilkent University, 2003)
    This dissertation analyzes three studies on inflation dynamics and monetary policy alternatives in Turkey. In the first article, inflation inertia is analyzed. To this aim, expectations are assumed to be formed optimal ...
  • Representing information flow in building design process using the parameter-based design structure matrix 

    Pektaş, Şule Taşlı (Bilkent University, 2003)
    The Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry is one of the multidisciplinary domains in which collaboration among related parties is of utmost importance. Despite the intense flow of information between design ...
  • Alternatives in debt management : investigation of Turkish debt in an overlapping generations general equilibrium framework 

    Voyvoda, Ebru (Bilkent University, 2003)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate the fiscal policy alternatives on debt management, cohort welfare and growth for the Turkish economy. The dissertation is decomposed into two major parts. The first part ...
  • Non-cooperative game theory under prospect theory 

    Keskin, Kerim (Bilkent University, 2016-05)
    This dissertation consists of three essays in which I study prospect theory preferences in non-cooperative game-theoretic frameworks. In decision-making experiments, it is commonly observed that actual choice behavior might ...
  • Improving inference in integration and cointegration tests 

    Eroğlu, Burak Alparslan (Bilkent University, 2016-05)
    In this thesis, I address three di erent problems in unit root and cointegration models and I propose new methods to improve inference in testing procedures for these models. Two of these problems are related to unit ...
  • Essays on macroeconomics 

    Kantur, Zeynep (Bilkent University, 2015-09)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on two topics in macroeconomics. The first essay focuses on the monetary policy implications in an aging society. The second and third essays revisit the famous Shimer puzzle ...
  • Essays on forward guidance 

    Akkaya, Yıldız (Bilkent University, 2014)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on forward guidance, central bank verbal guidance on future policy rates, and shows how economies respond to it both theoretically and empirically. In the first essay the effects ...
  • Financial liberalization and the real economy: the Turkish experience 

    Yülek, Murat Ali (Bilkent University, 1996)
    In this dissertation, the effects o f financial liberalization in Turkey are investigated on three aspects. Firstly, the effects o f liberalization on the macroeconomic variables o f aggregate saving, investment, growth, ...
  • Essays on international economics 

    Özer, Seda Köymen (Bilkent University, 2015)
    This dissertation consists of three essays on international economics. In the rst chapter, the long-run e ects of trade liberalization and trade-induced skill-biased technological change on wages and unemployment are ...
  • The effects of reference points on fairness judgments 

    Akar, Betul (Bilkent University, 2014)
    In this study, we empirically investigate the effects of reference points on fairness judgments with the help of the vignette technique. Specifically, we examine (i) whether reference points have influence on fairness ...
  • A computational investigation of optimal parameters in pension reform 

    Kiraci, Arzdar (Bilkent University, 2000)
    The purpose of this dissertation is to develop a computational framework to identify a set of parametric reform options to rehabilitate publicly run, pay-as-you-go-based pension systems under alternative strategies for ...
  • The estimators of random coefficient models 

    Gündüz, Yasemin Bal (Bilkent University, 1999)
  • Computer intensive techniques for model selection 

    Başçı, Sıdıka (Bilkent University, 1998)

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