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    • Essays on endogenous time preference and strategic interaction 

      Turan, Agah Reha (Bilkent University, 2013)
      This thesis includes three self contained essays on the existence and qualitative properties of equilibrium dynamics under endogenous time preference. In the Örst essay, we reconsider the optimal growth model proposed ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 implementability and monotonicity 

      Pasin, Pelin (Bilkent University, 2009)
      In this thesis we study the implementation problem with regard to the relation between monotonicity and implementability. Recent work in the field has shown that the implementability of a social choice rule strongly ...
    • 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 ...
    • Essays on macroeconomics 

      Karasoy Can, Hatice Gökçe (Bilkent University, 2018-06)
      This dissertation consists of four essays on macroeconomics with a special emphasis on monetary economics and corporate finance. It presents empirical evidence for the floating rate channel in monetary policy transmission, ...
    • 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 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 macroeconomics 

      Taş, Mustafa Anıl (Bilkent University, 2018-09)
      This dissertation consists of three essays on macroeconomics. The first essay models the term structure of interest rates in an international framework from a macro-finance perspective. Other essays focus on the Turkish ...
    • Essays on network theory and applications 

      ikizler, Hüseyin (Bilkent University, 2019-01)
      This thesis consists of three essays centering on network theory. In the first essay, we use a network model to show how homophily, conjoined with conformity, may shape political divisions along ethnic lines in multi-ethnic ...
    • Essays on nonlinear dynamics in optimal growth models 

      Yüksel, Mustafa Kerem (Bilkent University, 2014)
      Economic models with time delay have long been considered in economic theory. It is considered that delay forces the economic system into persistent cycles which can be interpreted as intrinsic crises of the capitalist ...
    • 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 ...
    • Essays on unit root tests in time series 

      Göğebakan, Kemal Çağlar (Bilkent University, 2019-01)
      This dissertation consists of three essays which develop new unit root testing methods in time series. First one is about the effect of the persistent volatility breaks, i.e. non-stationary volatility, on the unit root ...
    • The estimators of random coefficient models 

      Gündüz, Yasemin Bal (Bilkent University, 1999)
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Four essays on overlapping generations resource economies : optimality, sustainability and dynamics 

      Fazlıoğlu, Burcu (Bilkent University, 2012)
      This dissertation is made up of four essays on overlapping generations resource economies. The Örst essay studies the e§ects of energy saving technological progress and substitution of renewable energy resources with ...
    • A genetic game of trade, growth and externalities 

      Özyıldırım, Süheyla (Bilkent University, 1997)
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...