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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Analysis of cooperative behavior when utility is semi-transferable 

    Dede, Yasemin (Bilkent University, 2018-06)
    The primary purpose of this study is to analyze both cooperative and nonco- operative games under semitransferable utility. In game theory literature, utility seems so far to have been assumed not to be transferable at ...
  • 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 ...
  • Computer intensive techniques for model selection 

    Başçı, Sıdıka (Bilkent University, 1998)
  • 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 ...
  • Essays on bargaining theory 

    Özcan Tok, Elif (Bilkent University, 2018-06)
    Bargaining refers to a situation where two or more agents try to decide over how to divide a surplus generated by the economic transactions among these agents. There are two major approaches to bargaining problems: ...
  • 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 

    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 

    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 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 ...
  • 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, ...