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Essays on network theory and applications
(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 ...
A computational investigation of optimal parameters in pension reform
(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 ...
Essays on implementability and monotonicity
(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 ...
Regulatory mechanisms for oligopolies
(Bilkent University, 1997)
Financial liberalization and the real economy: the Turkish experience
(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 macroeconomics
(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
(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 ...
Four essays on overlapping generations resource economies : optimality, sustainability and dynamics
(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 ...
Asymptotic expansions for test statistics and tests for normality based on robust regression
(Bilkent University, 1999)
3+1 Essays on the Turkish economy
(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 ...