2005 and before

FALL 2005


Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Oct 10, 2005 Jeanine Braithwaite World Bank Assessing and Combating Poverty in Turkey
Nov 25, 2005 Mehmet Barlo Sabancı University Incentives under Collusion in a Two-Agent Hidden-Action Model of a Financial Enterprize
Dec 2, 2005 Murat Usman Koç University Strategic Debt in Bilateral Relations with Non-Verifiable Cash Flow and Renegotiation
Dec 9, 2005 Begüm Özkaynak Boğaziçi University Operationalising Strong Sustainability: Definitions, Methodologies and Outcomes
Dec 16, 2005 Jan Eeckhout University of Pennsylvania Competitive Bargaining Equilibrium (with J. Davila)
Dec 30, 2005 Burçay Erus Boğaziçi University Objective Functions and Compensation Structures in Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations: Evidence from the Mixed Hospital Industry (with Burton Weisbrod)





Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Feb 26, 2005        Pierre Richard Agenor Manchester University Disinflation, Fiscal Sustainability, and Labor Market Adjustment in Turkey (joint with H. T. Jensen, M. Verghis and E. Yeldan)
Mar 3, 2005 Aslı Leblebicioğlu Boston College Financial Integration, Credit Market Imperfections and Consumption Smoothing
Mar 4, 2005 Semih Koray Bilkent University Two-Person Public Good Games: Do rational players always end up with a 'Prisoners' Dilemma? (with Murat R. Sertel)
Mar 11, 2005 İlke Onur University of Texas at Austin Preemption and Delay in E-Bay Auctions (with Ken Hendricks and Tom Wiseman)
Mar 18, 2005 Ünal Zenginobuz Boğaziçi University Tiebout Equilibria in Local Public Good Economies with Spillovers (with Francis Bloch)
Mar 26, 2005 Mehmet Nail Eriş University of Wisconsin Population Heterogeneity and Growth
Apr 1, 2005 Utku Ünver Koç University Course Bidding at Business Schools (with Tayfun Sönmez)
Apr 4, 2005 Ahmet Faruk Aysan University of Maryland The Shadowing Role of Redistributive Institutions in the Relationship Between Income Inequality and Redistribution
Apr 13, 2005 Thomas Bernauer Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Political Determinants of Environmental Quality (with Vally Koubi)
Apr 19, 2005 Güzin Arıkan University of Illinios, Urbana Champaign Fiscal Decentralization: A Remedy for Corruption
Apr 22, 2005 Sumru Altuğ Koç University Productivity and Growth for Turkey, 1923-2003
May 6, 2005 James Burnham Duquesne University “Economic Growth, Total Factor Productivity and Telecommunications”
May 13, 2005 Özgür Kıbrıs Sabancı University “Bargaining with Nonanoynomous Disagreement” (joint w. İ. Gürsel)
May 27, 2005 Borağan Aruoba University of Maryland “Money and Capital” (joint w. C. Waller and R. Wright)
Jun 23, 2005 Okan Yılankaya University of British Columbia “Optimal Auctions with Participation Costs” (joint with G. Çelik)



 FALL 2004

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Oct 8, 2004 Mich Tvede University of Copenhagen Dynamics in Overlapping Generations Economies
Oct 15, 2004 Naci Mocan University of Colarado at Denver What Determines Corruption? International Evidence from Micro Data
Oct 22, 2004 Mehmet Baç Sabancı University Beneficial Collusion in Corruption Control: The Case of Nonmonetary Penalties
Nov 19, 2004 Ayşe Mumcu Boğaziçi University Competition Between Private and Nonprivate generators on Looped Electricity Network
Nov 26, 2004 Emanuele Gerratana Koç University Labor Markets with On the Job Search and Wage posting: Equilibrium Wage and Welfare Implications
Dec 3, 2004 Kamil Yılmaz Koç University Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers: Identifying Linkages through Product-based Measures
Dec 10, 2004 Herve Cres HEC Paris & Koç University The Drèze and Grossman-Hart Criteria for Production in Incomplete Markets: Voting Foundations and Compared Political Stability