FALL 2010

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
December 29, 2010, 16:30 Ahu Gemici New York University

A General Equilibrium Model of Post-Secondary Field of Study Choice

December 22, 2010, 16:30 Ludo Visschers U. Carlos III, Madrid and Simon Fraser University, Vancouver  

Directed Search over the Life Cycle

December 15, 2010, 17:00 Vefa Tarhan Loyola University

Global Uncertainities and Their Possible Effects on the Turkish Economy

December 9, 2010, 16:00 Öner Günçavdı Istanbul Technical University

Balance-of-Payment Constraint and Economic Growth in a Small Island Economy in Isolation

November 5, 2010, 15:00 Remzi Kaygusuz Sabancı University

Taxation and Household Labor Supply

October 13, 2010, 16:00 Timur Kuran Duke University

Legal Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East



Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
January 19, 2010 Ceyhun Elgin University of Minnesota Political Turnover, Taxes and Shadow Economy
February 11, 2010 Ömer Tuğrul Açıkgöz University of Rochester The Rising Skill Premium and Deunionization in the United States
 February 15, 2010 Ayça Özdoğan University of Minnesota Reputation Effects in Two-Sided Incomplete-Information Games
February 16, 2010 Harun Onder Florida International University International Cooperation in Trade and Investment: (When) Does Linking the Agreements Help?
February 17, 2010  Burak Uras Washington University Productive Entrepreneurship and Economic Development with Limited Contract Enforcement 
 February 18, 2010 Emin Karagözoğlu Maastricht University A Noncooperative Approach to Bankruptcy Problems with an Endogenous Estate
March 1, 2010  Murat Yilmaz Boston University Auctioning a Discrete Public Good under Incomplete Information
 March 8, 2010 İpek Gürsel Tapkı Sabancı University Trade Rules for Uncleared Markets with a Variable Population
 March 15, 2010 Tolga Umut Kuzubas University of Minnesota Endogenous Social Networks in the Labor Market
  April 1, 2010 Ulrich Zachau Country Director for Turkey Europe and Central Asia Region of the World Bank Economic Development Priorities in Turkey: Opportunities and Challenges
April 22,  2010 Samuel Bowles University of Siena and Santa Fe Institute Social preferences and pubic economics why good incentives are no substitute for good citizens?
 May 17, 2010 Yahya M. Madra Gettysburg College  Late Neoclassical Economics: Making Sense of the Emerging Heterogeneity

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