Fall 2013

Friday, 3:00-4:30 pm*
Department of Economics Murat Sertel Lounge, Natuk Birkan Building*

Organizers: Ceyhun Elgin & Deniz Selman

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Dec. 16, 2013 Henryk Kierzkowski Graduate Institute Geneva "A New Global Auto Industry?"
Dec. 16, 2013 Donald Larson World Bank "A Deepening of Policy and Trade Ties between Turkey and the EU: The Implications for Agriculture"
Dec. 13, 2013 Alexander Vostroknutov Maastricht University "Norms Make Preferences Social"
Nov. 29, 2013 Levent Kockesen Koc University "Commitment without Reputation: Renegotiation-Proof
Contracts under Asymmetric Information"
Nov. 15, 2013 Nazif Tolga Sinmazdemir Boğaziçi University "Hearts, Minds, and Pockets: The Political Economy of Civilian Support for Kurdish Insurgency in Turkey" 
Oct. 25, 2013 Gareth Myles University of Exeter and Institute for Fiscal Studies "The Marginal Cost of Public Funds in Growing Economies" (joint with CED)
Oct. 22, 2013 Stefan Brunnhuber Szeged University & Budapest PPKE University "Money and Sustainability: The Missing Link" (joint with Department of Management)
July 16, 2013 Lant Pritchett Harvard Univercity "Evidence Based Policy Making in the Social Sectors: Using Impact Evaluations to Learn about Performance in the Field"
June 21, 2013 Olivier Scaillet University of Geneva & Swiss Finance Institute "Predicability in Financial Markets"
May. 31, 2013 Mehmet Caner North Carolina State University "Hybrid Generalized Empirical Likelihood Estimators: Instrument Selection with Adaptive Lasso"
May. 24, 2013 John Roemer Yale University "Kantian optimization: An approach to cooperative behavior" (joint with CED)
May. 17, 2013 Leonor Modesto Catholic University of Portugal "Government spending and fiscal policy stabilizing rules" (joint with CED)
May. 14, 2013 Charles Goodhart & Dr. Ozan Cangürel LSE & BRSA (BDDK) "Future of Monetary Policy and Banking" & "Banking and Regulation in Turkey" (with Econfin)
May. 11, 2013     ALL ISTANBUL WORKSHOP at Sabanci
May. 8, 2013 Fahrettin Yagci   1980'lerden Günümüze Dünyada ve Turkiye'de Gelir Bölüşümü (Income Distribution in the World and in Turkey since the 1980's)
May. 3, 2013 Murat Arsel International Institute of Social Studies "From the 'curse of the plenty' to post-extractivism? The Yasuni-ITT initiative of Ecuador"
Apr. 16, 2013 Joel Mokyr Northwestern University "Cultural Entrepreneurs and the Origins of Modern Economic Growth" (joint with the Department of History)
Apr. 10, 2013 Sam Bowles Sante Fe Institute "Technology Institutions & Wealth Inequality in the Very Long Run"
Apr. 5, 2013 Paolo Roberti University of Padova "Interest groups and non-salient issues: lobby on the topics no one cares about "
Mar. 15, 2013 Milan Horniacek  University of Bratislava "Collusion between Firms on Both Sides of a Market"
Mar. 8, 2013 Bettina Klaus University of Lausanne "Strategy-Proofness makes the Difference: Deferred-Acceptance with Responsive Priorities" (joint with Lars Ehlers)
Mar. 6, 2013 Sena Eken DEIK "2000-10: A Decade of Transition-Discussions among Experts"
Feb. 25, 2013 S. Mehmet Ozsoy Duke University "Ambiguity, News and Asymmetric Correlations"
Feb. 22, 2013 Irem Bozbay Lund University "Truth-seeking judgment aggregation over interconnected issues"
Feb. 21, 2013 Ayse Z. Kabukcuoglu University of Texas, Austin "The Redistributional Consequences of Tax Reform Under Financial Integration"
Feb. 20, 2013 Orhan Torul University of Maryland "Transatlantic Differences in Taxation, Redistribution and Provision of Public Goods: How Fair is Inequality?"
Feb. 15, 2013 Cem Oyvat University of Massachusetts, Amherst "Agrarian Structures, Urbanization and Inequality"
Feb. 14, 2013 M. Yigit Gurdal TOBB-ETU "Why Blame?"
Feb. 13, 2013 Kemal Yildiz New York University "Implementation Via Codes Of Rights"
Feb. 12, 2013 Muruvvet Buyukboyaci California Institute of Technology "Parallel Tournaments"
Feb. 11, 2013 Kemal Ozbek Cornell University "Decision Making with Rational Inattention"
Jan. 30, 2013 Gazi Ishak Kara University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

"Systemic Risk, International Regulation, and the Limits of Coordination"

Jan. 22, 2013 Ali Güneş University of Rochester "Why Do College Graduates Save More? Imperfect Information about Ability"