Fall 2015

Friday, 3:00-4:30 pm*
Wednesday, 5:00 pm*

Department of Economics Murat Sertel Lounge, Natuk Birkan Building*

Organizers: Ceyhun Elgin & Deniz Selman

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Dec 21, 2015     CEE Annual Conference: Advances in Behavioral Finance
Dec 16, 2015 Victor Chernozhukov MIT "Mostly Dangerous Econometrics: How to Do Model Selection with Inference in Mind?"Abstract
Nov 30, 2015 Charles Yuji Horioka Asian Growth Research Institute (AGI), Japan "The Impact of Inter-generational Transfers on the Distribution of Wealth: An International Comparison" Abstract
Nov 27, 2015 Berrak Bahadır Özyeğin University "The Macroeconomic Consequences of Remittances" Abstract
Nov 20, 2015 Evren Damar Bank of Canada "Banks Financial Distress, Lending Supply and Consumption Expenditure" Abstract
Oct 19, 2015 Bilge Erten Northeastern University "For Better or Worse?: Education and the Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Turkey" - joint with Pınar Keskin Abstract
Jun 11, 2015  Gavin Bridge, Stefania Barca & Erik Swyngedouw   Occasional Economics Department Seminar "European Network of Political Ecology presents: Tracing Trends and Trajectories in Political Ecology First launch in Turkey of The Routledge Handbook of Political Ecology"
May 23, 2015      The Fifth Annual All-İstanbul Economics Workshop will be held on Saturday, 23 May 2015 from 9:30-18:00 at Boğaziçi University (Natuk Birkan Building).
May 22, 2015 Varun Gauri World Bank Occasional CEE Seminar "World Development Reprt 2015: Mind, Society and Behaviour"
May 12, 2015 Korkut Boratav Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University (ret.) 2015 Prof. Demir Demirgil Lecture "Türkiye'de Bölüşüm Göstergeleri: Kavramlar, Kaynaklar, Yorumlar"
May 08, 2015 Erik Meyersson Stockholm School of Economics "Political Man on Horseback - Military Coups and Development"
May 04, 2015 Steve Cecchetti Brandeis International Business School Econfin Finance Lecture "Financial Stability and Monetary Policy"
Mar. 27, 2015 Kemal Kıvanc Akoz NYU - Abu Dhabi "Why Do Masses Join Elite's Revolutions? A Model of Biased Leaders and Political Change" Abstract
Mar. 18, 2015 Martin Raiser World Bank Country Director for Turkey Occasional CEE Seminar "Turkey's Transitions: Integration, Inclusion, Institutions"
Feb. 18, 2015 Serhan Sadıkoğlu Tilburg University "Misclassication-Robust Semiparametric Estimation of Single-Index Binary Choice Models"
Feb. 13, 2015 Yaprak Tavman University of York "A Comparative Analysis of Macroprudential Policies" Abstract
Feb. 06, 2015 Merve Akbaş Duke University "How to help the poor to save a bit: Evidence from a field experiment in Kenya*" Abstract
Dec. 19, 2014 Ünal Seven IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca Occasional CEE Seminar "Financial Development, Inequality and Poverty: Evidence from Emerging Economies"
Dec. 15, 2014   Bogazici University ADVANCES IN ECONOMICS Annual Conference of the Center for Economics and Econometrics (joint with CEE)
Dec. 12, 2014 Jan Eeckhout University College London & Barcelona GSE-UPF "Stochastic Sorting: Mismatched CEOs and their Performance" (joint with CED) Abstract
Dec. 05, 2014 Sang Seok Lee Bilkent University  "Growth under Knightian Uncertainty: Application of Interactive Trial and Error Learning"
Nov. 21, 2014 Özgür Kıbrıs Sabancı University "On Surplus-Sharing in Partnerships" (joint with Arzu Kıbrıs)
Nov. 14, 2014 Okan Yılankaya Koç University "Resale in Second Price Auctions with Costly Participation" (joint with Görkem Çelik) Abstract
Nov. 07, 2014 Allan Drazen University of Maryland "Kosher Pork" Abstract
Oct. 24, 2014  Murat Üngör Central Bank of Republic of Turkey "Productivity Growth and Labor Reallocation: Latin America versus East Asia"