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    • Keep your Word: Time-varying Inflation Targets and Inflation Targeting Performance 

      Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur; Demir, Ishak (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014-03)
      This paper investigates the implicit inflation targets of inflation targeting (IT) central banks (CBs). The implicit (perceived) inflation targets of IT CBs derived from their actions (policy interest rates) are calculated ...
    • Life expectancy and economic development: Evidence from microdata 

      Turan, Belgi (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2020-08-01)
      This study examines the effect of life expectancy on fertility, education, and labor force participation. Using birth and sibling histories from the Demographic Health Surveys conducted in sub-Saharan Africa, I construct ...
    • Life Satisfaction and Keeping Up with Other Countries 

      Ekşi, Ozan; Kaya, Neslihan (Springer, 2017-02)
      Micro income studies show that relative income of individuals-with respect to their colleagues, friends, etc.-affects their life satisfaction significantly. This paper attempts to extend these studies by using the idea ...
    • Lower volatility, higher inequality: are they related? 

      Ekşi, Ozan (Oxford Univ Press, 2017-10)
      We investigate the relationship between GDP volatility and income inequality to explain the changes in both variables in the last decades of 20(th) century. The theoretical results show that these variables are related to ...
    • Measuring external stability in one-to-one matching 

      Sağlam, İsmail (Economics Bulletin, 2020)
      We consider a one-to-one matching model where the population expands with the arrival of a new individual. Individuals in this population are matched according to the deferred acceptance (DA) algorithm where men propose ...
    • Modern Makroekonomiye Giriş 

      Yalta, A. Yasemin; Yalta, Abdullah Talha (Adres Yayınları, 2019)
      [No abstract available]
    • Modern Mikroekonomiye Giriş 

      Yalta, Abdullah Talha; Yalta, A. Yasemin (Adres Yayınları, 2019)
      [No abstract available]
    • Modules and transactions: Building blocks for a theory of software engineering 

      Erbas, Cengiz; Çelikkol Erbaş, Bahar (Elsevier Science Bv, 2015-04)
      This article leverages the findings of the transaction cost economics field, and proposes a simple theory and associated vocabulary to serve as a foundation for a unified theory of software engineering. The theory characterizes ...
    • Multilateral limit pricing in price-setting games 

      Cumbul, Eray; Virág, Gabor (Academic Press Inc., 2018-09-01)
      In this paper, we characterize the set of pure strategy undominated equilibria in differentiated Bertrand oligopolies with linear demand and constant unit costs when firms may prefer not to produce. When all firms are ...
    • The mutual sequential mate search model under nonhomogenous preferences 

      Sağlam, İsmail (Routledge, 2019-08)
      This paper extends the Todd and Miller’s mutual sequential mate search model with homogenous preferences to the case of non-homogenous preferences. Our simulations show that the size of heterogeneity in the preferences ...
    • Occurrence of deception under the oversight of a regulator having reputation concerns 

      Özdoğan, Ayça (Birkhauser, 2016-10)
      This paper studies deceptions conducted by agents in the presence of a regulator. The regulator is supposed to detect deviations from the “rightful” behavior through costly monitoring; thus she may not choose to be diligent ...
    • Optimal bidder participation in public procurement auctions 

      Onur, İlke; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Springer Science+Business Media, LLC, part of Springer Nature, 2019-06)
      This paper empirically identifies the optimal number of bidders to achieve the lowest procurement prices in public procurement auctions. We examine a unique data set that covers all Turkish government procurement auctions ...
    • Optimality of linearity with collusion and renegotiation 

      Barlo, Mehmet; Özdoğan Atabay, Ayça (Elsevier Science Bv, 2014-09)
      This study analyzes a continuous-time N-agent Brownian moral hazard model with constant absolute risk aversion (CARA) utilities, in which agents' actions jointly determine the mean and variance of the outcome process. In ...
    • The Optimality of Team Contracts 

      Barlo, Mehmet; Özdoğan Atabay, Ayça (MDPI, 2013-11)
      This paper analyzes optimal contracts in a linear hidden-action model with normally distributed returns possessing two moments that are governed jointly by two agents who have negative exponential utilities. They can observe ...
    • Overlooked benefits of consumer credit growth: impact on formal employment 

      Aşık, Güneş Arkadaş (SpringerOpen, 2018-12-01)
      This paper investigates the role of consumer credit growth and expansion of consumer financial services on the reduction of informal employment in a developing country. I argue that financial services growth should lead ...
    • Perverse Effects of Non-sterilized Interventions on Spot Foreign Exchange Rates 

      Sağlam, İsmail (SAGE Publications Ltd, 2019-06)
      We study the effects of non-sterilized intervention on a spot foreign exchange (forex) rate using a multi-period game-theoretical model which involves an unspeci?ed number of competitive traders, a ?nite number of strategic ...
    • Predicting the number of bidders in public procurement 

      Gorgun, Mustafa Kaan; Kutlu, Mucahid; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (IEEE, 2020-09)
      Public procurement constitutes an important part of economical activities. In order to effectively use public resources, increasing competition among firms participating in public procurement is essential. In this work, ...
    • Price Manipulation by Intermediaries 

      Imisiker, Serkan; Ozcan, Rasim; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2015-08)
      In this study, we investigate two main research questions using unique individual trade level data from the Istanbul Stock Exchange (ISE; renamed Borsa Istanbul in January 2013): (1) Do brokers conduct manipulative trades ...
    • Reference Groups And Household Consumption: Evidence From Turkey 

      Tamgaç Tezcan, Ünay (Turkish Economic Association FoundationTürkiye Ekonomi Kurumu Vakfı, 2016-01)
      It is well-known that relative concern influences many economic choices, including consumption decisions. Recently, several studies have linked the gradually falling savings rate in the United States since the 1980s with ...
    • Relative deprivation and its association with health indicators: Lower inequality may not improve health 

      Caner, Asena; Yiğit, Yenal Can (Elsevier Ltd, 2019-04)
      This study tested the hypothesis of relative deprivation (RD) to investigate how inequality is associated with health and health related behaviors in a developing country context. Data from two nationally representative ...