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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Relative deprivation and life satisfaction among europeans: Keeping up with others 

      Ekşi, Ozan; Caner, Asena; Tamgaç Tezcan, Ünay (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, 2018-01-01)
      Relative deprivation (RD) defines the feeling of being deprived of something that others have. Most studies of RD rely on within-country reference groups. This study is one of the few studies examining the role of global ...
    • Reviewing Agricultural Trade Policies To Promote Intra-OIC Agricultural Trade 

      Sayan, Serdar (Standing Committee for Economic and Commercial Cooperation of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, 2019)
      This report has been commissioned by the COMCEC Coordination Office to Prof. Dr. Serdar SAYAN. The report was prepared, in alphabetical order, by Prof. Dr. Sedef AKGÜNGÖR (senior researcher), Dr. M. Aykut ATTAR (team ...
    • Serving as a referee for your own paper: A dream come true or ... ? 

      Sayan, Serdar (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
      This note first describes the details of an interesting incident of plagiarism where the author of a previously published paper was sent a verbatim copy of that paper for his review for possible publication in another ...
    • Social interactions in voting behavior: distinguishing between strategic voting and the bandwagon effect 

      Evrenk, Haldun; Sher, Chien Yuan (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2015-01)
      Prior studies of strategic voting in multi-party elections potentially overestimate the extent of it by counting erroneously votes cast under different motivations as strategic votes. We propose a method that corrects some ...
    • Sovereign risk, public debt, dollarization, and the output effects of fiscal austerity 

      Cufadar, Ali; Özatay, Fatih (Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2017-04)
      The goal of this paper is to investigate effects of fiscal policy on output as a response to an external shock at different levels and currency compositions of public debt. Central to our analysis is the mutual relationship ...
    • A survey of strategic communication and persuasion 

      Özdoğan Atabay, Ayça (Boğaziçi Üniversitesi, 2016-06)
      This survey paper presents an extended literature review of strategic communication and persuasion. The goal is to provide a systematic categorization of the different approaches in the literature, accompanied with the ...
    • The Effect of Awareness and Observability on the Non-contractible Investment of a Regulated Natural Monopoly 

      Sağlam, İsmail (Springer New York LLC, 2019-12)
      This paper studies the joint effect of the regulator’s ex-ante awareness and ex-post ability to observe on the non-contractible investment activities of a natural monopoly with private marginal cost information. We show ...
    • Truth-telling and trust in sender-receiver games with intervention: an experimental study 

      Gurdal, Mehmet Y.; Özdoğan Atabay, Ayça; Sağlam, İsmail (Springer Heidelberg, 2014-06)
      Recent experimental studies find excessive truth-telling in sender-receiver games. We show that this phenomenon is robust to the random intervention of a truthful regulator. In addition, intervention significantly increases ...
    • Turkey's Distressing Dance With Capital Flows 

      Özatay, Fatih (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016-02)
      In the aftermath of the 2001 crisis, Turkey took important steps toward achievingmacroeconomic and financial stability. Together with favorable international financial conditions, this helped to achieve a high per capita ...
    • Unconventional monetary policy and the stock market's reaction to Federal Reserve policy actions 

      Ekşi, Ozan; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Elsevier Science Inc, 2017-04)
      We examine the change in the effect of Federal Reserve's policy actions on stock returns after the Fed started to use unconventional policy actions. We find that the response of stock returns to monetary policy actions are ...
    • Utilization of health-care services by young children: The aftermath of the Turkish Health Transformation Program 

      Caner, Asena; Karaoğlan, Deniz; Yaşar, Gülbiye (John Wiley and Sons Ltd, 2018-07-01)
      The Turkish Health Transformation Program, initiated in 2003, has identified achieving universal access to health care as 1 of its main tenets. To date, substantial progress has been made toward universal health coverage. ...