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    • Does Financial Liberalization Decrease Capital Flight? A Panel Causality Analysis 

      Yalta, A. Yasemin; Yalta, Abdullah Talha (Elsevier Inc., 2016-11-07)
      We employ a panel causality approach in order to examine whether financial liberalization affects the magnitude of capital flight, which measures unrecorded accumulation of foreign assets by the private sector. Our data ...
    • 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 ...
    • Are credit rating agencies regionally biased? 

      Yalta, Abdullah Talha; Yalta, A. Yasemin (Elsevier B. V., 2018-12-01)
      We investigate claims of regional bias in the sovereign credit ratings given by the rating agencies Fitch, Moody's and Standard & Poor's by considering a wide range of macroeconomic, financial, institutional, regional and ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Wash trades as a stock market manipulation tool 

      Imisiker, Serkan; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Elsevier B. V., 2018-12-01)
      This study empirically investigates the profitability of one of the most widely used trade-based manipulation tools, namely wash trading. Using a unique account-level data set for the period 2003–2006 from the Istanbul ...
    • A dynamic network analysis of the world oil market: Analysis of OPEC and non-OPEC members 

      Al Rousan, Sahel; Sbia, Rashid; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Elsevier B. V., 2018-09-01)
      We characterize the dynamic network structure of major oil producing countries. We examine the oil production coordination of 13 Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 17 non-OPEC members. We construct ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • How effective are energy efficiency and renewable energy in curbing CO2 emissions in the long run? A heterogeneous panel data analysis 

      Ozbugday, Fatih Cemil; Çelikkol Erbaş, Bahar (Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2015-03)
      Energy efficiency and renewable energy are considered to be two indispensable solutions to control GHG (greenhouse gas) emissions. Moreover, industrialization is at the center of discussions on the roles of countries to ...
    • Does Public E-Procurement Deliver What It Promises? Empirical Evidence from Turkey 

      Gurakar, Esra Ceviker; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Routledge Journals, Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2016)
      This article empirically investigates the economic effects of public e-procurement (PEP) adoption. We use a unique data set provided by the Public Procurement Authority of Turkey that covers all government procurement ...
    • Has the forecasting performance of the Federal Reserve's Greenbooks changed over time? 

      Ekşi, Ozan; Orman, Cuneyt; Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur (Walter De Gruyter Gmbh, 2017-06)
      We investigate how the forecasting performance of the Federal Reserve Greenbooks has changed relative to commercial forecasters between 1974 and 2009. To this end, we analyze time-variation in the Greenbook coefficients ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dependency on imported oil and its effects on current account 

      Yalta, A. Yasemin; Yalta, Abdullah Talha (Taylor & Francis Inc, 2017)
      Oil price hikes can have disruptive effects on the current account balances of oil-importing developing countries, which largely depend on external energy sources for domestic output. Nonetheless, the relation between oil ...
    • Inflation Target Credibility: Do the Financial Markets Find the Targets Believable? 

      Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur; Peker, Mustafa Cagri (Wiley, 2017-12)
      We investigate the credibility of inflation targeting (IT) central banks (CBs) by estimating perceived inflation targets of the financial markets. We calculate financial markets' beliefs about the inflation targets of 24 ...
    • Efectos de la dolarización oficial en una pequeña economía abierta: El caso de Ecuador 

      Taş, Bedri Kamil Onur; Togay, Selahattin (Univ Nacional Autonoma Mexico, Inst Geografia, 2014-12)
      El presente artículo investiga los efectos de la dolarización en el desempeño macroeconómico de una pequeña economía abierta, la de Ecuador, empleando para ello un análisis de series de tiempo. Específicamente, exploramos ...
    • Happiness and Life Satisfaction in Turkey in Recent Years 

      Caner, Asena (Springer, 2016-05)
      This paper aims to investigate the determinants of happiness and life satisfaction in Turkey in recent years. It uses regression analyses based on micro data from two nationally representative household surveys, namely the ...
    • 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 ...