Fall 2013

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

Organizers: Ceyhun Elgin & Deniz Selman

DateSpeakerAffiliationTitle of the Paper
Dec. 16, 2013Henryk KierzkowskiGraduate Institute Geneva"A New Global Auto Industry?"
Dec. 16, 2013Donald LarsonWorld Bank"A Deepening of Policy and Trade Ties between Turkey and the EU: The Implications for Agriculture"
Dec. 13, 2013Alexander VostroknutovMaastricht University"Norms Make Preferences Social"
Nov. 29, 2013Levent KockesenKoc University"Commitment without Reputation: Renegotiation-Proof
Contracts under Asymmetric Information"
Nov. 15, 2013Nazif Tolga SinmazdemirBoğaziçi University"Hearts, Minds, and Pockets: The Political Economy of Civilian Support for Kurdish Insurgency in Turkey" 
Oct. 25, 2013Gareth MylesUniversity of Exeter and Institute for Fiscal Studies"The Marginal Cost of Public Funds in Growing Economies" (joint with CED)
Oct. 22, 2013Stefan BrunnhuberSzeged University & Budapest PPKE University"Money and Sustainability: The Missing Link" (joint with Department of Management)
July 16, 2013Lant PritchettHarvard Univercity"Evidence Based Policy Making in the Social Sectors: Using Impact Evaluations to Learn about Performance in the Field"
June 21, 2013Olivier ScailletUniversity of Geneva & Swiss Finance Institute"Predicability in Financial Markets"
May. 31, 2013Mehmet CanerNorth Carolina State University"Hybrid Generalized Empirical Likelihood Estimators: Instrument Selection with Adaptive Lasso"
May. 24, 2013John RoemerYale University"Kantian optimization: An approach to cooperative behavior" (joint with CED)
May. 17, 2013Leonor ModestoCatholic University of Portugal"Government spending and fiscal policy stabilizing rules" (joint with CED)
May. 14, 2013Charles Goodhart & Dr. Ozan CangürelLSE & 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, 2013Fahrettin Yagci 1980'lerden Günümüze Dünyada ve Turkiye'de Gelir Bölüşümü (Income Distribution in the World and in Turkey since the 1980's)
May. 3, 2013Murat ArselInternational Institute of Social Studies"From the 'curse of the plenty' to post-extractivism? The Yasuni-ITT initiative of Ecuador"
Apr. 16, 2013Joel MokyrNorthwestern University"Cultural Entrepreneurs and the Origins of Modern Economic Growth" (joint with the Department of History)
Apr. 10, 2013Sam BowlesSante Fe Institute"Technology Institutions & Wealth Inequality in the Very Long Run"
Apr. 5, 2013Paolo RobertiUniversity of Padova"Interest groups and non-salient issues: lobby on the topics no one cares about "
Mar. 15, 2013Milan Horniacek University of Bratislava"Collusion between Firms on Both Sides of a Market"
Mar. 8, 2013Bettina KlausUniversity of Lausanne"Strategy-Proofness makes the Difference: Deferred-Acceptance with Responsive Priorities" (joint with Lars Ehlers)
Mar. 6, 2013Sena EkenDEIK"2000-10: A Decade of Transition-Discussions among Experts"
Feb. 25, 2013S. Mehmet OzsoyDuke University"Ambiguity, News and Asymmetric Correlations"
Feb. 22, 2013Irem BozbayLund University"Truth-seeking judgment aggregation over interconnected issues"
Feb. 21, 2013Ayse Z. KabukcuogluUniversity of Texas, Austin"The Redistributional Consequences of Tax Reform Under Financial Integration"
Feb. 20, 2013Orhan TorulUniversity of Maryland"Transatlantic Differences in Taxation, Redistribution and Provision of Public Goods: How Fair is Inequality?"
Feb. 15, 2013Cem OyvatUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst"Agrarian Structures, Urbanization and Inequality"
Feb. 14, 2013M. Yigit GurdalTOBB-ETU"Why Blame?"
Feb. 13, 2013Kemal YildizNew York University"Implementation Via Codes Of Rights"
Feb. 12, 2013Muruvvet BuyukboyaciCalifornia Institute of Technology"Parallel Tournaments"
Feb. 11, 2013Kemal OzbekCornell University"Decision Making with Rational Inattention"
Jan. 30, 2013Gazi Ishak KaraUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

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

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