FALL 2008

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

Organizers: Ayşe Mumcu and Burak Saltoğlu

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Oct. 6, 2008 Stephen G. Hall University of Leicester Combining Density Forecasts
Oct. 7, 2008, 16:00 Stephen G. Hall University of Leicester Estimation of Parameters in the Presence of Misspecification
Oct. 17, 2008 Refet Gürkaynak Bilkent University Convergence and Anchoring of Yield Curves in the Euro Area
Oct. 24, 2008 Fikret Adaman Boğaziçi University Willingness to Pay of Urban Households in Turkey for CO2 Emission Reductions: A Contingent Valuation Survey
Abstract
Oct. 31, 2008 Özgür Kıbrıs Sabancı University A Revealed Preference Approach to Simple Allocation Problems
Abstract
Nov. 14, 2008 Roger Betancourt University of Maryland Civil Liberties and Economic Development
Nov. 28, 2008 İnci Gümüş Sabancı University Fiscal Uncertainty and Currency Crises
Abstract
Dec. 19, 2008 Özgür Yılmaz Koç University Kidney Exchange: An Egalitarian Mechanism
Abstract
Dec. 26, 2008 Stanislav Anatolyev New Economic School, Moscow Sequential testing with uniformly distributed size
Abstract
Spring 2009 Kıvanç Karaman Boğaziçi University European State Finances and Budgets in Comparative Perspective, 1500-1800

* Unless otherwise noted

SPRING 2008

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

Organizers: Burak Saltoğlu and Ünal Zenginobuz

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
Feb. 22, 2008 Selim Jürgen Ergun Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona From Plurality Rule to Proportional Representation
Feb. 25, 2008 Esra Durceylan Pennsylvania State University Managerial Effort, Agency and Industrial Evolution
Feb. 29, 2008 Beşinci Murat Sertel Öğrenci Şenliği
Mar. 18, 2008 Jan Brueckner University of California, Irvine DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SERIES
The Economics of Airport Congestion
Mar. 20, 2008 Behzad Yaghmaian Ramapo College OCCASIONAL TALK SERIES
China: Journey from Socialism to Low-Wage Capitalism
Mar. 21, 2008 Jan Brueckner University of California, Irvine A Theory of Urban Squatting and Land Tenure
Formalization in Developing Countries
Mar. 28, 2008 İpek Sanver Bilgi University Getting Better Students by Offering Lower Scholarships
Apr. 4, 2008 Huub Meijers UNU-MERIT and University of Maastricht International ICT spillovers: evidence from cross country data
Abstract
Apr. 11, 2008 Ercan Uygur Ankara University TBA
Apr. 18, 2008 Jean Lainé CREREG - Centre de Recherche Rennais en Economie et Gestion TBA
Apr. 25, 2008 John Conley Vanderbilt University TBA
May 2, 2008 SPRING BREAK

* Unless otherwise noted