FALL 2006

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
5/10/2006 János Kornai Harvard University, Emeritus “The Great Transformation Of Central Eastern Europe: Success And Disappointment”
9/10/2006 János Kornai Harvard University, Emeritus “System Paradigm”
3/11/2006 Koray Çalışkan Boğaziçi University “What Is In A World Price? The Politics of Cotton Exchange And Production In Egypt, Turkey And The US”
17/11/2006 Bilin Neyaptı Bilkent University “Fiscal Decentralization and Fiscal Discipline”
21/11/2006 Annick Laruelle University of Alicante “Mini Course: "Assessment Of Voting Situations Applications to The European Union”
23/11/2006 Annick Laruelle University of Alicante “Mini Course: Assessment Of Voting Situations Applications to The European Union”
24/11/2006 Gökhan Özertan Boğaziçi University “Genetically Modified Cotton and Its Possible Contributions to Environmental Sustainability And Rural Development In Turkey” (joint with Philipp Aerni)
27/11/2006 Fatma Doğruel-Suut Doğruel Marmara University “Knife Edge Growth And Stabilization: Argentina, Brazil, Israel, Mexico and, Turkey”
29/11/2006 Çağatay Kayı University of Rochester “Characterizations of Efficient, Fair, and Strategy-Proof Allocation Rules in Queueing Problems” (joint with Eve Ramaekers)
28/11/2006 Annick Laruelle University of Alicante “Mini Course: Assessment Of Voting Situations Applications to The European Union"
30/11/2006 Annick Laruelle University of Alicante “Mini Course: Assessment Of Voting Situations Applications to The European Union”
1/12/2006 Jean Lainé ENSAI “Topics on Representative Democracy”
8/12/2006 Görkem Çelik University of British Columbia “To Give In or Not To Give In To Bribery? Setting the Optimal Fines for Violations of Rules” (joint with Serdar Sayan)
15/12/2006 Ebru Voyvoda Middle East Technical University “A Real-Financial Model for Turkish Economy: Evaluation of the Alternatives to Twin Targeting” (joint with Çağatay Telli and Erinç Yeldan)
22/12/2006 Kamil Yilmaz Koc University “Foreign Direct Investment and Productivity Spillovers: Identifying Linkages through Product-based Measures” (joint with Şule Özler)

 

SPRING 2006

Date Speaker Affiliation Title of the Paper
15/02/2006 Tanseli Savaser Brandeis University “Exchange Rate Response to Macro News: Through the Lens of Microstructure”
17/02/2006 Hale Utar Pennsylvania State University “Import Competition and Employment Dynamics”
24/02/2006 Inci Gumus UCLA “Debt Denomination and Default Risk in Emerging Markets”
27/02/2006 Tolga Cenesizoglu UCSD “Risk and Return Reaction of the Stock Market to Public Announcements about Fundamentals: Theory and Evidence”
03/03/2006 Kamil Kivanc Karaman Stanford University “Intra-state Conflict as a Cause for Undertaxation and Underdevelopment”
10/03/2006 Gokce Uysal University of Rochester “On the Provision of Public Goods in Dynamic Contracts: Divorced Parents and Their Children”
24/03/2006 Serdar Sayan Bilkent University “Migrant Workers' Remittances and Output Cycles”
07/04/2006 Benedikt Herrmann University of Nottingham “The Elasticity of Trust: Evidence from Kuwait, Oman, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United States”
14/04/2006 Semih Koray Bilkent University TBA
12/05/2006 Levent Kockesen Koc University “Unobservable Contracts as Precommitments”