Alumni

M.Sc. Program

 

2004

Levent Kutlu / 2004
Assistant Professor at Antalya International University

2005

Haydar Doruk İriş, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Ph.D in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. İpek Özkal Sanver

Thesis subject: Manipulation via Endowments in the College-admission Problem

 

Uğur Özdemir, Washington University in St.Louis, Ph.D. In Political Science

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Dictatorial Domains in Arrowian Preference Aggregation

 

2006

Evin Açan, Rutgers University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: Capital Inflow-Outflow

 

Özlem Akın, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Ph.D in Finance

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Microstructure of Exchange Rate

 

Murat Ali Çengelci, University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Collective Identity Determination as an Aggregation

 

Emre Doğan, Rice University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Aggregating Preferences over Sets

 

Levent Kutlu, Rice University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Dictatorial Domains of Preference Orderings

 

Alper Nakkaş, Vanderbilt University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Arrowian Social Welfare Correspondences

 

2007

Ömer Faruk Barış

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Taner Berksoy

Thesis subject: Perspectives on Financial crisis and Case of Turkey

 

Sinem Büber, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, MPhil in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: Inflation Targeting

 

Burak Can, Universiteit Maastricht, Ph.D. In Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Social Perception as Behaviour Aggregation

 

Tuba Durceylan

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Modelling Term Structure, Exchanged Rate and Inflation Rate in Turkish Economy

 

Bora Erdamar, University of Michigan, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Preferences over Nonresolute outcomes When the Final Decision is Made by an External Chooser

 

Berna Falay, Rutgers University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Income Dynamics

 

Hüseyin Kaya, Marmara University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: The Relations Between Term Structure and Economic Activities in Turkish Economy

 

Deniz Nebioğlu, Université Catholique de Louvain, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: Estimated New Keynesian Phillips Curve for Turkey 

 

Duygu Nizamoğulları, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, M.Sc. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. İpek Özkal Sanver

Thesis subject: Group Stability an Efficiency of Partitions in Matching Problems

 

Özkan Özkaynak

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Statistical Arbitrage: A study in Turkish Equity Market

 

Şakir Devrim Yılmaz, University of Manchester, Ph.D. in Economics 

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Government Spending and Fiscal Rules in a Simple Endogenous Growth Model

 

2008

Emel Altın

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Cennet Çiğdem Arslantaş

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: February 2001 Crisis

 

İrem Bozbay, Universiteit Maastricht, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: More Refined Choices Through More Information: Weighted Tournament Solutions Revisited

Thesis subject: Prof. Dr. İpek Özkal Sanver

 

Ceyhun Çoban, Washington University in St. Louis, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Weakening Independent and Irrelevant Alternatives

 

Tuğçe Cuhadaroğlu, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jean Laine

Thesis subject: Electing Commitees by Approval Balloting

 

Naciye Kınık

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Analyzing Different Characterizations of the Absolute Majority Rule and Relative Majority Rule

 

İpek Madi, Marmara University, Ph.D. In Middle Eastern Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: Inflation Targeting: Theory and Country Experiences

 

Emine Beyza Satoğlu

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Asaf Savaş Akat

Thesis subject: An institutional Approach to the Central Bank Independence in a Developing Country Context

 

Özer Selçuk, Tilburg University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Sophisticated Preferance Aggregation

 

2009

Fatma Aslan,  CEMFI - Bank of Spain, MSc in Economics and Finance 

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Simple Monotonicity of Social Choice Theory

 

Ümit Kıvanç Battal, Istanbul Bilgi University, PhD in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Orhan Erdem

Thesis subject: Pairs' Trading in XU100

 

Sevinç Çukurova, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, M.Sc. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Persistent Misalignments of the Foreign Exchange Rates: Case of Turkey

 

Gökhan Kılıvan

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Orhan Erdem

Thesis subject: Default and Repayment Pricing for Turkey

 

Ayşegül Tercan

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Forecasting Milk Prices in Turkey

 

2010

Bora Evci, University of Bologna, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jean  Laine

Thesis subject: Indivudual Cost and Benefit From Manipulation: A Comparative Study of Social Choice Correspondences

 

Hande Karabıyık, Universiteit Maastricht, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: The Effect of FX Volatility on Foreign Trade

 

Hande Oruc, Universita Commerciale 'Luigi' Bocconi, M.Phil. in Economics and Finance

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Orhan Erdem

Thesis subject: A Switching Model Approach to Stock Price Modelling

 

Ali Ihsan Ozkes, Istanbul Bilgi University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jean  Laine

Thesis subject: Kemeny Consistency of Social Welfare Functions

 

Murat Öztürk, Universiteit Maastricht, Ph.D. In Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: On Refinements of Approval Voting

 

Seda Uzun

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Sadullah Çelik

Thesis subject: Comparison of Simple Sum  and Division Monetary Aggregotes using Panel Data Analysis

 

 

2011

Onur Aygüneş

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Tonak

Thesis subject: Examination of Istanbul's urban transformation process through the writings of Çağlar Keyder between 1993 and 2010

 

2012

Beste Atay

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Engin Volkan

Thesis subject: Happiness in East Europe in Comparison with Turkey 

 

Fisun Cengiz, Istanbul Bilgi University, PhD. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: The Linkages Between Exchange Rates and Interest Rates in Turkey

 

Orkun Doğan, Barcelona School of Economica, MA in Economics of Public Policy

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ahmet Tonak

Thesis subject: Transformation of Turkish Tobacco Sector in Neoliberal Era and its Effects on Labor Market: The Case of Privatization

 

Ali Seyhun Saral, University of Trento, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor:  Doç. Dr. Ayça Giritligil

Thesis subject: Effect of Group Polarisation on Altruistic Behavior in the Context of Need Çalışması

 

Esma Gül Şener

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Aylin Seçkin

Thesis subject: Theatre Productions Functions:A Study on İstanbul Municipality Theaters

 

Sesil Jozefin Tagan

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: The Pros and Cons of Globalization

 

2013

Mustafa Gökhan Saraç

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Engin Volkan

Thesis subject: Monetary Policy and Credit Defaults

 

2014

Mahmut Erdem Erdada

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Serda Selin ÖZTÜRK

Thesis subject: Default and Recovery Implicit in the Term Structure of Sovereign CDS Spreads in Greece,Portugal,Italy and Spain

 

Fadime Karakuş

Thesis supervisor: Burçin Balabakgil

Thesis subject: Concentration in Banking and the Lending Channel of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Turkey

 

Nazlı Şahanoğulları, Istanbul Bilgi University, PhD. in Economics

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Gizem Turna,  Istanbul Bilgi University, PhD. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Orhan Erdem

Thesis subject: The Interaction Between the Return and Buying Appetite of Inventors

 

2015

Hüzeyfe Zahit Atan

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Engin Volkan

Thesis subject: Cultural Difference as a Determinant in Foreign Direct Investment Flows

 

Deren Caglayan, Istanbul Bilgi University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Ayça Giritligil

Thesis subject: In-Group Favoritism v.s Social Efficiency Concerns

 

Büşra Eroğlu, İstanbul Technical University, Ph.D. in Economics

Thesis supervisor: Umut Keskin

Thesis subject: A Credit Design for Irrationally Pessimist Entrepreneurs

 

Bahadir Cem Uyarer, Sabanci University, MA in Public Policy

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Engin Volkan

Thesis subject: Region and Sector Specific Labor Productivity Convergence in Turkey

 

Laila Winther

Thesis supervisor: Yrd. Doç. Dr. Engin Volkan

Thesis subject: The Phillips Curve in Brazil, 2002-2014

 

 


Ph.D. Program

 

2013

Duygu Nizamoğulları, Piri Reis University, Assistant Professor

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. İpek Özkal Sanver

Thesis subject: Essays on Consistency and Converse Consistency in Matching Problems

 

2014

Ayşenur Acar, World Bank, Consultant

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Cem Başlevent

Thesis subject: Three Essays on Dynamics of Poverty

 

Bora Erdamar, Paris School of Economics, Postdoctoral Researcher

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Informational Frameworks in Collective Decision Making:"A Suggested Compromise"

 

Ali Ihsan  Özkes, GREQAM, Aix-Marseille School of Economics, Postdoctoral Fellow

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. M. Remzi Sanver

Thesis subject: Essays in Collective Decision Making

 

Yusuf Varlı, Borsa Istanbul, Researcher

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Orhan Erdem

Thesis subject: Three Esssays on Macroeconometrics

 

2015

Onur Dogan

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Jean  Laine

Thesis subject: Contributions to the Theory of Allocation and Collective Decision Making Procedures

 

 

Deniz  Guvercin

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay

Thesis subject: Why Autocracies in the Middle East and North Africa are Persistent : A Game Theoretic Approach

 

Barış Soybilgen, Istanbul Bilgi University, Postdoctoral Researcher

Thesis supervisor: Prof. Dr. Ege Yazgan

Thesis subject: Three Essays on Forecasting

 

Erhan Uluceviz

Thesis supervisor: Doç. Dr. Harald Schmidbauer

Thesis subject: Identification Through Heteroscedasticity within the Network Connectedness Framework: The "Systemic Five" Stock Markets

 

2016

Deniz  Kellecioglu

Thesis supervisor: What is required for (r)evolutions? - the case of economics

Thesis subject: Doç. Dr. Koray Akay