MA Placements

Melih Can Fırat, MA 2017

PhD in Economics, John Hopkins University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Borrowing Constraints and Savings in Turkey

 

 

Oğuz Bayraktar, MA 2017

PhD in Economics, University of Chicago (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Affirmative Action in School Choice: Reserve Seats and Vouchers

 

 

Beril Ünal, MA 2017

PhD in Finance, London Business School (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Consumption in Action: Inflation Spillovers in the European Union

 

 

Oğuzhan Çelebi, MA 2017

PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)  (Unicredit Crivelli Europe scholarship)

Thesis Title: Tie-Breaking for Affirmative Action

 

 

Gökçe Gökkoca, MA 2017

PhD in Economics, Toulouse School of Economics (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Motivating Through Competition

 

 

Serap İnci Özyer, MA 2017

Researcher, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

Thesis Title: The Determinants of Short-term Deposit Rates in an Imperfectly Competitive Market

 

 

Süleyman Faruk Gözen, MA 2016

PhD  in Economics,  The University of Chicago (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Linking Real and Financial Connectedness

 

 

Mehmet Can Işıkdemir, MA 2016

Treasury Analyst, Philip Morris International

Thesis Title: Lines of Credit in Corporate Finance: The Case of Turkey

 

 

Rüveyda Nur İzgi (Gözen), MA 2016

PhD in Economics, University of Illinois at Chicago (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: International Business Cycles: An Investigation on China

 

 

Mehmet Furkan Karaca, MA 2016

PhD in Economics, Koç University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Volatılıty Connectedness And Systemıc Rısk In The Insurance Industry

 

 

Lütfiye Gizem Tüzen, MA 2016

PhD in Finance, Koç University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Corporate Financial Policy and Value of Cash: The Case of Turkey

 

 

Gizem Aydın, MA 2016

Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Turkey

Thesis Title: Irreversible Investment and Political Risk: A Case Study of Russian Investment

 

 

Cavit Baran, MA 2015

PhD in Economics, Princeton University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Sovereign Default Risk And Ambiguity Aversion

 

 

Görkem Bostancı, MA 2015

PhD in Economics, University of Pennsylvania (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Estimating Global Sovereign Credit Risk Connectedness

 

 

Alexandr Capsuc, MA 2015

PhD in Economics,  CalTech (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Information and efficiency in debt restructuring offers

 

 

Hakan Özyılmaz, MA 2016

PhD in Economics, UC Santa Barbara Frictions (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Assortative Matching under Information Asymmetry with Search

 

 

Mert Torun, MA 2015 (NT)

Auditor, İş Bankası

 

 

Sina Çolak, MA 2015

Inspector at İş Bankası

Thesis Title: Intangible capital and growth: an application of Turkey

 

 

Vyacheslav Arbuzov, MA 2015

PhD in Economics, University of Rochester (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Equilibrium Bidding in Common Value Auctions with ex-post Investment Decisions

 

 

Deniz Gök, MA 2014

Auditor,  İş Bankası

Thesis Title:Understanding the Connectedness of Short Term Interest Rates

 

 

Engin İyidoğan, MA 2014

PhD in Economics, Imperial College London (full scholarship)

Thesis: Financial Crises and Connectedness of European Banks

 

 

İpek Mumcu, MA 2014

PhD in Economics, University of Essex (full scholarship)

Thesis: The Effect of School Start Age and Readiness for School on Verbal Ability Acquisition

 

 

Arda Gitmez, MA 2013

PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Are search equilibria competitive?

 

 

Duygu Özdemir, MA 2013

PhD in Economics, University of Essex (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Strategic transmission of interim performance feedback in a real-effort setting: Experimental evidence

 

 

Melissa Şaylı, MA 2013

PhD in Economics, University of Manchester (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Tax advantage vs. contribution matching in Turkey who benefits from the policy change in individual pension system

 

 

Gökçe Çelik, MA 2013

Economist, Finansbank

Thesis Title: Government spending and real exchange rate relationship: Panel evidence from developing countries

 

 

Serhat Uğurlu, MA 2013

PhD in Economics, Norweigian School of Economics (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Greece vs. the Eurozone: The exit puzzle

 

 

Gözde Çörekçioğlu, MA 2013

Phd in Economics, European University Institute (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Social ties and risk tolerance: Evidence from Turkish women

 

 

Mert Demirer, MA 2013

PhD in Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Dynamic factor models and financial connectedness: An application to the major national banking systems around the World

 

 

Mehmet Onur Ezer, MA 2012

PhD in Economics, Boston College (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Money and Output in a Heterogeneous Cash-in-Advance Economy

 

 

Mert Demirer, MA 2012

PhD in Economics, London School Of Economics (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Dynamic factor models and financial connectedness: An application to the major national banking systems around the world

 

 

Neslihan Sakarya, MA 2011

PhD in Economics, Ohio State(full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Asymptotic properites of the QML estimator in linear and smooth transition autoregressive conditional duration models

 

 

Kerem Tuzcuoğlu, MA 2011

PhD in Economics, Columbia University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Asymptotic properties of the QML estimator in a smooth transition GARCH (1,1) model

 

 

Neslihan Dinçbaş, MA 2011

HEC

Thesis Title: Do financial markets react to the Central Bank of Turkey’s communication?

 

 

Anıl Aba, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, University of Utah (full scholarship)

 

 

Ramazan Bora, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, Penn State University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Communication and allocation of decision rights in multi-agent environments

 

 

Fatih Tuluk, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, University of Washington (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: A choice model with the deadline frame

 

 

Meltem Poyraz, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, University of Virgina (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Interest rate shocks, labor market search and emerging market business cycles

 

 

İlhan Güner, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, University of Iowa (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: A real business cycle model with loan securitization

 

 

Metin Uyanık, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, Johns Hopkins University (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Volatility spillovers in the foreign exchange market

 

 

Kerem Tuzcuoğlu, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, Ohio State (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Asymptotic properties of the QML estimator in a smooth transition GARCH (1,1) model

 

 

Selcen Çakır, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, University of Virgina (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: The importance of foreign shocks in a small open economy: The case of Turkey

 

 

Sinem Hacıoğlu, MA 2010

PhD in Economics, University of Bonn (full scholarship)

Thesis Title: Central government debt and economic growth: Evidence from 94 countries