Research Seminars

Research Discussions

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The İMB organizes research seminars on a variety of topics in economics and finance with a technical focus. These seminars can also cover policy oriented presentations. Invited speakers present their research in 90 minutes.

Please contact us at imb-research@tcmb.gov.tr if you wish to attend to these seminars. Walk-ins or late notifications are possible while 2-day advance notice of attendance is preferred. Unless otherwise indicated, seminars will begin at 3:00 pm.

 

Listed below is the chronological order of the seminars.

 

List of Research Seminars:



 
  • İlknur Zer Boudet (Federal Reserve Board),"Learning from History: Volatility and Financial Crises", 2 June 2016
     
  • Cem Çakmaklı (Koç University),"Modeling and Estimation of the Synchronization in Size-sorted Portfolios", 13 May 2016
     
  • Berrak Bahadır (Özyeğin University),"The Macroeconomic Effects of Remittances", 12 May 2016
     
  • Özlem Akın (Özyeğin University),"Anticipating the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Insider Trading in Banks?", 3 May 2016
     
  • Mehmet Ali Soytaş (Özyeğin University),"What is the Source of Intergenerational Correlation in Earnings?", 22 April 2016
     
  • Sina Ateş (Federal Reserve Board),"Fewer but Better: Sudden Stops, Firm Entry, and Financial Selection", 14 April 2016
     
  • Pierpaolo Benigno (LUISS - Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli),“Dynamic Debt Deleveraging and Optimal Monetary Policy”, 12 April 2016
     
  • Dimitrios Tsomocos (Oxford University),“Debt, Recovery Rates and the Greek Dilemma”, 5 April 2016
     
  • Orhan Erdem (İstanbul Bilgi University),“Piety, Politics, and Portfolio Selection”, 30 March 2016
     
  • Canan Yıldırım (Kadir Has University),“Bank Value and Geographic Diversification: Regional vs Global”, 10 March 2016
     
  • Fatih Tuluk (Washington University in St.Louis),“Shadow Banking, Capital Requirements and Monetary Policy”, 7 March 2016
     
  • Remzi Kaygusuz (Sabancı University),“Childcare Subsidies and Household Labor Supply”, 3 March 2016
     
  • Murat Yülek (Istanbul Commerce University),“Readapting Macroeconomic Management to a Globalized Economy: How to Handle the Accountability on the Current Account Balance”, 16 February 2016
     
  • G. Kemal Özhan (University of Washington),“Financial Intermediation, Resource Allocation, and Macroeconomic Interdependence”, 11 February 2016
     
  • Michael Funke (University of Hamburg),“Monetary Policy Transmission in China: A DSGE Model with Parallel Shadow Banking and Interest Rate Control”, 10 February 2016
     
  • Kiyohiko Nishimura (University of Tokyo),“Three Seismic Shifts in the Global Economy and Policy Challenges Ahead of Us”, 27 January 2016
     
  • Orhan Torul (Boğaziçi University),“Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Turkey”, 2 December 2015
     
  • Kamil Yılmaz (Koç University),“How Connected is the Global Sovereign Credit Risk”, 1 December 2015
     
  • Pablo D’Erasmo (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia),“Capital Requirements in a Quantitative Model of Banking Industry Dynamics”, 18 November 2015
     
  • Güneş Kamber (Reserve Bank of New Zealand),“A Reliable Output Gap that Reflects Policymakers’ Beliefs”, 10 November 2015
     
  • Gylfi Zoega (University of Iceland),“European Integration and the Feldstein-Horioka Puzzle”, 2 October 2015
     
  • Cihan Uzmanoğlu (Binghamton University SUNY),“Credit Default Swaps, Strategic Behavior, and Corporate Bond Credit”, 20 August 2015
     
  • Gazi Ishak Kara (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System),“Bank regulation under fire sale externalities”, 4 August 2015
     
  • Miguel León Ledesma (University of Kent),“Fundamental shock selection in DSGE models”, 19 June 2015
     
  • Emrah Şener (Özyeğin University),“Predictability of Emerging Market Local Currency Bond Risk Premia”, 17 June 2015
     
  • Serdar Özkan (University of Toronto),“What do Data on Millions of U.S. Workers Reveal about Life-Cycle Earning Risk?”, 11 June 2015
     
  • Yun Zhu (St. John's University),“The Impact of Political Uncertainty on Institutional Ownership”, 27 May 2015
     
  • Asad Zaman (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics),“The Iceland Plan for Monetary Reform”, 25 April 2015
     
  • Hakkı Yazıcı (Sabancı University),“Idiosyncratic Risk and Skill Premium”, 13 April 2015
     
  • Peter McAdam (European Central Bank),“Endogenous Labor Share Cycles: Theory and Evidence”, 7 April 2015
     
  • Ahmet Akyol (York University),“Self-Employment Earnings in the Presence of Limited Liability and Occupational Choice”, 23 March 2015
     
  • Fatih Yılmaz (ADA University),“VAT Treatment of Financial Institutions: Implications for the Real Economy”, 9 March 2015
     
  • Sina Ateş (University of Pennsylvania),"Beyond Cash: Venture Capital, Firm Dynamics, and Economic Growth", 2 March 2015
     
  • Loris Rubini (Universidad Catolica de Chile),"Trade Costs and Markups", 10 February 2015
     
  • François Velde (Chicago FED),"The Descent of Central Banks (1400-1815)", 6 February 2015
     
  • Selva Baziki (Uppsala University),“Import Competition and Technological Changes: Mobility of Workers and Firms”, 4 February 2015
     
  • Vincenzo Quadrini (University of Southern California),"Bank Liabilities Channel", 4 November 2014
     
  • Peter Rupert (University of California at Santa Barbara),"The Great Recession and Growth Prospects in the US", 30 October 2014
     
  • Peter Rupert (University of California at Santa Barbara),"Housing Dynamics over the Business Cycle", 27 October 2014
     
  • Gönül Çolak (Xiamen University),"Political Uncertainty and Leverage Adjustments: An International Perspective", 24 October 2014
     
  • Barbara Petrongolo (Queen Mary University),"Gender Gaps and the Rise of the Service Economy", 21 October 2014
     
  • Ayşegül Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York),"Grown-up Business Cycles", 2 October 2014
     
  • Stefano Eusepi and Ayşegül Sahin (Federal Reserve Bank of New York),"Policy Briefing at NYFED", 29 September 2014
     
  • Ahmet Ali Taşkın (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey),"Sorted and Settled: Migration Decisions of Dual Income Families", 26 September 2014
     
  • Stefano Eusepi (Federal Reserve Bank of New York),"Fundamental Disagreement", 25 September 2014
     
  • Elod Takats (Bank for International Settlements),"Can demography affect inflation and monetary policy?", 18 September 2014
     
  • Robert Tetlow (Federal Reserve Board),"Real-time Model Uncertainty in the United States: Robust policies put to the test", 5 September 2014
     
  • Robert Tetlow (Federal Reserve Board),"The FRB/US Model: An Introduction and Overview", 4 September 2014
     
  • James Feigenbaum (Utah State University), “Optimal Decumulation of Wealth in General Equilibrium”, 18 August 2014
     
  • Yıldıray Yıldırım (Syracuse University), “Estimating Risk Premia Changes from the Fed's Large-Scale Asset Purchases”, 13 August 2014
     
  • Tony Smith (Yale University), “Is Piketty’s “Second Law of Capitalism” Fundamental? ”, 26 Haziran 2014
     
  • Selva Demiralp (Koç University), “Government Support of Banks and Bank Lending”, 9 May 2014
     
  • Antonella Trigari (Bocconi University),“Unemployment Fluctuations, Match Quality, and the Wage Cyclicality of New Hires”, 7 April 2014
     
  • Ahmet Ali Taskin (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey),"Does Homeownership Prolong the Duration of Unemployment”, 27 March 2014
     
  • Ezgi Kaya (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona),“Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women”, 5 March 2014
     
  • Huzeyfe Torun (University of Virginia),“Ex-Ante Labor Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service”, 3 March 2014
     
  • Aslı Şenkal (University of Virginia),“Misallocation and Recovery Rates”, 26 February 2014
     
  • Murat Taşçı (Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland),"The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies across OECD Countries", 26 December 2013
     
  • Kerem Coşar (University of Chicago),"Internal Geography, International Trade, and Regional Specialization" and "Roads and Exports: Evidence from Turkey", 23 December 2013
     
  • İnci Gümüş (Sabancı University),"Credit Decomposition and Real Exchange Rate Dynamics", 21 November 2013
     
  • Ayşe Kabukçuoğlu (Koç University),"The Redistributional Consequences of Tax Reform Under Financial Integration", 21 October 2013
     
  • Murat Şeker (Ziraat Bank),"Imported Intermediate Goods and Product Innovation: Evidence from India", 10 October 2013
     
  • Mete Karakaya (University of Chicago),"Expected Returns, Volatility Surface, and Other Characteristics in Individual Equity Option Markets", 1 August 2013
     
  • Ramon Marimon (EUI & Pompeu Fabra),"Risky Investments with Limited Commitment", 30 July 2013
     
  • Serdar Özkan (Federal Reserve Board),"Income Differences and Healthcare Expenditures over the Lifecycle", 8 July 2013
     
  • Fatih Güvenen (University of Minnesota),"The Nature of Countercyclical Income Risk", 18 June 2013
     
  • Livio Stracca (European Central Bank),"Our currency, your problem? The global effects of the euro debt crisis", 16 May 2013
     
  • Yasin Kürşat Önder (Georgetown University),"Sovereign Default and Cheap Talk", 8 March 2013
     
  • Ahmet Ali Taşkın (University of Texas Austin),"Dual Income Couples and Interstate Migration", 1 March 2013
     
  • Orhan Torul (University of Maryland),"Transatlantic Differences in Taxation, Redistribution and Provision of Public Goods: How Fair is Inequality?", 28 February 2013
     
  • Mehmet Özsoy (Duke University),"Ambiguity, News and Asymmetric Correlations", 27 February 2013
     
  • Osman Furkan Abbasoğlu (University of Southern California),"Risky Health Behaviors and Medical Expenditures: The Role of Policy", 22 February 2013
     
  • Gazi Kara (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),"Systemic Risk, International Regulation, and the Limits of Coordination", 7 February 2013