Marxe Chair in International Economics and Governance
Associate Professor of Economics, Baruch College, CUNY, 2018 –
PhD, Economics, Boston College, 2005
Dissertation Title: “Essays on Financial Integration, Volatility and Growth”
M.A., Economics, Boston College, 2002
B.A., Economics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 2000
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
International Macroeconomics, Growth and Development, International Finance
PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Dallas, 2012 – 2018
Assistant Professor of Economics, North Carolina State University, 2005 – 2012
Visiting Scholar, Research Department, International Monetary Fund, April 2006 , February 2007, April 2008
Lecturer, Boston College, 2004 – 2005
“Credit and the Labor Share: Evidence from U.S. States,” with Ariel Weinberger, forthcoming in the Economic Journal
“Trade Liberalization and Investment in Foreign Capital Goods: A Look at the Intensive Margin,” with Ivan Kandilov and Ruchita Manghnani, Emerging Market Finance and Trade, 2019, 1-24.
“Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions: The importance of Local Credit and Source Country Finance,” with Ivan Kandilov and Neviana Petkova, Journal of International Money and Finance, 2017, 70, 288-318.
“The Impact of Multinational Presence on Domestic Investment: Firm-level Evidence from South Korea,” with Kwang Soo Kim, 2017, Southern Economic Journal, 84(2), 525-547.
“Deregulation and Firm Investment: Evidence from the Dismantling of the License System in India,” with Ivan Kandilov and Ruchita Manghnani, Kandilov, Applied Economics Letters, 2017, 24, 1031-1034.
“The Impact of Banking Deregulations on Inward Foreign Direct Investment: Transaction-level Evidence from the United States," with Ivan Kandilov and Neviana Petkova, Journal of International Economics, 2016, 100, 138-159.
“Financial Flows, Composition of Capital and Growth,” with Jessica Madariaga, IMF Economic Review, 2015, 63(2), 325-352.
“A Regime Switching Analysis of Exchange Rate Pass-through,” with Kolver Hernandez, Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 2012, 148(3), 523-552.
“Economic Development and Heterogeneity in the Great Moderation among the States,” with Thomas Grennes and Pablo Guerron-Quintana, B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics, 11(1) (Contributions), Article 21.
“The Impact of Exchange Rate Volatility on Plant-level Investment: Evidence from Colombia,” with Ivan Kandilov, Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 94, 220-230.
“Capital Accumulation and Growth: A New Look at the Empirical Evidence,” with Steve Bond and Fabio Schiantarelli, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2010, 25(7), 1073-1099.
“Economic Development and Volatility among the States,” with Thomas Grennes and Pablo Guerron-Quintana, Economics Bulletin, 2010, 30(3), 1963-1976.
“Financial Integration, Credit Market Imperfections and Consumption Smoothing,” Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2009, 33(2), 377-393.
“An International Perspective on the Loan Puzzle in Emerging Markets,” with Victor Valcarcel in Banking and Finance Issues in Emerging Markets, 2018, Series in International Symposia in Economic Theory and Econometrics ISETE (25), edited by William A. Barnett and Bruno S. Sergi. Emerald Press Monograph Series.
“Exchange Rate Volatility and Exports: The Case of Colombia,” with Ivan Kandilov, 2014, in Handbook on Trade and Development, edited by Oliver Morrissey, Ricardo Lopez and Kishor Sharma, Chapter 16. Edward Elgar Publishing.
WORKING PAPERS & WORK IN PROGRESS
“Openness and the Factor Shares: Is Globalization Always Bad for Labor?” with Ariel Weinberger (revise and resubmit to the Journal of Internarional Economics, 2nd round)
"Trade Secrets Protection and Foreign Investment" with Ivan Kandilov
"Multinational Firm Presence and the Labor Share" (in progress)
“The Transmission of US Shocks to Emerging Markets,” with Kolver Hernandez (dormant)
2019: University of Central Florida
2018: Baruch College, CUNY
2017: Schar School of Government, George Mason University; Swarthmore College; Globalization and Development Workshop by NOVAFRICA, World Bank and Banco de Portugal; University of Oklahoma; Midwest Macro Conference
2016: Conference on Asia and the Global Economy, University of Virginia
2015: University of Texas Austin; Southern Methodist University, DEGIT Conference, Geneva; Southern Economic Association Meetings
2013: Texas A&M University; California State University at Fullerton; Southern Economic Association Meetings
2012: University of Texas at Dallas; Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas; Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings; Midwest Macroeconomic Fall Meetings
2011: Conference on Globalization, Strategies and Effects , Aarhus University, Denmark ; Midwest Macroeconomics Conference
2010: International Conference on Computing in Economics and Finance; Hunter College, CUNY.
2009: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; University of Delaware; University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
2008: Southern Economic Association Meetings; The 2008 World Congress on National Accounts and Economic Performance Measures, International Trade and Finance Association Conference.
2007: Triangle Econometrics Workshop, NC
2006: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Midwest International Economics Conference; Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings; European Meetings of the Econometric Society
2005: Bank of England; Bogazici University; DIW Berlin; Drexel University; North Carolina State University; Sabanci University; Triangle Econometrics Workshop
2004: European Meeting of the Econometric Society
University of Texas at Dallas:
Chair for: Kwang Soo Kim
Committee Member for: Min Wook Han, Ahmed S. Alzahrani,
North Carolina State University:
Chair/Co-chair for: Jessica Madariaga, Ziyi Mai
Committee Member for: Maryam Arabshahi , Young Jin Choi, Tracy Collins, Chien-Yu Huang, Lei
Ji , Sergey Kondyan, Bradley Sturgill, Karine Yenokyan
Econometrics Journal, Economia Mexicana, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, European Economic Review, International Finance, Journal of African Economies, Journal of Economic Development, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Research in Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Review of International Economics, Review of World Economics, World Development
GRANTS, AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
EPSS Teaching Award, University of Texas at Dallas, 2015
EPSS Advisory Council Grant, University of Texas at Dallas, 2012
Gill Award, North Carolina State University, summer 2010
Gill Award, North Carolina State University, summer 2007
Faculty Research and Professional Development Grant, North Carolina State University, 2006-2007
Dissertation Fellowship Award, Boston College, Spring 2004
Full Scholarship, Department of Economics, Boston College, 2000 – 2005
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Matlab, Stata, RATS, Latex
Turkish (native), English (fluent)
Citizenships: Turkey, U.S.A