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  • Görkem. Measuring the Economic Security: Comparison of Selected States and Blocks 

    Durak, Görkem (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    Security Studies cover the security of referent units or organizations such as individuals or states. Since the Second World War, the scope and importance of Security Studies have increased. In the post-Cold War period, ...
  • Empirical Essays on Energy Economics 

    Akçora, Begüm (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024-01-24)
    This thesis comprises three essays on energy economics. In the first chapter, we focus on detecting gas price bubbles by employing the generalized sup ADF (GSADF) test by Phillips et al. (2015). We utilize the Log-Periodic ...
  • Türkiye'de Sanayi ve Hizmet Sektörlerinin Rekabet Düzeyinin Taranması: Bir Rekabet Endeksi Önerisi 

    Korkut, Şerife Demet (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    Competition authorities implement policies and laws that serve to ensure effective competition in markets. These implementations involve re-active tools including interventions against competition violations and mergers, ...
  • Product Diversification and Relatedness: Evidence From Turkish Manufacturing Firms 

    Gültekin, Leventcan (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    Economic diversification is a critical issue for the sustainability of growth due to its dynamic learning effect and risk-spreading dimension. To understand how the productive structure evolves in the economy, it is important ...
  • The Dynamics of Growth Slowdown in Developed Economies 

    Kurt, İlay (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024-01-18)
    Numerous studies have explored the dynamics and long-term effects of economic growth both theoretically and empirically. In this study, we examine the endogenous sources of economic growth and try to answer why the ...
  • Economic Impacts of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare 

    Duran, Gökçe Nur (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    Health is a fundamental need for individuals and is also a significant for economic and social development. Health services constitute one of the largest sectors globally. However, today's healthcare systems face various ...
  • The Effects Of Energy Prices On Inflation And Monetary Policy: The Case Of Turkey 

    Çiçek, Muhammed Taha (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    The NARDL Bounds Test method was employed in the thesis study to examine the impact of energy prices on inflation in Türkiye during the period of 2012:01-2022:12. Furthermore, the study investigated the effects of energy ...
  • Examining Currency Bubbles in Turkish Lira/Us Dollar Exchange Rate 

    Ay, Elmas (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024-01-16)
    Researchers and policymakers have a keen interest in studying the fluctuations of exchange rates over time. These fluctuations can be driven by theoretical factors, referred to as fundamental drivers, or by bubble behavior. ...
  • Three Essays on Clean Energy 

    Uçkun Özkan, Ayşegül (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    This thesis is made up of three essays that examine clean energy development from various perspectives. In the first essay, we investigate how fluctuations in oil prices affect the stock returns of clean energy and oil and ...
  • The Impact of Syrian Refugees on the Turkish Housing Market 

    Dikici, Kadir (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023-09-04)
    This thesis aims to analyze the impact of Syrian refugees on the Turkish housing market for the period 2009 and 2019. In order to evaluate how the housing market was affected, Survey of Income and Living Conditions (SILC) ...
  • Evolution of Electricity Markets From the Perspective of Production and Organized Markets 

    Peker, Mustafa Çağrı (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023-09-19)
    Electricity markets were initially established based on a vertically integrated organizational framework. The market segments underwent a process of vertical unbundling, which subsequently led to their division into four ...
  • Central Bank Independence and Stability 

    Özarslan, Sait Can (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    This study examines the impact of stability and institutional indicators on Central Bank Independence (CBI) using a fixed effects panel data analysis for 51 countries from 2008 to 2017. Stability indicators include Past ...
  • Impacts of Eu Pre-Accession Funds on Regional Growth in Turkiye: A Spatial Analysis 

    Uslu, Mehmet Selim (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    This thesis aims to investigate the influence of Instrument for pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) funds, which is a part of its candidacy process for joining the European Union (EU), on the regional growth in Türkiye. Our ...
  • Three Essays on Behavioral Economics 

    Özdinç, Feyza (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    This dissertation consists of three essays about Behavioral Economics. The first essay discusses the behavioral patterns of economically disadvantaged Turkish people for the years 2006 and 2019. The second essay investigates ...
  • An Empirical Investigation of Rational Bubbles in US Dollar-Turkish Lira Exchange Rate By Means of Currency Derivative Market 

    Kaya, İrem (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    This study aims to investigate whether USD/TRY exchange rate exhibits any rational ‘speculative’ bubble formations over the period 2001-2022. As a rational bubble in any asset price is defined as consistent deviations of ...
  • Characteristics of Global Top Wealth Distribution 

    Karataş, Umut (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    This thesis examines the characteristics of global top wealth distribution through a demographic model that focuses on age, employing the Forbes magazine 2014 dataset. This thesis aims to address two questions. The first ...
  • A Comparison of Marx and Weber's Analyses on the Origins and Development of Capitalism 

    Kılınçoğlu, Kardelen (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    Comprehending the emergence and growth of capitalism by understanding the similarities and differences between Marx's and Weber's perspectives is crucial. Numerous discussions have focused on this topic. Their analytical ...
  • The Role of Financial Constraints and Credit Conditions on Firms' Export Behaviour: Evidence From Turkish Manufacturing Industry 

    Erkekoğlu, Fatih (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    Global merchandise trade highly depends on the financial sector to provide different financial products. This thesis aims to understand the impact of financial constraints and credit conditions on Turkish manufacturing ...
  • The Evolution of Market Power and Its Relation With Inflation in Türkiye 

    Pişmaf, Şamil (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    In this study, I analyzed the evolution of market power in Türkiye between the 2006-2021 period by estimating firm-level and aggregated markups with a data-set covering a vast majority of Turkish industries. I also examined ...
  • Monetary Transmission Mechanism and Banking Sector: The Case of Turkey 

    Küçükönder, Abdullah (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2023)
    Changes in the financial and economic structure have put banks, particularly credit, at the center of economic policies in Türkiye over the last two decades. This dissertation examines the linkage between monetary transmission ...

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