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  • Does More Compulsory Education Empower Women? Evidence From Turkey 

    Başar, Doğa (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    This thesis examines the causal relationship between education and women's empowerment based on the variation in at least secondary school completion rates across birth cohorts caused by the 1997 education reform in Turkey. ...
  • RENOVATION OF OLIGOPOLY THEORY IN THE LIGHT OF ALGORITHMIC STRATEGIC DECISION-MAKING: A CASE STUDY FOR TURKISH CEMENT INDUSTRY 

    Yalcin, Yalciner (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024-07-06)
    Oligopolistic markets, characterized by a few dominant firms, rely on interdependency theory to explain how companies’ strategies are influenced by their competitors. In the digital economy, data and computational capabilities ...
  • Macroeconomic Determinants of Dollarization 

    Karaarslan, Muhammed Emin (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    The dollarization phenomenon, which generally means the substitution of local currency or assets with foreign equivalents and which is important for developing countries has been the subject of many economic analyses and ...
  • Kadın Girişimcilerin Krediye Erişebilirliği: Kadın Girişimci Kredi Destek Paketleri Üzerine Bir İnceleme 

    Akbaş, Berçem (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    This study aims to examine the effects of loans and other support packages which are designed by the banking system and other organizations to support female entrepreneurs. With this aim, first we explaine meaning of ...
  • FARMERS’ PREFERENCES FOR DRIP IRRIGATION AND SOIL ANALYSIS: A DISCRETE CHOICE EXPERIMENT IN TÜRKİYE 

    ÇELİK, Oğuzhan (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    Over the past century, climate change has become one of the most pressing global issues. Due to its geographical location, Türkiye is one of the countries most affected by climate change. The agricultural sector, in ...
  • NEOCLASSICAL EXPLOITATION: A BARGAINING MODEL WITH HETEROGENEOUS FIRMS AND WORKERS 

    Ahıskalı, Volkan (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    The idiosyncratic imperfections of labor markets have been widely discussed in the literature. These unique features affect policy outcomes and effectiveness depending on the structure of the markets. This thesis investigates ...
  • Economic Growth, Rural-Urban Mıgratıon, and Fertility Decline in Türkiye 

    Acar, Gülnur (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    This thesis aims to explain the role of economic growth and time cost of reproduction in fertility decline in rural and urban regions of Türkiye between 1978 and 2021 under the assumption of same fertility preferences in ...
  • Real Business Cycles in Emerging Economies 

    Karakoyun, Oğuz Kaan; Karakoyun, Oğuz Kaan (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024)
    Emerging Market Economies (EMEs) exhibit different economic dynamics compared to developed markets. While several EMEs have strong growth due to their trade surplus, most of them rely on imported inputs for their production ...
  • Economic Analyses of Utilization of Biomethane in Turkey 

    Gürler, Batuhan (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024-06-13)
    Biomethane is a globally flourishing, renewable, and sustainable fuel and is considered to have the potential to be a promising solution in the future because of its benefits in terms of waste management, carbon reduction ...
  • Essays on Human Capital 

    Karakülah, Kenan (Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, 2024-06-11)
    This thesis aims to investigate human capital through three interlinked components. The first part of the study examines impact of the 1997 education reform on individual’s earnings in Türkiye. Türkiye’s national education ...
  • 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) ...

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