WORKSHOP ON MACRO-ECONOMICS, September 18, 2015, Istanbul

 

Program

Photographs
 

Opening Comments

Umran İnan, President of Koç University

Yoshihiro Tokuga, Vice President of Kyoto University

 

• Munechika Katayama, Kyoto University

Rising Skill Premium?: The Roles of Capital-Skill Complementarity and Sectoral Shifts in a Two-Sector Economy

Presentation

Discussant: Ayşe Kabukçuoğlu, Koç University

Discussion

 

• Yu Zheng, City University of Hong Kong

The Role of Education Signaling in Explaining the Growth of College Wage Premium

Presentation

Discussant: Semih Tümen, Central Bank of Turkey

Discussion

 

• Ayse Kabukçuoğlu, Koç University

What Helps Forecast U.S. Inflation?—Mind the Gap!

Presentation

Discussant: Cem Çakmaklı, Koç University

Discussion

 

• Shuhei Takahashi, Kyoto Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University

Time-Varying Wage Risk, Incomplete Markets, and Business Cycles

Presentation

Discussant: Ahmet Ali Taşkın, Central Bank of Turkey

Discussion

 

• Sumru Altuğ, Koç University and CEPR

Ambiguity and the Business Cycle

Presentation

Discussant: Sang Seok Lee, Bilkent University

Discussion

 

• Charles Leung, City University of Hong Kong

Deep Historical Roots of Macroeconomic Volatility

Presentation

Discussant: İnci Gümüş, Sabancı University

Discussion

 

• Yusuf Soner Başkaya, Central Bank of Turkey

Sovereign Risk and Bank Lending: Evidence from 1999 Turkish Earthquake

Presentation

Discussant: Zümrüt İmamoğlu, TÜSİAD

Discussion

 

• Kazuhiro Yuki, Graduate School of Economics, Kyoto University

Modernization, Social Identity, and Ethnic Conflicts

Presentation

Discussant: İbrahim Ünalmış, Central Bank of Turkey

Discussion