CONFERENCE ON THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE TURKISH ECONOMY

Conference on the Transformation of the Turkish Economy was held on Monday, December 20th, 2010 in the Rectorate Conference Hall of the Bogazici University.

 

PROGRAM

09:00-09:30 Registration

09:30-09:45 Welcome Note: Kadri Özçaldıran, Rector of Boğaziçi University

09:45-10:15 Opening Speech:

Achievements of the Turkish Economy and Policy Challenges Ahead”,Ali Kutan, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville

10:15-11:30 Transformation in Macroeconomics

Chair: Refik Erzan, Boğaziçi University

“Turkish Experience with Inflation Targeting”, İsmail H. Genç, American University of Sharjah, and Mehmet Balcılar, Eastern Mediterranean University

"The Role of Regime Shifts in the Term Structure of Interest Rates: Further Evidence from an Emerging Market" Burak Saltoğlu, Boğaziçi University, and Ege Yazgan, Bilgi University

“Estimating Financial Bubbles in Emerging Markets: Case of Turkey”,Ozan Hatipoğlu and Onur Uyar, Boğaziçi University

Discussion

 11:30-11:45 Coffee Break

11:45-13:00 Transformation of State Capacity and Banking

Chair: Burak Saltoğlu, Boğaziçi University

“Domestic Transformation and Raison Du Monde: Turkey’s Nascent Competition State”Sadık Ünay, Balıkesir University

“Turkish Banking Re-capitalization and the Financial Crisis: an Efficiency and Productivity Analysis”, Meryem Duygun Fethi, Mohamed Shaban and Thomas G. Weyman-Jones, University of Leicester

“Risk Management and Performance in Emerging Market Banks During The Post- Crisis Period: The Case of Turkey”, E. Nur Özkan Günay, Boğaziçi University

Discussion

 13:00-14:15 Lunch

14:15-15:30 Credit Card Markets and Competition

Chair: Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Boğaziçi University

“Credit Cards Market in Turkey,” F. Gülfem Karahan and Bahadır Çakmak, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

“The Failure of Price Competition in the Turkish Credit Card Market,” Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Boğaziçi University

“Non-Price Competition in Credit Card Markets Through Bundling and Bank Level Benefits,” Levent YıldıranBoğaziçi University

Discussion

 15:30-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:00 Consumer Behaviors and Regulation in Credit Card Markets

Chair: Levent Yıldıran, Boğaziçi University

“Do Credit Card Revolvers Use More Consumer Credit?” Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Boğaziçi University

“Competition and Regulation in Credit Card Markets: Evidence from Turkey,” Güzin Gülsün Akın, Boğaziçi University

“Switching Costs in the Turkish Credit Card Market,” Alper Alkanİş Investment 2

Discussion

 17:00-17:15 Coffee Break

17:15-18:45 Panel: Future of Credit Cards Market in Turkey and Regulations

Chair: Refik Erzan, Boğaziçi University

Panelists:

Kenan Alpdündar, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

Mehmet Sezgin, Garanti Bankası Serkan Ülgen, Yapı Kredi BankasıElçin Yanık, Finansbank

Discussion

 18:45-19:00 Coffee Break

19:00-20:00 Keynote Speech: M. İbrahim Turhan,

Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey

20:00-21:30 Cocktail Prolongé, Natuk Birkan Second Floor

Organizing Committee*:

Güzin Gülsün Akın, Boğaziçi University

Ahmet Faruk Aysan, Boğaziçi University

Refik Erzan, Boğaziçi University

Emine Nur Günay, Boğaziçi University

Burak Saltoğlu, Boğaziçi University

Levent Yıldıran, Boğaziçi University

*sorted by last name

News & Announcements

  • OCCASIONAL CEE SEMINAR
    18 March 2015 - Dr. Martin Raiser, World Bank Country Director for Turkey presented the report titled Turkey's Transitions: Integration, Inclusion, Institutions.

  • OCCASIONAL CEE SEMINAR
    Varun Gauri from the World Bank presented the World Development Report 2015 on Friday, May 22nd

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