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APPOINTMENTS

Sabancı University, Department of Economics

Assistant Professor of Economics, 2009-present

Harvard University, Department of Economics (Visiting Scholar)

Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow,  2015- 2018

Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, 2017-present

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EDUCATION

New York University, Department of Economics, Ph.D. in Economics, 2009

Boğaziçi University, Department of Economics, M.A. in Economics, 2003

Boğaziçi University, Department ofMathematics, B.S. in Mathematics, 2001

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TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

Microeconomic Theory (Game Theory, Mechanism Design), Political Economy (dispute resolution),  Industrial Organization, Development Economics 

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ACADEMIC AWARDS AND HONORS

EC Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship, 2015-2018

TUBITAK 2219 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program, 2015-2016

Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) Direct Operation Support, February-May 2013 

TUBITAK National Young Researchers Career Development Programme Grant, 2012-2014

EC Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant, 2010-2014

Louis-André Gérard-Varet Prize, the Association of Southern Economic Theorists (ASSET), 2009

Henry M. McCracken Fellowship, NYU. 2003-2008

Teaching and Research Assistanship, NYU. 2008-2009

Travel Grant, NYU. 2006 & 2007

C.V. Starr Center travel grant, NYU. 2007

Teaching Assistanship, Boğaziçi University, 2002-2003

Travel Grant, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA), 2001

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PUBLICATIONS

“Building Reputation in a War of Attrition Game: Hawkish or Dovish Stance?” The B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics  (2016) 16(2): 797–816

“Bargaining, Reputation, and Competition,” Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization (2015) 119: 1-17

“Searching for a Bargain: Power of Strategic Commitment,” American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2015) 7(1): 320-353

“Audience Costs and Reputation in Crisis Bargaining,” Games and Economic Behavior (2014) 88: 250-259

“A General Impossibility Result on Strategy-Proof Social Choice Hyperfunctions,” with M. Remzi Sanver, Games and Economic Behavior (2009) 66: 880-892

“An Impossibility for Strategy-Proof Resolute Social Choice Correspondences,” with M. Remzi Sanver, Social Choice and Welfare (2008) 30: 89-101