Osman Furkan Abbaso˘ glu May, 2015 Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey Istanbul School of Central Banking Fener Kalamı¸s Cad. Atlıhan Sk. No:30/A Fenerbah¸ce Kadık¨ oy 34726 Istanbul, Turkey Phone: Fax: Email: Homepage: +90 (216) 542 31 27 +90 (216) 542 31 34 [email protected] http://www.oabbasoglu.com CURRENT POSITION Economist, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, September 2013 - Present. EDUCATION Ph.D. in Economics, 2013, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. Dissertation Title: Essays on Macroeconomics of Health and Labor. ˙ Advisor: Professor Ay¸se Imrohoro˘ glu. M.A. in Economics, 2009, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA. B.A. in Economics, 2007, Bo˘ gazi¸ci University, Istanbul, Turkey. RESEARCH INTERESTS Macroeconomics, Computational Economics, Banking, Health Economics, Labor Economics. PAPERS Publications - Concentration, competition, efficiency and profitability of the Turkish banking sector in the post-crises period (with Ahmet Faruk Aysan and Ali G¨ une¸s), Banks and Bank Systems, 2007, Vol. 3, 106-115. - Cross-sectional Facts on Bank Balance Sheets in Turkey (with S¸erife Gen¸c and Yasin Mimir), Central Bank Review , 2015, Vol. 15(2), 31-60 Working Papers - Optimal Health Insurance in the Presence of Risky Health Behaviors, Submitted - Life Cycle Analysis with an Increasing Wage Profile Work in progress - Hours worked over the life cycle: What explains the decline before retirement? - Monetary and Macroprudential Policies in a Heterogeneous Agent Model of Banks (with S¸erife Gen¸c and Yasin Mimir) ˙ - Is the Turkish Current Account Deficit Sustainable? (with Ay¸se Imrohoro˘ glu) Osman Furkan Abbaso˘ glu 2 HONORS, AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS College Graduate Merit Award, USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 2007-2013. 3rd place in 8th National Olympiads in Informatics in Marmara Region of Turkey, Scientific and Technical ¨ ITAK), ˙ Research Council of Turkey (TUB 2000. CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS Optimal Health Insurance in the Presence of Risky Health Behaviors 11th World Congress of the Econometric Society (2015), 21st Computing in Economics and Finance (2015), Bank of Albania (2013), New Economic School (2013), University of Konstanz (2013), Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (2013), University of Southern California (2013), 87th Annual ConferenceWestern Economic Association International (2012). Life Cycle Analysis with an Increasing Wage Profile Istanbul School of Central Banking (2014). PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Member: American Economic Association, Econometric Society, European Economic Association ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Computer Skills: Matlab, Fortran, C/C++, Stata, E-views, LATEX, MS Office. Languages: Turkish (Native), English (Fluent), German (Beginner).
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