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Current Position

Assistant Professor, Istanbul Technical University, 2015 – present


Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2015

M.A.P.E., Economics, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2013

B.A., Economics (first class honors), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2008

B.Sc., Pure Mathematics (first class honors), University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada, 2008

Fields of Interest

Transportation Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomic Theory

Journal Publications

“Regulation of the North American Taxicab Industry”, Ege Academic Review, June 2018
“An Empirical Analysis of Delays in the Turkish Airlines Network”, Journal of Air Transport Management, October 2017, with Resul Aydemir, Asil Buyukdagli, and Bulent Guloglu.

Book Chapters

“Regulatory Reform in Selected Network Industries: Lessons from Turkey”, in Industrial Policy and Sustainable Growth, 2017, with Sencer Ecer.

Working Papers

“Free to Cruise: Designing a Market for Tradable Taxicab Cruising Rights”, Submitted July 2017.

“Regulation of the North American Taxicab Industry”, Submitted May 2017.

“Centralization and Competition among Taxi Dispatchers: The effect of service quality”, October 2017.

Work in Progress

“Causes of Delays in the US Airline Industry”, with Resul Aydemir.

“Competition among Taxi Dispatchers Under Multiple Platforms”

“Theoretical Motivations for Taxicab Regulation”

“Search and Intellectual Property Theft”


Kamil Ahmet, Master’s Thesis, In progress


Istanbul Technical University, 2014, 2017

Ivey Business School, 2015

TOBB University of Economic and Technology, 2014

Microeconomic Theory Workshop, Boston University, 2010, 2013, 2014

Teaching Experience

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Istanbul Technical University

Industrial Organization, 2015, 2016, 2017

Transport Economics, 2016, 2017

Economics of Innovation and Technological Change, 2016, 2017

Industrial Economics, 2015, 2016

Principles of Economics, 2016

Lecturer, Department of Economics, Boston University

Economic Analysis of Legal Issues, 2014

Intermediate Microeconomics Analysis, 2012, 2013

Economics of Corporate Organization, 2013

Instructor, Summer Term, Boston University

Environmental Economics, 2011, 2012

Market Structure and Economic Performance, 2012