Please send an email to mukarakaplan@yahoo.com to request the most recent versions of my research papers.


PUBLICATIONS AND REVISIONS

  • "Endogenous Risk and U.S. Bank Efficiency" with L. Kutlu and M. G. Tsionas. Revision requested.

  • "Are the Banking Authorities Looking at the Wrong End of the Size Spectrum?" with P. Almanidis and L. Kutlu. Revision requested.

  • "xtsfkk: Stata Module for Endogenous Panel Stochastic Frontier Models" Available at Boston College, Department of Economics, Statistical Software Components (SSC) S458445. 2018

  • xtsfkk StataList Announcements

    Example Stata Datasets:
    xtsfkkcost.dta
    xtsfkkprod.dta

  • "Estimating Market Power Using a Composed Error Model" with L. Kutlu, Scottish Journal of Political Economy. 2018

  • "School District Consolidation Policies: Endogenous Cost Inefficiency and Saving Reversals" with L. Kutlu, Empirical Economics. 2018

  • "Endogeneity in Panel Stochastic Frontier Models: An Application to the Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry" with L. Kutlu, Applied Economics. 2017

  • "Handling Endogeneity in Stochastic Frontier Analysis" with L. Kutlu, Economics Bulletin. 2017

  • "Fitting Endogenous Stochastic Frontier Models in Stata" Stata Journal. 2017

  • "sfkk: Stata Module for Endogenous Stochastic Frontier Models" Available at Boston College, Department of Economics, Statistical Software Components (SSC) S458029. 2015

  • sfkk StataList Announcements

    Example Stata Datasets:
    sfkkcost.dta
    sfkkprod.dta
    sfkkedu.dta

  • "School District Consolidation: Market Concentration and the Scale-Efficiency Tradeoff" with T. J. Gronberg, D. W. Jansen, and L. L. Taylor, Southern Economic Journal. 2015

  • "Anticipating the Consequences of School District Consolidation in Major Metropolitan Areas. A Simulation Based on Cost Function Analysis" with L. L. Taylor, T. J. Gronberg, and D. W. Jansen, Texas Education Agency, 2014.

  • "The Effects of Multi-Dimensional Competition on Education Market Outcomes" Doctoral dissertation, Texas A&M University, 2012.

  • "Costs, Competition, and Consolidation" with T. J. Gronberg, D. W. Jansen, and L. L. Taylor. A report prepared for the Education Research Center at Texas A&M University. 2010.

  • "The Conditional Effects of External Debt of Inflation" Journal of Social and Economic Research, 2009

  • "The Effects of Aid on Foreign Direct Investment: The Roles of Governance and Financial Market Development" Master’s Thesis, Bilkent University, 2005.

  • "Aid and Foreign Direct Investment: International Evidence" with B. Neyaptı and S. Sayek, Bilkent University Discussion Papers 05-05, 2005.


  • WORKING PAPERS AND PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

  • "Prediction in Stochastic Frontier Models with Endogeneity" with L. Kutlu

  • "Competition, Unions, and Personnel Salaries"

  • "The Changes in the Linkage between Current and Lifetime Earnings over the Life-Cycle"

  • "Gender, Migration, Remittances and Household Expenditures" with G. S. Naufal

  • "Charter Schools: Education MASH Units?" with D. Ballou, T. J. Gronberg, D. W. Jansen, and M. G. Springer


  • GRANTS

  • $19,113,403. Co-Investigator. External grant by the Investing for Innovation (i3) Fund of the US Department of Education. “StartSmart: New Mexico K-3 Plus Extended School Year - Validation Study

  • Principal Investigator. External grant by the Houston Education Research Consortium, a research partnership between the Houston Independent School District and Rice University. "Education Sub-Markets and Student Mobility Decision"
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