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Huseyin Yildirim, Professor

Huseyin Yildirim
Contact Info:
Office Location:  205 Social Sciences Building
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1805
Email Address: send me a message
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Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • ECON 601.01, MICROECONOMICS Synopsis
    Gross Hall 107, TuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM

PhDUniversity of Florida2000
MABilkent University, Turkey1995
BSBilkent University, Turkey1993

Industrial Organization
Microeconomic Theory
Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Public Economics
Research Interests: Industrial Organization, Bargaining Theory, Political Economy, and Public Finance

Professor Yildirim's recent research concerns charitable giving, sequencing of bilateral negotiations, and the value of (non-)blind review. His papers have appeared in top economics journals such as American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, and RAND journal of Economics.

Areas of Interest:

Industrial Organization
Multilateral Bargaining
Charitable Giving


rent seeking contests • sequential bargaining • majority voting • pre-election polls • fund-raising targets

Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Current Ph.D. Students  

  • see CV for a list of PhD students  
Working Papers   (More Publications)

  1. Andreoni‐McGuire Algorithm and the Limits of Warm‐Glow Giving (January 2013)
  2. Time-Consistent Majority Rules with Interdependent Valuations (September, 2012) [pdf]
Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. with Silvana Krasteva, Payoff Uncertainty, Bargaining Power, and the Strategic Sequencing of Bilateral Negotiations, RAND Journal of Economics (2012, 43 (3), 514‐36.) [pdf]
  2. with Alvaro Correa (PhD Cand.), A Theory of Charitable Fund-raising with Costly Solicitations, American Economic Review (2013, 103(2), 1091‐1107.) [pdf]
  3. with Curtis Taylor, Subjective Performance and the Value of Blind Evaluation, Review of Economic Studies (78 (2011), 762–94) [pdf]
  4. Proposal Power and Majority Rule in Multilateral Bargaining with Costly Recognition, Journal of Economic Theory (136 (2007), 167‐96) [pdf]
  5. Contests with Multiple Rounds, Games and Economic Behavior (51 (2005), 213‐27) [pdf]
  6. with Richard Romano, On the Endogeneity of Cournot-Nash and Stackelberg Equilibria: Games of Accumulation, Journal of Economic Theory (120 (2005), 73‐107) [pdf]
  7. with Tracy Lewis, Managing Dynamic Competition, American Economic Review (92 (2002), 779‐97) [pdf]
  8. with Tracy Lewis, Learning by Doing and Dynamic Regulation, RAND Journal of Economics (33 (2002), 22‐36) [pdf]
Conferences Organized

  • Industrial Organization and Regulation Workshop, Program Committee Member, 2000 - present  
  • 2nd Duke-Northwestern-Texas IO Conference, Program Committee Member, October, 2004  
  • Public Economic Theory Conference, Program Committee Member, June, 2003  
  • International Industrial Organization, Organizer, May, 2003  

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