Profile
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Title: 
Asst. Prof. Dr.
Surname: 
ERGUN
Status: 
Full-Time Academic Staff
Program: 
Economics
Telephone: 
+90 392 661 29 74
E-mail: 
sergun@metu.edu.tr
Room: 
S 146
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., Bilkent University; M.A., Sabanci University ; M.Phil, Ph.D., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Research Interests: 
  • Political Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Electoral Studies
  • Microeconomic Theory
Courses Taught: 
  • ECO 102 Macroeconomics
  • ECO 275 Mathematics for Economists
  • ECO 451 Industrial Economics
  • ECO 101 Microeconomics
  • ECO 313 Public Finance
  • ECO 202 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECO 210 Principles of Economics
  • ECO 306 Monetary Theory and Policy
Selected Publications: 
  • "From Plurality Rule to Proportional Representation", Economics of Governance, Volume 11, Issue 4, 2010, Pages 373-408
  • “Income Redistribution and Public Good Provision in a Diverse Society” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 167(2), 2011, pp. 291-313
  • "Gender Differences in Economic Experiments” Revista Internacional de Sociologia (RIS), 70(Extra 1), 2012, pp. 99--111, (joint with Teresa Garcia and Fernanda Rivas)
  • “Centrist’s Curse? An Electoral Competition Model with Credibility Constraints”, The Singapore Economic Review, 60(5), 2015, DOI: 10.1142/S0217590815500551
  • “Trust in Cyprus” Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Volume 63, (2016), pp. 36-49 (joint with Tufan Ekici and Fernanda Rivas)
Editorial Board Membership: 
  • Journal of Finance and Economics