Özyeğin University, Çekmeköy Campus Nişantepe District, Orman Street, 34794 Çekmeköy - İSTANBUL

Phone : +90 (216) 564 90 00

Fax : +90 (216) 564 99 99

E-mail: info@ozyegin.edu.tr

Begüm
Güney

Assistant Professor

Research Areas
  • Decision theory
  • Experimental economics
  • Behavioral economics

Education

PhD
New York University, Economics, 2011
Graduate
New York University, Economics, 2008
Undergraduate
METU, Mathematics, 2005


Research
  • Independent vs. Coordinated Fundraising: Understanding the Role of Information (with C. Eckel and N. Uler), European Economic Review (2020), 127 (Media Coverage: The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
  • Costly Switching from a Status Quo (with M. Richter), Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2018), 156, 55-70
  • Aspiration-Based Choice (with M. Richter and M. Tsur), Journal of Economic Theory (2018), 176, 935-956
  • An Experiment on Aspiration-Based Choice (with M. Richter), Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization (2015), 119, 512-526.
  • A Theory of Iterative Choice in Lists, Journal of Mathematical Economics (2014), 53, 26-32;  

GRANTS 

  • TUBITAK 1001 Grant  2018- 2019
  • TUBITAK 1002 Grant   2017-2018  
  • TUBITAK 3501 National Young Researchers Career Development Grant,  2013 - 2015; 
  • Russell Sage Foundation Grant in Behavioral Economics,  2010-2011                                                          

WORK IN PROGRESS

  • Games with Switching Costs and Endogenous References (with M. Richter), 
  • How to Increase Contributions in Partnerships? An Experimental Study of Surplus Sharing (with A. Kibris and O. Kibris)
  • Aspiration-Based Choice with Initial Endowments (with M. Richter)
  • An Experiment on Goals (with B. Altan and N. Uler)
  • A Theory on Compromise Effect (with N. Anbarci and K. Rong)                                                                                  

Teaching

Microeconomics (ECON101), Experimental Economics (ECON311), Game Theory (ECON204)