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

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Tuncay Alpanda

Tuncay Alpanda

Assistant Professor


University of South Florida, FL, U.S.A.2014


University of South Florida, FL, U.S.A.2012


Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey 2003

Research Areas
  • Applied Microeconomics,
  • Health Economics,
  • Public Health,
  • Applied Econometrics


International Journal Articles

  1. A Comparison of Game-Theoretic Models for Parallel Trade. G Gnecco, B Tuncay, F Pammolli. April 2018. International Game Theory Review 20 (03), 1850003
  2. Prescribing Behavior of General Practitioners for Generic Drugs. B Tuncay, S Pagano, M De Santis, P Cavallo. August 2020. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 17 (16), 5919
  3. Using Threshold Co-integration to Estimate Asymmetric Price Transmission in the Turkish Milk Market. O Bor, B Tuncay. March 2021. New Medit: Mediterranean Journal of Economics, Agriculture and Environment Vol. 20, Nº. 1, pages 131-142
  4. Welfare and Research and Development Incentive Effects of Uniform and Differential Pricing Schemes. G Gnecco, F Pammolli, B Tuncay. September 2021. Computational Management Science 19:229–268. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10287-021-00414-8
  5. The Effect of Hosting 3.4 Million Refugees on Native Population Mortality. A Aygun, M Kırdar, B Tuncay. September 2021. Journal of Health Economics Volume 80, 102534
  6. Shelter from the Storm: Health Service Access and Utilization among Syrian Refugees in Turkey. B Tuncay, İC Ozen and JB Bump. February 2022. Journal of Public Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-022-01697-0
  7. Inequalities in Geographical Distribution and Workload of Obstetricians and Gynaecology Specialists by Gender in Turkey. B Erus, B Tuncay. June 2022. Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal

National Journal Articles

  1. ICT Characteristics and Trade. N Karamollaoglu, B Tuncay. August 2018. Anemon Muş Alparslan Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi 6, 321-324 9
  2. Access to Healthcare Services among Syrian Refugees in Turkey. B Tuncay, İC Özen. March 2022. Yönetim ve Ekonomi Araştırmaları Dergisi Volume: 20, Issue: 1, pp. 529-550
  3. An Analysis of the Sources of COVID-19 Resilience and Vulnerability of Turkey in the First Wave of COVID-19. İC Özen, B Tuncay. May 2022. Fiscaoeconomia Volume: 6, Issue: 2, pp. 759-782

Book Chapters

  1. New Money: Central Bank Digital Currencies. The Crypto (Digital) Currency. N Karamollaoglu, B Tuncay. Peter Lang Publisher. December 2018
  2. Generic Competition and Price Regulation in Pharmaceuticals: Evidence from the European Union. Dynamic Optics in Economics: Quantitative, Experimental and Econometric Analyses. B Tuncay. Peter Lang Publisher. January 2021
  3. The Health Resilience and Welfare Inequality of the Turkish Population in response to the Syrian Refugee Inflow. Income Disparity under Welfare and the Poverty Dilemma in Emerging Countries. B Tuncay, İC Özen. Rowman and Littlefield International. 2022 (Forthcoming)
  4. Relating Dynamic Test Capacity, Digital Tracking of Countries and COVID-19 Performance: A Cross-Country Study. Digital Transformation and New Approaches in Trade, Economics, Finance, and Banking. B Tuncay, İC Özen. Peter Lang GmbH. 2022 (Forthcoming)

Working Papers

  1. Understanding household healthcare expenditure can promote health policy reform with Rohan Best (Submitted, Under Review)
  2. The Price Elasticity of Demand for New Automobiles in Turkey: A Case with High Levels of Special Consumption Taxes with Murat Demirci and Meltem Poyraz (Under Revision)


2018 Teaching Excellence Appreciation, Koç University
2017 Teaching Excellence Appreciation, Koç University
2014 Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of South Florida (USF)
2013 Conference Travel Grants, USF Graduate Student & Professional Council
2013 Research Grants, Humane Studies’ Hayek Fund for Scholars, The HIS
2013 5th Annual Post-Doctoral Scholar Research Symposium Award, USF Graduate School
2011 Graduate Student Challenge Grant, University of South Florida
2010-2014 Full Tuition Scholarship and Stipend, University of South Florida
2010 International Honor Society Award in Economics, Omicron Delta Epsilon
2009 Vernon H. Grigg Scholars Fund, University of South Florida
2003 Honors Certificate, Istanbul Bilgi University