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

Özlem
Akın

Assistant Professor

Research Areas
  • Banking
  • Financial Crises 
  • Corporate Finance

Education

PhD
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Finance, 2013
Graduate
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Finance, 2008
Istanbul Bilgi University, Economics, 2006
Undergraduate
Marmara University, Econometrics, 2003


Research
  • Akin, O., Marin, J.M. and Peydró, J. L. (2020). “Anticipating the Financial Crisis: Evidence from Insider Trading in Banks”. Economic Policy, eiaa012. https://doi.org/10.1093/epolic/eiaa012
  • Akin, O., Coleman N., Fons-Rosen, C. and Peydró, J. L. (2019). “Political Connections and Informed Trading: Evidence from TARP”. Financial Management. https://doi.org/10.1111/fima.12292
  • Akin,O. and Sungu-Esen, G., (2019). An Overview of Insider Trading in Borsa Istanbul. Journal of Research in Economics, 3(2), 76-90.
  • Akin, O., Montalvo, J. G., Villar, J. G., Peydró, J. L., & Raya, J. M. (2014). The real estate and credit bubble: Evidence from Spain. SERIEs5(2-3), 223-243

Book Chapters

  • Akin, O. and Ozsoy, M., “Global Trends in Liquidity Creation: The Role of the Off - Balance Sheet”, New Trends in Banking and Finance, pp. 77-94, Peter Lang, Berlin 2019.

Grants

  • Principal Investigator, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), 3501 National Young Researchers Career Development Program Grant, 2017-2018. Project Title: “The Information Content of Insider Trading: Evidence from Turkey”
  • Co-Investigator, Government of Spain-The Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (MINECO) 2017-2019. Project Title: “The True Cost of Housing in Spain: Implications for the Real Estate, Financial and Public Sectors” with Josep M. Raya, Catia Nicodemo and Daniel Mcmillen.
Work in Progress 
  • Akin, O., Peydró, J. L., and  Raya, J. M. (2019). “Corporate Governance and Excessive Risk-Taking in Banks: Lessons from Spain” 

                                                              


Teaching

Finans (FIN202), Corporate Finance (FIN302), Banking and Financial Intermediation (FIN312) , Corporate Finance (FIN502),Financial Institutions and Banking (FIN909), Financial Management (FIN 709)