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Francis X. Diebold

Professor of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
fdiebold@sas.upenn.edu
http://www.ssc.upenn.edu/~fdiebold/

Francis X. Diebold is Professor of Economics, Finance and Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an NBER Faculty Research Associate, as well as an elected Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Statistical Association, and the International Institute of Forecasters. He has been President of the Society for Financial Econometrics and Co-Director of the Wharton Financial Institutions Center. He has published widely in econometrics, forecasting, finance, and macroeconomics, and his academic research is firmly linked to practical matters. During 2012-2013, for example, he served as Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve System's Model Validation Council. Diebold also lectures widely and has held visiting professorships at leading institutions, world-wide. His academic "family" includes nearly 75 Ph.D. students.

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Kamil Yılmaz

Professor of Economics
Koç University
kyilmaz@ku.edu.tr
http://home.ku.edu.tr/~kyilmaz/

Kamil Yılmaz is Professor of Economics at Koç University. He was a visiting professor at the University of Pennsylvania in 2003-2004 and 2010-2011 academic years. He received the Encouragement Award in the Social Sciences and Humanities from the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA) in 2003. He was the Director of Koç University-TUSIAD Economic Research Forum from 2007 to 2009. He previously worked at the World Bank Research Department. He received his B.A. in Economics degree from Boğaziçi University; M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from University of Maryland, College Park.

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Erhan Uluceviz

Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Economics
Koç University
euluceviz@ku.edu.tr

Erhan Uluceviz is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Kemerburgaz University, Istanbul. He holds B.S. in Industrial Engineering and M.A. in Economics degrees from Boğaziçi University, M.A. in Economic Theory and Econometrics degree from Toulouse School of Economics and Ph.D. in Economics degree from Istanbul Bilgi University. Erhan worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Koç University from September 2015 to August 2016.

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Umut Akovalı

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
Koç University
uakovali14@ku.edu.tr

Umut Akovalı received his B.A. degree in Economics from Ege University and his M.A. degree in Economics from Galatasaray University and he is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Koç University.

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N. Melisa Bilgin

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
Koç University
nubilgin@ku.edu.tr

Melisa Bilgin received her B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering at Koç University. She is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Koç University.

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Görkem Bostancı

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
bostanci@sas.upenn.edu

Görkem Bostancı received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2013 and his MA degree in Economics from Koç University in June 2015. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Mert Demirer

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
mdemirer@mit.edu

Mert Demirer received his B.S. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Boğaziçi University, Turkey in 2011. He then obtained his M.A. degree in Economics from Koç University in 2013. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at MIT.

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Süleyman F. Gözen

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
University of Chicago
sgozen@uchicago.edu

Süleyman Faruk Gözen received his B.S degree in Economics from Boğaziçi University, Turkey in 2014. He then obtained his M.A. degree in Economics from Koç University in 2016. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago.

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M. Furkan Karaca

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
Koç University
mkaraca14@ku.edu.tr

M. Furkan Karaca received his B.S. degree in Economics from TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey in 2014. He then obtained his M.A. degree in Economics from Koç University in 2016. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at Koç University.

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Laura Liu

Ph.D. Student
Department of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
liuyu1237@gmail.com

Laura Liu is currently a Ph.D. student in Economics at the University of Pennsylvania.                                                                                                                                                                                                               

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Kaan Kurt

M.A. Student
Department of Economics
Koç University
kkurt15@ku.edu.tr

Kaan Kurt received his B.A. degree in Economics from Middle East Technical University in 2015. He is currently an M.A. student in the Department of Economics at Koç University.

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Beril Unal

M.A. Student
Department of Economics
Koç University
berilunal@ku.edu.tr

Beril Unal received her B.A. degree in Economics from Koç University in 2015. She is currently an M.A. student in the Department of Economics at Koç University.