Sinan Sarpça

Assistant Professor of Economics

Koç University, Istanbul


email : emailaddress

phone: +90 (212) 338 1214

office: CASE 251






Ph.D. in Economics, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon

B.A. in Economics, Bogazici University




Public Economics, Economics of Education




The U.S. Market for Higher Education: A General Equilibrium Analysis of State and Private Colleges and Public Funding Policies

(with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Holger Sieg)        Download


Commercial Research at Universities and Career Choices of Science and Engineering Doctoral Students

Economics Bulletin, vol 34, issue 2 (2014) pp 850-855

(with Sencer Ecer and Youxin Huang)                           Download


Public Housing Units vs. Housing Vouchers: Accessibility, Local Public Goods, and Welfare                               

Journal of Housing Economics, vol 21, issue 4, (Dec., 2012), pp. 310-321.

(with Charles Ka Yui Leung and Kuzey Yılmaz)             Download                     


An Exploration in School Formation: Income vs. Ability

Economics Letters, vol 117, issue 2, (Nov., 2012), pp. 500-504.                                        

(with Ahmet Alkan and Nejat Anbarci)                           Download


Private Schools and Residential Choices: Accessibility, Mobility, and Welfare

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy (Contributions) 11(1), article 44, 2011, pp. 1-32.

(with Eric Hanushek and Kuzey Yılmaz)                        Download         


Multi-dimensional Skills, Specialization, and Oligopolistic Competition in Higher Education

Journal of Public Economics, vol 94, Nos. 9-10, (Oct., 2010), pp. 800-811.



Profiling in Bargaining over College Tuition

Economic Journal, vol 116, issue 515, (Nov., 2006), pp. 459-479. 

(with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Holger Sieg)        Download         


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