Sinan Sarpca                            

Associate Professor of Economics

Koc University, Istanbul

2017-2018:

Visiting Associate Professor of Economics

Carnegie Mellon University

Email: ssarpca@ku.edu.tr

Email: ssarpca@andrew.cmu.edu

 

 

 

 

Recent Research

 

A General Equilibrium Analysis of State and Private Colleges and Access to Higher Education in the U.S.

with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, and Holger Sieg

Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming, NBER Working Paper version with more results

 

Majority Choice of Income Targeted Educational Vouchers

with Dennis Epple and Richard Romano

revised & resubmitted

 

Market Power and Price Discrimination in the U.S. Market for Higher Education

with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Holger Sieg, and Melanie Zaber

under review, NBER Working Paper w23360

 

Does School Matter? School Value-Added and Peer Quality Effect Estimates from a National School Assignment System

with Ahmet Alkan

revised draft coming soon

 

 

Articles in Refereed Journals

 

Profiling in Bargaining over College Tuition

with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, and Holger Sieg

Economic Journal, v116, 515, (Nov., 2006), pp. 459-479

 

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

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

 

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

with Eric Hanushek and Kuzey Yilmaz

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 11, issue 1 (Contributions, 2011), 44

 

An Exploration in School Formation: Income vs. Ability

with Ahmet Alkan and Nejat Anbarci

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

 

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

with Charles Leung and Kuzey Yilmaz

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

 

Commercialization of University Research and the Career Choices of Science and Engineering Doctoral Students

with Sencer Ecer and Youxin Huang

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

 

The Relationship between Nonprofits Revenue Composition and Their Economic-Financial Efficiency

with Sencer Ecer and Mark Magro

Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, vol. 46, issue 1 (Feb., 2017), 141-155