Sinan Sarpça

Assistant Professor of Economics

Koç University, Istanbul


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phone: +90 (212) 338 1214

office: CASE 251







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

M.S. in Economics, Graduate School of Industrial Administration, Carnegie Mellon

B.A. in Economics, Bogazici University




Public Economics, Economics of Education, Labor Economics,

Computational Economics, Econometrics, Applied Theory.




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

NBER Working Paper w19298   

(with Dennis Epple, Richard Romano, Holger Sieg)                      


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.        Paper   Appendix

(with Charles Ka Yui Leung and Kuzey Yılmaz)                                    


An Exploration in School Formation: Income vs. Ability            Download

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

(with Ahmet Alkan and Nejat Anbarci)


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)                       


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)                   




Public Finance


Urban Economics and Real Estate Markets


Labor Economics


Economics 1: Microeconomics


Principles of Economics






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