Graduate Theses

  1. Yalçın, Melike (2021). Anti-Dumping Activities in International Trade: A Case from the Turkish Textile Industry. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  2. Oğuz, Hatice Selin (2020). Global Marine Insurance Premiums and the Maritime Industry. Thesis advisor: Ülfet Zeynep Ata
  3. Şen, Çağatay Turhan (2020). A Multi-Criteria Market Entry Model for Logistics Service Providers: A Study in Numerous Industries. Thesis advisor: Ülfet Zeynep Ata
  4. Arslan, Rüveyda Nur (2020). Creating competitive advantage in shrinking markets : the case of the Turkish cement industry. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  5. Akekmekçi, Özlem (2020). Varieties of democracy and economic growth : a panel data analysis. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  6. Köksal, Cihat (2019). The Role of ecologicals in ecological footprint quality : empirical evidence from Turkey. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  7. Aksu, Hüseyin (2019). An ex ante evaluation of free trade agreements: The case of Turkey and Brazil. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  8. Birol, İrem (2019). The effect of international trade on greenhouse gas emissions : panel data analysis. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  9. Kaya, Ahmet (2019). Participation in the sharing economy: The role of national culture. Thesis advisor: Ülfet Zeynep Ata
  10. Benderlioğlu, Bengi Meriç (2019). Consumer Acceptance of Wearable Technology Devices: A Cross-Cultural Study in Turkey and Germany. Thesis advisor: Ülfet Zeynep Ata
  11. Aliyeva, Sevinj (2019). Factors in Companies' Decisions on Outsourcing: An Empirical Study in Turkey. Thesis advisor: Ülfet Zeynep Ata
  12. Yurtgezen, Kübra (2019). The effect of after-sales services on customer retention : the case of the Turkish smartphone market. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  13. Damla İnci (2018). Consumer level determinants of private brand attitude: An empirical study in Turkey. Thesis advisors: Ülfet Zeynep Ata & Nisan Selekler-Gökşen
  14. Ertuğrul, Kerime Aycan (2018). The relationship between financial development and international trade in Turkey. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  15. Vapurluoğlu, Onur (2018). Luxury fashion consumption after the economic crisis: The case of Turkey. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  16. Soğancılar, Nusret (2017). An institutional analysis of corporate social responsibility in the Turkish banking sector. Thesis advisor: Nisan Selekler-Gökşen
  17. Bulut, Semih (2017). A sustainability analysis of Turkish banks using the analytic hierarchy process. Thesis advisor: Gözde Erhan Ünal
  18. Tavşanlı, Melike Betül (2017). The economic and political rationales of banking mergers and acquisitions in MENA after the Arab spring. Thesis Advisor: Mehtap Işık
  19. Avşar, Deniz (2016). The determinants of high-technology export performance: An empirical investigation in BRICT.  Thesis advisor: Mehtap Işık
  20. Bashirov, Gulmammad (2016). Renewable energy consumption, carbon emissions and oil prices: A panel data analysis for G7 and BRICT countries. Thesis advisor: Mehtap Işık
  21. Divarcı, Tülay (2016). An efficiency analysis of international airline alliances: an empirical study using data envelopment analysis. Thesis advisor: Arzu Tektaş
  22. Altıok, Enis (2016). The relationship between customer participation in the service innovation process and customer satisfaction. Thesis advisor: Nisan Selekler Gökşen 
  23. Parlakgül, Murat (2016). Antecedents of export performance: the case of the Turkish textile and apparel industry. Thesis advisor: Nisan Selekler-Gökşen
  24. Hlekava, Tatsiana (2016). Criteria for and determinants of transportation selection decisions in exports: A case study of five industries in Turkey. Thesis advisor: Ülfer Zeynep Ata
  25. Bayram, Burak Can (2015). Challenges of the EU emission trading scheme: The carbon fat cats case and prospects for Turkey. Thesis advisor: Aslı Deniz Helvacıoğlu
  26. Tabakan, Anıl (2015). Effects of information and communication technologies on international trade: a panel data analysis. Thesis advisor: Mehtap Işık
  27. Tan, Ömer Faruk (2015). A comparative study on mutual fund performances of emerging markets in the era of quantitative easing. Thesis advisor: Gözde Erhan Ünal
  28. Yıldız, Ahmet Onur (2015). International competitiveness of the Turkish film industry. Thesis advisor: Aslı Deniz Helvacıoğlu
  29. Kazazoğlu, Gözde Nur (2014). Performance of national innovation systems during the global crisis: A cross-country analysis. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  30. Yılmaz, Erdem Doğukan (2014). Sovereign credit default swap market response to credit rating announcements: an event study on emerging markets. Thesis advisors: Sema Sakarya & Gözde Erhan Ünal
  31. Andreev, Atanas (2013). Individual economic security, national security, and the mediating role of trust in government: A survey among the young Bulgarian generations’ attitudes. Thesis advisor: Aslı Deniz Helvacıoğlu
  32. Erkman, Merve (2013).External environment effects on product innovation performance: the food and beverage industry in Istanbul. Thesis advisor: Arzu Tektaş
  33. Karakaş, Şebnem (2013). Psychic distance and the internationalization process of large Turkish corporations. Thesis advisor: Sema Sakarya
  34. Korman, Derya (2013). Analysis of extreme dependence between Istanbul Stock Exchange and Brent oil returns using bivariate extreme value theory. Thesis advisor: Gözde Erhan Ünal
  35. Bilgehan, Meltem (2012). A comparative analysis of corporate social responsibility practices of Turkish companies and companies with foreign ownership. Thesis advisors: Nisan Selekler Gökşen & Özlem Yıldırım Ökten
  36. Durmuşalioğlu, Sinan (2012). Sovereign debt distress in the developed and emerging countries. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  37. Memişoğlu, Özge (2012). Knowledge-based economy and economic growth: Empirical analysis of BRICT countries. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  38. Şen, Duygu (2011). An empirical investigation of global brand personality in variance: A comparison of Turkey and India. Thesis advisor: Sema Sakarya
  39. Sivrikaya, Mehmet Gökhan (2011).  Strategic planning, scenario development and organizational performance during economic crises. Thesis advisors: Emine Nur Günay & Ayla Altınkurt Esen
  40. Sümer, Gökmen (2011). Determinants of renewable energy supply in Europe: A potential solution for Turkey’s energy dependency. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  41. Zora, Selen (2011). Customer evaluation of the corporate social responsibility practices: study on the Turkish banking industry. Thesis advisors: Ayfer Hortaçsu & Elif Deniz Alakavuk
  42. Asfuroğlu, Buğra İsmail (2011). Valuation of small and medium sized manufacturing companies in Turkey: Effect of internationalization, earnings, cash flows, dividends, book value and leverage. Thesis advisor: Abdülmecit Karataş
  43. Avcı, Süreyya Burcu (2011). International banking system distress: a macro approach for the global crisis of 2008. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  44. Büyükarslan, Didem (2011). International trade of Turkish contemporary artworks: An empirical study on the role of artist history, institutions and economic and socio-cultural factors in demand. Thesis advisor: Sema Sakarya
  45. Can, Barış (2011). The Altai union: a potential customs union between Turkey, Central Asia and South Korea. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  46. Erkan, Özge (2011). The effects of board member characteristics on internationalization performance: Analysis of the Turkish case. Thesis advisor: Nisan Selekler Gökşen
  47. Irak, Ayçin (2011). Determinants and distribution of power in buyer-seller relationships in business-to-business markets. Thesis advisor: Ülfet Zeynep Ata
  48. Özmen, Hasan (2011). Market orientation and marketing strategy creativity: Assessment of their antecedents. Thesis advisor: Elif Deniz Alakavuk
  49. Aytekin, Aycan (2010). International supplier selection and order allocation decision: A comparison of a Turkish and an Australian company. Thesis advisor: Arzu Tektaş
  50. Ceylan, Duygu (2010). Economy-wide energy efficiency assessment: A cross-country comparison study in Europe. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  51. Fedai, Halit(2010). The Effects of climate change on agricultural trade capability of Turkey and her major rivals in European food market. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay
  52. Levent, Doğan (2010). The competitive identity of Istanbul: A city brand management model. Thesis advisor: Elif Alakavuk
  53. Öz, Özge (2010). Impact of general manager characteristics on the export performance of manufacturing companies in Turkey. Thesis advisor: Nisan Selekler Gökşen
  54. Yıldırım, İsmail (2010). The impacts of R&D expenditures on the manufacturing sectors export performance in Turkey and comparative emerging markets. Thesis advisor: Gözde Erhan Ünal
  55. Maltepe, Hakan Mehmet (2009). Factors affecting mobile phone repurchase behavior of American and Turkish university students. Thesis advisors: Elif Alakavuk & Ayfer Hortaçsu
  56. Nenem, Mehmet Şükrü (2009). Energy vulnerability and international trade assessing Turkey’s energy vulnerability with a comparative outlook of the EU. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Özkan Günay
  57. Özdemir, Esin (2009). Benchmarking the supply chain performance: the food and beverage industry. Thesis advisor: Arzu Tektaş
  58. Sungur, Ahmet Seren (2009). The role of intermodal transportation and logistics distribution centers in international trade: The case of Turkish SMEs. Thesis advisor: Elif Alakavuk
  59. Ziyaoğlu, İdil (2009). Board composition in the affiliates of family business groups in Turkey: A longitudinal analysis. Thesis advisor: Nisan Selekler Gökşen
  60. Çukurçayır, Yusuf (2008). The impact of foreign direct investment spillovers and international trade on innovation capability in Turkey and comparative emerging markets. Thesis advisor: Emine Nur Günay