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Dr. Afsin Sahin

Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University, Turkey

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Economics from Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey

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Dr. Afsin Sahin is currently working as Professor at Ankara Haci Bayram Veli University, Turkey. He has completed his Ph.D. in Economics from Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey. His main area of interest focuses on Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Applied Econometrics. He has published 45 research articles in journals contributed as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Monetary Economics
Applied Econometrics
Economic Modelling

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Sahin, A., 2016. Short and long - run effects of exchange rate on stock price index: An application to the fragile five countries by smooth transition regression error correction model. Ege Acad. Rev., 16: 1-43, (In Turkish)..
  2. Dogan, B., A. Sahin and M.H. Berument, 2016. Rethinking interest rate volatility as a macroprudential policy tool. Middle East Dev. J., 9: 109-126.
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  3. Sahin, A., B. Dogan, and M.H. Berument, 2015. Effectiveness of the reserve option mechanism as a macroeconomic prudential tool: Evidence from Turkey. Applied Econ., 47: 6075-6087.
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  4. Sahin, A. and V. Ulke, 2015. Effects of interest rate on the macroeconomic variables under different uncertainty levels: Interaction vector autoregressive model application for Turkey. Central Bank Rev., 15: 65-93.
  5. Sahin, A., A. Tansel and M.H. Berument, 2014. Output-employment relationship across the employment status: Evidence from Turkey. Macroecon. Fin. Emerg. Market Econ., 7: 99-121.
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  6. Sahin, A. and G. Sahin, 2014. An overview on the exchange rate and liability dollarization in Turkey. Int. J. Applied Econ. Finance, 8: 62-81.
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  7. Berument, H., A. Sahin and S. Sahin, 2014. The relative effects of crude oil price and exchange rate on petroleum product prices: Evidence from a set of Northern mediterranean countries. Econ. Model., 42: 243-249.
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  8. Sahin, A., A. Tansel and M. H. Berument, 2013. Output-employment relationship across sectors: a long- versus short-run perspective. Bull. Econ. Res., 7: 265-288.
  9. Sahin, A., 2013. Estimating money demand by a TAR model: Evidence from Turkey. Kamu-is Is Hukuku ve Iktisat Dergisi, 13: 113-127, (In Turkish).
  10. Alkan, B.B., C. Atakan and A. Sahin, 2012. Visual comparison of the main macroeconomic indicators for the high-income OECD countries with area biplot method. Int. J. Stat. Econ., 9: 13-33.
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  11. Sahin, A. and S. Cengiz, 2011. The real exchange rate and the employment market: Evidence for Turkey by panel cointegration analysis. Afr. J. Bus. Manage., 5: 5845-5854.
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  12. Berument, M.H., S. Togay and A. Sahin, 2011. Identifying the liquidity effects of monetary policy shocks for a small open economy: Turkey. Open Econ. Rev., 22: 649-667.
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  13. Berument, H., S. Togay and A. Sahin, 2011. An identification of monetary policy disturbances using non-borrowed reserves for a small-open economy: Turkey. Open Econ. Rev., 22: 649-667.
  14. Sahin, A. and S. Cengiz, 2010. The effects of the 16th century price revolution and the Ottoman-Iran wars on the Ottoman silk Industry. Bus. Econ. Res. J., 1: 69-82.
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  15. Sahin, A. and M. Cetinkaya, 2010. New evidence for Turkey on the relationship between defense spending and aggregate output. Eur. J. Soc. Sci., 13: 436-461.
  16. Berument, M.H. and A. Sahin, 2010. Seasonality in inflation volatility: Evidence from Turkey. J. Applied Econ., 13: 39-65.
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  17. Berument, H., N. Kose and A. Sahin, 2010. Seasonal patterns of inflation uncertainty for the US economy: An EGARCH model results. Icfai Univ. J. Monetary Econ., 8: 7-22.
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  18. Sahin, A., B. Alkan, Y. Akdi and C. Atakan, 2009. Biplot representation of the financial investment returns. AB Rev., 10: 76-86.
  19. Sahin, A., 2009. The relationship between trade openness ratio and aggregate output: An application on Turkey (1989-2008). Ekev Acad. Rev., 39: 1-18.
  20. Sahin, A. and M. Cetinkaya, 2009. Estimation sectoral inflation persistency in time-domain: An application for Turkey. Finans Politik ve Ekonomik Yorumlar, 46: 25-40.
  21. Cetinkaya, M. and A. Sahin, 2009. Relationship between total government spending and production in Turkey. J. Inst. Social Sci. Univ. Selcuk, 22: 105-115.
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  22. Berument, M.H., A. Sahin and B. Saracoglu, 2009. The choice of monetary policy tool(s) and relative price variability: Evidence from Turkey. J. Applied Sci., 9: 2238-2246.
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  23. Atakan, C., B. Alkan and A. Sahin, 2009. Examination of relation between nutrient components and fruits: Biplot approach. Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr., 60: 181-189.
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  24. Altinok, S., A. Sahin and M. Cetinkaya, 2009. An investigation of inflation persistency in frequency-domain: An evidence from Turkey. Kamu-Is Is Hukuku ve Iktisat Dergisi, 10: 1-20.
  25. Sahin, A., Y. Akdi and C. Atakan, 2008. An investigation on the shuttle trade dynamics of a small-open-economy. Int. J. Econ. Sci. Applied Res., 1: 1-12.
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  26. Sahin, A., 2008. An investigation on the government intervention in wheat market in Turkey. The IUP J. Public Finance, 4: 72-78.
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  27. Sahin, A. and Y. Akdi, 2008. Inflation convergence: Evidence from Turkey. J. Eur. Econ., 7: 348-356.
  28. Sahin, A. and A. Berk, 2008. Single farm payment scheme in the European Union and an evaluation for Turkey. Kamu-Is Is Hukuku ve Iktisat Dergisi, 10: 197-219.
  29. Pidecioglu, E. and A. Sahin, 2008. Avian influenza virus and effects on poultry sector. TekGida-Is, 99: 95-104.
  30. Akdi, Y., A. Sahin and C. Atakan, 2008. Cointegration relationship between the two sides of the electric energy sector. Selcuk J. Applied Math., 9: 65-72.
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  31. Sahin, A., Y. Akdi and F. Arslan, 2007. Wheat yield dynamics: A structural econometric analysis. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 10: 3533-3540.
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  32. Sahin, A., 2007. Water pricing policies in European Union agriculture sector. Karinca Kooperatifcilik Postasi, 848: 2-6.
  33. Sahin, A. and Y. Akdi, 2007. The index of prices received by the farmers and its relationship to aggregate price indices and the exchange rate. Iktisat, Ioletme ve Finans, 21: 116-126.
  34. Berument, H., N. Coskun and A. Sahin, 2007. Day of the week effect on foreign exchange market volatility: Evidence from Turkey. Res. Int. Bus. Finance, 21: 87-97.
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  35. Sahin, A. and M. Saracoglu, 2006. The function of rural development politics on migration from rural to urban fact in Turkey. Ekev Acad. Rev., 28: 295-308.
  36. Sahin, A. and M. Saracoglu, 2006. An evaluation of agricultural structure for European Union membership. Kamu-is Is Hukuku ve Iktisat Dergisi, 8: 171-197.
  37. Sahin, A., 2005. The foreign debt problem of less developed countries and an evaluation in the view of economic development. Finans Politik ve Ekonomik Yorumlar Dergisi, 42: 27-40.
  38. Sahin, A., 2005. Asset backed securities and revenue partnership bills: Definition and an evaluation according to risk management. Active Banking Finance Periodical, 44: 65-74.
  39. Sahin, A., 2004. Theoretical approaches to the relationship between foreign trade and economic growth: An evaluation of Turkish economy 2000-2004. Finans Politik ve Ekonomik Yorumlar Dergisi, 41: 5-20.