Mehmet Bac

Türkçe sürüm

Mehmet Bac

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Education :

Ph.D. in Economics, Universite Laval (Canada), 1990; M.A. in Economics, Boğaziçi University, 1986; B.Sc. in Electronics & Telecommunications Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, 1983

Work Experience :

Faculty of Administrative Sciences, Universite Laval (Canada),1990-1992; Department of Economics, Bilkent University, 1992-2002; Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago, 1999- 2000; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, 2002-present; Dean, FASS, 2008-2013

Areas of Interest :

Microeconomics, Industrial Organization, Law and Economics

Awards :

  • TUBITAK Science Award - TUBITAK  2008
  • TÜBA Young Investigator Award - TÜBA  1999

Membership :

Turkish Academy of Sciences, Full member, 2012-. Associate Editor, Journal of Economics, 2014-.

Publications :

Baç, Mehmet (2023) "Quid pro quo harassment, contracts and liability", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol.56, No.1, 24-45 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2022) "Crime chains", American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Vol.14, No.4, 680-722 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2018) "Wages, performance and harassment", Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol.145, 232-248 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2016) "The expectation effect of a fall in divorce costs", International Review of Law and Economics, Vol.47, 41-47 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2015) "On the selection effects under consent and unilateral divorce", American Law and Economics Review, Vol.17, No.1, 43-86 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and İnci, Eren (2010) "The old-boy network and the quality of entrepreneurs", Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol.19, No.4, 889-918 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2010) "The interaction between potential criminals' and victims' demands for guns", Journal of Public Economics, Vol.94, No.5-6, 337-343 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and Bag, Parimal Kanti (2009) "Graduated penalty scheme", International Review of Law and Economics, Vol.29, No.4, 281-289 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and Genç, Şerife (2009) "The French first employment contract: efficient screening device or Kleenex contract", Journal of Economics, Vol.98, No.1, 77-88 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2009) "An economic rationale for firing whistleblowers", European journal of law and economics, Vol.27, No.3, 233-256 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2009) "Generalized trust and wealth", International Review of Law and Economics, Vol.29, No.1, 46-56 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2007) "Optimal supervision intensity, collusion and the organization of work", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol.40, No.1, 317-339 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and Bag, Parimal Kanti (2006) "Beneficial collusion in corruption control: the case of nonmonetary penalties", Journal of development economics, Vol.81, No.2, 478-499 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and Küçükşenel, Serkan (2006) "Two types of collusion in a model of hierarchical agency", Journal of institutional and theoretical economics, Vol.162, No.2, 262-276 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and Bag, Parimal Kanti (2003) "All-or-nothing verdict as a screening device", Oxford economic papers, Vol.55, No.3, 536-559 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet and Bag, Parimal Kanti (2002) "Committee decisions with partisans and side-transfers", Theory and decision, Vol.52, No.3, 267-286 (SSCI)
Baç, Mehmet (2002) "Restricted charitable donations and the "Cy Pres" doctrine", European Journal of Law and Economics, Vol.14, No.1, 15-32 (NA)
Baç, Mehmet (2002) "On the informational content of wage offers", International economic review, Vol.43, No.1, 173-193 (SSCI)
Working Paper / Technical Report
Baç, Mehmet, "The interaction between potential criminals' and victims' demands for guns", July 2009, Sabancı University ID:SU_FASS_2009/0002
Baç, Mehmet, "Opinion expressions under social sanctions", May 2009, Sabancı University ID:SU_FASS_2009/0003
Before SU Publications:

(1993) “Opportunism and the Dynamics of Incomplete Contracts,” International Economic Review 34, 663-683. (1995) “On the Term Structure of Sovereign Debt Contracts,” Review of International Economics 3, 174-185. (1996a) “Corruption and Supervision Costs in Hierarchies,” Journal of Comparative Economics 22, 99-118. (Presented at the third meeting of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare, Maastricht, The Netherlands 1996; eleventh meeting of the European Economic Association, Istanbul, Turkey 1996). (1996b) (with Horst Raff) “Issue-by-Issue Negotiations: The Role of Information and Time Preferences,” Games and Economic Behavior 13, 125-134. (Presented at the ASSET Meeting, Alicante, Spain 1996). (1996c) Incomplete Information and Incentives to Free Ride on International Environmental Resources, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 30, 301-315. Beijer Institute Discussion Paper, 1995, no 60, Stockholm, Sweden. (Presented at the seventh world congress of the Econometric Society, Tokyo, Japan 1995). (1996d) “Incomplete Information and Incentives to Free Ride,” Social Choice and Welfare 13, 419-432. (1996e) “Corruption, Supervision and the Structure of Hierarchies,” Journal of Law, Economics and Organization 12, 277-298. (Presented at the Workshop on Economic Design, Marmaris, Turkey 1994). (1997a) (with Horst Raff) “A Theory of Trade Concessions,” Journal of International Economics 42, 483-504. (Presented at the European meeting of the Econometric Society, Uppsala, Sweden 1993, Mid-West International Economics Meeting, Wisconsin-Madison 1993). (1997b) “Bilateral Relationships Governed by Incomplete Contracts,” Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics 153, 319-333. (Presented at the European meeting of the Econometric Society, Maastricht, The Netherlands, 1994) (1998a) “The Scope, Timing and Type of Corruption,” International Review of Law and Economics 12, 101-120. (1998b) “Property Rights Regimes and the Management of Resources,” Natural Resources Forum 22, 263-269. (1999a) (with Ismail Saglam) “Managerial Defections, Promotion Criteria and Firm Growth,” International Journal of Industrial Organization 17, 917-940. (1999b) “Grace Periods in Sovereign Debt,” Review of International Economics 7, 322-327. (2000a) “A Note on Efficient Signaling of Bargaining Power,” International Journal of Game Theory 29, 119-126. (2000b) “Signaling Bargaining Power: Strategic Delay versus Restricted Offers,” Economic Theory 16, 227-237. (2000c) “On-the-Job Specific Training and Efficient Screening,” Journal of Labor Economics 18, 681-701. (2000d) “Switching Costs and Screening Efficiency of Incomplete Contracts,” Canadian Journal of Economics 33, 1034-1048. (2001a) “To Invest or Screen Efficiently: A Potential Conflict in Relationships Governed by Incomplete Contracts,” International Journal of Industrial Organization 19, 567-588. (2001b) “Corruption, Connections and transparency: Does a Better Screen Imply a Better Scene?” Public Choice 107, 87-96. (2001c) “On Creating and Claiming Value in Negotiations,” Group Decision and Negotiation 10, 237-251. (2001d) (with Parimal Kanti Bag) “Law Enforcement and Legal Presumptions,” Journal of Comparative Economics. 29: 722-748. (Presented at the eighth world congress of the Econometric Society, Seattle, USA 2000)