Ahmet Akyol

Department of Economics
Vari Hall 1050
York University
4700 Keele St.
Toronto, Ontario
M3J 1P3, Canada

Phone: (416) 736-2100 ext: 77044
Fax: (416) 736-5987
email: aakyol@econ.yorku.ca


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Fall 2013

ECON 2450 A Intermediate Macroeconomics II (undergraduate)

ECON 5011 B Applied Macroeconomics (graduate)

ECON 5510 International Monetary Economics (graduate)



1.      Optimal Monetary Policy in an Economy with Incomplete Markets and Idiosyncratic Risk, Journal of Monetary Economics  51 (2004):1245-1269.

2.      Risky Higher Education and Subsidies, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 29 (2005): 979-1023. (joint with Kartik Athreya.)

3.      Self--Employment Rates and Business Size: The Roles of Occupational Choice and Credit Market Frictions. (joint with Kartik Athreya) Annals of Finance 5 (2009): 495-519.

4.      Relative Underperformance alla Turca, (joint with Tasso Adamopoulos) Review of Economic Dynamics 12 (2009): 697-717.

5.      Credit and Self-Employment. (joint with Kartik Athreya) Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 35(3) (2011): 363-385.


6.      Effects of Unemployment Insurance Benefits in a Life-Cycle Model, (joint with Guoxin Liu), revise-resubmit at Canadian Journal of Economics.