Bedri Kamil Onur Tas - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Bedri Kamil Onur Tas

Research Fellows

Professor, TOBB University of Economics and Technology

Areas of Interest:

  • Asset Pricing
  • Monetary Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Applied Econometrics


  • Ph.D., Economics, Boston College, USA, 2005
  • M.A. Economics, Boston College, USA, 2001
  • B.S. Management Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, 1999


  • Research Fellow, Economic Research Forum, Egypt, 2013 – Present
  • Professor, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Ankara, Turkey, 2005-pesent
  • Research Assistant, Project on the Transmission of Monetary Policy, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 2004
  • Research Assistant, Macroeconomic Studies Division, Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), 2004

Latest Publications:

  • “Federal Reserve Private Information About Its Future Actions”, Economica, (Forthcoming)
  • “Price Manipulation by Intermediaries”, (with Rasim Ozcan and Serkan Imisiker) Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, (Forthcoming)
  • “Effect of Official Dollarization on a Small Open Economy: Ecuador”, (with Selahattin Togay), Investigacion Economica, (Forthcoming)
  • “How can recessions be brought to an end? Effects of macroeconomic policy actions on durations of recessions” (with Ekrem Cunedioglu), Journal of Applied Economics, pages 179-198, May 2014.
  • “Effect of Inflation Targeting on Inflation Uncertainty: A SWARCH Analysis” (with Murat Ertugrul), The Australian Economic Review, 20, 444-459, 2014.
Policy Briefs

Guidelines for Cost-Effective Public Procurement

In a nutshell Public procurement comprises a significant part of GDP in both developing and developed ... read more

Working Papers

Collusion Detection in Public Procurement with Limited Information

Public procurement data sets usually lack detailed data that are needed to implement existing methods. ... read more

Working Papers

How to Achieve Efficiency in Public Procurement Auctions

This paper empirically investigates the optimal number of bidders to achieve the lowest procurement prices ... read more

Working Papers

Optimal Monetary Policy for Postwar Iraq

Abstract This paper theoretically investigates the optimal monetary policy regime for post-war Iraq. We analyze the ... read more


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