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Associate Professor Bilgehan Karabay

PositionAssociate Professor, Economics
College/PortfolioBusiness
School/DepartmentEconomics, Finance and Marketing
Phone99255867
CampusMelbourne City Campus
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Bilgehan Karabay is an Associate Professor in the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at RMIT.

I am primarily a trade theorist but also interested in other applied theory work. I am also a researcher at CERGE-EI, Prague. Previously, I was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Auckland and before that I was an Economist at the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey. I got my PhD from the University of Virginia (go Wahoos!) in 2006.

For further information see http://bilgehan.karabay.googlepages.com/

Research Interests

My main research area is international trade, with a specific focus on the political economy of trade policy and international agreements. I am also interested in the economics of information and uncertainty, and in development economics and industrial organisation with particular reference to the effects of globalisation.

Grants and Awards

  • Early Career Researcher International Travel Award, RMIT University [AU$ 4,000] April 2014
  • Faculty Research Development Fund, University of Auckland [NZ$ 24,000] [I DECLINED] November 2013
  • Czech Science Foundation Grant, Czech Republic [NZ$ 105,731.91] January 2012
  • Annual Research Excellence Award (Lecturer – Senior Lecturer), University of Auckland July 2011
  • Faculty Research Development Fund, University of Auckland [NZ$ 12,649.15] November 2010
  • Faculty Research Development Fund, University of Auckland [NZ$ 14,291] November 2009
  • TUBITAK-BIDEB International Scientific Activities Support Program [NZ$ 1,900] April 2008
  • 1st Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings on Economic Sciences, Lindau, Germany August 2004
  • Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Bankard Fund for Political Economy [NZ$ 12,800] 2003 – 2004
  • President’s Fellowship, University of Virginia [NZ$ 91,600] 2000 – 2003
  • Ph.D. in Economics, University of Virginia, August 2006
  • M.A. in Economics, University of Virginia January 2002
  • B.A. in Economics (Valedictorian), Marmara University, Istanbul/Turkey June 2000

View more outputs from this academic in the RMIT Research Repository

Note: Supervision projects since 2004
1 PhD Completions and 1 Masters by Research Completions

2 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions

International trade, Political economy of trade policy and international agreements, Economics of information and uncertainty, Development economics and industrial organisation with particular reference to the effects of globalisation

  • Could Market Design and Technological Disruption of housing and housing Assistance Improve Social and Economic Outcomes?. Funded by: AHURI National Housing Research Program Grants 2017 from (2017 to 2018)