Omer Kara

Omer Kara
Eskisehir Osmangazi University | ESOGU · Department of Economics

Ph.D. NCSU 2018

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Introduction
• Primary Research Interests: Spatial Econometrics, Time Series Econometrics, and Sports Economics • Secondary Research Interests: Cryptoeconomics • Extensive experience in Econometrics, Quantitative Research, and Coding. • Autodidact programmer in R (Proficient), SAS, Python, SQL, MATLAB, GAUSS, and ArcGIS. • Competent in Data Analysis, LaTeX, Git, R Markdown, and Reproducible Research. • ORCID ID: https://tinyurl.com/tpy4yxz
Additional affiliations
January 2019 - present
Eskisehir Osmangazi University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Courses Teaching: Econometrics I, Econometrics II, Economic, Economics I, Econometrics Research I, Econometrics Research II.
May 2018 - August 2018
North Carolina State University
Position
  • PostDoc Position
Description
  • Assisting Dr. Goodwin and Dr. Prestemon on a project funded by USDA Forest Service. Project Title: “Understanding Global Forest Product Market Effects of Trade Measures to Address Illegal Wood Fiber Sourcing”
January 2017 - May 2018
North Carolina State University
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • Assisted Dr. Margolis and Dr. Fiori with grading assignments and exams. Courses: Intermediate Microeconomics and Macro Fundamentals
Education
August 2012 - May 2018
North Carolina State University
Field of study
  • Economics
August 2010 - May 2012
North Carolina State University
Field of study
  • Agricultural and Resource Economics
September 2003 - June 2008
Bahçeşehir University
Field of study
  • Economics

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The objective of Chapter 1 is to explain the dynamic relationship between the housing market and the markets for primary building materials in the U.S. by allowing a single structural break that may have risen in response to macroeconomic shocks, specifically the housing market crisis started in 2007. In particular, using a vector error correction...