Ugur Ursavas

Ugur Ursavas
Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University

PhD, Department of Economics, Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University

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Introduction
I have been working as a research assistant in the department of economics at Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University since 2012. I received my bachelor's degree in economics from Çankaya University, , with honors and a full scholarship. I received my Ph.D. degree from Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University in 2019. My current research mainly focuses on the convergence process across countries and regions, spatial econometrics, and environmental economics.
Additional affiliations
August 2012 - present
Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University
Position
  • Research Assistant
Education
September 2007 - June 2011
Cankaya University
Field of study
  • Economics (Full scholarship)

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Publications (10)
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In this paper, we investigate the convergence in ecological footprint per capita across the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) countries from 1968 to 2017. For this aim, we apply a panel Fourier threshold unit root test recently proposed by Yilanci et al. (2021). This methodology considers both multiple smooth structural changes and...
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The demographic structure of countries has an important role in the growth and development process. Turkey is one of the countries which has not yet completed the demographic transition process, and the demographic window of opportunity still exists in Turkey. Taking advantage of the demographic window of opportunity depends on policies to be imple...
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In this paper, we examine the impact of globalization on ecological footprint within the framework of the environmental convergence hypothesis for 130 countries over 1980–2016. To do so, we follow a two-stage empirical procedure. First, we test the overall convergence in ecological footprint across countries and identify possible convergence clubs...
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This study investigates the interaction effect of globalization and human capital on economic growth in Turkey. The autoregressive distributed lag (ARDL) bounds testing approach is applied in the study, and the dataset covers the period 1984-2017. The results show that the impact of globalization on economic growth is conditional on the human capit...
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In this paper, we investigate the macroeconomic, demographic and institutional factors affecting the probability of growth slowdown in upper-middle-income countries within the framework of the growth slowdown methodology developed by Eichengreen et al. (2011). To do so, we use probit regression, and the dataset covers the period 1980-2015. The resu...
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While the impacts of a university on the formation of human capital and scientific progress are well-known, impacts on the surrounding economy have been argued since Caffrey and Isaacs (1971). The economic impacts of a University on a local level can be considered, mainly, as expenditures and employment. Expenditures are generally, classified as ex...
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Middle income Trap, especially for developing countries, confronts us as a serious problem. Middle income trap refers to the condition where countries with a rapid growth, move from low income level to middle-income level, however is not able to pass to high income levels due to the growth slowdown. This study inquires; at which levels of income mi...
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Özet Bu çalışmanın amacı Kurumsal İktisadın yapısını ve önemini incelemek, ayrıca Eski ve Yeni Kurumsal İktisadın teorik gelişimini ve ayrışmasını eleştirel olarak değerlendirmektir. Çalışmada, disiplinler arası karaktere sahip olan Kurumsal İktisadın, ekonomik faaliyetlerin kurumsal temellerini ortaya koyarak ve işlem maliyetleri, mülkiyet hakları...

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