Curriculum Vitae

 


SEVIN YELTEKIN

Tepper School of Business

Carnegie Mellon University

sevin@andrew.cmu.edu


April, 2015


EDUCATION


1999     Ph.D., Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

            “Dynamic Labor Contracts with Asymmetric Information”

            (Thomas Sargent, Principal Advisor, Kenneth Judd and Charles I. Jones)


1995    M.A. in Economics, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


1993    B.A. in Economics and Mathematics, Wellesley College, MA


POSITIONS HELD


2008–present   Associate Professor ,

                        Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

                        Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Chair, 2009-2010


2005- 2008      Assistant Professor,

                        Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University

                        Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Chair, 2007-2008


1999-2005      Assistant Professor,

                        Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University


1999, 1996    Lecturer, Department of Economics, Stanford University


PUBLICATIONS


Poverty and Self Control” with B. Douglas Bernheim and Debraj Ray, 2015, Econometrica 83 (5), 1877-1911


Monetary Policy, Bond Returns and Debt Dynamics”, with Antje Berndt. July 2015, Journal of Monetary Economics, 73: 119-136.


On the Computation of Equilibrium Value Correspondences of Dynamic Games”, Dynamic Games and Applications. January 2015: 1-13.


Nonlinear Capital Taxation without Commitment”, with Emmanuel Farhi, Christopher Sleet and Ivan Werning, 2012, Review of Economic Studies, 79(4): 1469-1493.


How Does the US Government Finance Fiscal Shocks?” (with Antje Berndt and Hanno Lustig), 2012, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 4(1): 69–104.


Comment on “Three Types of Ambiguity” by Lars Hansen and Thomas   Sargent”, 2012, Journal of Monetary Economics 07/2012; 59(5):446–448


Optimal Rules for Patent Races”, (with Ken Judd and Karl Schmedders), 2012, International Economic Review, 53: 23–52.


Fiscal Hedging with Nominal Assets”, (with Hanno Lustig and Christopher Sleet), 2008, Journal of Monetary Economics 55: 710-727.


Politically Credible Social Insurance”, (with Christopher Sleet), 2008, Journal of Monetary Economics 55:129-151.


Recursive Monetary Policy Games with Incomplete Information,” (with Christopher Sleet), 2007. Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control.  31(5), 1557-1583.


Credibility and Endogenous Societal Discounting,” (with Christopher Sleet), 2006. Review of Economic Dynamics 9: 410-437.


Optimal Taxation with Endogenously Incomplete Debt Markets,” (with Christopher Sleet), 2006.  Journal of Economic Theory, 127: 36-73.


Computing Supergame Equilibria”, (with Kenneth Judd and James Conklin), Econometrica, 2003. 71(4): 1239-1255


Dynamic Labor Contracts with Temporary Layoffs and Permanent   Separations”, (with Christopher Sleet), 2001. Economic Theory, 18(1): 207-235.


Working Papers

     

“Supergames with States” (with Markus Baldauf,  Kenneth Judd, and Joshua Mollner), July 2014.


“Computing Equilibria of Dynamic Games” (with Kenneth Judd and Yongyang Chai), 2015. Under Review


“Misery and Luxury: Long Run Outcomes in Private Information Economies” (with Christopher Sleet), 2010. Tepper WP 2011-E19.


“Social Credibility, Social Patience and Long Run Inequality” (with Christopher Sleet), 2005. Tepper WP 2006-E36.


“Self-Control, Saving, and the Low Asset Trap.” (with B. D. Bernheim and Debraj Ray), 1999. http://www.econ.nyu.edu/user/debraj/Papers/selfcontrol.pdf


Work in Progress


“Optimal Dynamic Taxation with Endogenous Government Debt Limits, 2015


“Reluctant Savers and Mortgage Subsidies” (with Andres Bellofatto), March 2014


Seminars


Tulane University, 2016.

Zurich Initiative for Computational Economics (ZICE), Switzerland , 2016.

Macro-Finance Conference, University of Pennsylvania, 2015.

Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing Conference –PASC, 2015, Switzerland .

University of Zurich, Conference on Optimal Taxation, 2015.

Center for Macroeconomic Research, University of Cologne, 2015.

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, 2015.

ANR Novo Tempus Conference on Recursive Methods at Arizona State, Univ 2015.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Macro Seminar, 2014.

Initiative for Computational Economics, Switzerland , 2014.

Carnegie-Rochester-NYU Conference on Public  Policy, CMU, 2014.

George Washington University, 2013.

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, 2012.

Koc University, 2012.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2012.

London School of Economics, 2010.

Cowles Foundation Summer Workshop, Yale University, 2010.

Stern School, New York University, 2009.

Robinson School of Business, Georgio State University, 2009.

University of Toronto, 2009.

Wharton School, UPENN, Macro-Finance Seminar, 2009

Rice University 2008.

Harvard University 2008.

University of Texas, Austin 2008.

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 2007.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, 2007.

University of California, LA, 2005.

Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004.

Fuqua Business School, Duke University, 2004.

University College, London, 2004.

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2004.

Northwestern University, 2003.

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 2002.

University of Texas-Austin, 2002.

Notre Dame University, 2001.

University of Iowa, 2000.

University of Rochester, 2000.

Bank of Italy, Center for Monetary Banking and Financial Studies, Rome, Italy, 2000.

Stanford University, 1998.



Invited talks at Conference/Symposium


2014 ASSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, 2014.

Initiative for Computational Economics, Univ. of Zurich, 2014.

Initiative for Computational Economics, Univ. of Zurich, 2013.

BYU Computational Economics Conference, Park City, Utah, 2012.

Initiative for Computational Economics, Univ. of Chicago, 2012.

Fiscal Imbalance Conference, Milton Friedman Institute, Univ. of Chicago, 2011

Carnegie Rochester Series on Public Policy, CMU, 2011.

Initiative for Computational Economics, Univ. of Chicago, 2010.

Initiative for Computational Economics, Univ. of Chicago, 2009.

Society of Economic Dynamics, Istanbul, 2009.

University of Santa Barbara, LAEF Center, Workshop on Dynamic Public Finance, 2008.

Bosphorus Winter Workshop, Istanbul Turkey, 2007.

Society of Economic Dynamics, Vancouver, Canada, 2006.

Midwest Macro Meetings, Chicago, 2003

Computation and Economics, University of Chicago, Fed. Reserve Bank of Chicago and Northwestern University, 2003.

Society of Economic Dynamics, Paris, France, 2003

Optimal and Credible Government Policy Conference Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 2003.

Clarence Town Conference on Computational Economics, University of Iowa, 2002.

Society of Economics Dynamics, New York, NY, 2002.

Econometric Society Summer Meetings, Univ. of Maryland, Maryland, 2001.

NBER Summer Institute, Cambridge, MA. 2001

Society of Economic Dynamics, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2000.

Computational Economics, Barcelona, Spain, 2000.

Econometric Society Summer Meetings, Madison, WI, 1999

Stanford Institute of Theoretical Economics, Stanford 1998.




Conference or program committee chair or member


Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics, 2016. Session Organizer.

SED 2014 Toronto, Canada

Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics, 2014. Session 4 Organizer.

Carnegie-Rochester Series on Public Policy, 2012-present, Organizational Committee Member.

European Economic Association Meetings, 2006, Organization Committee Member.

Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings, 2004, Organization Committee Member.

European Economic Association Meetings, 2004, Organization Committee Member.

Society of Economic Dynamics Meetings, 2002, Organization Committee Member


Awards, Prizes, Honors


Outstanding Teacher Award, 2014, Tepper School of Business.

Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professorship in Business, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007-2010.

Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award, Kellogg School of Management, 2001-2002

Society of Computational Economics Graduate Student Prize, 1998

Wellesley College Peggy Howard Award in Economics, 1995-1996

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1996

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1995

Wellesley College Trustees Award, 1993



Membership in Professional Societies


American Economic Association (1999+)

Society of Economic Dynamics (1999+)



Refereeing


QJE, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, RAND, Review of Economic Dynamics, National Science Foundation, Economic Theory, Management Science, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of Political Economy, International Economic Review, Economic Journal, Journal of Mathematical Economics, European Economic Review, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Journal of Public Economics.



EDITORIAL/ADVISORY ROLES


•Associate Editor, Operations Research (2014+)

•Advisory Board:  Carnegie, NYU, Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy (2012+)

•Associate Editor, Macroeconomic Dynamics (2011-2014)