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Scholarly Interest Report
Hulya Eraslan
Ralph O'Connor Chair in Economics; Professor of Economics
  • M.A. Economics (1994) State University of New York, Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • Ph.D. Economics (2001) University of Minnesota, Minneapolois, Minnesota
  • B.S. Computer Engineering (1991) Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
Primary Department
   Department of Economics
 Personal web site
Research Areas
 Political economy, law and economics, game theory, corporate finance
Teaching Areas
 Game theory, microeconomics, corporate finance
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles

Hulya Eraslan and Antonio Merlo "Some Unpleasant Bargaining Arithmetics." Journal of Economic Theory (2017)


Hulya Eraslan and Saltuk Ozerturk "Information Gatekeeping and Media Bias." Journal of Political Economy (2017) Submitted


Hulya Eraslan and Xun Tang "Identification and Estimation of Large Network Games with Private Link Information." Econometrica (2017) Submitted


Hulya Eraslan, Gizem Kosar, Wenli Li and Pierre-Daniel Sarte "An Anatomy of U.S. Personal Bankruptcy under Chapter 13." International Economic Review (2017)


Renee Bowen, Ying Chen, Hulya Eraslan and Jan Zapal "Effficiency of Flexible Budgetary Institutions." Journal of Economic Theory (2017)


Ying Chen and Hulya Eraslan "Dynamic Agenda Setting." American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2017)


Hulya Eraslan "Uniqueness of Equilibrium Payoffs in Coalitional Bargaining Among Risk Averse Players." International Journal of Economic Theory (2016)


Renee Bowen, Ying Chen, Hulya Eraslan "Mandatory vs. Discretionary Spending: The Status Quo Effect." American Economic Review (2014)


Ying Chen and Hulya Eraslan "Rhetoric in Legislative Bargaining with Asymmetric Information." Theoretical Economics (2014)

 Conference Committee Member

"Area Organizer for the 2017 American Law and Economic Association Annual Meeting."

 Conference Paper

"See c.v. for 9 conferences. (FIS does not accept more than 255 characters.)."

 Invited Talks

2015: Emory University (Political Science), Universidad Technica Federico Santa Maria (Analysis & Mathematical Modeling Valparaiso), University of Texas at Austin, Kyoto University (Institute of Economic Research)


"Organizer of the Seventh Annual Law and Economic Theory Conference."

 Seminar Speaker

"University of Chicago (Harris), European University Institute, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Purdue University, University of Warwick, London School of Economics (Government), New York University (Politics)


Editorial Positions
 Associate Editor, Journal of Public Economic Theory. (2017 - 2017)

 Associate Editor, International Economic Review. (2012 - 2017)

 Other, (Guest editor) International Journal of Economic Theory. (2014 - 2014)

 Associate Editor, Review of Economic Design. (2013 - 2017)

 Associate Editor, International Journal of Game Theory. (2013 - 2017)

 Associate Editor, Social Choice and Welfare. (2011 - 2017)

Supervised Theses & Dissertations
 Gizem Kosar Karaca, PhD Essays on Tax Credits, Tax Mobility and Personal Bankruptcy. (2015) (Thesis Co-Director)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 American Economic Review Excellence in Refereeing Award, American Economic Review