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I.Semih Akcomak

TEKPOL, Middle East Technical University,
UNU-MERIT, Maastricht University
Network Social Innovation (NSI), Maastricht University

TEKPOL
Middle East Technical University
Universiteler Mahallesi
Dumlupinar Bulvari, No:1
06800 Cankaya, Ankara
Turkey
Tel: +90 312 2103720
Fax: +90 312 2107993
akcomak@metu.edu.tr

 

publications


working papers and work in progress

 

 

How do ICT firms in Turkey manage innovation? Diversity in expertise versus diversity in markets, PDF coming soon (with Erdal Akdeve and Derya Findik)

Estimating the impact of trade, offshoring and multinationals on job loss and job finding, PDF coming soon, (with Henri de Groot and Stefan Groot)

The effect of technology and offshoring on changes in employment and the task-content of occupations, PDF coming soon, (with Suzanne Kok and Hugo Rojas-Romagosa)

Why did the Netherlands develop so early: The legacy of the Brethren of the Common Life, (with Dinand Webbink and Bas ter Weel), January 2013

Origins of social capital: Cases from the British history (with Paul Stoneman), February 2010



selected publications


The impact of social capital on crime: Evidence from the Netherlands, Regional Science and Urban Economics, 2012, (with Bas ter Weel)

Measuring and interpreting trends in the division of labour in the Netherlands, De Economist (with Lex Borghans and Bas ter Weel), 2011

Social capital of social capital researchers, Review of Economics and Institutions, 2(2), May 2011,

Incubators as tool for entrepreneurship promotion in developing economies, in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Development. Szirmai, Naude and Goedhuys (eds.), April 2011

Social capital, innovation and growth: Evidence from Europe, European Economic Review, 53(5), 544-67. July 2009 (with Bas ter Weel)



In Turkish


Türkiye Isgücü piyasasinda mesleklerin önemi: isgücü ve ücret kutuplasmasi [The importance of occupations in Turkish labour markets: Job and wage polarisation], PDF coming soon (with Burcu Gürcihan)

Degisen universite-sanayi isbirliginde universite orgutlenmesi [University organisation in changing university-industry dynamics] (with Erkan Erdil, Teoman Pamukçu and Yelda Erden), April 2012

Isgücü piyasasindaki güncel dinamikler: Teknoloji, küresellesme ve ithal girdi kullanimi [Latest trends in the labour markets: Technology, globalisation and offshoring], April 2012

ODTÜ Arastirma Merkezleri Degerlendirme Raporu [METU Research Centers evaluation report] (with Erkan Erdil, Teoman Pamukçu ve Yelda Erden), September 2011, a not so short version can be found here



selected popular writings in Turkish


Anlayana..., Bilgi Çagi, Aralik 2012

TüYKlesmeyin, Bilgi Çagi, Kasim 2012

Niceligin gölgesindeki niteliksiz politikalar, Bilgi Çagi, Eylül 2012

Beynim Göctü, Bilgi Çagi, Temmuz 2012

Ahlaksiz büyüme, Bilgi Çagi, May 2012

Inovasyon kötümüdür? Bilgi Çagi, May 2012

Dijital devrimin farkinda misiniz? 2, Bilgi Çagi, January 2012

Yerli otomobil stratejisi küresellesen üretimle ne kadar uyumlu?, Bilgi Çagi, Kasim 2011

Neden inovasyon konusacak bu kadar az insan var?, Bilgi Çagi, August 2011

Dijital devrimin farkinda misiniz?, Bilgi Çagi, Mart 2011

Görevlerin ticareti ve küresellesen Ar-Ge politikasi, Bilgi Çagi, May 2010

Türkiye uçlardan kurtulabilir mi?, Bilgi Çagi, May 2009