Carnegie Mellon University

Sevin Yeltekin

Sevin Yeltekin

Professor of Economics; Senior Associate Dean, Education

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 4501
  • 412-268-9622
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Economics

Education

  • Stanford University - Ph D (Economics) - 1999
  • Stanford University - MA (Economics) - 1995
  • Wellesley College - BA (Economics and Mathematics) - 1993

Research

Macroeconomics, Fiscal Policy Design, Social Insurance Design, Computational Economics, Asset Pricing Implications of Macro Policy

Publications

  • Computing Equilibria of Dynamic Games

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Yongyang Cai, Kenneth Judd)
    Operations Research 65(2), 2017; 337-356

  • On the Computation of Equilibrium Value Correspondences of Dynamic Games

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Dynamic Games and Applications 6(2), 2016; 174-186

  • Poverty and Self Control

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, B Bernheim, Debraj Ray)
    Econometrica 83(5), 2015; 1877-1911

  • Monetary Policy, Bond Returns and Debt Dynamics

    (author(s): Antje Berndt, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Journal of Monetary Economics 73, 2015; 119-136

  • "Optimal Rules For Patent Races"

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Kenneth Judd, Karl Schmedders)
    Internatioal Economic Review 53, 2012; 23-52

  • Nonlinear Capital Taxation without Commitment

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Emmanuel Farhi, Ivan Werning, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Review of Economic Studies 79(4), 2012; 1469-1493

  • Comment on "Three Types of Ambiguity"

    Journal of Monetary Economics 59(5), 2012; 446-448

  • How Does the U.S. Government Finance Fiscal Shocks?

    (author(s): Antje Berndt, Hanno Lustig, Sevin Yeltekin)
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 4, 2012

  • Fiscal Hedging with Nominal Assets

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet, Hanno Lustig)
    Journal of Monetary Economics 55, 2008; 710-727

  • Politically Credible Social Insurance

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Monetary Economics 55, 2008; 129-151

  • Recursive Monetary Policy Games with Incomplete Information

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control 31(5), 2007; 1557-1583

  • Credibility and Endogenous Societal Discounting

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Review of Economic Dynamics 9, 2006; 410-437

  • Optimal Taxation with Endogenously Incomplete Debt Markets

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Christopher Sleet)
    Journal of Economic Theory 127, 2006; 36-73

  • Computing Supergame Equilibria

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Kenneth Judd)
    Econometrica 71(4), 2003; 1239-1255

  • Dynamic Labor Contracts with Temporary Layoffs and Permanent Separations

    (author(s): Christopher Sleet, Sevin Yeltekin)
    Economic Theory 18(1), 2001; 207-235

Working Papers

  • Computing Markov Perfect Equilibria of Dynamic Games
  • Optimal Dynamic Taxation with Endogenous Government Debt Limits

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Kenneth Judd, Yongyang Cai)

  • Reluctant Savers and Mortgage Subsidies

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Andres Bellofatto)

  • Supergames with States

    (author(s): Sevin Yeltekin, Markus Baldauf, Kenneth Judd)

  • Misery and Luxury: Long run outcomes in private information economies

    2010

Awards and Honors

  • Tepper School of Business - Leland Bach Excellence in Teaching Award (2014)
  • Tepper School of Business - Frank Risch Chair (2007)

Professional Activities

  • Senior Editor, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Economics and Finance (2017 -)
  • Board Member, Quant Econ, Advisory (2016 -)
  • Associate Editor, Quantitative Economics (2016 -)
  • Board Member, Society of Economic Measurement, Advisory (2016 -)
  • Program Organizer, SITE-Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics (July 2014 -)
  • Associate Editor, Operations Research, Journal (2014 -)
  • Member, Carnegie Rochester NYU Series on Public Policy, Advisory Board (June 2012 -)
  • Associate Editor, Macroeconomic Dynamics (May 2011 - June 2014)

Courses Taught

  • Emerging Markets (45913)
    • 2017 Mini 4 Section: M
    • 2016 Mini 2 Section: A, E
    • 2015 Mini 2 Section: A, E
    • 2014 Mini 2 Section: A, E
    • 2013 Mini 2 Section: A, E
    • 2013 Mini 4 Section: A, E
  • Global Economics (45711)
    • 2016 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    • 2015 Mini 1 Section: A, F, M
    • 2014 Mini 1 Section: A, F, M
    • 2014 Mini 4 Section: A, B
    • 2013 Mini 1 Section: A, F
    • 2013 Mini 4 Section: A, B
  • Macroeconomics (45711)
    • 2012 Mini 1 Section: F
  • Macroeconomics (45752)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: A, B, C
    • 2011 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    • 2011 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    • 2010 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    • 2010 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    • 2009 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    • 2008 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    • 2008 Mini 3 Section: A, B
    • 2007 Mini 4 Section: A, B
    • 2006 Mini 1 Section: F, M
    • 2006 Mini 3 Section: A, B
  • International Money and Finance (73372)
    • 2006 Section: A