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Harun Alp

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2020
Current Research Topics
  • Firm Dynamics
  • Innovation and Economic Growth
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2020 - present
  • Researcher

    Central Bank of Turkey

    2006 - 2012
  • Akcigit, Ufuk, Harun Alp, and Michael Peters (2021). "Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries," American Economic Review, vol. 111, no. 1, pp. 231-275.
  • Alp, Harun (2020). "Essays on Firm Dynamics, Innovation and Growth," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.
  • Acemoglu, Daron, Ufuk Akcigit, Harun Alp, Nicholas Bloom, and William Kerr (2018). "Innovation, Reallocation, and Growth," American Economic Review, vol. 108, no. 11, pp. 3450-3491.
  • Acemoglu, Daron, Ufuk Akcigit, Harun Alp, Nicholas Bloom, and William R. Kerr (2017). "Innovation, Reallocation, and Growth," CEPR Discussion Paper No. 12449. London, UK: Centre for Economic Policy Research.
  • Akcigit, Ufuk, Harun Alp, and Michael Peters (2016). "Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries," NBER Working Paper No. 21905. Cambridge, MA: The National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Alp, Harun, and Selim Elekdağ (2013). "The Role of Monetary Policy in Turkey during the Global Financial Crisis," in Braude, Jacob, Zvi Eckstein, Stanley Fischer, and Karnit Flug (eds.), The Great Recession: Lessons for Central Bankers, pp. 51-80. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.
  • Alp, Harun, and Selim Elekdag (2012). "Shock Therapy! What Role for Thai Monetary Policy?" IMF Working Paper No. 12/269. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.
  • Alp, Harun, Fethi Öğünç, and Çağrı Sarıkaya (2012). "Monetary Policy and Output Gap: Mind the Composition," CBT Research Notes in Economics No. 2012-07. İstiklal, Caddesi: Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Alp, Harun, Selim Elekdag, and Subir Lall (2012). "An Assessment of Malaysian Monetary Policy during the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-09," IMF Working Paper No. 12/35. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.
  • Alp, Harun, Selim Elekdag, and Subir Lall (2012). "Did Korean Monetary Policy Help Soften the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2008-2009?" IMF Working Paper No. 12/5. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.
  • Alp, Harun, Yusuf Soner Başkaya, Mustafa Kılınç, and Canan Yüksel (2012). "Stylized Facts for Business Cycles in Turkey," Working Paper No. 12/02. İstiklal, Caddesi: Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Alp, Harun, and Selim Elekdag (2011). "The Role of Monetary Policy in Turkey during the Global Financial Crisis," IMF Working Paper No. 11/150. Washington, DC: International Monetary Fund.
  • Alp, Harun, Soner Başkaya, Mustafa Kılınç, and Canan Yüksel (2011). "Türkiye için Hodrick-Prescott Filtresi Düzgünleştirme Parametresi Tahmini. (Estimating Optimal Hodrick-Prescott Filter Smoothing Parameter for Turkey. With English Summary.)," İktisat İşletme ve Finans, vol. 26, no. 306, pp. 9-23.
  • Alp, Harun, Refet Gurkaynak, Hakan Kara, Gursu Keles, and Musa Orak (2010). "Türkiye'de Piyasa Göstergelerinden Para Politikası Beklentilerinin ölçülmesi. (Measuring Market-Based Monetary Policy Expectations in Turkey. With English Summary.)," İktisat İşletme ve Finans., vol. 25, no. 295, pp. 21-45.
  • Aktas, Zelal, Harun Alp, Refet Gurkaynak, Mehtap Kesriyeli, and Musa Orak (2009). "Türkiye'de Para Politikasının Aktarımı: Para Politikasının Mali Piyasalara Etkisi. (Transmission of Monetary Policy in Turkey: The Effects of Monetary Policy on Financial Markets. With English Summary.)," Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, vol. 24, no. 278, pp. 9-24.
  • discussion

    2020

    NBER SI

    Misallocative Growth

  • seminar

    2020

    FRB, Dartmouth College, Penn State, Ohio State University, University of Mannheim, University of Nottingham, Koc University, Bilkent University

    Incorporation, Selection and Firm Dynamics: A Quantitative Exploration

  • seminar

    2019

    University of Chicago

    Incorporation, Selection and Firm Dynamics: A Quantitative Exploration

  • seminar

    2016

    Collège de France

    Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries

  • seminar

    2015

    University of Chicago

    Technology Adoption and the Latin American TFP Gap

  • conference

    2015

    Conferenceon ''Firm & Technology Dynamics: a Global Perspective", University of Nottingham

    Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries

  • seminar

    2014

    Bilkent University

    Technology Adoption and the Latin American TFP Gap

  • conference

    2014

    Conferenceon ''Firm & Technology Dynamics: a Global Perspective", University of Nottingham

    Technology Adoption and the Latin American TFP Gap

  • conference

    2011

    Central Banks Conference on Lessons from the World Financial Crisis, Israel

    The Role of Monetary Policy during the Global Financial Crisis: Turkish Experience

  • discussion

    2010

    CEPR/ESI 14th Annual Conference

    The Financial Accelerator under Learning and the Role of Monetary Policy

  • discussion

    2010

    CEPR/ESI 14th Annual Conference

    The Financial Shocks and Monetary Reactions in a New Keynesian Model

  • discussion

    2009

    Selected Economists' Research Forum, Bank of England

    Imperfect Information, real Time Data andthe Evaluation of Monetary Policy

  • conference

    2010

    2nd International Conference on Economics, Cyprus

    The Role of Monetary Policy during the Global Financial Crisis: Turkish Experience

Referee
  • Economic Journal
  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of Development Economics
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of Political Economy
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • The Scandinavian Journal of Economics
  • Structural Change and Economic Dynamics
Last update: January 19, 2021