Murat Ozbilgin

Department
Economics
Team
Policy Research and Development Team
Murat Ozbilgin

Biography

Murat is an Adviser in the Macro, Research and Modelling team in the Economics Department. He joined the RBNZ in January 2018. Prior to joining the Bank, he worked as an economist at the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey. Murat holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Current research interests

  • International Macroeconomics, growth and development, business cycles, computational methods.

Journal articles

  • Ozbilgin, H.M (2017) “Welfare Implications When Closing Small Open Economy Models”, Journal of International Money and Finance, Vol.70, 471-493.
  • Ozbilgin, H.M (2012) "Currency Substitution, Inflation, and Welfare," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 358-369.
  • Ozbilgin, H.M. (2010) "Financial Market Participation and the Developing Country Business Cycle," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(2), pages 125-137, July.

Other selected publications:

  • Ozbilgin H.M. (2017) "Forecasting the Growth Cycles of the Turkish Economy," Working Papers 1715, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Ozbilgin, H.M. (2016) "Welfare Gains from Reducing the Implementation Delays in Public Investment," Working Papers 1628, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.
  • Ozbilgin, H.M. (2015) "A Review on the Relationship Between the Real Exchange Rate, Productivity, and Growth," Central Bank Review, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, vol. 15(2), pages 61-77.
  • Ozbilgin, H.M. (2015) ""House of Debt" by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi," Central Bank Review, Research and Monetary Policy Department, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, vol. 15(1), pages 95-108.