Dr Yiğit Sağlam

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Senior Lecturer School of Economics and Finance


Teaching in 2019


BS Middle East Technical University (Turkey)
PhD University of Iowa

Research interests

Applied Econometrics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics

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  • Catarina Roseta-Palma, and Yiğit Sağlam (2019): "Downside Risk in Reservoir Management", Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, (doi: 10.1111/1467-8489.12297).
  • Sağlam, Yiğit (2018): “Welfare Implications of Water Scarcity: Higher Prices or Desalination”, Environmental and Resource Economics, (doi: 10.1007/s10640-018-0284-2).
  • Elnaboulsi, Jihad C., Wassim Daher, and Yiğit Sağlam (2018): “Market Structure, Information Sharing and Efficient Environmental Taxes,” Resource and Energy Economics, vol. 54, pp. 1–22.
  • Stojkov, Katarina, Ilan Noy, and Yiğit Sağlam (2017): “The Trade Impacts of a Food Scare: The Fonterra Contamination Incident”, Journal of Agricultural and Food Industrial Economics, vol. 16 (2), (doi: 10.1515/jafio-2016-0031).
  • Daglish, Toby, Yiğit Sağlam, and Phuong Ho (2017): “Auctioning the Digital Dividend: A Model for Spectrum Auctions,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, vol. 53, 63–98.
  • Sağlam, Yiğit (2015): “Supply-Based Dynamic Ramsey Pricing with Two Sectors: Avoiding Water Shortages”, Water Resources Research, vol. 51, pp. 669–684.
  • Sağlam, Yiğit (2013): “Pricing of Water: Optimal Departures from the Inverse-Elasticity Rule,” Water Resources Research, vol. 49, pp. 7864–7873.
  • Hickman, Brent R., Timothy P. Hubbard, and Yiğit Sağlam (2012): “Structural Econometric Methods in Auctions: A Guide to the Literature,” Journal of Econometric Methods (inaugural issue), vol. 1 (1), 66–105.
  • Keyder, Nur, Muhammed K. Öztürk, and Yiğit Sağlam (2004): “International Competitiveness and the Unit-Labor-Cost-Based Competitiveness Index,” METU Studies in Development, vol. 1, 43–70.

Working papers

  • “Commuting and Residential Decisions in the Greater Wellington Region,” with Mairead de Roiste and Toby Daglish.
  • “Is New Zealand growth export-led by international tourism and dairy exports?”, with Mondher Sahli, Laura Vici, and Giuliano Bianchi.
  • “Water Trading among Suppliers”.
  • “Clustered Errors in Logit Models,” with Toby Daglish and Oliver Robertson.
  • “New Zealand Dairy: A Look at Global Dairy Trade (GDT) and Forward Trading Strategies,” with Toby Daglish and Cameron Judge.

Work-in-progress Papers

  • “Joint Decisions vs. Individual Preferences,” with Mairead de Roiste, Toby Daglish and Edward Johnson.
  • “Optimal Land Use Switching Policy”, with Toby Daglish and Mahdi Yadipur.
  • “Empirical Evidence on Agricultural Optional Switching”, with Toby Daglish and Mahdi Yadipur.
  • “Supply Adjustment in Multi-Unit Auctions: The Case of Dairy Auctions from New Zealand,” with Toby Daglish and Jack Robles.
  • “Finite Sample Induction in Financial Markets,” with Peter Watkins.


Teaching in 2019