Sinan Sarpça, Department of Economics, Koç University Istanbul, Turkey

Department of Economics, Koç University Istanbul, Turkey.
Regional Coverage: Turkey

Name: Prof. Sinan Sarpça, PhD
Postal Adress: Koc Universitesi
Rumelifeneri Yolu, Sariyer 34450 Istanbul
Turkey
Homepage: http://home.ku.edu.tr/~ssarpca/
Current position: Associate Professor at Koc Universitesi
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Sinan Sarpça is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics of Koç University in Istanbul. Dr. Sarpça specializes in Public Economics and Economics of Education. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.A. in Economics from Boğaziçi University in İstanbul. Sarpça’s research is mainly theoretical and explores the implications of competition between schools and school choice programs on the provision and distribution of educational benefits. The properties of the market equilibrium and the likely effects of policy changes such as school vouchers or student aid and loan programs in higher education are central issues. His works have appeared in journals such as Economic Journal and Journal of Public Economics. Several of his research projects have been financed by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.