Academic Specialization: Finance
Research interests: Financial Economics, International Finance, Market Microstructure, Corporate Finance
She holds a B.A. degree in economics from Boğaziçi University (2000) and a Ph.D. in international economics and finance from Brandeis University (2006). Prior to joining Bilkent in 2013, she worked as an assistant professor of economics at Williams College and taught finance and economics courses at Harvard University Summer School. Between 2003 and 2004, she was a research associate at Moody’s Investors Service in New York. Her research fields are international finance and corporate finance. Her work appeared in the Journal of Banking and Finance, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money and the Review of Finance.
Selected Publications :
Ben Omrane W. and Savaşer, T. (forthcoming) “Exchange Rate Volatility Response to Macroeconomic News During the Global Financial Crisis,” International Review of Financial Analysis.
Ben Omrane W., Savaşer, T. and Zhou X. (forthcoming) “Exchange Rate Reaction to Trade Balance News,” Encyclopedia of International Economics and Global Trade , eds. Rivera-Batiz, F. L.and Erbil, C., World Scientific.
Savaşer, T. and Sisli Ciamarra, E. (2017).CEO Compensation and Risk Taking in Economic Expansions and Recessions. Review of Finance, 21(2), 911-944.
Savaşer, T. and Ben Omrane, W. (2016). The Sign Switch Effect of Macroeconomic News in Foreign Exchange Markets. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money,45,96-114.
Savaşer, T. and Osler, C.L. (2011). Extreme Returns Without News: The Case of Currencies. Journal of Banking and Finance, 35(11).
Savaşer, T. (2011). Exchange Rate Response to Macro News: Through the Lens of Market Microstructure. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 21(1).