Associate Professor Duygu Yengin

Associate Professor Duygu Yengin
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit School of Economics
 Email duygu.yengin@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 4500
 Location Floor/Room 4 48 ,  Nexus 10 Tower ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Duygu joined the University of Adelaide in 2007 after completing her PhD in Economics from the University of Rochester in Rochester, USA. She was a visiting scholar at Seoul National University in 2013 and 2017. She has received University of Adelaide, Women's Research Excellence Awards 2017. She was Acting Head of School of Economics (August 2016-Jan2017) and currently, Deputy Head of School. She is a co-founder/ executive member of the Women in Economics Network Australia, executive member of SA branch of  Economic Society of Australia, Faculty Diversity and Inclusion committee member, and Indigenous students mentor. She launched and directs the Women in Economics-Career program for students at the University of Adelaide. Her research is in designing fair methods of allocating resources in economics and she is an active advocator of diversity and inclusion in economics.

     

    Media Contributions:

    Secret Men's Business- Why the Public Image of Economics is Bad News For All of Us

    Economics-Understand the World Around You

    Evictions versus holdouts. How to painlessly dissolve a strata title

    Diversity in economics an important lesson

     

    http://www.expertguide.com.au/profile.aspx?id=11043

     

    Education Background:

    • Ph.D Economics, University of Rochester, USA 2007

    Dissertation Title: Strategy-Proofness and Fairness in Allocation and Matching Problems, Supervisor: William Thomson Elmer B. Milliman Professor of Economics

     

    • MA Economics, University of Rochester, USA 2003
    • BSc Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, First-class Honours 2001 
    • Diploma in Economics (with mark of Distinction), University of London, 1999
    • University of London Honours Program in Economics and Finance, Istanbul Bilgi University,  First-class Honours 2001

     

    Employment History:

    • Associate Professor, University of Adelaide, Australia 2018-present
    • Senior Lecturer, University of Adelaide, Australia 2013-2018 
    • Deputy Head of School of Economics, University of Adelaide, Australia 2017-present
    • Acting Head of School of Economics, University of Adelaide, Australia 1/8/2016-5/1/2017
    • Lecturer, University of Adelaide, Australia 2007-2013
    • Lecturer (contract), University of Rochester, USA 2005-2007 Lecturer (contract), Sabanci University, Turkey 2004
  • Awards & Achievements

    •  University of Adelaide, Women's Research Excellence Awards 2017
    •  Faculty of Professions, Diversity and Inclusion Grant, University of Adelaide 2017
    •  Momentum grant, Faculty of Professions, University of Adelaide 2016
    •  Visiting Scholar, Seoul National University 2013
    • Ph.D Fellowship and Tuition Scholarship, University of Rochester 2003- 2005
    • The Sproull Fellowship and Tuition Scholarship, University of Rochester 2001-2003 (The Sproull Fellowship is the most prestigious fellowship awarded by the University of Rochester to 10-12 incoming students who pursue a doctoral degree at the University of Rochester)
    • The Gerstenberg Prize in Economics, University of London 2001 (The Gerstenberg Prize is awarded to the best graduates of all the programs of the University of London)
    •  Valedictorian-Dux, Istanbul Bilgi University 2001
    •  University of London Awards for Academic Achievement, London School of Economics and Political Science 1999-2001
    • Full Tuition Scholarship, Istanbul Bilgi University 1997-2001
    • Valedictorian-Dux, Antalya Anatolian High school 1997

  • Teaching Interests

    Lecturer
    • University of Adelaide, Australia: Advanced Mathematical Economics III, 2016
    • University of Adelaide, Australia: Advanced Economic Analysis II, 2015, 2016
    • University of Adelaide, Australia: Public Economic Theory IV/ (H), 2015, 2016
    • University of Adelaide, Australia: Intermediate Microeconomics II/IID, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
    • University of Adelaide, Australia: Advanced Microeconomic Theory V, PhDcourse, Semester II- 2008, 2009,2011.
    • University of Adelaide, Australia: Economic Theory III, Semester II- 2007.
    • University of Rochester, USA:Intermediate Microeconomics, Semester I 2007.
    • University of Rochester, USA: Principles of Economics, Summer 2006.
    • University of Rochester, USA:Intermediate Microeconomics, Summer 2005.
    • Sabanci University, Istanbul-Turkey: Intermediate Microeconomics, Summer 2004
  • Research Interests

    Axiomatic Fair Allocation,  mechanism design, queueing problems, matching, Coalitional Game Theory, 

  • Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications:

    1. Chun Y; Yengin D. (2017) Welfare lower bounds and strategy-proofness in the queueing problem. Games and Economic Behavior. 102: 462–476. 

    2. Yengin D.  (2017)  No envy and egalitarian-equivalence under multi-object-demand for heterogeneous objects. Social Choice and Welfare. 48(1): 81-108.  Special Issue in honor of William Thomson. Full text view-only link here

    3. Chun Y, Park N,  Yengin D.  (2016)  Coincidence of cooperative game theoretic solutions in the appointment problem.  International Journal of Game Theory. 45: 699. 

    4. Yalcin E, Yengin D. (2014) Existence of equilibria in incomplete markets with non-ordered preferences. New Mathematics and Natural Computation. 10(3):203-210. 

    5. Yengin D. (2013a) Population monotonic and strategy-proof mechanisms respecting welfare lower bounds. Journal of Mathematical Economics. 49(5):389-397. 

    6. Yengin D. (2013b) Identical preferences lower bound for allocation of heterogenous tasks and NIMBY problems. Journal of Public Economic Theory. 15(4):580-601. 

    7. Yengin D. (2012a) Characterizing the Shapley value in fixed-route traveling salesman problems with appointments. International Journal of Game Theory. 41(2):271-299.

    8.  Yengin D. (2012b) Characterizing welfare-egalitarian mechanisms with solidarity when valuations are private information. The BE Journal in Theoretical Economics. 12(1):1-12.

    9. Yengin D. (2012c) Egalitarian-equivalent Groves mechanisms in the allocation of heterogeneous objects. Social Choice and Welfare. 38(1):137-160. (Cited by 18).

    10. Atlamaz M, Yengin D. (2008) Fair Groves mechanisms. Social Choice and Welfare. 31(4):573-587. (Cited by 31).

    Published on ejournal:

    11. Yengin, Duygu and Yengin, Ilker. (2010) Designing and Evaluating Effectiveness of Research-Led Teaching Model for Graduate Microeconomics Course.  Published at SSRN electronic journal  http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1701369.

    Published Conference Papers:

    12. Chun Y; Yengin D. (2012)Welfare Lower Bounds and Strategyproofness in the Queueing Problem” , 15th Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, University of Cambridge, UK.  Published on the web http://www.saet.uiowa.edu/papers/2015/YoungsubChun.pdf

    13. Yengin D. (2012) “Axiomatizing Political Philosophy of Distributive Justice: Equivalence of No-Envy and Egalitarian-Equivalence with Welfare Egalitarianism”, 12th Conference of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory, University of Queensland, Australia.  Published on the web http://www.saet.uiowa.edu/pdfs/NE-EE%20May%203%202012.pdf

    14. Yengin D. (2009)  “Appointment Games in Fixed-Route Traveling Salesman Problems” 20th International Conference on Game Theory, Stony Brook University (NY). http://www.gtcenter.org/Archive/Conf09/Conf/Yengin743.pdf

     

    15. Yengin D. (2008) “Fixed-route traveling salesman games and the Shapley value”  3rd World Congress on Game Theory, Northwestern University (IL). https://editorialexpress.com/cgibin/conference/download.cgidb_name=WCGTS2007&paper_id=31

    16. Yengin D. (2008) “Groves mechanisms and welfare bounds in a variable population setting” 9th International Meeting of the Society of Social Choice and Welfare, Concordia University. Montreal, Canada. The Society for Economic Design, SED Conference on Economic Design, University of Michigan, USA. Proceedings of the SED 5th Conference on Economic Design, 2008: www1-28  https://editorialexpress.com/cgibin/conference/download.cgi?db_name=CED2008&paper_id=6

     17. Yengin D. (2006)  “Solidarity, Monotonicity, and Fairness Properties of the Groves Mechanisms” 8th International Meeting of Society of Social Choice and Welfare Conference, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey. The Society for Economic Design, SED 2006, 2nd Conference on Economic Design, Bilkent University, Turkey https://editorialexpress.com/conference/IIMSCC/program/IIMSCC.html

     

  • Professional Associations

    • Women in Economics Network, (founding national committee member, SA committee member, facebook page administrator)
    • Economic Society of Australia

     

  • Community Engagement

    Conference/Workshop Organization:

    •   Mentor and Co-organizer/co-host in the Academic Career Development session at AGEW 2019
    • Conference Program Committee: The 14th Meeting of the Society of Social Choice and Welfare, Seoul, South Korea 2017-2018
    • Workshop Organizing Committee: "Federal relations and tax reform", University of Adelaide, keynote speakers Saul Eslake and Professor Jean Hindriks 2017 
    • Organizer/Convener: Aiming for Stars Workshop, University of Adelaide, keynote speaker Professor William Thomson, University of Rochester 2017 
    • Talks and Events Organized:
    • Launch Event for WEN-Guest Speaker Carolyn Hewson AO 21 March 2017
    • "Women in Leadership: How to overcome obstacles in the workplace", Faculty of Professions, Career Hub talk by Linda Zeelie 3 April 2017 
    • "Women in Economics", interview with Carolyn Hewson AO, School of Economics event for students 16 May 2017

    Media Contributions:

    The Conversation, 2018:

    Secret Men's Business- Why the Public Image of Economics is Bad News For All of Us

    Evictions versus holdouts. How to painlessly dissolve a strata title 

     

    “Economics-Understand the World Around You”  https://youtu.be/AtOU-DAVch0 Video about the power of economic education and careers in economics.  Prepared by Women in Economics Network, student targeted video, co-sponsored by the University of Adelaide,  University South Australia, ANZ, and the Economic Society of Australia. Participants: Michelle Meyer (Head of US Economy- Bank of America), Dr Andrew Charlton(AphaBeta), Assoc. Professor Duygu Yengin (UniAdelaide), Assoc. Professor Gigi Foster(UNSW), Dr Bethany Cooper and Dr Rachel Milte(UniSouthAust), Guilia Lavinia Specchia(ANZ), Eliza Owen(Core Logic).                                                                                                                                                

    Public Talks, Panel Discussions, Presentations:

    ·        Organizer and Panel Discussant for Public Event: Gender gap-Progress for 2018 and beyond! An Integrative Discussion on Gender Equity in Australian Society, Economics, and STEM”

    Keynote discussant: Dr Niki Vincent, Commissioner for Equal Opportunity (South Australia)                     October 2018                                                                                                                                                    

    ·        Panel Discussant, Faculty of Professions Event “ Hit your stride and show leadership”                                March  2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

    ·       Presenter, “Women in Economics: Why it Matters”, Launch talk for Women in Economics: Career Development Program for Students                                                                                                                                                                 May 2018

    ·       Panel Chair  in “Festival of Economics”, high school event                                                                                          June 2018

    ·       Economics Careers Talk, Wilderness School                                                                                                                       May 2018

     

     

    Organizer and Chair, Student Career Development Events:

    ·        Development of economics career guide, launch event with high school councilors                         October      2018

    ·        “Meet and Greet Public Sector Economists”                                                                                                   September    2018

    ·        “Festival of Economics” High School Event. Invited Speakers: Associate Prof. Gigi Foster (UNSW, ABC radio show “Economists”), Prof. Sue Richardson, member of Fair Work Australia's Minimum Wage Panel, Uni of Adelaide Council member.                                                                                                                                                                       June 2018

    ·        Deloittee Access Economics, Information Session                                                                                                       March 2018

    ·         “Women in Leadership: How to overcome obstacles in the workplace”, Faculty of  Professions, Career Hub talk by Linda Zeelie, COO Statewide Super                                                                                                                              April  2017

    ·         “Women in Economics”, Interview with  Carolyn Hewson AO, non-executive Director of BHP Billiton and Stockland Corporation, Federal Government Growth Centres Advisory Board Member                                    May 2017

     


     

    Community Service

    • Women in Economics Network, ESA 2016-
    • Mentor in Smith Family-itrack program for mentoring disadvantaged youth, 2012 http://www.thesmithfamily.com.au/site/page.cfm?u=129
    • Member of Ecoleader program 2010-2011
    • Internet for seniors program, Eastwood community center, 2011
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