Dr. Uğur Soytaş

Middle East Technical University, Turkey



2001 Ph.D., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA. Economics

1996 M.B.A., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA. Business Administration

1994 B.Sc., Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. Business Administration

Publications (Selected)

  1. Sari, R., Hammoudeh, S., and Soytas, U. (2010) “Dynamics of Oil Price, Precious Metal Prices, and Exchange Rate” Energy Economics 32, pp. 351-362.
  2. Soytas, U., Sari, R., Hammoudeh, S., and Hacihasanoglu, E. (2009) “World Oil Prices, Precious Metal Prices and Macroeconomy in Turkey” Energy Policy 37, pp. 5557-5566.
  3. Soytas, U. (2009) “Modeling the Firm Population Dynamics: An Application to the Turkish Manufacturing Industry for the 1950-2000 Period” International Journal of Business and Economics 8, pp. 213-223
  4. Soytas, U. and Hacihasanoglu, E.(2009) “Can macroeconomic variables improve the forecasts of foreign reserve levels in Turkey?” Empirical Economics Letters, July.
  5. Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2009) “The Relationship between Energy Consumption, Output and Employment in OPEC Countries” Applied Energy 86, pp. 1887-1893.
  6. Soytas, U. and Sari, R. (2009) “Energy Consumption, Income, and Carbon Emissions: Challenges Faced by an EU Candidate Member” Ecological Economics 68: 1667-1675.
  7. Sari, R., Ewing, B.T., and Soytas, U. (2008) "The Relationship Between Disaggregate Energy Consumption and Industrial Production in the United States: An ARDL Approach." Energy Economics 30: 2302-2313.
  8. Soytas, U. and Sari, R. (2007) “The relationship between energy and production: Evidence from Turkish manufacturing industry.” Energy Economics 29 (6), pp 1151-1165.
  9. Soytas, U., Sari, R., and Ewing, B.T. (2007)"Energy Consumption, Income, and Carbon Emissions in the United States." Ecological Economics 62: 482-489.
  10. Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2007) “The Growth of Income and Energy Consumption in Six Developing Countries.” Energy Policy 35 (2): 889-898.
  11. Ewing, B. T., Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2007) “Disaggregate Energy Consumption and Industrial Output in the United States.” Energy Policy 35 (2): 1274-1281.
  12. Soytas, U. (2006) “Long run relationship between entry and exit: Time series evidence from Turkish manufacturing industry.” Economics Bulletin, Vol. 12 (10), pp. 1-12.
  13. Soytas, U. and Sari, R. (2006) “Can China contribute more to the fight against global warming?” Journal of Policy Modeling 28(8): 837-846.
  14. Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2006) “The Relationship between Stock Returns, Crude Oil Prices, Interest Rates, and Output: Evidence from a Developing Economy” Empirical Economics Letters 5(4): 205-220.
  15. Soytas, U. and Sari, R. (2006) “Energy consumption and income in G7 countries.” Journal of Policy Modeling 28(7): 739-750.
  16. Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2006) “Income and Education in Turkey: A Multivariate Analysis.” Education Economics 14(2): 181-196.
  17. Soytas, U. (2006) “Physical and Ergonomic Hazards in the Textile, Chemicals, Food, Metal Products, and Wood Working Industries in Turkey” International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 12(1), pp. 35-41.
  18. Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2005) “Inflation, Stock Returns, and Real Activity: Evidence from a High Inflation Country.” Empirical Economics Letters. 4(3): 181-192.
  19. Sari, R. and Soytas, U. (2004) “Disaggregate Energy Consumption, Employment; and Income in Turkey.” Energy Economics, Vol. 26 (3), pp. 335-344.
  20. Soytas, U. and Becker, K.G.(2003) “Is Limit Pricing Evolutionarily Stable?” Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Vol. 13 (3), pp. 281-88.
  21. Soytas, U. and Sari, R. (2003) "Energy Consumption and GDP: Causality Relationship in G-7 Countries and Emerging Markets." Energy Economics, Vol. 25 (1), pp.33-37, January 2003. (with Ramazan Sarı)  This article is among the most influential new articles in Energy Economics (Tol, R.S.J. and Weyant, J.P. (in press) “Energy Economics’ Most Influential Papers.” Energy Economics.).