Dr. Mehmet Pinar

Information

Research Qualifications
  • Applied Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Welfare Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education
  • PhD in Economics, University of Guelph, Canada
  • MA in Economics, University of Guelph, Canada
  • BA in Economics, Marmara University, Turkey
Teaching Contact
  • BUS1000 Business Economics
  • ACC1022 Mathematics and Statistics for Accounting and Financial Management
  • BUS1018 Statistics for Economics
Dr Mehmet Pinar
Business School
Edge Hill University
Ormskirk
Lancashire
L39 4QP
Phone: 01695 657629
Email: Mehmet Pinar
Office: B212

Bio

Mehmet joined the Business School at Edge Hill University in 2012. Before this he worked for a year as a researcher at the Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei in Venice, Italy. His research has been published in journals such as the Journal of Economic Growth, Journal of Empirical Finance.

News update

A workshop of “Understanding the Capital Flows” was held at Faculty of Economics Conference Room, Goztepe Campus, Istanbul, Turkey on 12th of February, 2016. Click here for a full programme of the event.

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Chapters in books:

  • Carraro, C., Campagnolo, L., Eboli, F., Giove, S., Lanzi, E., Parrado, R., Pinar, M. and Portale, E. (2013) “The FEEM Sustainability Index: An Integrated Tool for Sustainability Assessment”, In: Erechtchoukova, M. G., Khaiter, P. A. and Golinska, P. (eds), Sustainability Appraisal: Quantitative Methods and Mathematical Techniques for Environmental Performance Evaluation. EcoProduction, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 9-32. ISBN 9783642320811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32081-1_2.

Report

  • Carraro, C., Giove, S., Bosello, F., Campagnolo, L., Cruciani, C., Eboli, F., Lanzi, E., Parrado, R., Pinar, M. and Portale, E. (2011) The FEEM Sustainability Index Methodological Report 2011. Project report. Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei. http://www.feemsi.org/documents/FEEM%20SI%202011%20Methodological%20Report%202011.pdf.

Research papers (Work in Progress – Available upon request)

  • “Robust weighting scheme of multidimensional poverty attributes” (with T. Stengos and N. Topaloglou) – Submitted.
  • “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle” (with T. Stengos and E. Yazgan) – Submitted.
  • “Measuring Air and Water Pollution Over Time Using Stochastic Dominance” (with E. Agliardi and T. Stengos) – Revise and Resubmit.
  • “Effect of long-term policies, institutions, political risk and information flows on capital flows” (with E. Volkan) – Submitted.

International Conference Presentations

  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou, N. (2015) “Beyond GDP: An Assessment of the Human Sustainable Development Index”, 17th Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) Conference, 15-17 October 2015, Venice, Italy
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Topaloglou, N. (2014) “Robust weighting schemes of multidimensional poverty attributes”, 2014 Annual Conference of the Royal Economic Society, April 7-9, 2014, University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Topaloglou, N. (2013) “Robust weighting schemes of multidimensional poverty attributes”, 67th European Meeting of the Econometric Society, 26-30 August, 2013, Gothenburg, Sweden.
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Yazgan, E. (2013) “Measuring Human Development in MENA Region”, Conference on MENA Economies, June 21-22, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Topaloglou, N. (2013) “Robust Weighting Schemes of Multidimensional Poverty Attributes”, 10th Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) Conference, May 23-25, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Yazgan, E. (2013) “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle”, Research Seminars Spring 2012-2013, 16 May 2013, Department of International and European Economic Studies, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece.
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Yazgan, E. (2013) “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle”, The Third All-Istanbul Economics Workshop, 11 May 2013, Sabanci University Campus, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Michetti, M. and Pinar, M. (2013) “Forest fires in Italy: An econometric analysis of major driving factors”, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013, 07–12 April 2013, Vienna, Austria.
  • Pinar, M. (2013) “Measuring world governance: revisiting the institutions hypothesis”, Management Control Association (MCA) Workshop, February 15, 2013, Edge Hill University.
  • Agliardi, E., Pinar, M., and Stengos, T. (2012) “A new index of environmental quality”, 12th International Association for Energy Economics, European Energy Conference, Venice, Italy, September 9-12, 2012
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Yazgan, E. (2012) “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A Stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle”, Third World Finance Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2-4 July, 2012
  • Cruciani, C., Giove, S., Pinar, M., Sostero, M. (2012) “An application of multi-attribute aggregation methodology: the FEEM Sustainability Index”, 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, Prague, Czech Republic, June 27-30, 2012
  • Cruciani, C., Giove, S., Pinar, M., Sostero, M. (2012) “An application of multi-attribute aggregation methodology: the FEEM Sustainability Index”, 5th Atlantic Workshop on Energy and Environmental Economics, A Toxa, Galizia, Spain, June 25-26, 2012
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Yazgan, E. (2012) “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A Stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle”, 4th Rimini Quantitative Finance Workshop, Rimini, Italy, 28 Arpil, 2012
  • Agliardi, E., Agliardi, R., Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou N. (2012) “A new country risk index for emerging markets: a stochastic dominance”, Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics 20th Annual Symposium, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 5-6, 2012
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Yazgan, E. (2012) “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A Stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle”, Society for Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics 20th Annual Symposium, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, April 5-6, 2012
  • Pinar, M. (with the FEEM SI group). “The world ranking of the sustainability index of the FEEM”, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, Milano, Italy, December 1, 2011
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Yazgan, E. (2011) “Is there an optimal forecast combination? A Stochastic dominance approach to forecast combination puzzle”, 5th Annual Methods in International Finance Network Workshop and First Meeting of the ANR Econom&Risk (Econometric Approaches for Risk Modeling), Orléans, France, October 20-21, 2011
  • Pinar, M. (2011) “Measuring world governance: revisiting the institutions hypothesis”, 45th Annual Conference of Canadian Economics Association (CEA), University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, June 2-5, 2011
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou, N. (2011) “Measuring human development: a stochastic dominance approach”, Eurasia Business and Economic Society (EBES) 2011Conference, June 1-3, 2011, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Agliardi, E., Agliardi, R., Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou N. (2011) “A new country risk index for emerging markets: a stochastic dominance”, Third RIMINI Finance Workshop, The Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis (RCEA), Rimini, Italy, May 30, 2011
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Topaloglou, N. (2011) “On the Construction of World Governance Indicators: A Stochastic Dominance Approach”, 2nd International Conference on Economics of Turkish Economics Association (TEA), Kyrenia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, September 1-3, 2010
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou, N. (2010) “Measuring human development: a stochastic dominance approach”, 3rd International Rimini Conference in Economics and Finance (RCEF), Rimini, Italy, June 10-13, 2010
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T. and Topaloglou, N. (2010) “On the Construction of World Governance Indicators: A Stochastic Dominance Approach”, 44th Annual Conference of Canadian Economics Association (CEA), University of Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, May 28-30, 2010
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou, N. (2009) “Measuring human development: a stochastic dominance approach”, 24th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association (EEA) and 64th European Meeting of the Econometric Society (ESEM), Barcelona, Spain, August 23-27, 2009
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., and Topaloglou, N. (2009) “Measuring human development: a stochastic dominance approach”, 43rd Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association (CEA), University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May 29-31, 2009

Invited Presentations

  • “Effect of Institutions and Globalization on the Capital Flows”, BIT’s 2nd Annual Global Congress of Knowledge Economy – 2015, Shangri-La Hotel, Qingdao, China, November 13-15, 2015
  • “Robust weighting schemes of multidimensional poverty attributes”, Econometrics Seminars, Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, University of Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, October 27, 2014
  • Agliardi, E., Pinar, M., and Stengos, T. (2012) “A new index of environmental quality”, Visiting Speaker Series, Department of Economics and Finance, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada, October 19, 2012.
  • Agliardi, E., Pinar, M., and Stengos, T. (2012) “A new index of environmental quality based on stochastic dominance efficiency”, Matuszewski Seminars, Department of Economics, University of Laval, Quebec City, Canada, October 18, 2012.
  • Pinar, M., Stengos, T., Topaloglou (2011) “Measuring human development: a stochastic dominance approach”, FEEM Seminar Series, Venice, Italy, September 15, 2011.
  • Pinar, M. (2010) “Measuring world governance: revisiting the institutions hypothesis”, Internal Department Seminars, Department of Economics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada, November 8, 2010.

Invited Lectures/Seminars (Undergraduate and graduate level)

  • Department of Economics, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey, November 23-27, 2015 Title of the series: “Lectures/Seminars in Applied Econometrics”
  • Department of Economics, University of Milan, March 5, 2012 Title: “Presentation on IV Estimation and Applications”
  • Department of Economics, University of Bologna, April 26-May 10, 2012 Title: “Lectures/Seminars in Econometrics”

Project Participtation

  • British Academy, The Newton Advanced Fellowship Scheme, 2015-2017 (with Dr. Engin Volkan). For funding scheme: http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/guide/newton.cfm
  • European Framework for Measuring Progress (e-Frame), FEEM (Funded by European Commission Seventh Framework Programme between 2012-14)
  • EU-Project FUME, “Forest fires under climate, social and economic changes in Europe, the Mediterranean and other fire-affected areas of the world”, CMCC (Funded by European Commission Seventh Framework Programme between 2010-13)
  • FEEM Sustainability Index, FEEM SI (2011 release)
  • Think Tank Rankings in Climate Change Governance, International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG)
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