Burak Uras

Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)

P.O. Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

Tilburg University - Department of Economics

P.O. Box 90153

Tilburg, 5000 LE

Netherlands

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Mobile Money, Trade Credit and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2015-023, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2015-005
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Money, Trade-Credit, M-Pesa, Allocations

Mobile Money, Trade Credit, and Economic Development: Theory and Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10848
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Sep 2015
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Kenya, mobile money, small business finance, trade credit

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Financial Structure, Misallocation and TFP

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Burak Uras
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Access to Finance, Distortions, Misallocation, and Total Factor Productivity

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Leverage, Bank Employee Compensation and Institutions

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2016-004, European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2016-001
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Jan 2016
Ata Can Bertay and Burak Uras
Sabanc? University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Bank Financial Structure, Wage Determination, Human Capital

Entrepreneurial Saving Practices and Reinvestment: Theory and Evidence

European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-008, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-050
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Thorsten Beck, Haki Pamuk and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Entrepreneurial finance; savings; reinvestment; financial inclusion.

Entrepreneurial Saving Practices and Reinvestment: Theory and Evidence

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 4, pp. 1205-1228, 2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Thorsten Beck, Haki Pamuk and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Payment Technology Adoption and Finance: A Randomized-Controlled-Trial with SMEs

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2018-042
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 08 Nov 2018
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg University - CentER & Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Finance; Transparency; Technology Adoption; Lipa Na M-Pesa

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Transparency and Financial Inclusion: Experimental Evidence from Mobile Money

CentER Discussion Paper No. 2019-032
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 14 Nov 2019
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Tilburg University, Tilburg University, Tilburg University - CentER & Department of Economics and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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SME Finance; Transparency; Payment Technology; Lipa Na M-Pesa

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Techniques Choice, Misallocation and Total Factor Productivity

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-074, European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Dec 2014
Burak Uras and Ping Wang
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Capital and Technique Misallocation, Production Flexibility, Aggregate Productivity

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Curating Local Knowledge: Experimental Evidence from Small Retailers in Indonesia

CentER Discussion Paper Series Nr. 2020-033
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 23 May 2019 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2020
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), University of California at Berkeley, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Business Practices; Small-scale Enterprises; Peer Knowledge; Efficiency Gains; Social Learning

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Homeownership, Informality and the Transmission of Monetary Policy

European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-005, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-045
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Ceyhun Elgin and Burak Uras
Bogazici University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Cash-In-Advance, Informality, Cross-Country Data, Monetary Transmission

Heterogeneity in Wage Setting Behavior in a New-Keynesian Model

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2015-024, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2015-006
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Apr 2015
Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Heterogeneity, Price, Wage and Information Stickiness, Bayesian Estimation

Heterogeneity in Wage Setting Behavior in a New-Keynesian Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10532
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Bayesian estimation, heterogeneity, price, wage and information stickiness

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Optimal Joint Liability Lending and With Costly Peer Monitoring

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-075, European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-013
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Dec 2014
Francesco Carli and Burak Uras
CATÓLICA-LISBON School of Business & Economics and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Micro-finance, Joint-liability, Group leader

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Efficient Lemons

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Jan 2017
Burak Uras and Wolf Wagner
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Opacity, Cash-In-The-Market Pricing, Adverse Selection, Underinvestment

Efficient Lemons

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11803
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Burak Uras and Wolf Wagner
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)
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Adverse Selection, cash-in-the-market pricing, opacity, underinvestment

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Finance and Demand for Skill: Evidence from Uganda

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2016-014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Thorsten Beck, Mikael Homanen and Burak Uras
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Financial Access, Trained and Experienced Employment, Uganda

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Sovereign Debt, Bail-Outs and Contagion in a Monetary Union

European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2015-004, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2015-018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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EMU, sovereign debt crisis, contagion, bail-out, interest rate spreads

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Financial Development, Long-Term Finance and the Macroeconomy: The Role of Secondary Markets

European Banking Center Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-004, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2014-044
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Aug 2014
Burak Uras
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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microfoundations of financial frictions, long-term investment, and secondary

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Investment Composition and Productivity with Heterogeneous Entrepreneurs

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Jan 2012
Burak Uras
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Financier Patience, Entrepreneurship, Investment Choice, and Financial Development

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Learning to Grow from Peers: Experimental Evidence from Small Retailers in Indonesia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8933
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Aug 2019
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), University of California, Berkeley, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Gender and Development, Educational Sciences, Transport Services, Hydrology, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Marketing

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Entrepreneurship and Technology Choice with Limited Contract Enforcement

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2013
Burak Uras
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Technology Choice, Collateral Building, Financial Pledgeability and Contract Enforcement

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Macro-Welfare Effects of Flexible-Hour Contracts

CentER Discussion Paper Series Nr. 2021-030
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Nov 2021 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2022
Jose Carreño and Burak Uras
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Students and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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two-sector DSGE model, wage flexibility, currency union, loss function, labor market frictions, flexible-hour labor contracts

Rigid Wages and Contracts: Time- versus State-Dependent Wages in the Netherlands

SAFE Working Paper No. 258 (2019)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Tilburg University, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and University of Toronto
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wage rigidity, microdata, time dependency, state dependency, flexible-hour contracts

Rigid Wages and Contracts: Time- versus State-Dependent Wages in the Netherlands

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2019-027
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Sep 2019
Tilburg University, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and University of Toronto
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wage rigidity, microdata, time dependency, state dependency, flexible-hour contracts

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Technological Change and the Finance Wage Premium

CentER Discussion Paper Nr. 2022-002
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Mar 2022
Sabanc? University, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Students, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and University of Toronto
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Finance wage premium, wage profile, allocation of workers

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Money, Asset Markets and Efficiency of Capital Formation

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2019-002
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jan 2019
Hugo van Buggenum and Burak Uras
Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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Optimal Monetary Policy, Asset Markets, Under-investment, Over-investment

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Production Flexibility, Misallocation and Total Factor Productivity

NBER Working Paper No. w23970
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 30 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2022
Burak Uras and Ping Wang
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Asymmetric Group Loan Contracts: Experimental Evidence

CentER Discussion Paper Series Nr. 2021-024
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Aug 2021
Deakin University, Tilburg University - Department of Economics, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Rabobank International, Netherlands
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group loan contracts, asymmetric contracts, joint liability, coordination game, microfinance, laboratory experiment

Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Monetary Policy

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2020-030
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Burak Uras and Hugo van Buggenum
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
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Heterogeneous Consumption Preferences, Optimal Policy, Zero-Lower-Bound, Negative Interest Rates

Preference Heterogeneity and Optimal Monetary Policy1

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2021
Burak Uras and Hugo van Buggenum
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Tilburg University - Tilburg University School of Economics and Management
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heterogeneous consumption preferences, optimal policy, zero lower bound, negative interest rates

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Misallocation, Productivity and Development with Endogenous Production Techniques

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 17 Feb 2022
Burak Uras and Ping Wang
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Washington University in St. Louis - Department of Economics
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Techniques, Misallocation, Generalized Production, TFP, Development.

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Sovereign Debt, Bail-Outs and Contagion in a Monetary Union

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10459
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Tilburg University (CentER) - Department of Economics, Tilburg University and Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER)
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bail-out, contagion, interest rate spreads, sovereign debt crisis