Levent Kutlu

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Assistant Professor

1201 West University Dr

Edinburg, TX TX 78539

United States

http://https://faculty.utrgv.edu/levent.kutlu/

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Scholarly Papers (16)

1.

Handling Endogeneity in Stochastic Frontier Analysis

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 May 2015 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2016
Mustafa U. Karakaplan and Levent Kutlu
University of South Carolina, Darla Moore School of Business and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 967 (45,271)
Citation 5

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Battese-Coelli Estimator; Endogeneity; Efficiency

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A Time-Varying True Individual Effects Model with Endogenous Regressors

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2019
Levent Kutlu, Kien Tran and Mike Tsionas
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Lethbridge and Lancaster University
Downloads 213 (265,475)
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Endogeneity, Panel data, Stochastic frontier, True fixed effects

3.

Price Dispersion, Competition, and Efficiency: Evidence from Chicago Based Routes

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 May 2015 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2017
Levent Kutlu and Ran Wang
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 125 (416,515)
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Market power, Price Discrimination, Efficiency, Airlines

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Estimation of Cost Efficiency Without Cost Data

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Levent Kutlu and Ran Wang
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Georgia Institute of Technology
Downloads 112 (452,140)
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Market power; Conduct parameter; Efficiency; Stochastic frontier analysis; Airlines

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Two-Stage Estimation of Unobserved Effects Panel Stochastic Frontier Models with Endogenous Regressors

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Mar 2019
Levent Kutlu, Kien Tran and Mike Tsionas
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, University of Lethbridge and Lancaster University
Downloads 107 (467,442)

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Predicting Bear and Bull Markets: An Application to Bitcoin

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Apr 2023
Levent Kutlu and Mike Tsionas
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Lancaster University
Downloads 78 (571,807)

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Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Stochastic frontier analysis, Bull and Bear Markets, Stock Market

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Measuring Market Power When Firms Price Discriminate

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Levent Kutlu and Robin C. Sickles
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Rice University - Department of Economics
Downloads 65 (631,501)
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Price Discrimination, Market Power, Conduct Parameter

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Microfoundations for Performance, Competition and Econometric Implications

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2017
Levent Kutlu, Emmanuel Mamatzakis and Mike Tsionas
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Independent and Lancaster University
Downloads 56 (679,420)

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Banking, Sources of efficiency, Competition, Bayesian estimation

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Spatial Stochastic Frontier Model with Endogenous Spillovers

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jul 2020
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 55 (685,004)

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Productivity and competitiveness, US banks, Endogeneity, Spatial autoregressive model, Stochastic frontier

An Econometric Modelling of Price Support: The Bitcoin Case

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Apr 2023
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 53 (717,884)

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Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Stochastic frontier analysis, Support, Technical Analysis JEL Classification: C46, G17, D24

An Econometric Modelling of Price Support: The Bitcoin Case

Posted: 02 Aug 2023
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Bitcoin; Cryptocurrency; Stochastic frontier analysis; Support; Technical Analysis

11.

US Bank Efficiency and the Fed Activity

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Mohammad Al Masud and Levent Kutlu
Antalya International University and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 48 (727,834)

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A Conduct Parameter Model of Price Discrimination

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2017
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 47 (734,209)
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Price Discrimination, Oligopoly, Conduct parameter

13.

Calculating Efficiency for Spatial Autoregressive Stochastic Frontier Model

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Jun 2022
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 39 (790,089)
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efficiency, Spatial autoregressive model, Stochastic frontier analysis

14.

Gender Equity in Labor Market Opportunities and Aggregate Technical Efficiency: A Case of Equity Promoting Efficiency

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16096
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 23 May 2023
Gautam Hazarika, Maroula Khraiche and Levent Kutlu
University of Texas at Brownsville, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 23 (926,232)

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gender equity, patriarchy, aggregate productivity, stochastic frontier model, technical efficiency

15.

Determinants of Bitcoin Price: A Machine Learning Approach

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 30 Apr 2024
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 20 (966,188)

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Bitcoin Price, Cryptocurrency, Long-Short Term Memory Model, Neural Networks, Machine learning

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Interpreting Interaction of Environmental Variables in a Stochastic Frontier Model

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Oct 2023
Levent Kutlu
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Downloads 15 (1,007,684)

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Efficiency; Environmental variables; Interaction term; Stochastic frontier analysis