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bora.durdu@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Maryland, 2006
  • M.A., Economics, University of Maryland, 2004
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, 2001
  • Current Research Topics

  • Sovereign Risk, Financial Frictions
    • Senior Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2013 - present
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2007 - 2013
    • Adjunct Professor

      Georgetown University

    • 2010 - 2012
    • Economist

      Congressional Budget Office

    • 2006 - 2007
    • Dissertation Intern

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2005
    • Ph.D. Intern

      Bank of England

    • 2004
  • Durdu, C. Bora, Ricardo Nunes, and Horacio Sapriza (2013). "News and Sovereign Default Risk in Small Open Economies," Journal of International Economics, vol. 91, no. 1, pp. 1-17.
  • Durdu, Ceyhun Bora (2013). "Emerging Market Business Cycles: Recent Advances," International Economic Journal, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 183-199.
  • Boz, Emine, Ceyhun Bora Durdu, and Nan Li (2012). "Emerging Market Business Cycles: The Role of Labor Market Frictions," IMF Working Papers 12/237. International Monetary Fund.
  • Durdu, C. Bora, Enrique G. Mendoza, and Marco E. Terrones (2013). "On the Solvency of Nations: Cross-Country Evidence on the Dynamics of External Adjustment," Journal of International Money and Finance, vol. 32, pp. 762-780.
  • Durdu, Ceyhun Bora (2011). "Review of 'Emerging Markets Resilience and Growth Amid Global Turmoil' by M. Ayhan Kose and Eswar S. Prasad," Journal of International Economics, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 160-162.
  • Boz, Emine, Ceyhun Bora Durdu, and Nan Li (2009). "Labor Market Search in Emerging Economies," International Finance Discussion Papers 989. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Boz, Emine, Christian Daude, and Ceyhun Bora Durdu (2011). "Emerging Market Business Cycles: Learning about the Trend," Journal of Monetary Economics, vol. 58, no. 6-8, pp. 616-631.
  • Durdu, Ceyhun Bora, Enrique G. Mendoza, and Marco E. Terrones (2009). "Precautionary Demand for Foreign Assets in Sudden Stop Economies: An Assessment of the New Mercantilism," Journal of Development Economics, vol. 89, no. 2, pp. 194-209.
  • Durdu, Ceyhun Bora, and Serdar Sayan (2010). "Emerging Market Business Cycles with Remittance Fluctuations," International Monetary Fund staff papers, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 303-325.
  • Durdu, Ceyhun Bora (2009). "Quantitative Implications of Indexed Bonds in Small Open Economies," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 883-902.
  • Durdu, Ceyhun Bora, and Enrique G. Mendoza (2006). "Are Asset Price Guarantees Useful for Preventing Sudden Stops?: A Quantitative Investigation of the Globalization Hazard-Moral Hazard Tradeoff," Journal of International Economics, vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 84-119.
  • conference

    2013

    ASSA Meetings, Summer Meetings of Econometric Society, Society for Economic Dynamics, Central Bank Macroeconomic Modelling Workshop

  • seminar

    2012

    Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Indiana University

  • conference

    2012

    Seoul National University

  • discussion

    2012

    System Commitee on International Economic Analysis

  • conference

    2011

    Challenges in Open-Economy Macroeconomics after the Financial Crisis, FRB St. Louis; Econometric Society Summer Meetings; ASSA Meetings; SNDE Meetings

  • seminar

    2011

    Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

  • discussion

    2010

    ASSA Meetings, IMF Conference on Systemic Risk and Macroprudential Tools

  • seminar

    2010

    Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, World Bank, Georgetown University, Federal Reserve Board

  • conference

    2010

    Sovereign Debt Conference Hertie School, Berlin, Germany, Society for Economic Dynamics, Midwest Macro Meetings

  • seminar

    2009

    Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna, Austria; Singapore Management University; National University of Singapore

  • seminar

    2009

    Bank of Canada, International Monetary Fund, Inter American Development Bank, Federal Reserve Board, Central Bank of Turkey

  • conference

    2009

    NBER IFM Spring Meetings, Summer Meetings of Econometric Society

  • conference

    2008

    Midwest Macro Meetings, System Commitee on International Economic Analysis

  • seminar

    2008

    Duke University, Ohio State University, Rutgers University, Federal Reserve Board

  • conference

    2008

    15th World Congress of the International Economic Association; European Meetings of the Econometric Society

  • seminar

    2007

    Federal Reserve Board, Congressional Budget Office

  • conference

    2007

    NBER IFM Fall Meetings; Society for Economic Dynamics; Society for Computational Economics; New Perspective on Financial Globalization, IMF-Cornell

  • discussion

    2008

    Remittances and the Macroeconomy Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

  • conference

    2006

    Society for Computational Economics

  • seminar

    2006

    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Congressional Budget Office, Bilkent University, Koc University, Sabanci University, Central Bank of Turkey, TOBB ETU

  • conference

    2005

    Midwest Macro Meetings; Inter-University Conference, Princeton University,

  • seminar

    2005

    Federal Reserve Board, University of Maryland

  • conference

    2004

    Emerging Markets and Macroeconomic Volatility Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

  • seminar

    2004

    Bank of England; University of Maryland

Awards

  • 2006

    Society for Computational Economics

    First Prize, the Student Prize Competition

  • 2005

    Federal Reserve Board

    Dissertation Internship

  • 2005

    Department of Economics, University of Maryland

    Summer Research Grant

  • 1997

    Bilkent University

    Merit Scholarship (1997-2001)

Referee

  • Journal of Monetary Economics
  • Journal of International Economics
  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of Money Credit and Banking
  • Journal of the European Economic Association
  • Journal of Development Economics
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • European Economic Review
  • B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Journal of International Money and Finance
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • Economic Letters
  • Canadian Journal of Economics
  • Economica
  • Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
  • Review of International Economics
  • International Review of Economics and Finance
  • International Economics
  • CUNY Research Grant
  • METU Studies in Development

Professional Affiliation

  • Research Affiliate, TUSIAD-KOC University Economic Research Forum, 2010-present
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