Huseyin Yildirim

Professor of Economics

External Address: 
205 Soc Sci Bldg, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097
(919) 660-1805

Professor Yildirim's recent research concerns charitable giving, sequencing of bilateral negotiations, and the value of (non-)blind review. His papers have appeared in top economics journals such as American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory, and RAND journal of Economics.


  • Ph.D., University of Florida 2000
  • M.A., Bilkent University (Turkey) 1995
  • B.S.E., Bilkent University (Turkey) 1993

Name Correa, A, and Yildirim, H. "A Capture Theory of Committees." Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper, no. 239 (November 24, 2016).

Name-Correa, AJ, and Yildirim, H. "A Theory of Charitable Fund-Raising with Costly Solicitations." American Economic Review 103, no. 2 (April 2013): 1091-1107.

YILDIRIM, HUSEYIN. "Getting the Ball Rolling: Voluntary Contributions to a Large-Scale Public Project." Journal of Public Economic Theory 8, no. 4 (October 2006): 503-528.