Murat Tiniç

Ph.D. Candidate in Finance

Bilkent University

Faculty of Business Administration

Bilkent 06800 Ankara TURKEY

Email: tinic [at]


  • Visiting Research Fellow, Vrije Universteit Amsterdam, 2018

  • Part-Time Instructor, Bilkent University, 2017
    • MAN 216 - Elements of Finance

  • Teaching and Research Assistant, Bilkent University, 2013 -present
    • MAN 321 - Corporate Finance
    • MAN 424 - Risk Management
    • MAN 525 - Financial Economics


  • Ph.D. in Finance, Bilkent University, Faculty of Business Administration, 2013-present
  • M.A. in Finance, Sabancı University, Sabancı School of Management, 2012-2013
  • B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering, Bilkent University, Faculty of Engineering, 2007-2012

Research Interests:

  • Market Microstructure
  • Empirical Asset Pricing

Featured Publications:

  • Çelik, D., Tiniç, M. (2018) "InfoTrad: An R package for estimating the probability of informed trading" R Journal, 10:1,31-42.
  • Mahmud, S. F., Tiniç, M. (2018) Herding in Chinese Stock Markets: A Non-Parametric ApproachEmpirical Economics, 55:2, 679-711.
  • Corlu, C. G., Meterelliyoz, M., & Tiniç, M. (2016). “Empirical distributions of daily equity index returns: A comparisonExpert Systems with Applications, 54, 170-192.

Working Papers:

  • Tiniç M., Salih A. (2019) "Informed trading, order flow shocks and the cross section of expected returns in Borsa Istanbul" Working Paper. Faculty of Business Adminstration, Bilkent University. (Under Revision)


  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston Texas U.S.A - 2017
  • Summer School on Market Microstructure, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano Switzerland - 2017
  • 18th Workshop on Quantitative Finance, Universita degli Studi di Milano -Bicocca, Milan Italy - 2017
  • Turkish Finance Workshop, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey - 2016