Abdurrahman Aydemir - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Abdurrahman Aydemir

Research Fellows

Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University


Areas of Interest:

  • Labor and Human Resources
  • Immigration
  • Human Capital
  • Intergenerational Mobility

Education:

  • Ph.D. (Economics) The University of Western Ontario, 2003
  • M.A. (Economics) The University of Western Ontario, 1996
  • B.S. (Industrial Eng.) Bilkent University, 1994

Experience:

  • Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, 2017-present
  • Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, 2010 – 2017
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, 2007 – 2010
  • Senior Researcher – ES 06, Family and Labour Studies Division, Statistics Canada, 2001 – 2007
  • Research Associate, Social Research and Demonstration Corporation, Ottawa, Canada, 2000 – 2001

Latest Publications:

  • “Low Wage Returns to Schooling in a Developing Country: Evidence from a Major Policy Reform in Turkey” (with Murat Kırdar), forthcoming, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (with Murat Kırdar)
  • “Quasi-Experimental Impact Estimates of Immigrant Labor Supply Shocks: The Role of Treatment and Comparison Group Matching and Relative Skill Composition” (with Murat Kırdar),  forthcoming, European Economic Review. (available as IZA Discussion Paper 7161)
  • “Does one size fit all? The impact of cognitive skills on economic growth”, (with Nadir Altınok), forthcoming, J of Macroeconomics
  • “Visa Channels, Integration, and Economic Performance” (May 2014), IZA World of Labor
  • “Power Trade, Welfare, and Air Quality” (with T. Genc), University of Guelph, Department of Economics and Finance, Discussion Paper 2014-01.
Working Papers

Returns to Schooling in Egypt

This paper estimates the returns to schooling in Egypt using a policy reform that reduced ... read more


Working Papers

The Unfolding of Gender Gap in Education

The gender gap in education against females becomes smaller as the level of development increases ... read more


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