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Adem Elveren

Research Fellows

Assistant Professor, Fitchburg State University

Areas of Interest:

  • Social Policy
  • Defense and Peace Economics


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Utah, 2008
  • M.A. Economics, Boston University, 2004
  • B.A. Economics, Ankara University, 2000


  • Assistant Professor, Fitchburg State University, MA, 2015 – Present
  • Visiting Researcher, The Institute for the Studies of Muslim Societies and Civilizations, Boston University, 2017 – 2019
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Keene State College, Keene, NH, 2014 – 2015
  • Post-Doc. Fellow, Economics, Middle East Technical Uni., Turkey, 2011 – 2013

Latest Publications:

  • “Hidden Gender Dimensions of the Brain Drain: the Case of Turkey” (with Gülay Toksöz), New Perspectives on Turkey, forthcoming in 2019
  • “The Effect of Military Expenditure on Profit Rates: Evidence from Major Countries” (with Sara Hsu) World Journal of Applied Economics, 4(2):75-94, 2018
  • “The Pious Predator State: The New Regime in Turkey”, Challenge, 61(1): 85-91, 2018
  • The Economics of Military Spending: A Marxist Perspective, Routledge, forthcoming in June 2019
  • Brain Drain and Gender Inequality in Turkey, Palgrave Pivot, 2018
  • Gender and Society in Turkey: The Impact of Neo-Liberal Policies, Political Islam and EU Accession (co-edited with Saniye Dedeoğlu), I.B. Tauris Publishers: London & New York, February 2012


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