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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


Working Papers

The impact of militarization on gender inequality and female labor force participation

Feminist research has revealed significant relationships between militarization, patriarchy, and gender inequality. This paper takes that ... read more


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