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Barış Alpaslan

Research Associates

Social Sciences, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University

Areas of Interest:

  • Growth Theory
  • Development Macroeconomics
  • Poverty Reduction
  • Human Development


  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Manchester, United Kingdom- September 2011-July 2014
  • M.Sc. Economics, University of Manchester, United Kingdom- September 2010- September 2011
  • B.Sc. Economics, Gazi University, Turkey- September 2003-September 2007


  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Public Finance, December 2014-June 2018, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University
  • University of Cambridge, Cambridge/UK, Visiting Scholar- February – August 2017
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Manchester, Manchester/UK- September 2011-December 2014

Latest Publications:

  • Alpaslan, B. (2017). “Are Human and Social Capital Linked? Evidence from India” Metroeconomica, 68(4), pp. 859-881. DOI:10.1111/meca.12147
  • Abdilahi, A., and Alpaslan, B. (2017) “Is There An Investment Motive Behind Remittances? Evidence from Panel Cointegration.” Journal of Developing Areas, 51(1), pp. 63-82. DOI: 10.1353/jda.2017.0004
  • Alpaslan, B., and Ali, A. (2018) “The Spillover Effects of Innovative Ideas on Human Capital” Review of Development Economics, 22(1), pp. 333-360. DOI: 10.1111/rode. 12344
  • Agenor, P-R., Alpaslan, B. (2018) “Infrastructure and Industrial Development with Endogenous Skill Acquisition” Bulletin of Economic Research, 70(4), pp. 313-334. DOI: 10.1111/boer.12166
  • Ali, A., and Alpaslan, B. (2018) “Pro-Industry Policies, Sustainability, and Industrial Growth” in Industrial Policy and Sustainable Growth, Sustainable Development, ed. by M. Yulek, Springer, pp. 27-48. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-5741-0


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