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Binnur Balkan


Stockholm School of Economics

Binnur Balkan is a Ph.D. Candidate at Stockholm School of Economics. Balkan was also a Teaching Assistant at the Stockholm School of Economics. She received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Economics and a Master’s of Science Degree in Economics from Bilkent University. Balkan worked as a Junior Economist and Researcher at the Central Bank of Turkey. Binnur has 3 publications to date, “Immigration and prices: quasi-experimental evidence from Syrian refugees in Turkey”, “Overview of Firm-Size and Gender Pay Gaps in Turkey: The Role of Informal Employment” and “Firm-Size Wage Gaps along the Formal-Informal Divide: Theory and Evidence”. Lastly, she received the Kuznets Prize in 2017.

Working Papers

Ethnic Discrimination in the Turkish Labor Market: Evidence From Survey and Field Data

The labor market consequences of ethnic conflict between Kurds and Turks in Turkey are not ... read more

Working Papers

The Impact of the Turkish Employment Subsidy Programs on Increasing the Level of Social Protection For Women

This paper investigates the impact of the employment subsidy program implemented in 2008 by Turkish ... read more


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