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Burhan Can Karahasan


Associate Professor in Economics at the Piri Reis University

Burhan Can Karahasan is an Associate Professor in Economics at the Piri Reis University, Turkey. Formerly he worked as a Research Fellow for the University of Barcelona (2009-2010) and as a Visiting Fellow for London School of Economics and Political Science-European Institute, Research on South Eastern Europe (LSEE, 2014-2015). His main area of research is development and regional economics, with special focus on the spatial imbalances and its influence on the inclusive growth and development. Dr. Karahasan received the PhD Award of Turkish Economic Association in 2010 and the Ibn Khaldun Research Prize of Middle East and Economic Association (joint with Firat Bilgel) in 2013. Karahasan publishes on peer review journals such as Journal of Conflict Resolution, International Regional Science Review, International Review of Economics and Finance, Social Science and Medicine and Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies.

Working Papers

State-Business Relations and Financial Accessibility: Explaining Firm Performance in the MENA Region

This study investigates the triangular relationship among state-business relations, financial access and economic performance using ... read more

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Economic Geography, Growth Dynamics and Human Capital Accumulation in Turkey: Evidence from Regional and Micro Data

This study explores the endogenous relationship among market access, wages and human capital accumulation in ... read more

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Access to Healthcare, Utilization and Health Outcomes in Turkey

This paper examines the link between healthcare access/utilization and health outcomes in Turkey within a ... read more

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Self-Rated Health and Primary Care Utilization: Is Selection into Healthcare Endogenously Determined?

This study assesses the causal effects of primary care utilization on subjective health status in ... read more


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