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Cem Baslevent

Research Fellows

Professor, Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University


Areas of Interest:

  • Labor Economics
  • Applied Microeconometrics

Education:

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1996-2001
  • M.A. in Economics, Bogazici University, 1994-1996
  • B.A. in Economics and Maths, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, 1991-1994

Experience:

  • Professor, Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011-Present
  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2006-2011
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Istanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2000- 2005

Latest Publications:

  • Baslevent, C. and T. Maran (2015) “Different patterns for different conditions: The Influence of personal characteristics on attitudes towards medicine use”, International Journal of Social Economics, forthcoming.
  • Baslevent, C. and H. Kirmanoglu (2015) “Economic Voting in Turkey: Perceptions, Expectations, and the Party Choice”, Research and Policy on Turkey, forthcoming.
  • Baslevent, C. and A. Acar (2015) “Recent Trends in Informal Employment in Turkey”, Yildiz Social Sciences Review, 1 (1), pp. 77-88.
  • Vecchione, M., H. Kirmanoglu, C. Baslevent, et al. (2015) “Personal Values and Political Activism: A Cross-National Study”, British Journal of Psychology, forthcoming.
Working Papers

Household Asset Inequality in Turkey: How Informative is the Survey of Income and Living Conditions?

Using micro data from the Survey of Income and Living Conditions conducted by TurkStat, we ... read more


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Social Transfers and Income Inequality in Turkey: How Important Is the Gender Dimension?

The main purpose of this project is to carry out descriptive analyses to determine the ... read more


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A Multilevel Analysis of Individuals’ Attitudes toward Welfare State Responsibilities

Making use of data from the European Social Survey (ESS), we investigate the determinants of ... read more


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Inter-party Vote Movements in Turkey: The Role of Economic Evaluations

Abstract Using data drawn from a nationwide voter tendencies survey conducted shortly before the July 2007 ... read more


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The Gendered Aspects of MSEs in MENA: Evidence from Egypt and Turkey

Abstract This study attempts to shed light on the gendered aspect of MSEs (i.e. how the ... read more


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