Meltem Dayioglu Tayfur - Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Meltem Dayioglu Tayfur

Research Fellows

Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey


Areas of Interest:

  • Human Development

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 1995
  • M.A., Economics, University of Michigan, USA, 1991
  • B.A., Economics-Management, Ohio Wesleyan University, USA, 1989

Experience:

  • Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, Apr.2006-present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, Jun.1996-Apr.2006
  • Advisor, National Report on Child Labor in Turkey, SIS-ILO/IPEC, Jun 2001-Sep.2001

Latest Publications:

  • Dayogulu, Meltem, Murat G. Kirdar and Aysit Tansel. 2009. “Impact of Sibship Size, Birth Order and Sex Composition on School Enrolment in Urban Turkey.” Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 71(3): pp. 399-426
  • Dayioglu, M. (forthcoming), “Mother’s and Children’s Employment in Turkey”, Journal of Developing Areas, 41(2).
  • Dayioglu, M. (2007), “Turkiye’de Cocuk Yoksullugu: Olcum Yontemleri ve Yoksullugun Belirleyicileri” (Child Poverty in Turkey: Methods of Measuerment and Determinants of Poverty), TISK Akademi, 2(3), pp.82-105..
Working Papers

The Determinants of Child Labor in Urban Turkey

The main challenge tackled by this study is to estimate a structural equation for children’s ... read more


Working Papers

Returns to Schooling in Egypt

This paper estimates the returns to schooling in Egypt using a policy reform that reduced ... read more


Working Papers

The Impact of Schooling on The Timing of Marriage and Fertility: Evidence from A Change in Compulsory Schooling Law

Abstract This paper estimates the impact of schooling on the timing of marriage and early fertility ... read more



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