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Semih Tumen

Research Fellows

Deputy Executive Director, Central Bank, Turkey


Areas of Interest:

  • Labor Economics
  • Microeconometrics
  • Social Interactions and Networks
  • Public Economics
  • Development Economics

Education:

  • Ph.D., Economics, 2011., Department of Economics, University of Chicago
  • M.A., Economics, 2007., Department of Economics, University of Chicago
  • M.Sc., Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, 2006., London School of Economics and Political Science,Department of Economics
  • B.Sc., Economics, 2000., Middle East Technical University, Department of Economics

Experience:

  • Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Deputy Executive Director, 2015  to date.
  • Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Economist, Research and Monetary Policy Dep., 2011-2015
  • Associate Professor of Economics, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Research and Monetary Policy Dep., 2014 – Present
  • Instructor, Department of Economics. Middle East Technical University, 2010 – 2013.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics. Middle East Technical University, 2014 – Present

Latest Publications:

  • Firm-SizeWage Gaps along the Formal-Informal Divide: Theory and Evidence,” with B. Balkan, Industrial Relations. 55(2): 235{ 266 (2016).
  • Taxing Fossil Fuels under Speculative Storage,” with D. Unalmis, I. Unalmis, and D. F. Unsal, Energy Economics. 53, 64{75 (2016).
  • A Theory of Intra-Firm Group Design,” Journal of Productivity Analysis. 45(1): 89{102 (2016).
  • How Does a Shorter Supply Chain A ect Pricing of Fresh Food? Evidence from a Natural Experiment,” with C. Aysoy and D. H. Kirli, Food Policy. 57: 104{113 (2015).
  • The Use of Natural Experiments in Migration Research,” IZA World of Labor, 191, 1{10 (2015).
  • Skill Acquisition in the Informal Economy and Schooling Decisions: Evidence from Emerging Economies,” LABOUR. 29(3): 270{290 (2015).
  • Reassessing the Trends in the Relative Supply of College-Equivalent Workers in the U.S.: A Selection-Correction Approach,” with Z. Elitas and H. Ercan, Journal of Economic Inequality, forthcoming.

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