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 Current Position

Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands  (2020-)                     

PhD Candidate in Economics

Supervisors: Prof. Dinand Webbink & Assoc. Prof. Sacha Kapoor 

Research Visit

Yale University, New Haven, USA (2022)

Visiting Assistant in Research

 Previous Education

Tinbergen Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2018-2020)

Mphil in Economics, Econometrics and Finance

Thesis: The Causal Effect of Migration on Income and Attitudes: Intergenerational Evidence from Turkish Migration to Europe

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey (2012-2018)

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, Double Major in Sociology

Ranked 3rd out of 115 students (GPA: 3.81/4.00)

Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands (2016)

Exchange student

Research Fields

Economics of Migration, Education, Crime, Discrimination; Applied Microeconomics

Working Papers

Crime and Punishment Order: Discretion and Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System 

Working paper 

Permanent Guests: Self Selection and Economic Returns for Turkish Migration to Europe

Working paper with Prof. Dinand Webbink and Assoc. Prof. Sacha Kapoor

Work in Progress

The Political Mosque

The Determinants and Effect of Governmental Policies on Immigrant Outcomes in the Netherlands

Transparent Electoral Data in the Netherlands: A Database Creation Project 

 Other Research Experience

The Causal Effect of Migration on Income and Attitudes: Intergenerational Evidence from Turkish Migration to Europe (2020)

Mphil thesis supervised by Prof. Dinand Webbink and Assoc. Prof. Sacha Kapoor

The Determinants of the Differences in Price Levels Across Europe, 1300-1914 (2017)

Worked as a research assistant for Assoc. Prof. Kivanc Karaman and Prof. Sevket Pamuk (Bogazici University)

Rubinstein Meets Abraham: Analysis of Bargaining Behavior During the Festival of Sacrifice (2017)

Worked as a research assistant by organizing and analyzing the data for Assoc. Prof. Seda Ertac (Koc University) and Asst. Prof. Burak Dindaroglu (IEU)

Causal Determinants of Popularity on Instagram (2016)

Project supervised by Prof. Ceyhun Elgin

 Teaching Experience

Seminar on Economics of Migration, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (2023)

Graduate level (TA): giving some of the lectures, supervising and grading research projects

Supervision of undergraduate theses, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2021-2023)

STATA Workshop as part of Erasmus Thesis Project, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2022, 2023)

Graduate and Undergraduate level, Co-Lecturer

Seminar on International Financial Markets, Erasmus University Rotterdam (2021,2022)

Graduate level (TA): holding office hours, grading homework, coordinating organizational details

Microeconomics II, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (2020)

Undergratuate level (TA): holding TA lectures, grading homework

Fundamental Mathematics, Tinbergen Institute (2019)

Graduate level (TA): holding TA lectures, grading homework

Evolution of Economies and Economics, Bogazici University (2017)

Undergratuate level (TA): holding office hours

Macroeconomics I, Bogazici University (2015)

Undergratuate level (TA): holding problem session hours, helping with preparation of exam questions, grading homework


Discrimination and Diversity Workshop (2023)

International Workshop on Migration and Family, Paris (2023)

Yale Y-RISE Talk, New Haven (2022)

Workshop with Guido Imbens, Rotterdam (2022)

European Society for Population Economics Conference (ESPE), Calabria (2022)

International Association for Applied Econometrics (IAAE) Conference, London (2022)

Spring Meeting of Young Economists (SMYE) Conference, Orleans (2022)

The Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) Annual Conference, Minneapolis (2022)

Workshop on Labour Economics, Trier (2022)

Nederlandse Economendag 2021, Den Haag (2021)

EUR PhD Lunch Seminars, Rotterdam (2021)

Honors & Grants

Erasmus Trustfonds Research Visit Grant (2022)

ODISSEI Microdata Data Discount for Statistics Netherlands project "The determinants and effect of governmental policies on immigrant outcomes in the Netherlands" (2022)

Tinbergen Institute Tuition Waiver and Full Scholarship (2018)

B.A. with High Honors (2018)

Turkish Economic Association Outstanding Achievement Scholarship (2015)

Ranked in top 0.02 percentile (out of 1.5 million) in University Entrance Exam (2012)

 Other Professional Experience

Research Internship, Amsterdam Health and Technology Institute (2019)

Internship, Central Bank of Turkey, Ankara (2016)

Internship, Akbank, Istanbul (2016)

Internship, Coca Cola Icecek, Istanbul (2015) 


Member of Erasmus School of Economics PhD Council (2022-)

Organizer of Erasmus PhD Lunch Seminars with Jori Korpershoek (2022-)

Team Captain of Bogazici Debate Society (2013-2014)

Volunteered at Rehabilitation of Prisoners through Drama Program with BUSOS (2014)


Languages: Turkish (Native), English (Fluent, IELTS:8.0), Dutch (Pre-Intermediate), Portuguese (Pre-Intermediate)

Computer Skills: R, Stata, Latex, Eviews, Google Adwords