RESEARCH

Fields of Interests

Labor Economics, Development Economics, and Health Economics.

My other research-related web pages

IZA web page      Ideas/Repec web page      SSRN

Published Papers and Papers under Revision

  • "The Decreasing Effect of Skin Tone on Women's Full-Time Employment," (with Randall Akee), Industrial & Labor Relations Review, forthcoming
  • "Do Recent Latino Immigrants Compete for Jobs with Native Hispanics and Earlier Latino Immigrants?”, (with Adriana Kugler), in David L. Leal and Stephen J. Trejo, eds., Latinos and the Economy: Integration and Impact in Schools, Labor Markets, and Beyond, New York: Springer, 2011, pp. 213-231.
  • "Intergenerational Transfer of Human Capital under Post-War Distress: The Displaced and the Roma in the Former Yugoslavia", (with Martin Kahanec) in Gil Epstein and Ira Gang ,eds., Migration and Culture, Frontiers of Economics and Globalization, Vol. 8, Emerald Publishing, Bingley, 2010, 415-443)
  • "The Effects of EU Enlargement and the Temporary Measures on the German Labor Market" (with Karl Brenke and Klaus F. Zimmermann), published in EU Labor Markets after Post-Enlargement Migration , Springer: Berlin, et al. 2009, 111-129.
  • "Capital-Skill Complementarity: Evidence from Manufacturing Industries in Ghana" (with Gokhan Akay) , IZA Discussion Paper No. 4674., (under review).
  • "A Note on Measures of Human Capital for Immigrants: Examining the American Community Survey and New Immigrant Survey” (with Randall Akee), IZA Discussion Paper No. 3897, (under review).
  • "The Long-Term Direct and External Effects of Jewish Expulsions in Nazi Germany " (with Mevlude Akbulut), (under review).
  • "For Better or for Worse: The Long-Term Effects of Postwar Reconstruction on Family Formation", (with Melanie Khamis, Wesleyan University and Mevlude Akbulut, Dalhousie University), (under review)
  • "Temporal Ordering of Inflation and Inflation Uncertainty: Evidence from the United Kingdom" (with Hakan Berument), Istatistik, Journal of the Turkish Statistical Association, 2002, 5(1): 551-58.
  • Working Papers and Research in Progress

  • "Intergenerational Mobility of Immigrants in Germany: Moving with Natives or Stuck in Their Neighborhoods?" , IZA Discussion Paper No. 4677.
  • "Effects of Low Skilled Immigration on U.S. Natives: Evidence from Hurricane Mitch" (with Adriana Kugler), NBER Working Paper No. 14293; IZA Discussion Paper No. 3670.
  • "Age at Migration, Adult Height and Socioeconomic Outcomes".
  • "Rubble Women: The Long-term Effects of War Destruction on Female Labor Supply and Family Formation (with Mevlude Akbulut and Melanie Khamis)
  • "Risk and Trust Attitudes, Locus of Control and WWII Destruction" (with Mevlude Akbulut and Zhong Zhao).
  • "Intergenerational Impacts of Destruction and Warfare" (with Mevlude Akbulut)
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