Research

WORKING PAPERS

Social Distancing, Stimulus Payments, and Domestic Violence: Evidence from the U.S. during COVID-19 (with Pinar Keskin and Silvia Prina)

Conditionally accepted at American Economic Association Papers and Proceedings.

Mental Health Costs of Lockdowns: Evidence from Age-specific Curfews in Turkey (with Onur Altindag and Pinar Keskin)

Accepted at American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

Also available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 14281.

- Featured in GlobalDev Blog

Trade-offs? The Impact of WTO Accession on Intimate Partner Violence in Cambodia (with Pinar Keskin)

Accepted at Review of Economics and Statistics.

Does Knowledge Empower? Education, Legal Awareness and Intimate Partner Violence (with Pinar Keskin)

Accepted at Feminist Economics.

Also available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 14480.

Rethinking Unconditional Convergence in Manufacturing in the Age of New Technologies (with Oliver Schwank)

Background paper for the Financing for Sustainable Development Report 2020.

Accepted at the Journal of Globalization and Development.

PUBLICATIONS

Female Employment and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Syrian Refugee Inflows to Turkey (with Pinar Keskin)

Journal of Development Economics, 2021, 150, 102607.

Also available as IZA Discussion Paper No. 14066.

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Exporting out of Agriculture: the Impact of WTO Accession on Structural Transformation in China (with Jessica Leight)

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2021, 103 (2): 364-380.

[Online Appendix] [Replication Files]

Capital Controls: Theory and Evidence (with Anton Korinek and José Antonio Ocampo)

Journal of Economic Literature, 2021, 59 (1), 45-89.

Also available as NBER Working Paper No. 26447.

- Featured in VoxEU

The Future of Commodity Prices and the Pandemic-driven Global Recession: Evidence from 150 Years of Data (with José Antonio Ocampo)

World Development, 2021, 137, 105164.

Breaking the Cycle? Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence (with Pinar Keskin)

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2020, 102 (2): 252-268.

Also available as the Institute of for Economic Development at BU working paper #296, November 2017.

[Online Appendix] [Replication Files]

- Featured in VoxDev

Trade Liberalization and Local Labor Market Adjustment in South Africa (with Jessica Leight and Fiona Tregenna)

Journal of International Economics, 2019, 118: 448-467.

[Online Appendix]

Compulsory Schooling for Whom? The Role of Gender, Poverty, and Religiosity (with Pinar Keskin)

Economics of Education Review, 2019, 72: 187-203.

The Real Exchange Rate, Structural Change, and Female Labor Force Participation (with Martina Metzger)

World Development, 2019, 117: 296–312.

For Better or for Worse? Education and the Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Turkey (with Pinar Keskin)

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2018, 10 (1): 64-105.

[Online Appendix]. [Replication Files]

- Featured in VoxDev

Output Effects of Global Food Commodity Shocks (with Kerem Tuzcuoglu)

Journal of Globalization and Development, 2018, 9 (1): 1-18.

Macroeconomic Effects of Capital Account Regulations (with José Antonio Ocampo)

IMF Economic Review, 2017, 65 (2): 193–240.

Proposal for a Global Fund for Women through Innovative Finance (with Nilufer Cagatay)

Feminist Economics, 2017, 23 (4): 170-200.

Super Cycles of Commodity Prices since the Mid-Nineteenth Century (with José Antonio Ocampo)

World Development, 2013, 44, 14–30.

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Macroeconomic Transmission of Eurozone Shocks to Emerging Economies

International Economics, 2012, 131, 43-70.

North-South Terms of Trade Trends from 1960 to 2006

International Review of Applied Economics, 2011, 25 (2): 171–184.

WORK IN PROGRESS

Syrian Refugee Inflows, Infectious Disease Outbreaks, and Vaccination Response in Turkey (with Pinar Keskin, Miray Omurtak and Ilhan Can Ozen)

FDI Liberalization and Structural Change in China (with Jessica Leight and Lianming Zhu)

Changing Laws or Changing Norms? The Impact of Female Leadership on Intimate Partner Violence in India (with S Anukriti and Priya Mukherjee)