Research

Ongoing research

  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Bağır, Y. K., Cılasun, S.M. & Kirdar, M. Consequences of a massive refugee influx on firm performance and market structure. (See draft here.)
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Bağır, Y. K., & Torun, H. Minimum wages and import substitution: Evidence from domestic supply networks.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Bağır, Y. K., & Aldan, A. Immigration and Inter-Regional Job Mobility: Evidence from Syrian refugees in Turkey
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Dursun-De Neef, Ö., Hacıhasanoğlu, Y., & Yılmaz, F. Mortgage rates and house prices.
  • Akçigit, U., Akgündüz, Y. E., Alp, H., & Cılasun, S.M. Size dependent policies and firm growth in Turkey.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Hacıhasanoğlu, Y., & Yılmaz, F. Refugees and Housing Markets: Evidence from Micro Level Mortgage Data. (Submitted)
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Aldan, A., Bağır, Y. K., & Torun, H. Impact of minimum wages on exporters: Evidence from a sharp minimum wage increase in Turkey. (Under revision)
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., & Fendoglu, S. Export prices, imported inputs and domestic supply networks. (Under revision)

Journal publications

  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Bastan, M., Demiroğlu, U., & Tümen, S. (2020). Product level estimates of exchange rate pass-through: Evidence from Turkey. The World Economy.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Plantenga, J. & Van Huizen, T. (2020). Who’ll take the chair? Maternal employment effects of a Polish (pre)school reform. Empirical Economics.
  • Akçigit, U., Akgündüz, Y. E., Cılasun, S.M., Özcan-Tok, E., & Yılmaz, F. (2020). Facts on business dynamism in Turkey. European Economic Review, 158.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., & Torun, H. (2020) Two and a half million Syrian refugees, tasks and capital intensity. Journal of Development Economics, 145.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Aldan, A., Bağır, Y. K., & Torun, H. (2019). Job mobility in Turkey. Central Bank Review19(3), 83-91.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., & Plantenga, J. (2018). Child care prices and maternal employment: A meta‐analysis. Journal of Economic Surveys32(1), 118-133.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Kal, S. H., & Torun, H. (2018). Do subsidized export loans increase exports?. The World Economy41(8), 2200-2215.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., van den Berg, M., & Hassink, W. (2018). The impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on firm entry and performance in Turkey. The World Bank Economic Review32(1), 19-40.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E., & Heijnen, S. (2018). Impact of funding targeted pre-school interventions on school readiness: Evidence from the Netherlands. De Economist166(2), 155-178.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E. & van Huizen, T. (2015). Training in two-tier labor markets: The role of job match quality. Social Science Research52, 508-521.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E. & Plantenga, J. (2013). Labour market effects of parental leave in Europe. Cambridge Journal of Economics37(4), 845-862.
  • Akgündüz, Y. E. & Plantenga, J. (2013). Leisure smoothing: an alternative approach to analysing care policy. Journal of European Social Policy23(4), 376-389.

Policy briefs and columns

  • Akgündüz, Y. E., Aydemir, A., Kırdar, M. & Tümen, S. “Refugees and Host Economies”, T20 Policy Brief for Task Force (9) on Migration and Host Economies, October 2020.
  • Akçigit, U., Akgündüz, Y. E., Cılasun, S.M., Özcan-Tok, E., & Yılmaz, F. “Business dynamism in Turkey”, VOXeu, November 2019.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E. & Fendoğlu, S. “Estimating import intensity of exports using micro data”, CBRT Blog, November 2019.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Aldan, A., Bagir, Y.K. & Torun H. “A micro level analysis of earnings and labor productivity”, CBRT Blog, June 2018.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Kal, S.H., Özdemir, T. & Torun H. “Rediscount credits and exports”, CBRT Blog, February 2018.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E. & Heijnen, S. “Children with disadvantage benefit from preschool education,” Me Judice, 29 March 2016. (In Dutch)

Policy briefs in Turkish

  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Cilasun, S.M. & Özcan-Tok, E. “Supply Chain and Profitability Analyses of Veal and Milk Sectors”, CBRT Research Notes in Economics, April 2020.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Aldan, A., Bagir, Y.K. & Torun H. “A descriptive analysis of job mobility in Turkey”, CBRT Research Notes in Economics, August 2018.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Aldan, A., Bagir, Y.K. & Torun H. “Youth unemployment in Turkey: Observations and suggestions”, CBRT Research Notes in Economics, December 2017.

Policy briefs in Dutch

  • Akgündüz, Y.E. et al. “Promising education policies,” Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) Book 25, June 2016. (with eight other co-authors)
  • van Huizen, T.M. & Akgündüz, Y.E. “The influence of match quality on training chances.” In “Dynamics of the Dutch labor market – focus on flexibility” (pp. 70-86). Statistics Netherlands. 2015.
  • Akgündüz, Y.E., Jongen, E., Leseman, P., & Plantenga, J. “Lower subsidies lead to lower quality childcare,” Economisch Statistische Berichten, 100 (4723-4). 2015.