I am a macroeconomist at the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. My research focuses on topics related to labor markets, health care policy and development.
I received my Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2011. I also hold a B.S. degree in physics and a M.A. degree in economics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Mail Address: Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198.
Here is my profile at the KC Fed.
NEW!!! New short piece on the recent rise in labor force participation with Jon Willis, November 2016. “What is Behind the Recent Increase in Labor Force Participation?” [download]
NEW!!! My short piece at the ASHEcon Newsletter, June 2016. “Labor Market Impact of Massachusetts Health Care Reform: We’ve Only Scratched the Surface.” [download]
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Last Update: November 2016