I am a Senior Economist at the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. My research focuses on macroeconomics, labor economics, and health economics.
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.
Here is my profile at the KC Fed.
NEW!!! “The Cyclical Behavior of Labor Force Participation,” with Willem Van Zandweghe. [download]
NEW!!! “Why Are Prime-Age Men Vanishing from the Labor Force?” Economic Review, First Quarter 2018. [download]
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Last Update: August 2018