Sabanci University, Turkey, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Author, Topic spokesperson
Faculty Member, Sabanci University, Turkey
Immigration, education, intergenerational mobility
Senior Economist, Statistics Canada
PhD Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2003
“Explaining the deteriorating entry earnings of Canada’s immigrant cohorts: 1966-2000.” Canadian Journal of Economics 38:2 (2005): 641–671 (with M. Skuterud).
“Cross-country variation in the impact of international migration: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.” Journal of the European Economic Association 5:4 (2007): 663–708 (with G. Borjas).
“Global labour markets, return and onward migration.” Canadian Journal of Economics 41:4 (2008): 1285–1311 (with C. Robinson).
“Intergenerational earnings mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants.” Review of Economics and Statistics 91:2 (2009): 377–397 (with M. Corak and W.-H. Chen).
“Attenuation bias in measuring the wage impact of immigration.” Journal of Labor Economics 29:1 (2011): 69–112 (with G. Borjas).
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