Aysit Tansel
Research Fellow

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too w Tansel Aysit Tansel is a professor of Economics at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara. She received her BS from Middle East Technical University with high honors, her MA from University of Minnesota and her Ph.D. from State University of New York. She was a Fulbright Fellow at the Cornell University during 2011-2012.She was a research fellow at the Yale University during 1990-1993. She is also a research fellow of the Economic Research Forum (ERF) in Cairo. Her main area of interest is labor economics with a focus on economics of education, empirical models of economic growth with emphasis on health and education and educational inequalities and gender gap in education and economic growth, returns to education, private tutoring, economics of gender, labor force participation and unemployment. Examples of her publications are “Job Satisfaction in Britain: Individual and Job Related Factors” (joint with Ş. Gazioğlu), Applied Economics(2006); “Brain Drain from Turkey: An Investigation of Students’ Return Intention” (joint with N. D. Güngör)Applied Economics (2008); "Determinants of Schooling Attainment for Boys and Girls in Turkey: Individual, Household and Community Factors", Economics of Education Review (2002); "Wage and Labor Supply Effects of Illness in Cote d’lvoire and Ghana: Instrumental Variables Estimates for Days Disabled" (joint with T.P. Schultz) Journal of Development Economics (1997); "Schooling Attainment, Parental Education and Gender in Cote d’lvoire and Ghana", Economic Development and Cultural Change (1997); “Hazard Analysis of Unemployment Duration by Gender in a Developing Country: The Case of Turkey” (joint with M.Taşçı). Labour: Review of Labor Economics and Industrial Relations (2010);

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in May 2004.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
11053  Luis A. Gil-Alana
Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Aysit Tansel
Long Memory in Turkish Unemployment Rates
10915  Antonio Di Paolo
Aysit Tansel
Analyzing Wage Differentials by Fields of Study: Evidence from Turkey
10491  Deniz Karaoğlan
Aysit Tansel
Determinants of Obesity in Turkey: A Quantile Regression Analysis from a Developing Country
10178  Aysit Tansel
Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Emre Aksoy
Does the Unemployment Invariance Hypothesis Hold for Canada?
10020  Aysit Tansel
Deniz Karaoğlan
The Causal Effect of Education on Health Behaviors: Evidence from Turkey
9590  Aysit Tansel
Intergenerational Educational Mobility in Turkey
9359  Aysit Tansel
Halil Ibrahim Keskin
Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Is There an Informal Employment Wage Penalty in Egypt?
9263  Derya Findik
Aysit Tansel
Resources on the Stage: A Firm Level Analysis of the ICT Adoption in Turkey
(forthcoming in: B. Christiansen and M. Erdoğdu (eds.), Comparative Economics and Regional Development in Turkey, Chapter 6. Hershey, Pennsylvania IGI Global Publishers, 2015)
9262  Derya Findik
Aysit Tansel
Intangible Investment and Technical Efficiency: The Case of Software-Intensive Manufacturing Firms in Turkey
(forthcoming in:Thomas, M. Srihari and Sandeep Kaur (eds.),Handbook of Research on Cultural and Economic Impacts of the Information Society, Chapter 8, Hershey, Pennsylvania. IGI Global Publishers, 2015)
9162  Ali T. Akarca
Aysit Tansel
Voter Reaction to Government Incompetence and Corruption Related to the 1999 Earthquakes in Turkey
(Forthcoming in: Journal of Economic Studies, 2015)
9005  Aysit Tansel
Inequality of Opportunities of Educational Achievement in Turkey over Time
8834  Aysit Tansel
Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Emre Aksoy
Unemployment and Labor Force Participation in Turkey
(published in Applied Economics Letters, 2016, 23 (3), 184-187)
8773  Aysit Tansel
Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Determinants of Transitions across Formal / Informal Sectors in Egypt
8669  Aysit Tansel
Basak Dalgic
Aytekin Güven
Wage Inequality and Wage Mobility in Turkey
8377  Elif Öznur Acar
Aysit Tansel
Defining and Measuring Informality in the Turkish Labor Market
8343  Giray Berberoglu
Aysit Tansel
Does Private Tutoring Increase Students' Academic Performance? Evidence from Turkey
( Published in: International Review of Education, 2015, 60 (5): 683-701. )
8262  Aysit Tansel
None None
Health Behaviors and Education in Turkey
8036  Ali T. Akarca
Aysit Tansel
Impact of Internal Migration on Political Participation in Turkey
(Published in: IZA Journal of Migration, 2015, 4 (1).)
7724  Antonio Di Paolo
Aysit Tansel
Returns to Foreign Language Skills in a Developing Country: The Case of Turkey
(published in: Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51(4), 407-421)
7639  Aysit Tansel
Supplementary Education in Turkey: Recent Developments and Future Prospects
(Published in: J. Aurini, S. Davies and J. Dierkes (Eds.): Out of the Shadows: The Global Intensification of Supplementary Education (International Perspectives on Education and Society, Volume 22) Emerald Group. pp.23 – 66.Out of the Shadows? An Introduction to World-Wide Supplementary Education (International Perspectives on Education and Society, Volume 22), 2014, 23-66)
7599  Afsin Sahin
Aysit Tansel
Hakan Berument
Output-Employment Relationship across Sectors: A Long- versus Short-Run Perspective
(published in: Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 2013, 2, 1-23.)
7308  Aysit Tansel
Saziye Gazioglu
Management-Employee Relations, Firm Size and Job Satisfaction
(Published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2014, 35(8): 1260-1275.)
6776  Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Mehmet Balcilar
Aysit Tansel
Are Labor Force Participation Rates Really Non-Stationary? Evidence from Three OECD Countries
6627  Ali T. Akarca
Aysit Tansel
Southwest as the New Internal Migration Destination in Turkey
6626  Aysit Tansel
Private Tutoring and the Question of Equitable Opportunities in Turkey
(substantially revised version published as 'Private Tutoring and Equitable Opportunities in Turkey: Challenges and Policy Implications' in: Mark Bray and André E. Mazawi (eds.), Private Tutoring Across the Mediterranean - Power Dynamics and Implications for Learning and Equity, Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, 2013, Chapter 11, 177-186)
6556  Aysit Tansel
Elif Oznur Kan
The Formal/Informal Employment Earnings Gap: Evidence from Turkey
6532  Aysit Tansel
Nil Demet Güngör
Gender Effects of Education on Economic Development in Turkey
(published in: Journal of Economic Studies, 2013, 40 (6), 794-821. )
6271  Aysit Tansel
Elif Oznur Kan
Labor Mobility across the Formal/Informal Divide in Turkey: Evidence from Individual Level Data
6063  Zeynel Abidin Ozdemir
Mehmet Balcilar
Aysit Tansel
International Labour Force Participation Rates by Gender: Unit Root or Structural Breaks?
(published in: Bulletin of Economic Research, 2013, May, 65(S1): s142-s164.)
5907  Aysit Tansel
Yousef Daoud
Comparative Essay on Returns to Education in Palestine and Turkey
(published in: Perspectives on Global Development and Technology, 2014, 13, 347-378.)
5417  Aysit Tansel
Fatma Bircan
Wage Inequality and Returns to Education in Turkey: A Quantile Regression Analysis
(published in: Review of Economic Development, 2012, 16 (1), 107-121)
5376  Aysit Tansel
Pınar Yaşar
Macroeconomic Impact of Remittances on Output Growth: Evidence from Turkey
(published in: Migration Letters, 2010, 7 (2), 132-143)
4844  Aysit Tansel
H. Mehmet Tasci
Hazard Analysis of Unemployment Duration by Gender in a Developing Country: The Case of Turkey
(published in: Labour, 2010, 24 (4), 501-530)
3471  Aysit Tansel
Fatma Bircan
Private Supplementary Tutoring in Turkey: Recent Evidence on Its Various Aspects
3466  Ali T. Akarca
Aysit Tansel
Impact of the 1999 Earthquakes on the Outcome of the 2002 Parliamentary Election in Turkey
(published in: Institutions and Economic Development: Selected Papers from the ERF 14th Annual Conference, Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt, 2008, 147-164)
3461  Hakan Berument
Nukhet Dogan
Aysit Tansel
Macroeconomic Policy and Unemployment by Economic Activity: Evidence from Turkey
(published in: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 2009, 45(3), 21-34)
2881  Ali T. Akarca
Aysit Tansel
Social and Economic Determinants of Turkish Voter Choice in the 1995 Parliamentary Election
(published in: Electoral Studies, 2007, 26: 633-647)
2617  Nil Demet Güngör
Aysit Tansel
Brain Drain from Turkey: The Case of Professionals Abroad
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2008, 29 (4), 323-347)
2287  Nil Demet Güngör
Aysit Tansel
Brain Drain from Turkey: An Investigation of Students' Return Intentions
(published in: Applied Economics, 40 (23), 2008, 3069 - 3087)
1663  H. Mehmet Tasci
Aysit Tansel
Unemployment and Transitions in the Turkish Labor Market: Evidence from Individual Level Data
1614  Hakan Berument
Nukhet Dogan
Aysit Tansel
Economic Performance and Unemployment: Evidence from an Emerging Economy - Turkey
(published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2006, 27(7), 604-623)
1609  Aysit Tansel
Fatma Bircan
Effect of Private Tutoring on University Entrance Examination Performance in Turkey
1604  Nil Demet Güngör
Aysit Tansel
Return Intentions of University-Educated Turkish Expatriates
1598  Nil Demet Güngör
Aysit Tansel
The Determinants of Return Intentions of Turkish Students and Professionals Residing Abroad: An Empirical Investigation
(substantially revised version published as 'Brain Drain from Turkey: Return Intentions of Skilled Migrants' in: International Migration, 2012, 52(5), 208-226)
1262  Aysit Tansel
Public-Private Employment Choice, Wage Differentials and Gender in Turkey
(published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2005, 53 (2), 453-477)
1258  Aysit Tansel
H. Mehmet Tasci
Determinants of Unemployment Duration for Men and Women in Turkey
(substantially revised version published as 'Hazard Analysis of Unemployment Duration by Gender in a Developing Country: The Case of Turkey' in: Labour, 2010, 24 (4), 501-530 )
1255  Aysit Tansel
Fatma Bircan
Private Tutoring Expenditures in Turkey
(revised version published as 'Demand for education in Turkey: A tobit analysis of private tutoring expenditures' in: Economics of Education Review, 2006, 25, 303-313)
 

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