Pinar Gunes, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept

Contact

Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Economics Dept
Email
gunes@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-6717
Address
9-10 Tory (H.M.) Building
11211 Saskatchewan Drive NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H4

Overview

About

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. I received my PhD in 2014 from the University of Maryland.


Research

Fields:

Labor Economics, Development Economics, Health Economics

Publications:

"The Role of Maternal Education in Child Health: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Law," 2015, Economics of Education Review, vol. 47: 1-16.

"The Impact of Female Education on Teenage Fertility: Evidence from Turkey," 2016, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 16: 259-288.

"The Effects of Teenage Childbearing on Long-Term Health in the US: A Twin-Fixed-Effect Approach," 2016, Review of Economics of the Household, vol. 14 (4): 891-920.

“The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Mortality Rates in Turkey,” with Erdal Tekin, Resul Cesur, and Aydogan Ulker, 2017, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 150: 75-93.

  • Working paper version published as NBER Working Papers, 21510, 2015 and IZA Discussion Papers, 9329, 2015
  • Featured in Vox Column, January 18, 2016

“The Role of Adolescent Health in Adult SES Outcomes,” with Dana C. Andersen, 2018,  The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 18: 1-16.

“The Effect of Violent Crime on Teenage Pregnancy in Mexico” with Magda Tsaneva, 2018, Review of Economics of the Household, 2020, vol. 18(1): 141-164.

“Macroeconomic Conditions and Child Schooling in Turkey," with Beyza Ural Marchand, 2020, Labour Economics, vol. 63, 101809.

  • Working paper version published as IZA Discussion Papers, 11686, 2018

“The Effects of Teenage Fertility on Education, Physical Health and Mental Distress: Evidence from Mexico,” with Magda Tsaneva, 2020, Journal of Demographic Economics, vol. 86(2), 183-206.

“Socialized Healthcare and Women’s Fertility Decisions,” with Erdal Tekin, Resul Cesur, and Aydogan Ulker, forthcoming, Journal of Human Resources.

  • Working paper version published as NBER Working Papers, 25605, 2019 and IZA Discussion Papers, 12186, 2019

“Labor Market Conditions and Adult Health in Mexico," with Magda Tsaneva, R&R at the Canadian Journal of Economics 





Teaching

ECON 357: Health Economics

ECON 384: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II

ECON 414: Development Economics

ECON 512: Economic Development I


Courses

ECON 357 - Health Economics

Resource allocation and public policy in health care, including determinants of health status, market structures, incentives and the effects of imperfect information. Prerequisites: ECON 109 and ECON 281.

Winter Term 2022
ECON 414 - Economics of Developing Countries

An introduction to models of growth and development; the role of agriculture, industry, finance, and trade in structural transformation of developing countries; approaches to development planning. Prerequisites: ECON 109 and ECON 281.

Fall Term 2021 Winter Term 2022
ECON 512 - Economic Development I

The techniques of development planning; qualitative and quantitative problems associated with the drafting and implementation of plans and programs; assessment of internal and external resources available for development and problems of measurement and mobilization of resources.

Fall Term 2021

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