Pinar Gunes, PhD
I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA). I received my PhD in 2014 from the University of Maryland.
See my personal webpage for all publications: pinarmgunes.weebly.com.
Labor Economics, Health Economics, Development Economics
"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, 2022, Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 55(1): 106-137
ECON 357: Health Economics
ECON 384: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II
ECON 414: Development Economics
ECON 512: Economic Development I
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.
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.
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.