Research Works and Articles About Economics

with Ozkan Eren (NBER Working Paper No:23573).. Forthcoming in The Review of Economics and Statistics.

 with Samantha Bielen and Wim Marneffe (NBER Working Paper No: 24396). Forthcoming in European Journal of Political Economy.

(Revised version of NBER Working Paper No:21297. Forthcoming in Journal of Comparative Economics. September 2019, Vol. 47:3, pp. 618-639..

with Ozkan Eren (NBER Working Paper No: 22611). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, July 2018, Vol. 10:3, pp. 171-205.


with Resul Cesur and Bahadir Dursun (NBER Working Paper No: 20764). Economics and Human Biology. September 2018, Vol. 31, pp. 94-114.

with Resul Cesur (NBER Working Paper No: 19769). Journal of Population Economics, January 2018, Vol. 31:1, pp. 1-44 (lead article).

with Colin Cannonier (NBER Working Paper No: 18016).Journal of Demographic Economics, March 2018, Vol. 84:1, pp.3-40 (lead article).

with Briggs Depew and Ozkan Eren (NBER Working Paper No: 22003). Journal of Law and Economics, May 2017, Vol. 60:2, pp. 209-239 (lead article).

with Luiza Pogorelova (NBER Working Paper No: 20557). Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, October 2017, Vol. 142, pp. 509-539.

with Bulent Unel (NBER Working Paper No: 17605). Review of Law and Economics, November 2017, Vol. 13:3.

 with Duha Altindag and Deokrye Baek (NBER Working Paper No: 21613). Social Science and Medicine. August 2017. Vol. 186, pp. 78-86.

 with Christian Raschke (NBER Working Paper No: 20059). European Journal of Law and Economics. 2016. Vol 41:1, pp: 1-63.

with Christian Raschke and Bulent Unel (NBER Working Paper No: 19434). Economics and Human Biology. December 2015, Vol. 19.  pp. 204-223,

with Hope Corman (NBER Working Paper No: 18731). Journal of Labor Research, 2015, 36(2):103-128.

with Richard Boylan (NBER Working Paper No: 15535). Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, August 2014, 30(3):558-586.

with Duha Altindag (revised version of NBER Working Paper No:17949);  European Journal of Health Economics, April 2014, 15(3):265-279.

with Duha Altindag (revised version of NBER Working Paper No: 17329).  The Economic Journal, December 2013, Vol. 123; pp. 1130-67.

 with William Harbaugh and Michael Visser; Journal of Labor Research, Fall 2013, Vol 34(4); pp. 389-407.

with Duha Altindag and Colin Cannonier. Economics of Education Review, October 2011; Vol. 30:5, pp. 792-812.

with Erdal Tekin.  In Economic Aspects of Obesity, Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan (eds.) Chicago: University of Chicago Press; 2011.

with Turan Bali. The Review of Economics and Statistics, November 2010; Vol. 92:4, pp. 899-911.

 with Erdal Tekin. The Review of Economics and Statistics, February 2010; Vol. 92:1, pp. 15-30.

with Kaj Gittings.  in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for Latin America ; Rafael DiTella, Sebastian Edwards and Ernesto Schargrodsky (eds.) NBER/University of Chicago Press. 2010, pp. 379-418.

with Lan Liang and Erdal Tekin. Southern Economic Journal, July 2009; Vol 76:1, pp.67-85.

in Economic Performance in the Middle East and North Africa: Institutions, Corruption and Reform, S. Sayan (ed.), London: Routledge, 2009.

with Erdal Tekin. Journal of Law and Economics, October 2006, pp. 507-31.

with Erdal Tekin. Contributions to Economic Analysis & Policy, 2006; 5:1, Article 13.

with Steve Billups and Jody Overland (revised version of NBER Working Paper No: 7584). Economica, November 2005; 72. pp. 655-81.

with Erdal Tekin, in Substance Use: Individual Behavior, Social Interactions, Markets, and Politics, Bjorn Lindgren and Michael Grossman (eds.), Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2005; pp. 91-120.

with Hope Corman. Journal of Law and Economics, April 2005, 48:1; pp. 235-66.

with Erdal Tekin and Jeffrey Zax. World Development, February 2004; 32:2, pp. 289-304.

with Kaj Gittings, (revised version of NBER Working Paper No: 8639). Journal of Law and Economics; October 2003; 46:2, pp. 453-78. Reprinted in The Economics of Crime, Isaac Ehrlich and Zhiqiang Liu (eds.) Edward Elgar, 2006.

(in Turkish), in International Symposium on Ataturk and Contemporary Society; Istanbul: Turkiye Is Bankasi Kultur Yayinlari; 2003, pp. 212-19.

in Encyclopedia of Crime and Punishment, David Levinson (ed.); Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications; 2002, Volume: 2, pp. 597-603.

with David W. Rasmussen and Bruce L. Benson. Journal of Drug Issues, 1998; 28:3, pp. 575-92.

with Hope Corman. Journal of Drug Issues, 1998; 28:3, pp. 613-29.

with William H. Kaempfer, Anton D. Lowenberg and Lynne Bennett; inJustice Without Violence, Paul Wehr, Heidi Burgess and Guy Burgess (eds.) Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.; Boulder, Colorado; 1994, pp. 191-215.

with Ahmet Kocagil; in Oil in the 1980's: A Decade of Decline, Bernard S. Katz and Siamack Shojai (eds.) New York: Praeger Publishers, 1992, pp. 189-205.

with Hope Corman and Theodore Joyce; in Searching for Alternatives: Drug-Control Policy in the United States, Edward P.Lazear and Melvyn Krauss (eds.) Stanford, California: Hoover Institution Press,Stanford University, 1991, pp. 112-37.

Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics; 1991, Vol:4, No.1, pp.1-16.