Ezgi Kaya


Ph.D. Student in Economics
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona


CURRICULUM VITAE
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Education

2010-expected June 2014 Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Ph.D. Economics
  Advisor: Nezih Guner
2013-May/July Duke University, visiting student
2011-October University of California-Berkeley, visiting student
2008-2010 Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - M.A. Economics, IDEA
2005-2008 Istanbul Technical University-M.Sc. Management Engineering
2000-2005 Istanbul Technical University-B.Sc. Management Engineering

Fields of Interest

Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Economic Demography

Research

Publications
Gender Gaps in Spain: Policies and Outcomes over the Last Three Decades (with Nezih Guner and 
  Virginia Sánchez-Marcos), SERIEs (the Jornal of Spanish Economic Association), 5(1), 61-103, 2014

  [Download]
Gini Decomposition by Gender: Turkish Case (with Umit Senesen), Brussels Economic Review,
  53(1), 59-83, 2010 [Download


working papers
Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women
 
Manuscript, 2013 [Download]
Gender Wage Gap Trends in Europe: The role of Occupational Allocation and Changing Skill Prices,
  Manuscript, 2013
[Download]
Young Adults Living with their Parents and the Influence of Peers (with Effrosyni Adamopoulou)
  UC3M Working Paper, No.13-10, 2013 
[Download
Quantile Regression and The Gender Wage Gap: Is There a Glass Ceiling in the Turkish Labor
  Market?, Manuscript, 2010
[Download]

 
work in progress
Labor Markets and Fertility (with Nezih Guner and Virginia Sánchez-Marcos)

Presentations

“Heterogeneous Couples, Household Interactions and Labor Supply Elasticities of Married Women
    ∙ Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía, Spain, 2013
    ∙ Labor Lunch Seminar Series–Duke University, USA, 2013

“Gender Wage Gap Trends in Europe: The Role of Occupational Allocation and Skill Prices”
    ∙ Simposio de la Asociación Española de Economía, Spain, 2012
    National Conference of Labour Economics,  Italy, 2012
   
∙ IAFFE Annual Conference, Spain, 2012
    ∙ COSME-FEDEA Gender Workshop, Spain, 2012
    ∙ ENTER Jamboree, Spain, 2012
    ∙ IDEA Students’ Workshop–Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2011

Quantile Regression and The Gender Wage Gap: Is There a Glass Ceiling in the Turkish Labor  
 
Market?
    ∙ IDEA Students’ Workshop–Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain, 2009

Gini Decomposition by Gender: Turkish Case”
   
Revenus et risques de pauvreté individuels des femmes et des homes Belgian Gender and Income
      Analysis,  Belgium, 2009
    IAFFE Annual Conference,  USA, 2009
    15th World Congress of the International Economic Association,  Turkey, 2008
 

Awards & Fellowships

∙ Research Prize for Young Turkish Economists with the M.Sc. thesis titled “Gini Decomposition by    
 
Gender: Turkish Case” – Turkish Economic Association, 2009 [Link
∙ Fellowship Estancias Breves Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation, 2013
∙ Fellowship Formación de Personal Investigador Spanish Ministry of Science
and Innovation, 2009-
  2013
∙ Fellowship
Personal Académico en FormacionUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2008-2009
∙ Abidin Pak Fellowship – Turkish  Educational Volunteers Foundation, 2001-2005
∙ First Place in the Region  – Turkish National Philosophy Olympiad, 1999

Research Positions

2010-Present Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  Research Assistant for Prof. Nezih Guner
2005-2008 Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Management
  Research Assistant for Quantitative Methods Division

Teaching Experience

barcelona graduate school of economics – instructor
∙ Computational Tools (Stata) Brush-up Course (Graduate), September 2012 and September 2013
∙ Statistics Review Brush-up
Course (Graduate), September 2011

barcelona graduate school of economics – teaching assistant
∙ Quantitative Methods in Public Evaluation (Graduate), Spring 2013

universitat autònoma de barcelona – teaching assistant
∙ Econometrics I (Graduate), Fall 2009 and Fall 2010
∙ Econometrics II (Graduate)
, Spring 2010 and Spring 2011

istanbul technical university – teaching assistant
∙ Business Forecasting (Graduate), Spring 2007 and Spring 2008
∙ Research Methods I (Graduate)
, Fall 2007
∙ Principles of Business Forecasting (Undergraduate)
, Fall 2006
∙ Econometrics I (Undergraduate)
, Fall 2005 and Fall 2006
∙ Econometrics II (Undergraduate)
, Spring 2006 and Spring 2007
∙ Statistics I (Undergraduate)
, Fall 2005, 2006 and Fall 2007
∙ Statistics II (Undergraduate)
, Spring 2006, Spring 2007 and Spring 2008
∙ Mathematical Economics (Undergraduate)
, Fall 2005

Other Professional Activities 

∙ Discussant of "The Effects of Different Stages of Education on Income Across Countries" by Mehtap
  Akguc, ENTER Jamboree 2011
[Slides]
∙ Organizer of IDEA Students’ Workshop, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2010-2011
∙ Local organization committee member of International Input-Output Conference, 2007
∙ Reporter of Transportation and Logistics Education and Training: The world, Turkey and the
  Neighboring Regions Istanbul Seminar, 2007
∙ Referee for: Economic Inquiry

References 
a
Nezih Guner (
advisor)

ICREA-MOVE, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Barcelona GSE
nezih.guner [at] movebarcelona.eu

http://pareto.uab.es/nguner
Phone:   + 34-93-581-3068

a
V. Joseph Hotz
Department of Economics
Duke University
hotz [at] econ.duke.edu
http://www.econ.duke.edu/~vjh3
Phone:   +
1-919-660-1841

Joan Llull

MOVE, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
and Barcelona GSE
joan.llull [at]
movebarcelona.eu
http://pareto.uab.cat/jllull
Phone:   + 34-93-581-2570

V
irginia Sánchez Marcos
Department of Economics
Universidad de Cantabria
sanchezv [at] unican.es
http://personales.unican.es/sanchezv
Phone:   + 34-94-202-025