Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel is a Professor of Economics at Dalhousie University, Canada. She received her Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Houston in 2009. She earned a B.S. Degree in Economics from METU, Turkey in 2004. Her research focuses on topics intertwining Labor Economics, Development Economics, and Health Economics. She has been especially interested in the long-term effects of childhood environment, educational and health policies on individuals’ long-term labor market, education, and health outcomes.

She joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2008 and became a Research Fellow in December 2011.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 15838
revised version forthcoming in: Journal of Development Studies, 2023.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13925
published in: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2021, 106, 102404.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 13795
revised version conditionally accepted as 'Expressway to Votes: Infrastructure Projects and Voter Persuasion' at: Economic Journal
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12381
published in: Economic Record, 2019, 95 (310), 279-300
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10830
published in: Labour Economics, 2017, 49, 145-161
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10807
published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2017, 53, 117–130.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10778
revised version published as 'Social Unrest in Impressionable Years and the Formation of Political Attitudes: Evidence from Jewish Expulsions in Nazi Germany' in Economic Inquiry, 2020, 58 (1), 184-208
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9728
revised version published as 'Intergenerational Persistence of Health: Do Immigrants Get Healthier as They Remain in the U.S. for More Generations?' in: Economics and Human Biology, 2016, 23, 136-148.
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