Sinem Ayhan received her PhD in Economics from Bologna University in July 2014. Before starting her PhD she worked as an expert in the Undersecretariat of Treasury in Turkey for five years. Her research interests include labor economics, particularly family and gender economics, and policy evaluation.

Sinem was a research associate at IZA from December 2014 until October 2017 and Managing Editor of the IZA Journal of Labor Economics. Sinem Ayhan became a Research Fellow in November 2017.

Since November 2017 she is employed as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Münster.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10411
revised version is published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2018. [Journal link]
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8937
revised version published as 'Married women's added worker effect during the 2008 economic crisis - The case of Turkey' in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2018, 16 (3), 767 - 790 [Journal link]