Alpaslan Akay

Research Fellow

University of Gothenburg

Alpaslan Akay is an Associate Professor at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden) where he also completed his Ph.D. in March 2008. His main research interests are Experimental and Behavioral Economics, Economics of Happiness, Migration, Microeconometrics and Monte Carlo Simulations.

He joined IZA as a Research Associate in September 2008 and became a Senior Research Associate in September 2011. After moving back to Sweden in September 2013, he remains affiliated with IZA as a Research Fellow. He is currently visiting IZA regularly as a Visiting Research Fellow.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11679
published in: European Economic Review, 2021, 134, 103682.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11597
published as 'Global terror, well-being and political attitudes' in: European Economic Review, 2020, 123, Article 103394
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10908
published in: Social Choice and Welfare, 2020, 55, 51 - 8
IZA Discussion Paper No. 10907
published online as 'Experienced versus decision utility: large-scale comparison for income-leisure preferences' in: Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 22 June 2023
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9726
published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2017, 30 (1), 265-306
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9163
published in: China Economic Review, 2016, 37, 191-207
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8215
revised version published in: Journal of African Economics, 2014, 23(5), 673-699
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7862
published in: Journal of Human Resources, 2017, 52 (2), 351-373