Cevat Giray Aksoy

Research Affiliate

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Cevat Giray is Associate Director in the Office of the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London and Assistant Professor of Economics at King's College London, Department of Political Economy.

His research mainly focuses on forced migration (effects on host communities and self-selection of refugees), the political economy of trust and inclusion (confidence in leaders and governments, civic values, and LGBT attitudes) and economic inclusion (earnings inequalities and access to banking services).

Cevat Giray's research has been covered by over 80 media outlets, including BBC, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Financial Times, Fortune Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Mirror, Reuters, The Daily Mail, The Independent, The Telegraph, The Times, Quartz, Vox, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and World Economic Forum.

Cevat Giray joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in October 2017.


IZA Publications

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13130
revised version forthcoming in: Journal of Development Economics, 2022
IZA Discussion Paper No. 12800
revised version published as 'Refugees' and irregular migrants' self-selection into Europe' in: Journal of Development Economics, 2021, 152, 102681
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11743
revised version published in: European Economic Review, 2020, 124
IZA Discussion Paper No. 11574
revised version published in: Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2019, 159
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