Gokce Uysal is an assistant professor at the Department of Economics at Bahcesehir University. She is also a researcher at Betam, Bahcesehir University Center for Economic and Social Research. She received her B.A. from Université Galatasaray in Istanbul in 2000 and her Ph.D. from University of Rochester in 2006. Her research interests include labor economics, economics of education, economics of gender and public policy evaluation.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in November 2012.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 10238
Bulent Anil, Duygu Guner, Tuba Toru Delibasi, Gokce Uysal

Measuring the gender peer effects on student achievement has recently attracted a lot of attention in the literature. Yet, the results are inconclusive. A substantial amount of research shows that having relatively more girls in a division increases the academic achievement of all students. Nevertheless, the identification of pure gender...

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8132

Does culture affect female labor supply? In this paper, we address this question using a recent approach to measuring the effects of culture on economic outcomes, i.e. the epidemiological approach. We focus on migrants, who come from different cultures, but who share a common economic and institutional set-up today. Controlling...