Semih Tumen

TED University

Ziya Gokalp Bulvari No: 48

Kolej Çankaya , Ankara 06420

Turkey

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

The Impact of Syrian Refugees on Natives' Labor Market Outcomes in Turkey: Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9348
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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informality, labor market, Turkey, immigration, Syrian civil war, difference in differences

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Immigration, Housing Rents, and Residential Segregation: Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11611
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Stockholm School of Economics, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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Syrian refugees, immigration, housing rents, quasi-experimental design, Turkey

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Evaluating the Impact of the Post-2008 Employment Subsidy Program in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9993
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jun 2016
Stockholm School of Economics, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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employment subsidies, treatment effects, difference-in-differences, Turkish micro data

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The Effects of Compulsory Military Service Exemption on Education and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10004
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Huzeyfe Torun and Semih Tumen
Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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intention to treat, draft avoidance, compulsory military service, education, earnings

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The Impact of Low-Skill Refugees on Youth Education

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11869
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
Semih Tumen
TED University
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low-skill Syrian refugees, youth education, high school enrollment

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Immigration and Prices: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9642
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen
Stockholm School of Economics and TED University
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immigration, consumer prices, Syrian refugees, natural experiment, informal employment

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Do Vocational High School Graduates Have Better Employment Outcomes than General High School Graduates?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10507
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Jan 2017
Huzeyfe Torun and Semih Tumen
Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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vocational education, employment, school construction, instrumental variables

Local Governance Quality and the Environmental Cost of Forced Migration

EBRD Working Paper No. 240
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 May 2020 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Cevat Giray Aksoy and Semih Tumen
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and TED University
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Syrian refugees; environment; waste management; local governance; text analysis

Local Governance Quality and the Environmental Cost of Forced Migration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13145
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Cevat Giray Aksoy and Semih Tumen
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and TED University
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Syrian refugees, environment, waste management, local governance, text analysis

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Social Interactions in Job Satisfaction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9505
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Nov 2015
Semih Tumen and Tugba Zeydanli
TED University and University of Turin - Collegio Carlo Alberto
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job satisfaction, social interactions, spillovers, hierarchical model, WERS, BHPS

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Consumer Loan Response to Permanent Labor Income Shocks: Evidence from a Major Minimum Wage Increase

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10751
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 May 2017
Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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consumer loans, labor income shocks, minimum wages, tripledifference

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Empowered or Impoverished: The Impact of Panic Buttons on Domestic Violence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12847
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Semih Tumen and Hakan Ulucan
TED University and Pamukkale University
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domestic violence, panic button, male backlash, female empowerment, bargaining

Firm-Size Wage Gaps Along the Formal-Informal Divide: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9455
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Nov 2015
Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen
Stockholm School of Economics and TED University
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subgame perfection, wage posting, informal job, wage gap, firm size, taxes, social networks

Firm‐Size Wage Gaps Along the Formal‐Informal Divide: Theory and Evidence

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 55, Issue 2, pp. 235-266, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Binnur Balkan and Semih Tumen
Stockholm School of Economics and TED University
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The Empirical Content of Season-of-Birth Effects: An Investigation with Turkish Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10203
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Huzeyfe Torun and Semih Tumen
Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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season-of-birth effects, IV, education, earnings, family background, misreporting

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The Impact of Age-Specific Minimum Wages on Youth Employment and Education: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13982
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Dec 2020
University of Southern Denmark, Central Bank of Turkey and TED University
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Agricultural Credits and Agricultural Productivity: Cross-Country Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12930
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
Unal Seven and Semih Tumen
Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and TED University
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agricultural credits, productivity, labor markets, financial development

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Education and Labor Market Consequences of Student Protests in Late 1970s and the Subsequent Military Coup in Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11733
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Ahmet Ozturk and Semih Tumen
Turkish Ministry of Development and TED University
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student protests, political turmoil, returns to schooling, higher education, occupational shift

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Informal versus Formal Search: Which Yields a Better Pay?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9573
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Semih Tumen
TED University
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heterogeneity, peer effects, informal networks, job search, nonmonotonicities

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Taxing Fossil Fuels Under Speculative Storage

IMF Working Paper No. 14/228
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Feb 2015
TED University, University of York, Government of the Republic of Turkey - Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department
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Fossil fuels, Environmental taxes, Tax policy, General equilibrium models, speculative storage, DSGE, energy, renewable energy, price, fuel storage, prices, oil, fuel supply, investment, fuel consumption, tax policies, fossil fuel consumption, energy consumption, fuel production, renewable energy production, oil production, alternative energy, energy source, spot price, fuel prices, investments, fossil fuel prices, crude oil, renewable energy consumption, alternative energy source, oil prices, energy input, fuel use, energy demand, emissions, energy usage, renewable resources, availability, energy sources, cost of energy, activities, tax rate, fuel market, source of energy, carbon emissions,

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Career Choice and the Strength of Weak Ties

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10401
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Semih Tumen
TED University
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job mobility, career choice, search, strength of weak ties, social networks

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The Effect of Refugees on Native Adolescents&Apos; Test Scores: Quasi-Experimental Evidence from PISA

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14039
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Jan 2021
Semih Tumen
TED University
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Entrepreneurship in the Shadows: Wealth Constraints and Government Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10324
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Semih Tumen
TED University
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investment, government policy, informal economy, entrepreneurship, wealth constraints

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A Theory of Intra-Firm Group Design

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9473
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Semih Tumen
TED University
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group design, peer effects in the workplace, within-firm pay differences, sorting, selectivity

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The Effect of Fertility on Female Labor Supply in a Labor Market with Extensive Informality

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13986
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
Semih Tumen and Belgi Turan
TED University and TOBB University of Economics and Technology
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Informality as a Stepping Stone: A Search-Theoretical Assessment of Informal Sector and Government Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10116
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Semih Tumen
TED University
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informal sector, stepping stone, government policy, job search, human capital, option value

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Ethnic Mixing in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment and a Structural Model

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14260
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Apr 2021
Université Laval, TED University, University of Southampton, University of Southampton, Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Refugees and 'Native Flight' from Public to Private Schools

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12235
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 21 May 2019
Semih Tumen
TED University
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public vs private primary education, school choice, immigration, refugees

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Ethnic Mixing in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment and a Structural Model

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15528
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 14 May 2021
Université Laval, TED University, University of Southampton, University of Southampton, Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship in the Shadows

Economics of Transition, Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 239-269, 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Apr 2017
Semih Tumen
TED University
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Entrepreneurship, informal economy, government policy, investment, wealth constraints

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Measuring Earnings Inequality: An Economic Analysis of the Bonferroni Index

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 727-744, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Semih Tumen
TED University
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Bonferroni index, earnings inequality, the assignment model

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Skill Acquisition in the Informal Economy and Schooling Decisions: Evidence from Emerging Economies

LABOUR, Vol. 29, Issue 3, pp. 270-290, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Aug 2015
Semih Tumen
TED University
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