Working Papers

Working Papers

"The Social Bureaucrat: How Social Proximity among Bureaucrats Affects Local Governance." [Job Market Paper]

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"Imams and Businessmen: Non-State Service Provision by Islamist Movements" (with Fotini Christia). Under Review.

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"Members of the Same Club?: Subnational Variations in Electoral Returns to Public Goods."

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"The Education Dilemma: Favoring the In-Group or Assimilating the Out-Group"(with Asli Cansunar).

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Publications

“Combining  Mobile  Data  and  Satellite  Imaging  for  Human  Mobility” (with Asli Cansunar), in Data Science for Migration and Mobility (Salah, Korkmaz, Bircan, eds.), Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.

"Assessing Syrian Refugee Integration Using Call Detail Records from Turkey" (with Fotini Christia, Constantinos  Daskalakis, Elizabeth Harwood,  Christos  Papadimitriou), in Guide to Mobile Data Analytics in Refugee Scenarios (Salah, Pentland, Lepri, Letouze, Vinck, de Montjoye, Dong, eds.), Springer, 2019:223-249. 

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"Enforcement Process Tracing: Forbearance and Dilution in Urban Colombia and Turkey" (with Alisha Holland). Studies in Comparative International Development, 53(3): 300-323, August 2018 (Special Issue). 

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"Policy Implications of the D4R Challenge" (with Salah et al.), in Guide to Mobile Data Analytics in Refugee Scenarios (Salah, Pentland, Lepri, Letouze, Vinck, de Montjoye, Dong, eds.), Springer, 2019:477-495. 
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"Women and the welfare state regime of Turkey," Turkish Policy Quarterly,  11(4): 177-188, Winter 2013.​

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In Progress

"Urban Bias in Rural Governance" (with Evren Aydogan, Esra Bakkalbasioglu, and Aytug Sasmaz).

 Pre-Analysis Plan

"Local Elites, Land Inequality, and Nation-building through Public Education" (with Asli Cansunar).

Abstract

"The Distributional Consequences of the Centralization of Primary Education in Ottoman Istanbul" (with Asli Cansunar).
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"Islamic Rule, Gender Attitudes, and Domestic Violence" (with Bilge Erten and Pinar Keskin).

“When Bureaucrats Become Intermediaries.”

Policy

"The Geography of Gulenism in Turkey," Foreign Policy, 18 March 2019 (with Fotini Christia).

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"Turkish Referendum Rallies in Europe Made Headlines. Did they Affect Election Results?" Monkey Cage/The Washington Post, 6 May 2017 (with Fotini Christia).

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Book Project

The Social Bureaucrat: Social Proximity, Bureaucratic Efficiency, and Local Governance in Turkey.

Book Project