is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Ankara University, Turkey. She is currently teaching macroeconomics and econometrics. Her current research interests include income distribution, wage inequality, labor economics, and gender inequalities. As a background for her Ph.D. dissertation, she studied the effects of growth on income distribution in developing countries. Her dissertation was about wage inequality in Turkey, looking at the effects of international trade, technological development and economic crises on the wage differentials between skilled and unskilled labor. Burca's ongoing research projects include unemployment durations, labor market participation decisions of married women, effects of international trade on employment, and effects of investment on employment in Turkey.
Focus: Economy, Gender, Jobs, Trade,
Last Updated: Sep 22, 2006