Associate Professor of Economics | Sabancı University, Turkey
Abdurrahman B. Aydemir is an associate professor of economics at Sabancı University. He is also a Research Fellow in CreAM and ERF, and research affiliate at IZA. Formerly, he held a senior economist position at Statistics Canada (2002-2007), and was a research associate at the Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (2001-2002). He received his Ph.D. degree in economics from the University of Western Ontario in 2003.
His research focuses on immigration, education, employment, and intergenerational mobility. His current research is on the labor market consequences of immigration, integration of the children of immigrants, effect of educational institutions on disadvantaged groups, intergenerational mobility, and the returns to education. Aydemir is a recipient of Turkish Academy of Sciences Outstanding Young Scientists Award (2009), received research grants from Tübitak – The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and from EU (Marie Curie Re-Integration Grant). He teaches graduate and undergraduate level courses in econometrics, quantitative methods, statistical modeling, labor economics, and microeconomics at Sabanci University.