Abdurrahman B. Aydemir

Sabanci University, Turkey, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor provides a unique opportunity for the dissemination of research results to a wide audience. I believe that policy-relevant research will become much more accessible and have much higher impact through this innovative project

IZA World of Labor role

Author, Topic spokesperson

Current position

Faculty Member, Sabanci University, Turkey

Research interest

Immigration, education, intergenerational mobility

Past positions

Senior Economist, Statistics Canada


PhD Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2003

Selected publications

  • “Explaining the deteriorating entry earnings of Canada’s immigrant cohorts: 1966-2000.” Canadian Journal of Economics 38:2 (2005): 641–671 (with M. Skuterud).

  • “Cross-country variation in the impact of international migration: Canada, Mexico, and the United States.” Journal of the European Economic Association 5:4 (2007): 663–708 (with G. Borjas).

  • “Global labour markets, return and onward migration.” Canadian Journal of Economics 41:4 (2008): 1285–1311 (with C. Robinson).

  • “Intergenerational earnings mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants.” Review of Economics and Statistics 91:2 (2009): 377–397 (with M. Corak and W.-H. Chen).

  • “Attenuation bias in measuring the wage impact of immigration.” Journal of Labor Economics 29:1 (2011): 69–112 (with G. Borjas).