Abdurrahman B. Aydemir

Sabanci University, Turkey, and IZA, Germany

IZA World of Labor role

Author, Topic spokesperson


Economics of immigration, Immigration policy, Education, Intergenerational mobility within the North American and European context




Turkish - Native speaker, English - Non-native speaker

Media experience

Print, Radio




90 2164839344

Current position

Faculty Member, Sabanci University, Turkey

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).