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
Faculty Member, Sabanci University, Turkey
Senior Economist, Statistics Canada
PhD Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2003
“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).
Benefiting from highly skilled immigrants requires a complementary mix of immigrant selection and economic integration policiesAbdurrahman B. Aydemir, June 2020There is increasing global competition for high-skilled immigrants, as countries intensify efforts to attract a larger share of the world's talent pool. In this environment, high-skill immigrants are becoming increasingly selective in their choices between alternative destinations. Studies for major immigrant-receiving countries that provide evidence on the comparative economic performance of immigrant classes (skill-, kinship-, and humanitarian-based) show that skill-based immigrants perform better in the labor market. However, there are serious challenges to their economic integration, which highlights a need for complementary immigration and integration policies.MoreLess