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Yunus Cem Yılmaz

PhD Candidate in Economics

Yunus Cem Yılmaz is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Economics at Northeastern University, specializing in applied microeconomics. He has a strong background and interest in industrial organization, labor and development economics. Yunus Cem has served as a Teaching and/or Research Assistant for Professors James Dana, Bilge Erten, Philip Hanser, Donghee Jo, Patrick Legros, Mindy Marks, Alicia Modestino, Silvia Prina, Imke Reimers and Madhavi Venkatesan.

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Originally from Turkey, Yunus Cem is a PhD candidate in Applied Economics at Northeastern University. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History from Koç University in İstanbul, Turkey.

His interests include the welfare effects of newly introduced laws and regulations, along with infrastructure and health outcomes due to local elections.

Prior Work

Yunus Cem has worked in an economic consulting firm over the summer.

He has also previously worked to help the transition to online teaching on Canvas in Northeastern University as an Academic Technologies Scholar. He has spent some time working in the insurance industry prior to starting his PhD.

Research Intererests

Industrial organization, labor economics and development economics


Contact Information

301 Lake Hall

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