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Pinar Gunes, PhD

Assistant Professor



About Me

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Alberta. I received my PhD in 2014 from the University of Maryland.



Labor Economics, Development Economics, Health Economics


"The Role of Maternal Education in Child Health: Evidence from a Compulsory Schooling Law," 2015, Economics of Education Review, vol. 47: 1-16

"The Impact of Female Education on Teenage Fertility: Evidence from Turkey," 2016, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, vol. 16: 259-288

"The Effects of Teenage Childbearing on Long-Term Health in the US: A Twin-Fixed-Effect Approach," 2016, Review of Economics of the Household, vol. 14 (4): 891-920 

"The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Birth and Mortality Rates in Turkey, " with Erdal Tekin, Resul Cesur, and Aydogan Ulker, 2015, NBER Working Papers, 21510 & IZA Discussion Papers, 9329


ECON 357: Health Economics

ECON 384: Intermediate Microeconomic Theory II

ECON 414: Development Economics