2nd LSE Workshop on Political Economy of Turkey

Date: September 10th 2020 to September 11th 2020

Time: Day 1: 13.50 - 18.00, Day 2: 14.00 - 19:10 BST (GMT+1)

The European Institute and the Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics and Political Science jointly organised a workshop on Political Economy of Turkey. The workshop provided a platform for researchers and policymakers to discuss new research and to identify areas where further academic and policy-oriented work is needed. 

Programme: The full programme is available here.

The workshop features a keynote speech by Professor Sule Alan (European University Institute, J-PAL, IPA & Character Lab).

Presentations available for download

*presenting author

Building Inter-Ethnic Cohesion in Schools: An Intervention on Perspective Taking

Sule Alan (EUI), Ceren Baysan (Essex), Mert Gumren (Koç) & Elif Kubilay (Essex)*

Mixing in Early Childhood: Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Turkey

Semih Tumen (TED)*, Michael Vlassopoulos (Southampton), Jackline Wahba (Southampton) & Yves Zenou (Monash)

Charismatic Leaders and Nation Building: Ataturk’s Role in the Formation of Turkish Identity

Lydia Assouad (PSE)*

Discriminatory Lending: Evidence from Bankers in the Lab

Michelle Brock (EBRD)* & Ralph De Haas (EBRD)

Segregation of Syrian refugees in Turkey: Evidence from mobile phone data

Simone Bertoli (Clermont), Caglar Ozden (World Bank)* & Michael Packard (Georgetown)

Programme Committee:
Cevat Giray Aksoy (EBRD, King’s College London, LSE & IZA)
Paul De Grauwe (LSE, CEPR & CESifo)
Selva Demiralp (Koç University)
Asli Demirguc-Kunt (World Bank)
Refet Gurkaynak (Bilkent University, CEPR & CESifo)
Timur Kuran (Duke University)
Adeel Malik (University of Oxford)
Berkay Ozcan (LSE)
Dani Rodrik (Harvard University, CEPR, CESifo, IZA & NBER)
Orkun Saka (University of Sussex, LSE & SRC)
Waltraud Schelkle (LSE)