Abdurrahman Aydemir

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Faculty Member
Ph.D. (Economics), The University of Western Ontario, 2003
Fields: Labour Economics, Public Economics
M.A. (Economics), The University of Western Ontario, 1996
B.S. (Industrial Eng.), Bilkent University, 1994
Areas of Interest
Labour Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Migration, Education, Intergenerational mobility
Society of Labour Economists, Canadian Economics Association, Canadian Labour Economics Forum, European Society of Population Economics
  • Article
    Altınok, Nadir and Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir (2017) "Does one size fit all? The impact of cognitive skills on economic growth", Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol.53, 176-190 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Kırdar, Murat (2017) "Quasi-experimental impact estimates of immigrant labor supply shocks: the role of treatment and comparison group matching and relative skill composition", European Economic Review, Vol.98, 282-315 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir (2014) "Skill-based immigration, economic integration, and economic performance", IZA World of Labor (NA)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Chen, Wen-Hao and Corak, Miles (2013) "Intergenerational education mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants", Canadian Public Policy, Vol.39, No.Supplement 1, 107-122 (NA)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir (2011) "Immigrant selection and short-term labor market outcomes by visa category", Journal of Population Economics, Vol.24, No.2, 451-475 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Borjas, George J. (2011) "Attenuation bias in measuring the wage impact of immigration", Journal of Labor Economics, Vol.29, No.1, 69-112 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Chen, Wen-Hao and Corak, Miles (2009) "Intergenerational earnings mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants", Review of economics and statistics, Vol.91, No.2, 377-397 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Robinson, Chris (2008) "Global labour markets, return and onward migration", Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol.41, No.4, 1285-1311 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Skuterud, Mikal (2008) "The Immigrant wage differential within and across establishments", Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol.61, No.3, 334-352 (SSCI)
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Sweetman, Arthur (2007) "First- and second-generation immigrant educational attainment and labor market outcomes: A comparison of the United States and Canada", Research in Labor Economics / Immigration - Trends, Consequences and Prospects for the United States, Vol.27, 215-270 (SSCI)
  • Book Section / Chapter
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Kırdar, Murat, "The integration of the 1989 repatriates from Bulgaria to the Turkish labour market", Waves of Diversity: Socio-Political Implications of International Migration in Turkey, Karaçay, Ayşem Biriz and Sert, Deniz Şenol and Göker, Zeynep Gülru (eds.), Istanbul, Turkey: Isis Press 2015, 29-54
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir, "Skill-based immigrant selection and labor market outcomes by visa category", International Handbook on the Economics of Migration, Constant, Amelie F. and Zimmermann, Klaus F. (eds.), UK and USA: Edward Elgar, September 2013, 432-452
  • Papers in Conference Proceedings
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir, "Küresel Rekabet Edilebilirlikte Beyin Göçü ve Beyin Kazanımı Konferansı ana konuşması", Günay, Emine Nur (ed.), Küresel Rekabet Edilebilirlikte Beyin Göçü ve Beyin Kazanımı, İstanbul: İstanbul Kalkınma Ajansı, May 2012
  • Working Paper / Technical Report
    Aydemir, Abdurrahman Bekir and Güven, Cahit, "The effects of primary care and maternal education on infant mortality: evidence from concurrent natural experiments of family medicine implementation and compulsory schooling reforms in Turkey", July 2015
  • Before SU Publications

    “The Immigrant Wage Differential Within and Across Establishments” (2008), Industrial and Labour Relations Review, April 2008, 61:3 (with Mikal Skuterud).

    “Educational Attainment and Labour Market Outcomes of the First and Second Generations: A Comparison of the United States and Canada” (2007), Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 27, p. 215-270 (with Arthur Sweetman).

    “A Comparative Analysis of the Labor Market Impact of International Migration: Canada, Mexico, and the United States” (2007). Journal of the European Economic Association. Vol. 5, issue 4, p. 663-708. (with George Borjas)

    “Explaining the Deteriorating Entry Earnings of Canada’s Immigrant Cohorts: 1966-2000” (2005). Canadian Journal of Economics. Vol. 38, No.2, p. 641-671. (with Mikal Skuterud)

    “Effects of Business Cycles on the Labour Market Participation and Employment Rate Assimilation of Immigrants” (2003). In C. Beach, A. Green and J. Reitz (editors), Canadian Immigration Policy for the 21st Century, p. 372-412, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal & Kingston.

    “Volatility Modelling in Finance” (1998,2002 - 1st and 2nd ed.). In J. Knight and S. Satchel (editors), Forecasting Volatility in the Fina