N. Meltem Daysal
Research Fellow

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too h Daysal N. Meltem Daysal is an Associate Professor in the Department of Business and Economics at the University of Southern Denmark and a Research Fellow at IZA. Before joining SDU, she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Econometrics & Operations Research at Tilburg University. She received her B.A. in Economics from Bogazici University in 2003, and her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Maryland, College Park in 2009. Professor Daysal’s main research is in the fields of health economic. One line of her work examines the impact of health insurance coverage on health outcomes and health care delivery. In another line of research, she investigates the role that medical innovations, technology and information have on health and labor market outcomes. A third area of interest on health policy concerns the impact of various social policies on health behavior. Prof. Daysal also has a narrowly defined interest in labor economics focused on immigration policy. Part of her work in this area focuses on the impact of immigration on native outcomes beyond the labor market. In a related line of work, she examines how language proficiency impacts the health and educational outcomes of limited language proficient individuals, as well as their families and peers. Professor Daysal teaches Health Economics at the PhD level. She previously taught courses on applied econometrics at the graduate level and econometric methods at the upper undergraduate level.

She joined IZA as a Research Fellow in 2011.
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IZA World of Labor article: Early-life medical care and human capital accumulation
IZA Discussion Papers:
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9810  N. Meltem Daysal
Mircea Trandafir
Reyn van Ewijk
Heterogeneous Effects of Medical Interventions on the Health of Low-Risk Newborns
9086  Sanni Breining
N. Meltem Daysal
Marianne Simonsen
Mircea Trandafir
Spillover Effects of Early-Life Medical Interventions
7993  N. Meltem Daysal
Chiara Orsini
The Miracle Drugs: Hormone Replacement Therapy and Labor Market Behavior of Middle-Aged Women
7834  N. Meltem Daysal
Mircea Trandafir
Reyn van Ewijk
Returns to Childbirth Technologies: Evidence from Preterm Births
6879  N. Meltem Daysal
Mircea Trandafir
Reyn van Ewijk
Saving Lives at Birth: The Impact of Home Births on Infant Outcomes
(published in: American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2015, 7(3), 28-50)
6694  Aimee Chin
N. Meltem Daysal
Scott A. Imberman
Impact of Bilingual Education Programs on Limited English Proficient Students and Their Peers: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Texas
(published in: Journal of Public Economics, 2013, 107, 63-78)
6418  N. Meltem Daysal
Does Uninsurance Affect the Health Outcomes of the Insured? Evidence from Heart Attack Patients in California
(published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2012, 31 (4), 545-563)
6409  N. Meltem Daysal
Chiara Orsini
Spillover Effects of Drug Safety Warnings on Health Behavior
(substantially revised version published as 'Spillover Effects of Drug Safety Warnings on Preventive Health Care Use' in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 2015, 15(1), 179–208)
3508  Gordon Betcherman
N. Meltem Daysal
Carmen Pagés
Do Employment Subsidies Work? Evidence from Regionally Targeted Subsidies in Turkey
(published in: Labour Economics, 17:4 (August 2010), 710-722)