Erdal Tekin
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Tekin Erdal Tekin is a professor of public policy in the School of Public Affairs at American University. He is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His primary areas of research are health economics and demographic economics. Within these areas, his current focus is mainly on studying the consequences of prenatal and early life conditions and risk factors on short and long-term outcomes of individuals on a multitude of domains including health, human capital, labor market, and crime. His research has been funded by organizations such as the National Institutes of Health, Robert Wood Johnson Family Foundation, and the Danish Council for Independent Research, among others. He published in journals such as the Review of Economics and Statistics, the Economic Journal, the Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Health Economics, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, and Journal of Law and Economics. He is currently an editor for the Journal of Population Economics and an associate editor for the IZA Journal of Labor Policy. He joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in March 2001 and became a Research Fellow in February 2004.
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IZA World of Labor article: Childcare subsidy policy: What it can and cannot accomplish
 
IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
Title
10115  Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker
Can Natural Gas Save Lives? Evidence from the Deployment of a Fuel Delivery System in a Developing Country
9329  Resul Cesur
Pınar Mine Güneş
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker
The Value of Socialized Medicine: The Impact of Universal Primary Healthcare Provision on Birth and Mortality Rates in Turkey
(forthcoming in: Journal of Public Economics, 2018)
9328  Jane Greve
Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin
Fetal Malnutrition and Academic Success: Evidence from Muslim Immigrants in Denmark
8958  Seth Gershenson
Erdal Tekin
The Effect of Community Traumatic Events on Student Achievement: Evidence from the Beltway Sniper Attacks
(forthcoming in Education Finance & Policy)
8673  Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin
Jane Greve
Labor Market Effects of Intrauterine Exposure to Nutritional Deficiency: Evidence from Administrative Data on Muslim Immigrants in Denmark
(published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2016, 21, 196–209)
8402  Richard Wright
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
Chandler McClellan
Timothy Dickinson
Richard Rosenfeld
Less Cash, Less Crime: Evidence from the Electronic Benefit Transfer Program
7538  Erdal Tekin
Chandler McClellan
Karen Jean Minyard
Health and Health Behaviors during the Worst of Times: Evidence from the Great Recession
(forthcoming in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2018)
7465  Michael Grossman
Erdal Tekin
Roy Wada
Food Prices and Body Fatness among Youths
(revised version published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2014, 12, 4-19)
7179  Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker
Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure
(forthcoming in: Economic Journal [Online First])
7099  Michael Grossman
Erdal Tekin
Roy Wada
Fast-Food Restaurant Advertising on Television and Its Influence on Youth Body Composition
6705  Chandler McClellan
Erdal Tekin
Stand Your Ground Laws and Homicides
(forthcoming in: The Journal of Human Resources, 2017)
6577  D. Mark Anderson
Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Youth Depression and Future Criminal Behavior
(published in: Economic Inquiry, 2015, 53 (1), 294-317)
6306  Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin
Child Care Subsidies, Maternal Well-Being, and Child-Parent Interactions: Evidence from Three Nationally Representative Datasets
(published in: Health Economics, 2014, 23 (8), 894-916)
6303  Resul Cesur
Joseph J. Sabia
Erdal Tekin
Combat Exposure and Migraine Headache: Evidence from Exogenous Deployment Assignment
(published in: Economics and Human Biology, 2014, [Online First])
6042  Deborah A. Cobb-Clark
Erdal Tekin
Fathers and Youth's Delinquent Behavior
(published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2014, 12 (2), 327-358)
6025  Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin
The Geographic Accessibility of Child Care Subsidies and Evidence on the Impact of Subsidy Receipt on Childhood Obesity
(published in: Journal of Urban Economics, 2012, 71 (1), 37-52)
5615  Resul Cesur
Joseph J. Sabia
Erdal Tekin
The Psychological Costs of War: Military Combat and Mental Health
(published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32 (1), 51-65)
5102  Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin
The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Child Well-Being: Evidence from Geographic Variation in the Distance to Social Service Agencies
(forthcoming in: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, [Online First])
4255  Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin
Child Care Subsidies and Childhood Obesity
(published in: Review of Economics of the Household, 2011, 9 (3), 349 - 378)
3836  Chris M. Herbst
Erdal Tekin
Child Care Subsidies and Child Development
(published in: Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29 (4), 618-638)
3831  Timothy Brezina
Erdal Tekin
Volkan Topalli
"Might Not Be a Tomorrow": A Multi-Methods Approach to Anticipated Early Death and Youth Crime
(published in: Criminology, 2009, 47 (4), 1091-1129)
2063  Janet Currie
Erdal Tekin
Does Child Abuse Cause Crime?
(revised version published as 'Understanding the Cycle: Childhood Maltreatment and Future Crime?' in: Journal of Human Resources, 2012, 47 (2), 509-549)
2048  Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin
Ugly Criminals
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92 (1), 15 - 30)
1547  Erdal Tekin
Sara Markowitz
Suicidal Behavior and the Labor Market Productivity of Young Adults
(published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2008, 75(2), 300-331)
1121  Erdal Tekin
Child Care Subsidy Receipt, Employment, and Child Care Choices of Single Mothers
(published in: Economics Letters, 2005, 89 (1), 1-6)
1014  Erdal Tekin
Single Mothers Working at Night: Standard Work, Child Care Subsidies, and Implications for Welfare Reform
(published in: Economic Inquiry, 2007, 45 (2), 233-250)
932  Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin
Guns, Drugs and Juvenile Crime: Evidence from a Panel of Siblings and Twins
(published in: Journal of Law and Economics, 2006, 49(2), 507-532)
599  Naci Mocan
Benjamin Scafidi
Erdal Tekin
Catholic Schools and Bad Behavior
(published in: B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy: Contributions to Economic Analysis and Policy, 2006, 5(1), Article 13)
517  Erdal Tekin
Child Care Subsidies, Wages, and Employment of Single Mothers
(published in: Journal of Human Resources, 42 (2), 2007, 453-487)
432  Erdal Tekin
Employment, Wages, and Alcohol Consumption in Russia: Evidence from Panel Data
(published in: Southern Economic Journal, 2004, 71 (2), 397-417)
408  Naci Mocan
Erdal Tekin
Nonprofit Sector and Part-Time Work: An Analysis of Employer-Employee Matched Data of Child Care Workers
(published in: Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 85 (1), 38-50)
383  David M. Blau
Erdal Tekin
The Determinants and Consequences of Child Care Subsidies for Single Mothers
(published in: Journal of Population Economics, 2007, 20 (4), 719 - 741)
 

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