Mevlude Akbulut-Yuksel

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, University of Houston

Research Affiliate, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)


Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

Department of Economics
University of Houston
McElhinney Building, Room 234
Phone: +1-832-790-5072
Office Fax: +1-713-743-3798
Houston, TX 77204


My fields of interest include Labor Economics, Development Economics, Health Economics and Economic History.

Working Papers

The Long Run Effects of Warfare and Destruction on Children: Evidence from World War II JOB MARKET PAPER ( presented at 2009 Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) (Scheduled); 2008 NEUDC; 2008 HICN's 4th Annual Workshop; 2008 IZA/World Bank Conference and 2008 IZA European Summer School in Labor Economics)

The Effect of English Proficiency among Childhood Immigrants: Are Hispanics Different? (with Hoyt Bleakley, University of Chicago GSB and Aimee Chin, University of Houston), Mimeo, May 2008

Intergenerational Transmission of Health in the US among Natives and Immigrants (with Adriana Kugler, University of Houston), Mimeo, May 2007 (presented at Royal Economic Society Conference, Warwick, UK, March 2008)

Left Behind: Child Human Capital Accumulation in the Midst of HIV (with Belgi Turan, University of Houston) (presented at 2008 Society of Labor Economists (SOLE)) (Under Revision)

Research in Progress

The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Schooling on Children's Health Outcomes: Evidence from a Large Scale School Construction Program in Indonesia (with Javier Baez, World Bank)

Risk and Trust Attitudes, Locus of Control and WWII Destruction (with Mutlu Yuksel and Zhong Zhao) (presented at IZA Workshop: Behavioral Labor Economics, Germany, October 2008)

Compulsory Schooling and Child Labor: Evidence from Developing Country Context

Language Human Capital and Health Outcomes of Childhood Immigrants


Principle of Microeconomics, Fall 2007 ** Click for Syllabus**

Principle of Macroeconomics, Spring 2007 ** Click for Syllabus**

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