Research

PINAR KESKIN.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS.

WELLESLEY COLLEGE.

 

OFFICE HOURS:

WEDNESDAYS 10AM-12PM, THURSDAYS 11AM-12PM, OR BY APPOINTMENT

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

“For Better or for Worse?: Education and Prevalence of Domestic Violence in Turkey,”

with Bilge Erten, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2018, 10(1), 64-105. [paper]

 

“Water Quality Awareness and Breastfeeding: Evidence of Health Behavior Change in Bangladesh,”

with Gauri Kartini Shastry and Helen Willis, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2017, 99(2), 265-280. [paper]

 

“Does Agriculture Generate Local Economic Spillovers? Short-run and Long-run Evidence from Ogallala Aquifer,”

with Richard Hornbeck, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2015, 7(2), 192-213. [paper]

 

“The Historically Evolving Impact of the Ogallala Aquifer: Agricultural Adaption to Groundwater and Climate,”

with Richard Hornbeck, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2014, 6(1), 190-219. [paper]

 

WORKING PAPERS

 

“Breaking the Cycle: Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Violence,”

with Bilge Erten, revised&resubmitted. [paper]

  • Also available as the Institute of for Economic Development at BU working paper #296, November 2017

 

“Does Knowledge Empower? Education, Legal Awareness and Intimate Partner Violence,”

with Bilge Erten, revise&resubmit. [paper]

 

“Compulsory Schooling for Whom? The Role of Gender, Poverty, and Religiosity,”

with Bilge Erten, submitted. [paper]

 

“The Gender of Caste: Identity, Political Reservations and Access to Water Resources in Rural India,”

with Bilge Erten [under revision]

 

“Thirsty Factories, Hungry Farmers: Intersectoral Impacts of Industrial Water Demand,”

[under revision]

 

NEW AND ONGOING PROJECTS

 

“Markets for Drinking Water: How They Function and Consequences for Welfare,”

with Sheetal Sekhri [data entry in process]

 

“Consequences of Groundwater Flouride Contamination on Child Cognition,”

with Sheetal Sekhri [baseline data collection in process]

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