Research

PINAR KESKIN.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS.

WELLESLEY COLLEGE.

 

OFFICE HOURS:

TUESDAYS 9:30 PM-10:30 PM, THURSDAYS 9:30 PM-10:30 PM, OR BY APPOINTMENT

 

 


PUBLICATIONS


“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]


“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]


“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]


“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]


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

    with Bilge Erten, Economics of Education Review, 2019, 72, 187-203. [paper]


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

    with Bilge Erten, Review of Economics and Statistics, 2020, 102(2), 252-268. [paper]

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


    WORKING PAPERS


    "COVID-19 Lockdowns and Mental Health: Evidence from Turkish Curfews,"

    with Onur Altindag and Bilge Erten, submitted. [paper]


    "Female Employment and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Syrian Refugee Inflows to Turkey,"

    with Bilge Erten, revised&resubmitted. [paper]

    • Also featured in VoxDev, July 2020.


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

    with Bilge Erten, submitted. [paper]


    “Trade-offs? The Impacts of WTO Accession on Intimate Partner Violence in Cambodia,”

    with Bilge Erten, revise&resubmit. [paper]


    WORK IN PROGRESS


    "COVID-19 Movement Restrictions and Domestic Violence: Evidence from the U.S.,"

    with Bilge Erten and Silvia Prina.


    "Syrian Refugee Inflows, Infectious Disease Outbreaks, and Vaccination Response in Turkey,"

    with Bilge Erten, Miray Omurtak and Ilhan Can Ozen.


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

    with Bilge Erten.

    • An earlier version of this paper was featured at the Harvard Kennedy School's Gender Action Portal


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

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