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 Merve Meral

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Assistant Professor
Department of Economics

Office: Liberal Arts Room 375
Telephone: 508-910-6614
Email: merve.meral@umassd.edu

Spring 2015 Office Hours:  

T Th 11-12, W 9:30-10:30 and by appointment


Mailing Address:
   Department of Economics
   University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
   285 Old Westport Road
   North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

Education

Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2008

M.A. Central Michigan University, 2003

B.A. Bogazici University, Turkey, 2001

 

Publications

“Do EPA Regulations Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from the Pulp and Paper Industry” (with Wayne Gray, Ronald Shadbegian, and Chunbei Wang), Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (2014), Vol. 68. Issue 1: 188–202.

“Health Insurance Tax Credits, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Health Insurance Coverage of Single Mothers” (with Stephen Woodbury), Health Economics (2014),Vol.23: 501–515.

“Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Labor Supply of Married Women” (with Chunbei Wang), Eastern Economic Journal (2013), Vol. 39: 493–510.

“Financial Contagion in Asia and Latin America” (with Debasish Chakraborty), Indian Journal of Economics and Business (2009), Vol. 8. No. 1: 55–68.

“Locus of Control and Human Capital Investment Revisited,” Journal of Human Resources (2007), Vol. 42, No. 4: 919–932.

“Financial Contagion in Asia and Latin America,” (with Debasish Chakraborty), Indian Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 8, no. 1 (2009): 55-68.

“Health Insurance Tax Credits and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Single Mothers,” (with Stephen A. Woodbury), W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research Newsletter, April 2009, Vol. 16, no. 2.

“Health Insurance Tax Credits and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Single Mothers,” (with Stephen A. Woodbury), Employment Research 16 (April 2009): 1-3.

“Locus of Control and Human Capital Investment Revisited,” Journal of Human Resources 42 (Fall 2007): 919-932.

 

Working Papers

“The Effects of Eliminating the Work Search Requirement on Job Match Quality and other Long-Term Employment Outcomes” (with Marta Lachowska and Stephen Woodbury), Department of Labor Working Paper Series, January 2015.

“Do EPA Regulations Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from the Pulp and Paper Industry” (with Wayne Gray, Ronald Shadbegian, and Chunbei Wang), National Center for Environmental Economics Working Paper Series, 13-03, August 2013.

“Do EPA Regulations Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from the Pulp and Paper Industry” (with Wayne Gray, Ronald Shadbegian, and Chunbei Wang), U.S. Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-13-39, August 2013.

“Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Labor Supply of Married Women,” W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper 11-171, March 2011.

“Health Insurance Tax Credits and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Earning Single Mothers” (with Stephen Woodbury), W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper 09-158, March 2010.

“Health Insurance Tax Credits and Health Insurance Coverage of Low-Income Single Mothers” (with Stephen Woodbury), Employment Research 16(2): 1–3, April 2009.

“Long-Term Effects of Job-Search Assistance and the Unemployment Insurance Work-Search Test,” with Stephen A. Woodbury.

“Who Benefits from an Elite College Education? The NBER-Thorndike-Hagen Data Revisited,” with Stephen A. Woodbury.

“Employer-Provided Health Insurance and Labor Supply of Married Women.”

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