Merve Meral

Associate Professor



Liberal Arts 375


2008 Michigan State University PhD
2003 Central Michigan University M.A.
2001 Bogazici University B.A.


  • Labor Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Behavioral and Experimental Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Economics

Research interests

  • Labor Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics

Select publications

Marta Lachowska, Merve Meral, and Stephen Woodbury (2016).
Effects of the Unemployment Insurance Work Test on Long-Term Employment Outcomes
Labour Economics , 41, 246-265.

Wayne Gray, Ronald Shadbegian, Chunbei Wang, and Merve Meral (2014).
Do EPA Regulations Affect Labor Demand? Evidence from the Pulp and Paper Industry
Journal of Environmental Economics and Management , 68, 188-202.

Merve Meral and Stephen Woodbury (2014).
Health Insurance Tax Credits, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and Health Insurance Coverage of Single Mothers
Health Economics , 23, 501-515.

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