Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Northeastern University
Bilge Erten is an Associate Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Northeastern University.
Bilge received her PhD in economics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2010. She was a postdoctoral research scholar of the Committee on Global Thought at Columbia University from 2012 to 2014. She is an associate editor of Feminist Economics, and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). Her primary research interests are in gender and development economics, with a particular focus on empirical research.
Recent work by Bilge Erten
China’s accession to WTO reduced trade policy uncertainty, spurred structural change towards manufacturing and services, and increased economic growth
Refugee inflows from Syria to Turkey led to the displacement of women in the labour force, but also reduced the risk of intimate partner violence
Increased schooling for girls in Turkey led to a rise in psychological violence, but also reduced the intergenerational transmission of violence