Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Northeastern University
Bilge Erten is an Assistant 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, and is currently an NBER DITE fellow. She is an associate editor of Feminist Economics, and a member of the Gender and Development Initiative at Northeastern University. Her primary research interests are in gender and development economics, with a particular focus on empirical research.
Recent work by Bilge Erten
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