Associate Professor of Economics, Wellesley College
Pinar Keskin is an Associate Professor of Economics at Wellesley College.
She is an applied microeconomist, with research interests in development, environmental and health economics. Most of her work can be organized under two themes: (1) the economic responses to water scarcity and water pollution in developed and developing countries; (2) the causes and consequences of domestic violence and its transmission across generations. Pinar Keskin holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and a B.A. in Economics from Bilkent University, Turkey.
Recent work by Pinar Keskin
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