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Özer, MN

Merve Özer is a PhD candidate at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. She holds a Master's degree in Economics from Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) and a Master's degree in Demography from Hacettepe University (Ankara, Turkey). Before joining ROA, she worked as a junior researcher in Political and Economic Research Laboratory at Atılım University (Turkey), where she conducted research on demographic transition and its economic implications, labor market transitions, self-employment and short-time working. Her current research focuses on the association of individuals’ migration decisions with their risk attitudes and personality traits, the economic integration of second-generation immigrants, and the cultural roots of different job attribute preferences between native and international students in the Netherlands. 

 

IDEAS: https://ideas.repec.org/e/pze167.html

Personal website: https://sites.google.com/site/merveneziheozer


Recent Publications

  • Fouarge, D., Özer, M. N., & Seegers, P. (2018). Personality traits, migration intentions, and cultural distance. (GSBE Research Memoranda; No. 028). GSBE.
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  • Fouarge, D., Özer, M. N., & Seegers, P. (2018). Personality traits, migration intentions, and cultural distance. (ROA Research Memoranda; No. 007). Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market.
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  • Özer, M. N., ter Weel, B., & van der Wiel, K. (2017). Long-term neighborhood effects on integration of immigrants: The case of the 1951 Moluccan boatlift. Paper presented at 29th European Association of Labour Economists (EALE) Conference, St. Gallen, Switzerland.
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  • Özer, M. N., ter Weel, B., & van der Wiel, K. (2017). Long-term neighborhood effects on integration of immigrants: The case of the 1951 Moluccan boatlift. Paper presented at 31st European Society of Population Economics Conference 2017, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
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  • Fouarge, D., & Özer, M. N. (2014). International mobility of students - Its impact on labour market forecasts and its contribution to the Dutch economy. (ROA Technical Reports; No. 006). Maastricht: Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market.
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Teaching

Taught the following undergraduate courses:

European Labor Markets and Welfare States

Institutions, Behavior, and Welfare

Behavioral Economics

Economics and Business

International Economic Relations

Macroeconomics

Reflections of Academic Discourse

Micro/Macroeconomics (FASoS)

An Economist's Point of View (FASoS)