AREAS OF INTEREST (Research and Teaching)

Applied Labor Economics, Growth and Development, Statistics and Econometrics.


Occupational Mobility and Mismatch Unemployment with Thijs van Rens

Female Part Time Employment with Burcu Düzgün Öncel


09.2008-01.2013: PhD in Economics, Marmara University, PhD

09.2011-07.2012: Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Centre de Recerca en Economia Internacional (CREi), Visiting PhD Student

09.2006-07.2008: MA in Economics, Marmara University

09.2002-07.2006: BA in Economics, Marmara University


09.2015-present: Assistant Professor, Marmara University Department of Economics

09.2014-08.2015: Visiting Research Fellow, The University of Warwick, Department of Economics

09.2013-08.2015: Lecturer, Marmara University Department of Economics

03.2009-09.2013: Research Assistant, Marmara University Department of Economics


Düzgün-Öncel, B. Eriş-Dereli, B. (2015). Why Do Women Prefer Part Time Employment in turkey?,Topics in Middle Eastern and African Economics, Vol: 17, No:2, 82-109.

Tekçe, M. and Eriş, B. (2009), “The Development of Human Capital and Economic Growth in China”, TMA Science Journal, Vol: 19, No: 2, pp: 30-48 (in Turkish).

Eriş, B. and Ogunleye, E. (2008), “Human Capital and Economic Growth: Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Knowledge and Health on Economic Growth in Nigeria and Turkey”, 6th Knowledge, Economy and Management Proceedings, Vol: 3, No:1, pp: 109-126.


06.2013-02.2014: Researcher for Research Project “Human Resource and Skill Requirements of SMEs in Turkey”, TEPAV (Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey) and ISKUR (Turkish Employment Agency)

09.2008-06.2009: Research Assistant for Research Project with the Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TUSIAD), “Turkey: Investigation of its Investment Sectors in the Global Competitive Market”, The Conference Board


2nd Annual International Conference on Social Sciences (İstanbul, 2016), İstanbul Search and Matching Workshop in Labor Economics (İstanbul, 2016), Turkey Labor Market Network Meeting (İstanbul, 2016), 36th Annual MEEA Meeting (San Francisco, 2016), Labour Force Survey/Annual Population Survey user conference (London, 2015), Research Turkey Public Conference: Labour Market and Education Policy Issues in Turkey (London, 2015), Interdisciplinary Investigations:Turkey and Beyond (Coventry, 2015), The University of Warwick: Macro Workshop (Coventry, 2015), 34th Annual MEEA Meeting (Philadelphia, 2014), 4th Department of Economics PhD Workshop (İstanbul, 2013), IKBU-SEAS Interdisciplinary Research and Intellectual Development Seminar (İstanbul, 2013), Universitat Pompeu Fabra, CREi Macroeconomics Breakfast (Barcelona, 2012), 6th Knowledge, Economy and Management Conference (İstanbul, 2007)


09.2015-present: British Academy, Newton Mobility Grant

09.2014-08.2015: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), Postdoctoral Scholarship

09.2008-02.2013: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), PhD Scholarship

09.2011-06.2012: The Council of Higher Education of Turkey, Scholarship for PhD Thesis Research Abroad

09.2006-07.2008: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), MA Scholarship



American Economic Association

Middle East Economic Association

TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Center for Social Policy Research

Organized Activities

Marmara University, Department of Economics PhD Workshop (DEPW), 2011.

Marmara University, Departmant of Economics, Departmental Seminars, 2010-2011.


Turkish: Native

English: Fluent

Spanish: Basic