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Alpaslan Akay

Senior lecturer

Alpaslan Akay
Senior lecturer
+46 31 786 4122

Room number: D-601E
Postal Address: Box 640, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 41124 Göteborg

Department of Economics (More Information)
Box 640
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting Address: Vasagatan 1 , 405 30 Göteborg

About Alpaslan Akay

Alpaslan Akay currently holds an Associate Professors position in the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg where he has employed since 2013. 

Alpaslan completed his Ph.D. at University Gothenburg in 2008. Prior to his Ph.D at the University of Gothenburg, he also had another Ph.D position in the Istanbul University for three years. Alpaslan had his undergraduate (on Economics) and Master (on Mathematical Statistics) studies at Istanbul University. His Ph.D is on the immigrant assimilation and applied microeconometrics. His research interests are very diverse and lie in several areas including the behavioral and experimental economics, economics of happiness, economics of migration and applied microeconomics. In recent years, he has focused particularly on happiness research and positional concerns. He is also interested in pedagogy and aiming to apply alternative teaching styles and pedagogical strategies. He has also collaborated actively with other researchers in several other disciplines of economics. 

Alpaslan has served and participated in several workshops and conferences both as participant and organizer. He has organized several large scale conferences and served also as a scientific committee member. He is currently serving as a referee of high ranked scientific journals.

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I Can’t Sleep! Relative Concerns and Sleep Behavior
Akay Alpaslan, Peter Martinsson, Hilda Ralsmark
Gothenburg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2017

Home Sweet Home? Macroeconomic Conditions in Home Countries and the Well-Being of Migrants
Alpaslan Akay, O. Bargain, K. F. Zimmermann
Journal of Human Resources, Journal article 2017
Journal article

Ethnic diversity and well-being
Alpaslan Akay, A. Constant, C. Giulietti, M. Guzi
Journal of Population Economics, Journal article 2017
Journal article


Dynamics of employment assimilation
Alpaslan Akay
IZA Journal of Migration, Journal article 2016
Journal article

Remittances and relative concerns in rural China
Alpaslan Akay, O. B. Bargain, C. Giulietti, J. D. Robalino, K. F. Zimmermann
China Economic Review, Journal article 2016
Journal article


Remittances and Relative Concerns in Rural China
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier B. Bargain, Corrado Giulietti, Juan D. Robalino, Klaus F. Zimmermann
Göteborg, University of Gothenburg, Report 2015


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