Publications

Development Analytics is committed to promoting the dissemination of knowledge relating to development issues.
A selection of our research is linked below. This includes policy reports presented for clients, academic reports undertaken with our partners and papers written for our own Development Analytics Research Paper Series.
 

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DevAn Research Paper Series
Title
Type
Author
Policy area
Publishing date
Link
Does Quality Matter in Determining Child Care Prices? Evidence from Private Child Care Provision in Turkey
Academic Publications
Didem Pekkurnaz, Meltem A. Aran, Nazli Aktakke
Child care
September / 2021
https://ijccep.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s40723-021-00088-4
How to Assess the Child Poverty and Distributional Impact of COVID-19 Using Household Budget Surveys: An Application Using Turkish Data
Academic Publications
Meltem A. Aran, Nazli Aktakke, Zehra Sena Kibar, Emre Üçkardeşler
Poverty, COVID-19
August / 2021
https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41287-021-00451-8
Strategic Mid-term Evaluation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. Volume II: Sector Report on Protection
Policy Reports
Julian Murray, Hazal Colak, Nazli Aktakke, Yali Hajhassan
Refugees, Protection
June / 2021
https://reliefweb.int/report/turkey/strategic-mid-term-evaluation-facility-refugees-turkey-2016-20192020
Strategic Mid-term Evaluation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. Volume II: Sector Report on Socio-economic Support
Policy Reports
Francis Watkins, Meltem Aran, Gökçe Baykal, Nazli Aktakke, Lewis Sida, Tom Barton
Refugees, Socio-economic Support
June / 2021
https://reliefweb.int/report/turkey/strategic-mid-term-evaluation-facility-refugees-turkey-2016-20192020
Strategic Mid-term Evaluation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. Volume II: Sector Report on Health
Policy Reports
Elizabeth Dyke, Safir Sumer, Hazal Colak, Yali Hajhassan
Refugees, Health
June / 2021
https://reliefweb.int/report/turkey/strategic-mid-term-evaluation-facility-refugees-turkey-2016-20192020
Strategic Mid-term Evaluation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. Volume II: Sector Report on Education
Policy Reports
Christopher Talbot, Nazlı Aktakke, Hazal Colak, Yali Hajhassan
Refugees, Education
June / 2021
https://reliefweb.int/report/turkey/strategic-mid-term-evaluation-facility-refugees-turkey-2016-20192020
Strategic Mid-term Evaluation of the Facility for Refugees in Turkey. Volume I: Main Report
Policy Reports
Lewis Sida, Julian Murray, Meltem Aran, Christopher Talbot, Elizabeth Dyke, Nur Abdelkhaliq Zamora and Francis Watkins, Gökçe Baykal, Safir Sumer, Nazli Aktakke, Hazal Colak, Yali Hajhassan
Refugees, Evaluation
June / 2021​
https://reliefweb.int/report/turkey/strategic-mid-term-evaluation-facility-refugees-turkey-2016-20192020
Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Used in Development Projects: A Handbook for Civil Society Organizations
Academic Research & Publications
Aylin Topal
Research Methods
October / 2020
https://b50852f2-fdef-42e1-adf9-b42650e2a9fc.filesusr.com/ugd/b70f3f_3bb8e1e5fdd247f2b5dd32b44c664466.pdf
Harnessing the Power of Youth: An Analysis of Youth Not-in-Employment, Education or Training (NEET) in Turkey and Policies and Civil Society Models that Promote Active Youth Engagement
Policy Reports
Nazli Aktakke, Hazal Colak, Zeynep Baser, Sena Buyukavci, Cagla Tabak
Youth
October / 2020
https://b50852f2-fdef-42e1-adf9-b42650e2a9fc.filesusr.com/ugd/b70f3f_6f620347fb334d4e84959b06161abd2a.pdf
Estimating the Impact of COVID-19 on Child Poverty in Georgia using a Micro-Simulation Model
Policy Reports
Meltem Aran, Nazli Aktakke, Cagla Tabak
Poverty, Impact of COVID 19, Microsimulations, Cash transfers
August / 2020
https://www.unicef.org/georgia/media/4871/file/COVID-19%20impact%20on%20child%20poverty%20in%20Georgia.pdf
ESSN Mid-term Review Report
Policy Reports
Nick Maunder, Karin Seyfert, Meltem Aran, Nazli Aktakke
Refugees, cash transfers
February / 2020
https://reliefweb.int/report/turkey/essn-mid-term-review-20182019-february-2020
Can Father Training Programmes Help Reduce Gender-Based Violence: Lessons from a Parenting Intervention in Turkey
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
O. Gokce Baykal, Meltem A. Aran, Nazli Aktakke
Gender and Women's Empowerment
July / 2019
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/Delivery.cfm/SSRN_ID3425952_code1164664.pdf?abstractid=3425952&mirid=1
Life in Transition Survey- Gender Analysis and Gender Modules
Policy Reports
Nazli Aktakke (Development Analytics), Meltem Aran (Development Analytics), Ana Maria Munoz Boudet
Gender and Women's Empowerment
August / 2017
http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/292661555050624619/pdf/Gender-Relations-in-Europe-and-Central-Asia-Results-from-the-Life-in-Transition-Survey-Third.pdf
Decentralised Evaluation of the ECHO funded Emergency Social Safety Net (ESSN) in Turkey
Policy Reports
Nick Maunder, Team Leader; Karin Seyfert; Meltem Aran; Gökçe Baykal; Marta Marzi, Gabrielle Smith
Refugees, cash transfers
April / 2018
https://www1.wfp.org/publications/turkey-echo-funded-emergency-social-safety-net-evaluation
Final Evaluation: “Father Training for Violence-Free Families” (Turkey)
Evaluation reports
Meltem Aran, Nazli Aktakke, Gokce Baykal, Danya Chudacoff, Ulas Sunata, Cengiz Ciftci
Gender and Women's Empowerment
March / 2014
http://www2.unwomen.org/-/media/field%20office%20untf/publications/2018/evaluation%20digital%20library/5%20turacevfecompressed.pdf?la=en&vs=5248
Supply and Demand for Child Care Services in Turkey: A Mixed Methods Study
Policy Reports
The World Bank and Ministry of Family and Social Policy of Turkey
Early Childhood Education and Care
September / 2015
https://documents.worldbank.org/en/publication/documents-reports/documentdetail/114451467999711217/supply-and-demand-for-child-care-services-in-turkey-a-mixed-methods-study
Improving Basic Services Delivery for the Poor in the OIC Member Countries
Policy Reports
Ministry of Development of Turkey, COMCEC Coordination Office
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
September / 2015
https://www.sbb.gov.tr/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Improving_Basic_Services_Delivery_for_the_Poor_in_the_OIC_Member_Countries.pdf
Turkey on the Way of Universal Health Coverage Through the Health Transformation Program (2003-13)
Policy Reports
The World Bank Group
Health Policy & Equity
September / 2014
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/21059
Good Jobs in Turkey
Policy Reports
The World Bank Group
Youth, Skills and Employment
November / 2013
https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/22568
Recent Trends in Female Labour Force Participation in Turkey
Academic Research & Publications
Arzu Uraz, Meltem A. Aran, Müşerref Hüsamoğlu, Dilek Okkalı Şanalmış, Sinem Capar
Youth, Skills and Employment
March / 2010
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2283112
Education of Disadvantaged Children in the OIC: the Key to Escape from Poverty
Policy Reports
OIC
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
October / 2017
http://ebook.comcec.org/Kutuphane/Icerik/Yayinlar/Analitik_Calismalar/Yoksullugun_Azaltilmasi/Toplanti10/index.html
Measuring Inequality of Opportunity with Imperfect Data: The Case of Turkey
Academic Research & Publications
Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Jeremie Gignoux , Meltem A. Aran
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
February / 2010
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1559721
Supporting Access to and Retention in Employment for Women by Enhancing Child Care Services in Turkey
Policy Reports
Agence Française de Développement
Youth, Skills & Employment
May / 2016
http://librairie.afd.fr/en/nt-16-child-care-turkey/
Women and Health: Analysis of the Economic Value of Informal Health Care by Women in Turkey
Academic Research & Publications
Harvard School of Public Health and the LANCET Commission on Women’s Health
Gender and Women's Empowerment ,Health Policy & Equity
September / 2013
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60497-4/abstract
Universal Health Coverage in Turkey: enhancement of equity
Academic Research & Publications
Rifat Atun, Sabahattin Aydin, Sarbani Chakraborty, Safir Sumer, Meltem Aran, Ipek Gurol, Serpil Nazlioglu, Senay Ozgulcu, Ulger Aydogan, Banu Ayar, Ugur Dilmen, Recep Akdag
Health Policy & Equity
June / 2013
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)61051-X/abstract
Can Regulations Make It More Difficult to Serve the Poor? The Case of Childcare Services in Istanbul, Turkey
Other Academic Research & Publications
Meltem A. Aran, Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, Nazli Aktakke
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare,Early Childhood Education and Care
November / 2016
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/jZMTqaTCI2yXeQkArIve/full
Building an ex-ante simulating model for estimating the capacity impact, benefit incidence, and cost effectiveness of child care subsidies: an application using provider-level data from Turkey
Other Academic Research & Publications
Meltem A. Aran, Ana Maria Munoz Boudet, Nazli Aktakke
Early Childhood Education and Care
December / 2016
http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/779341481739875633/Building-an-ex-ante-simulation-model-for-estimating-the-capacity-impact-benefit-incidence-and-cost-effectiveness-of-child-care-subsidies-an-application-using-provider-level-data-from-Turkey
Protection in Good and Bad Times? The Turkish Green Card Health Program
Academic Research & Publications
Meltem A. Aran, Jesko Hentschel
Health Policy & Equity
August / 2012
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2133813
Poverty and Inequality Changes in Turkey (2003-2006)
Academic Research & Publications
Meltem A. Aran, Sırma Demir, Özlem Sarıca, Hakan Yazici
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
March / 2010
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2282455
Impact Evaluation Methods in Evaluating Development Programmes and Applications from Turkey
Academic Research & Publications
Dr. Meltem Aran, Dr. Güneş Aşık, Dr. Gökçe Baykal, Dr. İrem Güçeri, Dr. Murat Kırdar, Dr. Beyza Polat, Nazlı Aktakke.
Early Childhood Education and Care
August / 2017
https://docs.wixstatic.com/ugd/b70f3f_8b148f11f4f94497b74b9cff9a94b84c.pdf
Maternal and Child Health in Turkey Through the Health Transformation Program
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran, Nazlı Aktakke, İpek Gürol, Rıfat Atun
Early Childhood Education and Care,Gender and Women's Empowerment ,Health Policy & Equity
December / 2015
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2701839
Women's Invisible Contribution: Quantifying the Economic Value of Women's Unpaid Care Activities in Turkey and Policy Options to Reduce Women's Care Burden
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran, Nazlı Aktakke
Gender and Women's Empowerment
June / 2016
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2798620
Benefit Incidence of Fuel Subsidies in Madagascar and Recommendation for Child-Friendly Allocations
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran, Nazlı Aktakke, Martin C. Evans
Early Childhood Education and Care
July / 2016
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2817364
Welfare Impact of the Global Economic Crisis of 2008-2009 on Turkish Households: Evidence from a Specialized Monitoring Survey in 7 Provinces
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
February / 2013
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2281828
Agricultural Technology Diffusion in a Post-Conflict Setting: Evidence from an Experimental Study in Eastern Turkey
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran
Sustainability, Agriculture and Rural Development
January / 2013
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2281668
Early Childhood Health and Education Outcomes and Children's Exposure to Multiple Risks in Turkey
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran, Cristobal Ridao-Cano
Health Policy & Equity
September / 2014
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2333443
Inequality of Opportunity in Access to Basic Services Among Egyptian Children
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran, Lire Ersado
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
July / 2013
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2292461
A Methodology Note on the Employment and Welfare Impacts of the 2007-08 Financial Crisis
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Mohamed Ihsan Ajwad, Meltem A. Aran, Mehtabul Azam, Jesko Hentschel
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare
June / 2013
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2286698
Socioeconomic Impact of Mining Activity: Effects of Gold Mining on Local Communities in Tanzania and Mali
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Beyza Polat, Nazlı Aktakke, Meltem A. Aran, Andrew Dabalen, Punam Chuhan-Pole, Aly Sanoh
Poverty, Inequality and Welfare,Sustainability, Agriculture and Rural Development
October / 2014
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2533961
Can Child Care Vouchers Get Turkish Mothers Back to Work? Estimating the Employment and Redistributionary Impact of a Demand Side Child Care Subsidy in Turkey
Development Analytics Research Paper Series
Meltem A. Aran, Herwig Immervoll, Cristobal Ridao-Cano
Early Childhood Education and Care,Gender and Women's Empowerment
October / 2014
https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2533946