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Onur Altındağ, Ph.D.

Onur Altındağ, Ph.D.

Economist, Senior Research Associate

Dr. Onur Altındağ is an applied economist focused on population health, social protection, and migration. His work centers around economically vulnerable populations and the analysis of public policies and programs directed towards them. He has expertise in conducting fieldwork, designing interventions, and in employing both experimental and quasi-experimental methodologies in empirical research.

He is an associate professor of economics at Bentley University. Additionally, he is affiliated with the Institute for the Study of Labour (IZA), Households in Conflict Network (HiCN), and Economic Research Forum (ERF). Additionally, he is an invited researcher at J-PAL & IPA’s Displaced Livelihoods Initiative (DLI). Prior to his role at Bentley University, Onur served as a David E—Bell Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Population and Development Studies at Harvard University.

He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from The Graduate Center, City University of New York. He holds his Master’s degree in Development Economics from the University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne, and BA in Economics from Galatasaray University.

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