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Dr Firat Yaman

Lecturer in Economics

School of Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Economics

Contact Information

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Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

Dr Firat Yaman joined the Department of Economics at City University London in 2011. He is a member of the Research Committee at the Department of Economics.

Qualifications

  1. PhD in Economics, University of Texas at Austin, United States

Employment

  1. Research Fellow, IAB Nuremberg, Jul 2009 – Jul 2010

Research

Research interests

Firat primarily works with micro-data in the field of labour economics. He does both structural and reduced-form estimation.

Current research topics

Dynamic discrete choice models;
Estimating labour adjustment costs with employment flow data;
Language acquisition of immigrants in enclaves;
Relationship between unemployment duration and home ownership;
Identifying threshold shifts in ordered choice models

Methods

Statistical and Mathematical Software (Stata, Matlab, Octave);
Programming (Fortran);
Parallel Computing (Matlab, Fortran Open MPI)

Invited Seminars

2014: University of Bielefeld; 2011: Koc University, Bilkent University, TOBB - ETU University; ZEW Mannheim; Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods; 2010: Berlin Network for Labor Market Research; 2009: Royal Holloway University of London;

Conference Presentations

2014: European Economic Association (Toulouse), European Society for Population Economics (Braga); 2013: Royal Economic Society (London); 2010: European Society for Population Economics (Essen), TOM - Frontiers of Migration Research Workshop (Bamberg); 2008: RGS Doctoral Conference in Economics (Essen); Macroeconomic Research Meeting (Bonn);

Other Relevant Information

Refereeing: Scandinavian Journal of Economics; Papers in Regional Science

Publications

Journal Articles (5)

  1. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2016). Ethnic concentration and language fluency of immigrants: Evidence from the guest-worker placement in Germany. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 131, pp. 151–165. doi:10.1016/j.jebo.2016.08.012.
  2. Taşkin, A.A. and Yaman, F. (2016). Does Homeownership Prolong the Duration of Unemployment? Real Estate Economics . doi:10.1111/1540-6229.12173.
  3. Yaman, F. (2014). Ethnic externalities in education and second-generation immigrants. Applied Economics, 46(34), pp. 4205–4217. doi:10.1080/00036846.2014.952893.
  4. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2013). Do Ethnic Enclaves Impede Immigrants’ Integration?
    Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Social-Interaction Approach.
    Review of International Economics, 21(2), pp. 311–325. doi:10.1111/roie.12038.
  5. Taskin, A.A. and Yaman, F. (2013). Homeownership and Unemployment Duration. .

Reports (5)

  1. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2011). Ethnic Concentration and Language Fluency of Immigrants in Germany. London, UK: City, University of London.
  2. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2010). Ethnic concentration and language fluency of immigrants : quasi-experimental evidence from the guest-worker placement in Germany (Ethnische Konzentration und Sprachkompetenz von Einwanderern : quasi-experimentelle Befunde aus der Gastarbeiteranwerbung in Deutschland). Nurnberg, Germany: IAB.
  3. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2010). Ethnic Concentration and Language Fluency of Immigrants in Germany. Berlin, Germany: DIW Berlin.
  4. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. Ethnic Concentration and Language Fluency of Immigrants in Germany. Bonn, Germany: IZA Insitute of Labor Economics.
  5. Yaman, F. and Cubí‐Mollá, P. A fixed effects ordered choice model with flexible thresholds with an application to life-satisfaction. London: City University London.

Scholarly Editions (6)

  1. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2013). Do ethnic enclaves impede immigrants’ integration? Evidence from a quasi-experimental social-interaction approach.
  2. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2012). Do Ethnic Enclaves Impede Immigrants' Integration? Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Social-Interaction Approach.
  3. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. (2012). Do Ethnic Enclaves Impede Immigrants' Integration?: Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Social-Interaction Approach.
  4. Yaman, F. (2011). Ethnic externalities and 2nd generation immigrants.
  5. Yaman, F. (2011). The costs of adjusting labor: Evidence from temporally disaggregated data.
  6. Danzer, A.M. and Yaman, F. Do Ethnic Enclaves Impede Immigrants' Integration? Evidence from a Quasi-Experimental Social-Interaction Approach.

Other

  1. Yaman, F. Structural Estimation of Labor Adjustment Costs.

Education

Postgraduate

Quantitative Methods for Business Economics;
Applied Econometric and Psychological Research Methods;

Undergraduate

Labour Economics;
Applied Econometrics;
Dissertation Supervision