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Faculty Directory » Adem Y. Elveren

Economics, History, and Political Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2020
Mondays 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. in person or online;
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. in person or online;
or by appointment

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 307
Phone: 978.665.4855

Courses Taught:


Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics (ECON 1100)
Principles of Economics: Microeconomics (ECON 1200)
Intermediate Microeconomics (ECON 3660)
History of Economic Thought (ECON 3000)
U.S. Economic History (ECON 2140)
Game Theory (ECON 2005)
Economic Development (ECON 2500)


U.S. Economic History (HIST 2140)

Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Issues (IDIS 1800)


Game Theory (MATH 2005)

Political Science

Global Issues (POLS 1800)


Ph.D., University of Utah (Economics)
M.A., Boston University (Economics)
B.A., Ankara University (Economics)
Assistant Professor, Economics, 2015

Representative Publications:


Elveren, Adem Yavuz. (2019). The Economics of Military Spending: A Marxist Perspective. Routledge.

Elveren, Adem Yavuz. (2018). Brain Drain and Gender Inequality in Turkey. Palgrave Pivot.

Edited Books:

Gender and Society in Turkey: The Impact of Neo-Liberal Policies, Political Islam and EU Accession (co-edited with Saniye Dedeoğlu), I.B. Tauris Publishers: London & New York, February 2012. 

Journal Articles:

Elveren, Adem Yavuz. (2018). "The Pious Predator State: The New Regime in Turkey." Challenge, 61(1), 85-91.

Elveren, Adem Yavuz and Töngür, Ünal. (2016). “The Nexus of Economic Growth, Military Expenditures, and Income Inequality.” Quality and Quantity, 51(4), 1821–1842.

Elveren, Adem Yavuz et al. (2016). “Feminization of Labor and Profit Rates: Evidence from OECD Countries.” Applied Economics Letters, 24(7), 481-484.

Elveren, Adem Yavuz and Özgür, Gökçer. (2016). “The Effect of Informal Economy on Income Inequality: Evidence from Turkey.” Panoeconomicus, 63(3), 293-312.