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Faculty Directory » Adem Y. Elveren

Economics, History, and Political Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 - 10:30

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, HIST 2140)
Game Theory (ECON/MATH 2005)
Economic Development (ECON 2500)
Global Issues (IDIS/POLS 1800)


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

Research Interests:

Representative Publications:


The Economics of Military Spending: A Marxist Perspective, Routledge, Forthcoming.

Brain Drain and Gender Inequality in Turkey, Palgrave Pivot, 2018.

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. (Turkish edition, Türkiye’de Refah Devleti ve Kadın, by İletişim Yayınevi, November 2012.)

2000’ler Türkiye’sinde Sosyal Politika ve Toplumsal Cinsiyet [Social Policy and Gender in Turkey in the 2000s] (co-edited with Saniye Dedeoğlu), İmge Kitabevi Yayınları, October, 2015.

Journal Article:

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

The Nexus of Economic Growth, Military Expenditures, and Income Inequality” (coauthored with Ünal Töngür), Quality and Quantity, 2016

Feminization of Labor and Profit Rates: Evidence from OECD Countries” (coauthored with Christa Marr and Yvonne Renard), Applied Economics Letters, 2016

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