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Yasemin Dildar

Yasemin Dildar

Associate Professor,


Associate Professor
Office Phone(909) 537-5516
Office LocationSB-351


PhD, Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2015)

Dissertation: “Structural Transformation, Culture, and Women’s Labor Force Participation in Turkey”


Econ 3109: Political Economy of Women

Econ 3730: Economic Development

Econ 3103: Economics of the Environment

Econ 4200: Intermediate Macroeconomics

Econ 2202: Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 2000: The Economy: Problems and Perspectives

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Development Economics (primary)
  • Macroeconomics
  • Labor Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Feminist Economics
  • Environmental Economics

Recent Publications

  • “The Effect of Pro-Natalist Rhetoric on Women’s Fertility Preferences in Turkey”, Population and Development Review 48(2): 579-612, 2022.
  • “Social Reproduction Feminism: Merits and Shortcomings of a Unitary Theory Approach”, Praksis 57 (2021/3).
  • “Gendered Patterns of Industrialization in MENA”, Middle East Development Journal 13(1): 128-149, 2021.
  • “Is Economic Empowerment a Protective Factor Against Intimate Partner Violence? Evidence from Turkey”, The European Journal of Development Research 33, 2020.
  • “Gender Differences in Children’s Domestic Work: Evidence from Turkey”, Politica Economica-Journal of Economic Policy 3: 365-388, 2020.
  • “Social and Psychological Determinants of Consumption: Evidence for the Lipstick Effect During the Great Recession (with Daniel MacDonald), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics 86, 2020.
  • “Targeting Women's Employment: Do Employment Subsidies Work? Evidence from Turkey”, Review of Radical Political Economy 52(1), 2020.