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Caglar Ozden

Lead Economist

ÇAĞLAR ÖZDEN, a Turkish national, is senior economist in the Development Research Group's Trade and Integration team.  He received his undergraduate degrees in economics and industrial engineering from Cornell University and his Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University. Prior to joining the World Bank six years ago, he was on the faculty of the economics department at Emory University. His research explores the nexus of globalization of product and labor markets, government policies and economic development. He has published numerous papers in leading academic journals which explored the dynamics of protectionist trade policies, adverse consequences of unilateral trade preferences, placement of highly educated migrants in unskilled jobs in the US labor market - the brain waste effect. His most current research explores the role of diasporas and social networks on migration flows and patterns, performance of migrants in the destination labor markets, linkages between migration, trade and foreign direct investment flows and causes of the migration decisions of physicians from sub-Saharan Africa. He has edited three books on migration, remittances, brain drain and their impact on economic development. The latest, International Migration, Economic Development and Policy, was published in 2007.


World Bank working papers and publications

1 .Transit migration : all roads lead to America
2 .Global migration of talent and tax incentives : evidence from Malaysia's returning expert program
3 .Global talent flows
4 .Informing migration policies : a data primer
5 .Immigrant versus natives ? displacement and job creation
6 .A global assessment of human capital mobility: the role of non-OECD destinations
7 .Performance of skilled migrants in the U.S. : a dynamic approach
8 .Diaspora effects in international migration : key questions and methodological issues
9 .Where on earth is everybody ? the evolution of global bilateral migration 1960-2000
10 .Leveraging migration for Africa : remittances, skills, and investments
11 .The World Bank economic review 25 (1)
12 .The wage effects of immigration and emigration
13 .Optimisation du ph�nom�ne migratoire pour l'Afrique : envois de fonds, comp�tences et investissements
14 .The Euro-mediterranean partnership : trade in services as an alternative to migration ?
15 .Diasporas
16 .Migration and remittances : causes and linkages
17 .Migrant networks and foreign direct investment
18 .International migration, remittances, and the brain drain
19 .The World Bank economic review 20 (2)
20 .Brain waste? Educated immigrants in the U.S. labor market
21 .Trade preferences and differential treatment of developing countries : a selective survey
22 .Geopolitical interests and preferential access to U.S. markets
23 .Loss aversion and trade policy
24 .Price effects of preferential market access : The Caribbean Basin Initiative and the apparel sector
25 .The perversity of preferences : GSP and developing country trade policies, 1976 - 2000




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