Doç. Dr. Emel MEMİŞ, Ankara Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi

Emel MEMİŞ

Curriculum Vitae

Email Address

ememis@politics.ankara.edu.tr

emel.memis@gmail.com

Mailing Address: Ankara Üniversitesi, Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi İktisat Bölümü Cemal Gürsel Cad., Cebeci TR-06590 Ankara –Turkey

Phone: +90 312 595-1200

Fax: 312 319-7736

Education : 2007 PhD. Economics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. 2001 MSc. Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. 1998 BSc. Economics, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

Fields of Specialization Macroeconomics, Feminist Economics, Economic Development, International Economics Work Experience Current Positions

• Assistant professor, Department of Economics, Ankara University, Turkey.

• Instructor, Women Studies Program, Ankara University.

 • Research associate, The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, NY, USA.

 • Consultant, UNDP-Turkey. Previous Positions

• 2008-2011 Instructor, “Knowledge Networking and Capacity Building Summer Program” The International Working Group on Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG), University of Utah.

 • 2005-2008 Consultant, Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Initiative, UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo.

• 2005 Research associate, Trade and Investment Team, UNDP Regional Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka (Research on policy advisory related concept papers and programmes and research for the Asia and the Pacific Human Development Report, 2006, Trade on Human Terms).

• 2002-2006 Instructor, Department of Economics, University of Utah (Courses Taught: Feminist Economics, Gender and Economic Development in the Third World, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Principles of Microeconomics)

• 1998-2001 Teaching assistant, Department of Economics, University of Utah.

• 1998-2000 Teaching assistant, Department of Economics, Middle East Technical University.

Dissertation Inter and Intraclass Distibution of Income: Turkish Manufacturing, 1970-2000, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller, Saarbrucken, Germany, (June 2007). Publications Journal articles

• ‘Estimating the impact of 2008-09 economic crisis on work time in Turkey’, (July 2013), Feminist Economics, 19 (3) Special Issue on Critical and Feminist Perspectives on Financial and Economic Crises  (with S.K. Bahçe).. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13545701.2013.786182#.UYtg-7VkNTM

•  ‘Poverty and intra-household distribution of work time in Turkey: Analysis and some policy implications’, Women’s Studies International Forum, Online erişilebilir 13 Şubat 2013: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2013.01.004 (with U. Öneş and B. Kızılırmak).

 •  ‘Feminist Economics and Its Continued Leap’ in Fe Journal (Feminist Critique), 2011 (3), Number 2 (with H. Togrul).

 • ‘Economic Crises and Women’s Unpaid Labor (İktisadi Krizler ve Kadının Karşılıksız Emeği),’ İktisat Dergisi, Vol. 514, p. 35-42, 2010 (in Turkish) (with S.K. Bahçe).

• ‘The Current Economic Crisis and Its Impact on Developing Countries: A Gender Perspective (Toplumsal Cinsiyet Bakış Açısıyla Mevcut Küresel Ekonomik Kriz ve Gelişmekte Olan Ülke Ekonomilerine Etkileri)”, Eğitim Bilim Toplum, Vol. 7 (27): 78-130, Autumn 2009 (in Turkish) (with R. Antonopoulos).

 • ‘Changing Wage Structure in Export Sectors under Rising Competition (Artan Rekabet Altında İhracata Yönelik Sektörlerde Değişen Ücret Yapısı)’, February, 2007, (in Turkish) Ankara Üniversitesi Siyasal Bilgiler Fakültesi (S.B.F.) Dergisi, Vol. 62, No. 4) (October-December 2007).

 • ‘A Disaggregate Analysis of Profit Rates in Turkish Manufacturing’, Review of Radical Political Economics (RRPE), Vol. 39, No.3, pp. 398-406. Chapters/entries in Books

•  ‘Housewifization of Women: Contextualizing Gendered Patterns of Paid and Unpaid Work’, in Gender and Society in Turkey: The Impact of Neo-liberal Policies, EU Accession and Political Islam, S. Dedeoğlu and A. Elveren (ed.), I.B. Tairus, 2012 (with U. Öneş and B. Kızılırmak).

 • ‘From Domestic Chores to Unpaid Labor in Economics: A Survey of the Studies in Turkey’ (Eviçi Uğraşlardan İktisatta Karşılıksız Emeğe: Türkiye Üzerine Yapılan Çalışmalara İlişkin Bir Değerlendirme’, in Birkaç Arpa Boyu…21. Yüzyıla Girerken Türkiye’de Feminist Çalışmalar, S. Sancar (ed.), Koç Üniversitesi Yayınları, İstanbul, Sept. 2011. (in Turkish) (with Ö. Özay).

• ‘Unpaid Work, Poverty and Unemployment: Gender Perspective from South Africa’ in Unpaid Work and the Economy: Gender, Time Use and Poverty in Developing Countries, R. Antonopoulos and I. Hirway (ed.), Palgrave Macmillan, (December 2009) (with R. Antonopoulos).

• ‘Feminist Economics (Feminist İktisat)’, (in Turkish) entry in Ekonomik Kurumlar ve Kavramlar Sözlüğü, Fikret Başkaya and Aydın Ördek (ed.), (October 2008) (with H. Togrul).

 • ‘The Evolution of Inter-Industry Wage Differentials under Export-Led Regime: A Cluster Analysis for Turkish Manufacturing Industry’, in Development in a Globalized World, A. Deshpande (ed.) 2007, Oxford University Press. Book reviews, other publications and working papers

• Book Review: “Towards a Development Perspective as Freedom: Women’s Labour in Economic Development (Özgürlükçü Bir Kalkınma Anlayışına Doğru: Kalkınmada Kadın Emeği)”, Çalışma ve Toplum, 2012, 2 (33).

 • ‘Estimating the Impact of the Recent Economic Crisis on Work Time in Turkey’, the Levy Economics Institute Working Paper 686, September 2011 (with S.K. Bahce).

 • ‘Time and Poverty from a Developing Country Perspective’, the Levy Economics Institute Working Paper 600, May 2010 (with R. Antonopoulos).

• ‘The Potential for Cooperative Regional Industrial Development Strategies in Asia and the Implications of Emerging China and India’, UNDP Policy Paper, (August 2009), UNDP Regional Center Colombo.

 • ‘The Unequal Burden of Poverty on Time Use’, the Levy Economics Institute Working Paper 572, August 2009 (with A. B. Kızılırmak).

 • ‘Who’s Afraid of Industrial Policy?’ UNDP Discussion Paper, July 2008, UNDP Regional Center Colombo, (with M.F. Montes)

 • ‘Assessing RTAs in the Context of the Flying Geese Framework’, United Nations University, Comparative Reginal Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS), Occasional Paper Series, O-2006-18, August 2006, (with M. F. Montes).

• ‘People, Trade, and Development. Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment Initiative’, UNDP Policy Paper, Regional Centre Colombo, December 2005.  (with M. F. Montes).

 • ‘Determinants of Media Preferences’ (Medya Tercihleri ve Nedenleri), (with E. Erdil, Z. Kasnakoglu and E. Ozcelik), Middle East Technical University Economic Research Center (ERC) Working Paper, 2000/1. Conferences, Seminars and Workshops

• Invited Speaker, ‘Turkish Time Use Survey Data: A User’s Perspective’, IAFFE-IATUR Exhange Panel, University of Barcelona, 27 June 2012.

• Presenter, ‘The Uncounted Jobless’, IAFFE, University of Barcelona, 28 June 2012.

 • Presenter, ‘Estimating the Impact of the Recent Economic Crisis on Work Time in Turkey‘, IAFFE, University of Barcelona, 29 June 2012.

• Presenter ‘Women in the World of Work and Women’s Unpaid Work’, Gender Equality in Education, Health and Employment Panel, Women’s Status, 28 November 2011.

 • Instructor and Presenter, ‘Evolution of Concepts and Measures of Poverty ’, the program launched by the International Working Group of Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG), October, 13, 2011.

 • Presenter, ‘Housewifization of Women: Contextualizing Gendered Patterns of Paid and Unpaid Work’, 2nd European Conference on Politics and Gender, January 13-15, 2011, Budapest.

• Invited Speaker, ‘Analytical and Policy Implications of Time Use for Poverty Reduction Strategies’, VIII International Meeting of Experts on Time-Use Surveys and Public Policies June, 30-July 2, 2010, Mexico City, organized by UNIFEM, ECLAC, INMUJERES Office of Mexico.

 • Presenter, ‘Housewifization of Women: Contextualizing Gendered Patterns of Paid and Unpaid Work’, 32nd Time Use Conference, July 7-10, 2010, Paris.

 • Invited Speaker, ‘Unpaid Work, Economics and Crisis: Human Rights-Based Approach’, Panel: Human Rights and Economy, H.U. Social Science Institute, Human Rights Center, 29 April 2010.

 • Invited Speaker, ‘Unpaid Work, Economics and Crisis’, Panel: Political Economy of Gender, Hacettepe University, 8 March 2010.

• Presenter, ‘Time and Poverty from a Developing Country Perspective’, 31st IATUR Conference in Luneburg, Germany, 23-25 September, 2009.

• Resource Person, UNDP Regional Conference “Promoting Human Development in Trade Regionalism: Scope for South-South Cooperation in the Asia Pacific”, Bali, Indonesia, 24 – 26 November 2008.

• Discussant, 8th International Conference Engendering Macroeconomics and International Economics, Istanbul, Turkey, July 20-22, 2007.

• Student and Discussant,  The 2nd Summer School on Development, Inequality, Growth and Human Development, Civita Castellana (Viterbo), Italy, 1-6 July 2007.

 • Presenter and Discussant, ‘A Disaggregate Analysis of Profit Rates in Turkish Manufacturing’, Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE) meeting at ASSA, Chicago, January 5, 2007.

• Presenter, ‘An Alternative Approach to Macroeconomic Policy Making and Macroeconomic Modelling’, Seminário Internacional Título: Desenvolvimento e Mudança: Promovendo Desenvolvimento em um Mundo Globalizado, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, November 21, 2006, Sao Paulo. Discussant, Annual Conference for Development and Change, 17-20 November, 2006, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

• Instructor, ‘Gender Wage Gaps’, the program launched by the International Working Group of Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG), June, 22, 2006.

 • Presenter and Discussant, ‘Is the Pattern of Wage Differentials Stable Over Time? A Cluster Analysis in Turkish Manufacturing Industry’, 2005 Conference for Development and Change in Neemrana, India, December 3, 2005.

 • Presenter, ‘Is the Pattern of Wage Differentials Stable Over Time? A Cluster Analysis in Turkish Manufacturing Industry’, International Conference Engendering Macroeconomics and International Economics, University of Utah, June 13, 2005.

 • Presenter and Discussant, ‘A Cluster Analysis of Wage Differentials in Turkish Manufacturing Industry (1980-2000)’, Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE) meeting at ASSA, Philadelphia, January 7-9, 2005.

• Presenter, ‘A Comparative Dynamic Analysis: Surplus Value Extraction and Feminization of Labor in Developing vs. Developed Countries’, International Conference Engendering Macroeconomics and International Economics, University of Utah, June 4, 2003 Research Projects

 • April 2013-October 2014, A Flow Approach to Unemployment in Turkey, funded by: the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (researcher).

 • January 2013-December 2016, GENOVATE: Transforming organisational culture for gender equality in research and innovation (researcher).

 • May 2012-Nov. 2013 Time and Income Poverty in Turkey, Why Time Deficits Matter: Implications for Understanding and Combating Poverty, funded by UNDP-Turkey (country expert).

• April 2010- Oct. 2011 The Effects of Changes in Production and Trade Relations on Female Employment, funded by: the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (researcher).

• April 2010- April 2011 The Incidence of Public Expenditures on Education Across Different Social Groups: An Empirical Analysis in Turkey over the Crisis Period, funded by: the Scientific Research Council of Ankara University (researcher).

• Dec. 2009-May 2011 Time-Use, Poverty and Gender: The Case of Turkey, funded by: the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (project leader). Professional Associations and Activities since 2005

• Co-organizer, International Conference on Economic Crisis, Poverty and Time Use, 26-27 March, 2012, Ankara University (funded by Central Bank of Turkey, UNDP-Turkey, the Levy Economics Institute, Alumni of Faculty of Political Science of Ankara University and Ankara University).

 • Member and Advisor, Researchers Studying Women’s Labour (KEFA) and the Women’s Labour and Employment Initiative Platform (KEIG)

• Journal Editorial Board, Guest Editor for the Special Issue on Feminist Economics (Nov. 2011) Fe Journal, Feminist Critique.

• Member, the International Working Group on Gender, Macroeconomics and International Economics (GEM-IWG).

• Member, Union for Radical Political Economics (URPE).

 • Member, the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE).

• Member, International Women’s Policy Research.

 • 2005- 2007 Steering Committee Member, Annual Conference on Development and Change (ACDC), launched by Global Policy Innovations (GPI) program of the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs.