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Gunes Gokmen / Гюнеш Гокмен

Assistant Professor 

PhD in Economics, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy


Research interests

Political Economy, International Economics, Economic History, Applied Econometrics

Courses taught at NES

Empirical Political Economics, Applied Microeconometrics, Econometrics 2


Clash of Civilizations Demystied, 2015

Career Incentives of Governors in late Tsarist Russia, 2014 (with Dmitry Kofanov)

Are Cultural Differences a Barrier to Trade?, FREIT Working Paper WP#505, 2012

Effects of Capital Market Shocks on Nonparticipants, Social Mobility and Inequality, Mimeo, 2011

Does Political Instability Induce Corruption?, Mimeo, 2007

Work in progress

Cultural Distance and International Conflict (with Vincenzo Bove)

The Effect of Financial Crises on Reforms and Public Attitudes (with Tommaso Nan- nicini, Massimiliano Onorato and Chris Papageorgiou)

Armenian and Greek Legacy in Modern Turkish Development (with Eren Arbatli)

Minorities and Trade

Nationalism, National Capital and Development 


Policy Papers

Culture, Cold War and Trade, FREE Policy Brief, 2014





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