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202-721-4558
serdar.ozkan@frb.gov
Education
  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • M.A., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
  • M.S., Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, University of Texas - Austin, 2005
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Bogazici University, 2003
  • Current Research Topics

  • Income Inequality, Human Capital, Tax Policies
  • Idiosyncratic Income Risk, Medical Expenditures
Fields of Interest
    • Economist

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2011 - present
    • Recitation Instructor/Teaching Assistant

      University of Pennsylvania

    • 2006 - 2010
    • Dissertation Fellow

      Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    • 2009
    • Research Assistant

      National Bureau of Economic Research

    • 2008
    • Ph.D. Summer Intern

      Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

    • 2007
  • Guvenen, Fatih, Serdar Ozkan, and Jae Song (2013). "The Nature of Countercyclical Income Risk," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-25. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Karahan, Yasar Fatih, and Serdar Ozkan (Forthcoming). "On the Persistence of Income Shocks Over the Life Cycle: Evidence, Theory, and Implications," Review of Economic Dynamics.
  • Guvenen, Fatih, Serdar Ozkan, and Jae Song (2012). "The Nature of Countercyclical Income Risk," NBER Working Papers 18035. National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Guvenen, Fatih, Burhanettin Kuruscu, and Serdar Ozkan (2013). "Taxation of Human Capital and Wage Inequalit: A Cross-Country Analysis ," Finance and Economics Discussion Series 2013-20. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
  • Ozkan, Serdar (2011). "Essays on the Macroeconomics of Income Inequality," Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania.
  • conference

    2012

    NBER Summer Institute, Income Distribution and Macroeconomics Workshop

  • conference

    2012

    NBER Summer Institute, Aggregate Implications of Micro Group

  • seminar

    2012

    Bilkent University

  • conference

    2012

    Health and Mortality Conference, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • conference

    2009, 2011, 2012

    Society for Economic Dynamics Annual Meeting

  • conference

    2012

    Midwest Economics Association Annual Conferene

  • conference

    2012

    WEAI 87th Annual Conference

  • discussion

    2012

    AEA Meetings

  • seminar

    2011

    Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

  • seminar

    2011

    Carnegie Mellon University

  • seminar

    2011

    University of Rochester

  • seminar

    2011

    University of Texas - Austin

  • seminar

    2011

    Purdue University

  • seminar

    2011

    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

  • seminar

    2011

    Toulouse School of Economics

  • seminar

    2009, 2011

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  • seminar

    2011

    Bank of Italy

  • seminar

    2010, 2011

    University of Pennsylvania

  • conference

    2011

    Retirement Research Consortium Annual Conference

  • conference

    2011

    5th Workshop in Economics at Koc University

  • seminar

    2011

    Middle Eastern Technical University

  • conference

    2010

    Econometric Society World Congress

  • conference

    2010

    MOOD 10th Doctoral Workshop in Economic Theory and Econometrics

  • conference

    2010

    Association for Public Economic Theory Conference

Awards

  • 2010

    University of Pennsylvania

    Dissertation Completion Fellowship

  • 2010

    Boston College

    Center for Retirement Research Dissertation Fellow

  • 2009

    University of Pennsylvania

    Joel Popkin Teaching Prize in Economics

  • 2008

    University of Pennsylvania

    The Rodin Fellowship

  • 2006

    University of Pennsylvania

    Department of Economics Fellowship

  • 2005

    Turkish Petroleum Foundation

    Turkish Petroleum Foundation Fellowship

Referee

  • Econometrica
  • American Economic Review
  • Journal of Economic Theory
  • Review of Economic Dynamics
  • International Economic Review
  • Macroeconomic Dynamics
  • The B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics
  • Journal of Business and Economic Statistics
  • Economic Inquiry
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Last update: August 8, 2014