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Murat Genç 2021 imageBSc (Istanbul Teknik) PhD (Washington State)

Tel +64 3 479 8644
Room 524, 5th Floor, Otago Business School

Murat's current research interests include estimating censored demand systems, using copulas in estimating sample selection models, and the analysis of international trade costs.  His recent teaching areas are microeconomic theory and introductory econometrics.

Selected publications

Ni Mhurchu C., Eyles H., Genç M., Scarborough P., Rayner M., Mizdrak A., Kelechi N. & Blakely T.  (2015) Effects of health-related food taxes and subsidies on mortality from diet-related disease in New Zealand: An econometric-epidemiologic modelling study.  PLoS One, 10(7), e0128477. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0128477

Genç, M. (2014). The impact of migration on trade: Immigrants are good for trade [Policy Paper No. 82]. Bonn, Germany: IZA World of Labor. 10p. doi: 10.15185/izawol.82

Nghiem N., Wilson N., Genç M., & Blakely T.  (2013) Understanding Price Elasticities to Inform Public Health Research and Intervention Studies: Key Issues. American Journal of Public Health, Vol. 103, No. 11, pp. 1954-1961.

Ni Mhurchu C., Eyles H., Schilling C., Yang Q., Kaye-Blake W., Genç M., & Blakely T.  (2013) Food Prices and Consumer Demand: Differences across Income Levels and Ethnic Groups. PLoS One, Vol. 8, No. 10.

Law, D., Genç, M. & Bryant, J.  (2013) Trade, diaspora and migration to New Zealand. The World Economy, Vol. 36, No. 5, pp. 582-606.

Murat's CV

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Teaching responsibilities

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Alexander, W. R. J., Genç, M., & Jaforullah, M. (2006). The gender wage ratio in New Zealand, 1997-2003. In B. Mahy, R. Plasman & F. Rycx (Eds.), Gender pay differentials: Cross-national evidence from micro-data. (pp. 165-187). Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave MacMillan.

Law, D., Genc, M., & Bryant, J. (2009). Trade, diaspora and migration to New Zealand (NZIER Working Paper 2009/4). New Zealand Institute of Economic Research. Wellington, New Zealand: NZIER. 34p.

Genc, M., Gheasi, M., Nijkamp, P., & Poot, J. (2011). The impact of immigration on international trade: A meta-analysis [Discussion Paper No. 6145]. Bonn, Germany: Institute for the Study of Labour. 33p.

Genç, M. (2011, April). Migration and tourism flows to New Zealand. Verbal presentation at the International Conference on Advances in Tourism Economics (ATE), Lisbon, Portugal.

Genç, M., Gheasi, M., Nijkamp, P., & Poot, J. (2011). The impact of immigration on international trade: A meta-analysis. Proceedings of the International Workshop on Immigration and Economic Growth. Retrieved from

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