Category Archives: Publications

Working Paper: “Economic Harbingers of Political Modernization: Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul, 1600-1839”

(with Aslı Cansunar) “Economic Harbingers of Political Modernization: Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul, 1600-1839” (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke Working Paper, SSRN, August 9, 2019).

Article: “Islam and Economic Performance: Historical and Contemporary Links”

Article in English: “Islam and Economic Performance: Historical and Contemporary Links.” Journal of Economic Literature, 56 (December 2018): 1292-1359.

Turkish translation (by Cemal Balcı): İslam ve Ekonomik Azgelişmişlik: Tarihsel ve Çağdaş Bağlantılar (Istanbul: Efil Yayınevi, 2019 (in press)).

Op-ed: “The Economic Costs of Erdoğan”

(with Dani Rodik) “The Economic Costs of Erdoğan” Project Syndicate, August 24, 2018

Op-ed: “Turkey’s Changing Freedom Deficit”

Turkey’s Changing Freedom Deficit.” Project Syndicate, September 15, 2016.