Last update: Feb 2, 2020

CV (pdf)

Onur Altındağ

2017 -
Assistant Professor of Economics
Bentley University


2019 -
Economic Research Forum, Research Fellow.
2018 -
Development Analytics, Research Associate.

2017 -
Harvard University Center for Population and Development Studies, Visiting Scientist.

2016 - 2017
Harvard University, Center for Population and Development Studies, David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow.


2010 - 2016
City University of New York, Ph.D. in Economics.

2007 - 2008
University of Paris I Panthéon - Sorbonne, M.A. in Economics.

2001 - 2007
Galatasaray University, B.A. in Economics.


2019 - 2020
Bentley University, BRC Grant.
Award amount: $7,000, Role: PI

2018 - 2022
Novo Nordisk Foundation
The Socioeconomic Impact of Research-based Innovations and Long-term Consequences of Population-based Childhood Vaccine Programs
with Torben Tranæs, Jane Greve, and Erdal Tekin
Award amount: $1,543,500, Role: Co-PI

2018 Summer
Bentley University FAC Grant
Award amount: $2,500, Role: PI

Bentley University TLN Research Seed Fund
Award amount: $1,500
Role: PI


2020 - scheduled
Population Association of America, (PAA 2020).
Economics Department Seminar, Emory University.
Conference on Forced Displacement, Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement in Copenhagen.

Research Initiative on the Economics of the Middle East (RIEME 2019), Heriot-Watt University.
Friday Lunch Seminar, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.
Population Association of America (PAA 2019).
International Health Economics Association (iHEA 2019).
IZA Annual Migration Meeting, UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy.

Research Initiative on the Economics of the Middle East (RIEME 2018), Paris 1-Sorbonne University.
Conference on the Impacts of Refugees in Hosting Economies, USC Marshall School of Business.
Social Policy and Development Seminars, Bogazici University.
Seminar, The Rockwool Foundation.
Seminar, VIVE - The Danish Center for Social Science Research.
Midwest Economics Association, SOLE special session.

Research Initiative on the Economics of the Middle East (RIEME 2018), Oxford University.
Friday Lunch Seminar, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies.
Economic Department Seminar, Bentley University.
Eastern Economic Association (EEA 2017)
Population Association of America (PAA 2017)
Economics Department Seminar, Koc University
International Health Economics Association (iHEA 2017)


Conference on Human Capital, Galatasaray University.
Economics Department Seminar, Bogazici University.
Economics Department Seminar, Sabanci University.
Economics Department Seminar, Koc University.
Economics Department Seminar, Bilgi University.
Economics Department Seminar, TOBB University.
Economics Department Seminar, Auckland University of Technology.
Economics Department Seminar, Bentley University.


2016 - 2017
David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellowship
T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University.

2014 - 2016
Information Technology Fellowship
Zicklin’s Online Learning and Evaluation Initiative, Baruch College, CUNY.

Enhanced Chancellor’s Fellowship
The Graduate Center, CUNY.


2018 - 2019
Introduction to Econometrics
Intermediate Price Theory
Mathematical Statistics
Bentley University

2017 - 2018
Principles of Microeconomics
Bentley University

2012 - 2014
Statistical Analysis for Economics and Finance
Baruch College, CUNY.


2018 -
Lead Specialist/Principal Investigator
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
World Food Organization

Research Assistance
2012 - 2016
National Bureau of Economic Research, New York.


Language: Turkish (native), English, French.
Software: STATA, R


2009 - 2010
Research Assistant
Bahçeşehir University Center for Economic and Social Research, Istanbul.

2008 - 2009
Method and Quality Engineer
FactSet JCF Estimates, Paris.