Last update: October 30, 2019

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
Ph.D. in Economics, City University of New York

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

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


2020 - scheduled
Emory University, Joint Data Center on Forced Displacement in Copenhagen.

2019 - including scheduled
Heriot-Watt University, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Population Association of America, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, International Health Economics Association, IZA Annual Migration Meeting.

Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University, USC Marshall School of Business, Boğaziçi University, The Rockwool Foundation, VIVE - The Danish Center for Social Science Research, Midwest Economics Association.

Oxford University, Harvard University, Bentley University, Eastern Economic Association, Population Association of America, Koç University, International Health Economics Association.

Istanbul Conference on Human Capital, Boğaziçi University, Sabancı University, Koç University, Bilgi University, Auckland University of Technology, Bentley University.

Istanbul Conference on Human Capital, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Population Association of America, CUNY Graduate Center, American Society of Health Economists, Association for Education Finance and Policy, Bilgi University, CUNY Graduate Center.


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


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.