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Brown Bag Seminar with Erik Meyersson, SITE

SITE will host a research seminar “‘Islamists at the Gate’ – A Synthetic Control Approach to Estimating the Economic Effects of the AKP in Turkey” with Erik Meyersson, SITE.

Erik Meyersson is an Assistant Professor at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) at Stockholm University.

His main research fields are political economics and development, with a particular focus on empirics. He has a special interest in the Middle East in general and Turkey in particular. His research has been mentioned in Bloomberg, The Economist, Financial Times, and the Harvard Business Review among others. He often blogs on topics related to institutional development and intermittently provides similar commentary in newspaper or magazine publications.

More about his research can be found on his website.