Curriculum Vitae

Orgül Demet Öztürk
(updated on 08/25/16)


CURRICULUM VITAÉ
ORGÜL DEMET ÖZTÜRK

Economics Department, 1014 Greene Street
Darla Moore School of Business, Columbia, SC 29208
Phone# 803-777-4904, e-mail: odozturk@moore.sc.edu
http://sites.google.com/site/orguldemetozturk/


EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Economics University of Wisconsin-Madison 2006
M.S. in Economics University of Wisconsin-Madison 2003
B.A. in Economics Koc University-Istanbul, summa cum laude 2000
B.A. in Sociology Koc University-Istanbul, summa cum laude 2000


RESEARCH INTERESTS
Labor Economics, Public Policy Analysis, Health Economics


JOB EXPERIENCE
Associate Professor Department of Economics, DMSB, University of South Carolina 2014–current
Assistant Professor Department of Economics, DMSB, University of South Carolina 2006 –2014

PUBLISHED OR FORTHCOMING WORK
ECONOMICS PUBLICATIONS

Does the Timing of Food Stamp Distribution Matter? A Panel-Data Analysis of Monthly Purchasing Patterns of US Households (with John Gordanier, Chad Cotti and Elena Castellari; forthcoming in Health Economics)

Eat (and Drink) Better Tonight: Food Stamp Benefit Timing and Drunk Driving Fatalities (with John Gordanier and Chad Cotti; forthcoming in American Journal of Health Economics )

Development of a structured observational method for the systematic assessment of school food choice architecture (with Melayne McInnes, Christine Blake, Edward Frongillo, and Sonya Jones) Ecology of Food and Nutrition Vol.55 No.2 pp 119-140. 2016

Improved Targeting of Social Programs: An Application to a State Job Coaching Program for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities (with Melayne McInnes and Suzanne McDermott and Joshua Mann) Eastern Economic Journal. Vol.42, p.p.252-269. March 2016

The Role of Gender and Sector in Promotion and Pay over a Career (with John T. Addison and Si Wang) Journal of Human Capital, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp 280-317 Fall 2014

Welfare Reform and Children’s Short Run Attainments-A Structural Approach (with Hau Chyi and Weilong Zhang) Contemporary Economic Policy, Volume 32, Issue 4, pages 729–751, October 2014

Job Promotion in Mid-Career: Gender, Recession and ‘Crowding’ (with John Addison and Si Wang) Monthly Labor Review, January 2014

The Effects of Single Mothers' Welfare Use and Employment Decisions on Children's Cognitive Development, (with Hau Chyi) Economic Inquiry, Vol.51, Iss.1, pp. 675-706, 2013

Minimum Wages, Labor Market Institutions, and Female Employment and Unemployment: A Cross-Country Analysis, (with John Addison) Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Volume 65, Number 4, 2012, pp.779-809

Confessions of an Internet Monopolist: Demand Estimation for a Versioned Information Good, (with Henry W. Chappell, Jr. and Paulo Guimarães), Managerial and Decision Economics Volume 32, Issue 1, pp.1-15, January 2011

Does Supported Employment Work? (with Melayne McInnes and Suzanne McDermott and Joshua Mann), Journal of Policy Analysis and Management Vol.29 Issue 3 pp.506-525, 2010

RARE CONDITIONS PROJECT PUBLICATIONS:

Determinants of Health Care Utilization by Race among Teenagers and Young Adults with Muscular Dystrophy (with Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers, James Hardin and Lijing Quyang) Medical Care October 2014; 52 (1) Supplement 3: i-ii, S1-S75

Using State Administrative Data Sources to Study Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare Conditions (with Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers, James Hardin, Lijing Ouyang and Julie Bolen) Journal of General Internal Medicine August 2014; 29(3): 732-738

Emergency Department Visits and Inpatient Hospitalizations for Adolescents and Young Adults with Fragile X Syndrome (with Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers and James Hardin) American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 2015, Vol. 120, No. 3, 230–243

Inpatient and Emergency Room Visits for Adolescents and Young Adults with Spina Bifida ( with A. Turk, Suzanne McDermott, Margaret M. Holland, James W. Hardin, Judy K. Thibadeau) American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. 2015 Vol 7 (5), 499-511.

Development of a Tool to Describe Overall Health, Social Independence and Activity Limitation of Adolescents and Young Adults with Disability (with Chelsea Deroche, Suzanne McDermott, James Hardin, Deborah Salzberg, Joshua Mann, and Julie Royer) forthcoming in Research in Developmental Disabilities 2015 V.38, 288-300

Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits for Adolescents and Young Adults with Muscular Dystrophy, Living in South Carolina (with John Clarkson, Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers, James Hardin, and Lijing Ouyang) forthcoming in Muscle and Nerve Feb 9. doi: 10.1002/mus.24599. [Epub ahed of print]

Skin Ulcers and Mortality among Adolescents and Young Adults with Spina Bifida in South Carolina during 2000-2010” (with Bo Chai, Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royer, James Hardin, Yinding Wang and Lijing Ouyang) forthcoming in Journal of Child Neurology Aug 3. Pil:088373815596611 PMID: 26239488.

WORKING PAPERS UNDER REVIEW

The Occupational Feminization of Wages (with John Addison and Si Wang; R&R at Industrial and Labor Relations Review)

Co-morbid Conditions Associated with Adolescents and Young Adults with Fragile-X Syndrome (with Xin Tong, Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royers, James Hardin and Lijing Ouyang; under review at Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disorders)

Previous Diagnosis of Heart Failure and All-cause Mortality among Adolescents and Young Adults with Muscular Dystrophy with Bo Chai, Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, Julie Royer, James Hardin, Yinding Wang and Lijing Ouyang; under review at Neuromuscular Disorders)

GRANTS

The Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs Small Grant for “Before the Lunch Line: Behavioral Economic Interventions for Pre-Commitment and Teacher Modeling” Co-I, with Melayne McInnes, Cristine Blake, Edward Frongillo, Gabrielle Turner-McGrievy $20,000

DHHS CDC Grant for “South Carolina Study of Persons with Rare Disorders” CO-I, with Suzanne McDermott, Joshua Mann, and James Harden, $1,174,698

USDA-ERS FANRP Grant, Co-I, with Melayne McInnes, Edward Frongillo, Sonya Jones, Cristine Blake, “Children's Food Choices: Understanding Defaults” $24,996

SC Developmental Disabilities Council, State Grant Program, Co-PI with Melayne Morgan McInnes “Maximizing the Effectiveness of Supported Employment for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities”, $12,367

Moore School Research Grant, PI with Melayne Morgan McInnes “Kids’ Food Choices, $2,520; Evaluating Supported Employment Programs in SC, $1000

Moore School Research Grant, PI Does Anyone "Gain" from Food Stamps Program?: Obesity and Food Stamps, $1,000 ; Good Jobs, bad Jobs and Welfare Independence $1,500; Charitable Giving, Volunteering and Retirement $1,000


WORKING PAPERS
Promotion and Wages in Mid-Career: Gender Unionism and Sector (IZA Discussion Paper 6873 with John T. Addison and Si Wang)

Following (Not Quite) in Your Father’s Footsteps: Returns to Intergenerational Occupation and Task Following by Gender: (with John Gordanier and Liwen Chen)

When does it Count? The Timing of Food Stamp Receipt and Educational Performance in Mathematics (with John Gordanier and Chad Cotti)

Occupational Feminization and Gender Differences in Promotion (with John T. Addison and Si Wang)

Risk Tolerance, Gender and Occupational Outcomes (with Melayne McInnes and Si Wang)

Before the Lunch Line: Behavioral Economic Interventions for Pre-Commitment (with Melayne McInnes, Christine Blake, Gabrielle Turner-McGrievy, Edward Frangillo)

Adolescents and Young Adults with Rare Conditions: An Overview of Individual and Service Characteristics using Education, Employment and Social Support Services Administrative Data. (with Suzanne McDermott, James Hardin, Joshua Mann, and Julie Royer)

Urinary Tract Problems of 15-24 year-olds with Spina Bifida living in South Carolina from 2000 to 2010 (with Suzanne McDermott, James Hardin, Joshua Mann, Margaret Turk and Julie Royer)

Previous Diagnosis of Heart Failure and All-cause Mortality among Adolescent and Young Adult Males with Muscular Dystrophy (with Suzanne McDermott, James Hardin, Joshua Mann, Bo Cai, YInding Wang and Liying Ouyang)

Food Stamp Timing and Crime (with John Gordanier, Chad Cotti )

Charter School Location Choice: Do they respond to Demand (with Crystal Y. Zhan)

Cost of Skill Mismatch/Returns to Good Matches: Evidence from NLSY97 (with John Gordanier, John Addison and Liwen Chen


AWARDS & HONORS

Featured Scholar, Office of the Vice President of Research, University of South Carolina, 2012
University of Chicago & Argonne Laboratories, Institute for Computational Economics, Fellow 2006
UW- Madison, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Dissertation Fellowship, 2004-2005
UW- Madison, Graduate School Vilas Travel Grant, 2004 and 2003
UW- Madison, Graduate Mentor Award, Spring 2002
UW- Madison, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, University Fellowship, 2000-2001
UW- Madison, Phillip Allen Loring Award, 2000
UW-Madison, Vilas Welcoming Award, 2000
FIAT Scholarship for Summer Study, Universita per Stranieri, Siena – Italy, 1998
Koc University, Vehbi Koc Fellow, 1995-2000

AFFILIATIONS
Member, Children’s Wellbeing Consortium, U of SC, 2015–current
Member, Research Consortium on Children and Families, U of SC, 2013–current
Affiliated Scholar, Center for Research in Nutrition and Health Disparities, Arnold School of Public Health, U of SC, 2011 – current
Faculty Associate, Walker Institute of International Studies, U of SC, October 2006 – current


SERVICE
Organizer, Economics Brownbag and Seminar Series, University of South Carolina (Fall 2012 to Fall 2014 and Fall 2007 to Spring 2009)
Economics Department PhD Coordinator (2015-current)
Economics Department Search Committee (2014-2016)
Economics Department Assessment Committee (2013-2014)
Economics Department Undergraduate Teaching and Curriculum Committee (2009-2012)

Darla Moore School of Business Moore School Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness & Student Learning Committee (2015-current)
Darla Moore School of Business PhD Program Faculty Committee (2015-current)
Darla Moore School of Business  Student Academic Grievance Committee (2009-2012)

Panel Member – Job Market Advice to Graduate Students, 2009
Budget report for The South Carolina Department of Social Services, 2010

Mentor, USC Women's Mentor Network, 2011
University of South Carolina Turkish Students Association Faculty Advisor 2010-current
Participant in organizing committee for Turkish Colloquium Speaker Series, Walker Institute, 2007

Ad Hoc Reviewer for SPARC Graduate Fellowship, 2013
Ad Hoc Reviewer for Magellan Scholars Program, 2013

Refereed for Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Journal of Labor Economics, Empirical Economics, Labour, Agricultural and Resource Economics Review, Journal of Population Economics, Economic Inquiry, Journal of Labor Research, Portuguese Economic Review, Review of Income and Wealth, Southern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Journal, Economic Modeling, Disability and Health Journal, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, European Journal of Health Economics

PhD Thesis Advisor for Liwen Chen (2014-current)

Master Thesis Advisor for Morgan Holland (2014); David Bergmann (2012); Robert Jonathan Pierce (2010- 2012)

Dissertation Committee Member for Anudeep Gill (2014-2016), Minseok Park (2014-current); Marianna Nicolae (2012-2013), Si Wang (2009-2013); Dan Qu (2007-2010) ; Sheila Murthy (2007-2009) Erica Morgan (2007-2009); Joey Von Nessen (2007-2009); Jonathan Munn (2007-2009)

Master Thesis Reader for Mathew Milnichuk (2009-2010); Kevin Fellner (2009-2010)

Honors Thesis Advisor, Kendall Austin, 2007-2009
Honors Thesis Reader for Andrew Kowtun, 2015-2016

Magellan Scholar Mentor for Julio Diaz (2012); Peter Schaeffing (2011); Dimitri Adriano, Lacey Wilson (current)

CSWEP Professional Development Panel: Advice for Job Seekers and Early Career, Panel Presenter, SEA Conference 2016 (Scheduled)
Chair, SEA Conference 2016 (Scheduled), Session “Gender and Occupational Choice”
Organizer , SEA Conference 2016 (Scheduled), Session “Family Dynamics, Policy and Labor Market Outcomes”
Chair and Discussant, MEA Conference 2009, Session “Household and Children”
Organizer and Chair, MEA Conference 2009, Session “Intended and Unintended Consequences of Public Policy”
Organizer and Discussant, EEA Conference 2009, Session “Intended and Unintended Consequences of Public Policy”
Discussant, SEA Conference 2008, Session “Peers, Health, and Education”
Discussant, SEA Conference 2008, Session “Human Capital Choices & Outcomes”
Organizer, SEA Conference 2007, Session “Medicaid, TANF and Impacts on Health, Labor, and Program Participation”
Organizer, SEA Conference 2007, Session “Health and Work”

TEACHING
Intermediate Microeconomics, U of SC 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, and , Spring 2017 (Scheduled)
Graduate Labor Economics, U of SC, Spring 2009, Spring 2014, and Spring 2017 (Scheduled)
Graduate Econometrics II, U of SC, Spring 2008, Fall 2011, Spring 2013, Spring 2015
Graduate Applied Econometrics, U of SC, Spring 2007
Principles of Economics, U of SC, Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009
Principles of Microeconomics, U of SC, Fall 2006, Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Fall 2010


CONFERENCE AND SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS

Midwest Economics Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 2016
Eastern Economics Association Meeting, Washington, DC, February 2016
Southern Economics Association Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 2014
Southern Economics Association Meeting, Tampa FL, November 2013
Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A National Conference, Washington DC, April 2013
Conference in Honor of John Kennan, Madison, WI, May 2012
Southern Economics Association Meeting, Washington DC, November 2011
AAEA & NAREA Joint Annual Meeting, NAREA Pre-conference Workshop on Economics and Child Nutrition, Pittsburg, July 2011
Society of Labor Economist Annual Meeting, Vancouver, April 2011
Southern Economic Association Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 2010
Western Economic Association Meeting, Portland, OR, July 2010
Amherst College, Five Colleges Economics Workshop, May 2010
Clemson University, Economics Workshop, March 2010
Southern Economic Association Meeting, San Antonio, TX, November 2009
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 2009
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, March 2009
Midwest Economic Association Meeting, Cleveland, OH, March 2009
Eastern Economic Association Meeting, New York, February 2009
University of St Thomas, St Paul, MN, January 2009
Southern Economic Association Meeting, Washington DC, November 2008
American Society of Health Economists (joint with IHEA) Conference, Durham, NC, June 2008
Society of Labor Economist Annual Meeting, New York, May 2008
Southern Economic Association Meeting, New Orleans, November 2007
European Society of Population Economists Annual Meeting, Chicago, June 2007
ZEW-Center for European Economic Research, Institutions and Labor Markets Workshop, 2007
Eastern Economic Association Meetings, NYC, February 2007
University of Southern Florida, Economics Workshop, 2007
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, Economics Workshop 2006
University of South Carolina, Economics Brownbag, 2006
Kansas State University, Economics Workshop, 2006
Lake Forest College, Chicago, Economics Workshop, 2006
Midwest Economic Association Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, March 2005
UW-Department of Economics, Labor Economics Workshop, November 2004
UW-Department of Economics, Labor Economics Workshop, November 2003
Central Bank of Republic of Turkey, Economic Research Department Workshop, September 2003
METU-ERC International Conference in Economics, Ankara-Turkey, September 2003

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