I joined the University of Florida Economics Department in Fall 2016. I received my Ph.D. from the Department of Economics, IMT Lucca Institute for Advanced Studies, Italy in 2012, and I conducted my research for my PhD dissertation as a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley in 2009-2012. Before joining the UF, I worked at the University of Mannheim, Germany and the World Bank, Washington, DC.

Fields of Interests: Economics of Education, Gender, Labor Economics, Social Networks


e-mail: psaygin@ufl.edu