Population Health, Migration, Economic Development


Does targeting matter for the effectiveness of scaled cash transfer programs? Evidence from a natural field experiment
AEA Registry RCT ID: AEARCTR-0009725.
Altindag O., O’Connell S.D., Achour R.
Joint project with WFP and UNHCR Lebanon.
Draft available upon request

ADRD, Family Caregiving and Children’s Labor Supply in Denmark with Matvei Andersen, Jane Greve, and Yulya Truskinovsky
Funded by HEADS Center at Johns Hopkins University
First draft coming soon

Diversity, Integration, and Business Productivity
with Lydia Assouad and Ceren Baysan
Funded by IPA Pilot stage

RESEARCH PAPERS (†: equal co-authorship)


Information on Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine in the Copenhagen School Health Records Registery
Altindag O., Andersen M., Baker J., Greve J., Tekin E.†
Manuscript under review

Another Day, Another Visit: Impact of Arkansas’ Mandatory Waiting Period for Women Seeking an Abortion by Demographic Groups
Altindag, O., Joyce, T. (2022)
Journal of Public Economics, 213, 104715.†

Public Health Policy At Scale: Impact of a Government-sponsored Information Campaign on Infant Mortality in Denmark
Altindag, O., Greve, J., Tekin, E. (2022)
Review of Economics and Statistics, 1:36.†

Mental Health Costs of Lockdowns: Evidence from Age-specific Curfews in Turkey
Altindag, O., Erten, B., Keskin, P. (2022)
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 14(2): 320-43.†

Can Nonexperimental Methods Provide Unbiased Estimates of a Breastfeeding Intervention?: A Within-Study Comparison of Peer Counseling in Oregon
Altindag, O., Joyce, T., and Reeder, J. A. (2019)
Evaluation Review, 43(3–4), 152–188.

Effects of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansion on Subjective Well-Being in the US Adult Population, 2010–2016
Kobayashi, L., Altindag, O., Truskinovsky, Y., Berkman, L. (2019)
American Journal of Public Health, 109, 1236-1271.†

Judicial Bypass for Minors Seeking Abortions in Arkansas Versus Other States
Altindag, O., Joyce, T. (2017)
American Journal of Public Health, 109, 1236-1271.

Son Preference, Fertility Decline, and the Nonmissing Girls of Turkey
Altindag, O. (2016)
Demography, 53, 541-566.

Telephone Peer Counseling of Breastfeeding Among WIC Participants: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Reeder, J.A., Joyce, T., Sibley, K., Arnold, D., Altindag, O. (2014)
Pediatrics, 134, e700-e709.


The short-lived effects of unconditional cash transfers to refugees
Altindag, O., O’Connell S.D. (2023)
Journal of Development Economics, 160, 102942.†

Do Refugees Impact Voting Behavior in the Host Country? Evidence from Syrian Refugee Inflows in Turkey Altindag, O., Kaushal, N. (2021)
Public Choice, 186, 149–178.†

Targeting Humanitarian Aid Using Administrative Data: Model Design and Validation
Altindag, O., O’Connell S.D., Sasmaz A., Balcioglu Z., Jerneck M., Foong A.K. (2020)
Journal of Development Economics, 148, 102564.

Blessing or Burden? The Impact of Refugees on Businesses and the Informal Economy Altindag, O., Bakis, O., Rozo, S. (2020)
Journal of Development Economics, 148, 102564.†


On Measuring and Reducing Selection Bias With a Quasi-Doubly Randomized Preference Trial
Joyce, T., Remler, D.K., Jaeger, D.A., Altindag, O., O’Connell, S.D., Crockett, S. (2017)
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 36, 438-459.

Does classroom time matter?
Joyce, T., Crockett, S., Jaeger, D.A., Altindag, O., O’Connell, S.D. (2015)
Economics of Education Review, 46, 64-77.


The Great Recession, Older Workers with Disabilities, and Implications for Retirement Security
Altindag, O., Schmidt, L., Sevak, P. (2012)
Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper, No. 2012-277.†

Unconditional Cash-based Assistance to the Poor: What do At-scale Programs Achieve?__*
Altindag, O., O’Connell S.D., (2020)
Permanent working paper.†
An older and extended version of The short-lived effects of unconditional cash transfers to refugees

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