Population Health, Public Policy, Forced Migration


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.
Draft available upon request

Diversity, Integration, and Business Productivity.
with Lydia Assouad and Ceren Baysan.
Funded by JPAL DLI.
Field experiment in pilot stage

Economic Incentives and Informational Approaches: Broadening Social Safety Net among Jordan’s SMEs.
with Diloá Jacob Bailey Athias, Shea McClanahan, Nada Rostom, Jade Siu, Olivier Sterck.
Joint project with ILO Jordan.
Field experiment in pilot stage

RESEARCH PAPERS (†: equal co-authorship)

Population Health & Public Health Policy

Information on Measles, Mumps and Rubella Vaccine in the Copenhagen School Health Records Registery.
Altindag O., Andersen M., Baker J., Greve J., Tekin E.†
Revisions requested at Scandinavian Journal of Public Health

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.

Forced Migration & Humanitarian Policy

Efficiency versus Effectiveness in Targeting Scaled Social Assistance Programs Evidence from a Nationwide Policy Experiment.
Altindag, O., O’Connell S.D., (2024).†

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

Posted on:
January 1, 0001
3 minute read, 595 words
See Also: