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Dr Cahit Guven

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

BL Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Economics), , 2008
Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2010

Biography

Dr. Cahit Guven is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Department of Economics. His research areas are Economics of Happiness, Health Economics and Economics of Immigration. His research has been cited in Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. His research was also cited by Congressional Research Service report on the “The Distribution of Household Income and the Middle Class” to the US Congress and in MP proposals on maternity leave entitlements to the NZ and Australian parliaments.

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Research interests

Applied Micro Econometrics

Health Economics

Behavioural Economics

Affiliations

Member for Research Institute on Social Cohesion         May 2016-December 2018

Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet

Teaching interests

Econometrics

Statistics

Macroeconomics

Media appearances

Wall Street Journal. Financial Times. USNews. Daily Telegraph. Daily Mail. Times of India. Marie-Claire. Yahoo Finance News International. Canada CBC News. Channel 9 National News. The Age. Herald Sun. Sydney Morning Herald. The Australian. SBS International. 2GB Radio Sydney. ABC 774 Radio

Projects

Current Research Projects

Maternity Leave Legislation, Prohibition of Night-Work and Women’s Labour Market Outcomes (with Salma Ahmad)

The Effects of the Gallipoli Campaign on Turkish Child Survivors in Anatolia. (with Mehmet Ulubasoglu)

Publications

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2016

Financial integration: the role of tradable and non-tradable goods

Dr Cahit Guven

(2016), Vol. 53, pp. 345-353, Economic modelling, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2015

Height, aging and cognitive abilities across Europe

Dr Cahit Guven, A/Prof Wang Sheng Lee

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 16-29, Economics and human biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Age at migration, language proficiency, and socioeconomic outcomes: evidence from Australia

Dr Cahit Guven, Asadul Islam

(2015), Vol. 52, pp. 513-542, Demography, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Gender roles and the education gender gap in Turkey

Asena Caner, Dr Cahit Guven, Cagla Okten, Seyhun Orcan Sakalli

(2015), Vol. In press, pp. 1-24, Social indicators research: an international and interdisciplinary journal for quality-of-life measurement, New York, N.Y., C1

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Benefits of education at the intensive margin: childhood academic performance and adult outcomes among American immigrants

Deniz Gevrek, Z. Eylem Gevrek, Dr Cahit Guven

(2015), Vol. 41, pp. 298-328, Eastern economic journal, Basingstoke, Eng., C1

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2014

Revisiting the relationship between marriage and wellbeing : does marriage quality matter?

Bruce Chapman, Dr Cahit Guven

(2014), pp. 1-19, Journal of happiness studies, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Rain or shine: happiness and risk-taking

Dr Cahit Guven, Indrit Hoxha

(2014), pp. 1-10, Quarterly review of economics and finance, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2013

Height and cognitive function at older ages : is height a useful summary measure of early childhood experiences?

Dr Cahit Guven, A/Prof Wang Sheng Lee

(2013), Vol. 22, pp. 224-233, Health economics, London, England, C1

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Engaging in corruption: The influence of cultural values and contagion effects at the microlevel

A/Prof Wang Sheng Lee, Dr Cahit Guven

(2013), Vol. 39, pp. 287-300, Journal of Economic Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

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Life satisfaction and longevity : longitudinal evidence from the German socio-economic panel

Dr Cahit Guven, Rudy Saloumidis

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 453-472, German economic review, Chichester, England, C1

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2012

Subjective well-being: keeping up with the perception of the Joneses

Dr Cahit Guven, Bent E Sorensen

(2012), Vol. 109, pp. 439-469, Social indicators research, Dordrecht, Netherlands, C1-1

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Reversing the question: does happiness affect consumption and savings behavior?

Dr Cahit Guven

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 701-717, Journal of economic psychology, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

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You can’t be happier than your wife. Happiness gaps and divorce.

Dr Cahit Guven, Claudia Senik, Holger Stichnoth

(2012), Vol. 82, pp. 110-130, Journal of economic behavior and organization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2011

Determinants of maternity leave duration in Australia : evidence from the HILDA survey

Dr Aydogan Ulker, Dr Cahit Guven

(2011), Vol. 87, pp. 399-413, Economic record, Richmond, Vic., C1

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Are happier people better citizens?

Dr Cahit Guven

(2011), Vol. 64, pp. 178-192, Kyklos, Oxford, England, C1

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