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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

C 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

C Guven, W Lee

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

journal

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

C Guven, A Islam

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

journal

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

D Gevrek, Z Gevrek, C Guven

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

journal

Gender roles and the education gender gap in Turkey

A Caner, C Guven, C Okten, S 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

journal
2014

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

C Guven, R Saloumidis

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 453-472, German economic review, Chichester, England, C1

journal

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

B Chapman, C Guven

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

journal

Rain or shine: happiness and risk-taking

C Guven, I Hoxha

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

journal
2013

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

C Guven, W Lee

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

journal

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

W Lee, C Guven

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

journal
2012

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

C Guven, B 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?

C 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.

C Guven, C Senik, H Stichnoth

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

journal
2011

Are happier people better citizens?

C Guven

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

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

A Ulker, C Guven

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

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

Developing Climate Inclusive Potential Loss and Damage Assessment Methodology for Flood Hazards

Prof Mehmet Ulubasoglu, Dr Cahit Guven

  • 2017: $4,242
  • 2016: $5,177
  • 2015: $9,599

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2017

Nourin Shabnam

Thesis entitled: Essays on Early-Life Malnutrition and Adulthood Socioeconomic Outcomes: Bangladesh Evidence

Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Economics

2013

Muhammad Iqbal Anjum

Thesis entitled: Economic Effects of the External Debt Crisis for Pakistan

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Accounting, Economics & Finance