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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

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

Biography

Dr Cahit Guven is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics at Deakin Business School. His research areas are economics of happiness, economics of immigration, health and development economics. He has published 17 articles at academic journals including Demography, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and Health Economics. His research has been cited in Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. He teaches undergraduate statistics and econometrics as well as MBA classes. 

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Research interests

  • Economics of Happiness
  • Economics of Immigration
  • Health & Development Economics

Teaching interests

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Units taught

Econometrics
Statistics
Macroeconomics
MBA

Knowledge areas

Economics of Happiness; Economics of Immigration; Health & Development Economics. 

Media appearances

  • Wall Street Journal
  • Financial Times. 
  • SBS TV News. 
  • Channel 9 TV News
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Daily Mail
  • Yahoo! Finance News International
  • Canada CBC News
  • The Age
  • Herald Sun
  • Sydney Morning Herald
  • The Australian

Projects

  • Direct and Indirect Skills Selection of Immigrants in the Australian Points system. 

Publications

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2019

Retirement and unexpected health shocks

Bndicte Apouey, Cahit Guven, Claudia Senik

(2019), Vol. 33, pp. 116-123, Economics and human biology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Do English skills affect Muslim immigrants' economic and social integration differentially?

C Guven, M Akbulut-Yuksel, M Yuksel

(2019), Vol. 95, pp. 279-300, Economic record, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal
2016

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

B Chapman, C Guven

(2016), Vol. 17, pp. 533-551, Journal of happiness studies, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

Gender roles and the education gender gap in Turkey

A Caner, C Guven, C Okten, S Sakalli

(2016), pp. 1231-1254, Social indicators research: an international and interdisciplinary journal for quality-of-life measurement, New York, N.Y., C1

journal

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

C Guven

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

journal
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
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

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 (United Kingdom), 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, C1

journal
2012

Subjective Well-Being: Keeping Up with the Perception of the Joneses

C Guven, B Srensen

(2012), Vol. 109, pp. 439-469, Social Indicators Research, C1-1

journal

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

C Guven

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 701-717, Journal of Economic Psychology, C1-1

journal

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, C1-1

journal
2011

Are Happier People Better Citizens?

C Guven

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

journal

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

A Ulker, C Guven

(2011), Vol. 87, pp. 399-413, Economic Record, 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

  • 2019: $4,361
  • 2018: $2,594
  • 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