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Iyigun, Murat Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Murat Iyigun is the Stanford Calderwood Chair in Economics at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His main research interests lie in the areas of the economics of the family, development economics, political economy and cliometrics. Murat Iyigun received his Ph.D. in economics from Brown University in 1995. Prior to joining the University of Colorado in August 2000, he was a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC, USA. His research has been published in a variety of outlets including Quarterly Journal of Economics, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies and International Economic Review. His general interest book, War, Peace and Prosperity in the Name of God was published by The University of Chicago Press in 2015.

keywords

  • Economic history, family economics, applied theory, economic development

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4774 Economic Reform in Developing Countries (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 8909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 8909 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Summer 2018)
  • ECON 2020 Principles of Macroeconomics (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4774 Economic Reform in Developing Countries (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 8909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • ECON 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

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