Dr Ceren Ozgen
Marie-Sklodowska Curie Fellow, University of Birmingham

Ceren Ozgen is a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Fellow at the Department of Economics and IRiS, University of Birmingham, UK since September 2016. She received her PhD degree from the Department of Spatial Economics, VU University Amsterdam. Her PhD thesis is entitled ‘Impacts of Immigration and Cultural Diversity on Innovation and Economic Growth’ and utilises rich micro-data sets and administrative data from Netherlands/Europe for a wide range of econometric modelling applications.

She has written extensively on the labour market impacts of international migration, cultural diversity and firm innovation. Her research interests include labour and demographic economics, international migration, innovation, applied microeconomics and urban theory. In 2011 she has been a visiting researcher at University of Waikato, National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis (New Zealand). She has worked as a researcher in various international projects financed by the World Bank, European Commission, the US National Science Foundation, OECD and the Institute for International Urban Development.

In line with the Marie-Sklodowska Curie Grant (European Commission) she was awarded in 2016 her recent research focuses on skills mismatch and labour market impacts of overeducation. She is a fellow of Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) and is a member of the Dutch Regional Science Association, European Regional Science Association (ERSA), and Tinbergen Institute Alumni.

Photo by Marcin Sz.


Saturday 12 October, 11:15 The Old Joint Stock, 4 Temple Row West, Birmingham, B2 5NY
Migration and depopulation in twenty-first-century Europe