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Murat F. IyigunMurat F. Iyigun
Professor & Stanford Calderwood Endowed Chair

Office: Econ 103
Fax: 303.492.8960
Dept. Phone: 303.735.5500
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Fields and Current Research Interests:
Economics of the Family • Economic Development & Growth • Political Economy • Cliometrics

• Faculty Research Affiliate: Center for International Development, Harvard University
• Research Fellow: Institute for the Study of Labor

Short CV

PhD–Economics, Brown University
MA–Economics, Brown University
MBA–Finance and Economics, Boston University
BS–Business Administration, Hacettepe University

PhD, Brown University, 1995, is a professor specializing in the economic of the family, economic development & growth and cliometrics. He is a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), Bonn, Germany and a founding Fellow of the Association for Analytical Learning on Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS). Prior to joining the faculty in 2000, he served as a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C. Some of Professor Iyigun's research has been published in the American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, the Review of Economic Studies and other leading journals. He is currently the co-editor of the Journal of Demographic Economics (JODE) published by Cambridge University Press. His general-interest book, "War Peace and Prosperity in the Name of God," will be available from the University of Chicago Press in March 2015.