GirayCevat Giray is a research economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London and a researcher at London School of Economics and Political Science. In 2017, he completed his PhD in Economics at University of London, Royal Holloway College. His current work mainly focuses on labor market inequalities and economics of fertility.

He is the recipient of the Young Researcher Award from the Association of British Turkish Academics and is selected as a Leader of Tomorrow by The St. Gallen Foundation. He also contributes to the social inclusion agenda of World Economic Forum and occasionally writes for LSE Business Review and University of Oxford based collaborative blog, openpop. His research has been covered by local and international media and policy outlets, including Financial Times, Mirror, Reuters, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, The Times, Quartz, Vox, and World Economic Forum.

Prior to joining the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Cevat Giray also worked as a teaching associate at LSE and University College London (UCL). He received his BA in Economics from Istanbul University and MA in Economics from State University of New York at Albany where he also served as a Lead Senator in the University Senate.

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E-Mail: aksoyc@ebrd.com & c.giray-aksoy@lse.ac.uk