I am an Associate Director, Senior Research Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist at European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London, Assistant Professor of Economics at King’s College London, Department of Political Economy, a Research Associate at the Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and IZA Institute of Labor Economics

I am also a co-founder of Global Survey of Working Arrangements (G-SWA), which is the largest cross-country survey to collect detailed information on workers’ experiences and attitudes regarding remote work arrangements. 

My research has been funded by King’s College London, the British Academy, and the World Bank. I mainly work on economic inclusion, forced migration, the political economy of trust and economic implications of working from home. 

My research has been covered by over 100 media outlets, including BBC, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Financial Times, Forbes, Fortune Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Mirror, Reuters, The Daily Mail, The Independent, The New York Times, The Telegraph, The Times, Quartz, Vox, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and World Economic Forum.

In 2017, I completed my PhD in Economics at University of London, Royal Holloway College. I was a visiting researcher at Stanford University, Economics Department in Fall, 2022. I am the recipient of the Young Researcher Award from the Association of British Turkish Academics and was selected as a Leader of Tomorrow by The St. Gallen Foundation

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E-mail: aksoyc@ebrd.com & cevat.aksoy@kcl.ac.uk