Didem Tuzemen

Didem Tuzemen

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive
Kansas City, Missouri


Didem Tüzemen is an Economist in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. She joined the department in July 2011 after earning her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Ms. Tüzemen also holds a B.S. degree in physics and a M.A. degree in economics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Her main areas of research are macroeconomics, labor economics, political economics and development.

Curriculum Vitae

Professional Journals and Books

  • "Labor Market Dynamics with Endogenous Labor Force Participation and On-the-Job Search," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2016, forthcoming. 
  • "Labor Market Impact of Massachusetts Health Care Reform: We've Only Scratched the Surface," ASHEcon Newsletter, June 2016. (This was an invited publication)
  • "Network Effects in Credit Market Access: Evidence from Istanbul," with Fikret Adaman and Oya Pinar Ardic, Iktisat Isletme ve Finans, 2013, 28, pp. 9-32.
  • "Inflation Targeting: A Three-Decade Perspective," with Salem Abo Zaid, Journal of Policy Modeling, 2011.
  • "Hospital Choice: Survey Evidence from Istanbul," with Fikret Adaman, Oya Pinar Ardic and Burcay Erus, Turkish Studies, September 2009.

The Macro Bulletin