Didem Tüzemen is a Senior Economist in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Ms. Tüzemen joined the department in July 2011 after earning her Ph.D. in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. She also holds a B.S. degree in physics and a M.A. degree in economics from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey. Ms. Tüzemen's main areas of research are macroeconomics, labor economics, and health economics.

Professional Journals and Books

  • "Job Polarization and the Natural Rate of Unemployment in the United States,” Economics Letters, 2019, 175, pp. 97-100.
  • "Labor Market Dynamics with Endogenous Labor Force Participation and On-the-Job Search," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2017, 75, pp. 28–51.
  • “Labor Market Impact of Massachusetts Health Care Reform: We’ve Only Scratched the Surface,” ASHEcon Newsletter, June 2016. (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, 34(5), pp. 621–645.
  • "Hospital Choice: Survey Evidence from Istanbul," with Fikret Adaman, Oya Pinar Ardic and Burcay Erus, Turkish Studies, September 2009, 10(3), pp. 471–496.

Economic Review Articles

Research Working Papers

Economic Bulletin