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Izmir University of Economics (IEU)

 Contact details
Contact personDr. Ilker Dastan
Assistant Professor 
StreetSakarya Cad. No: 156 Balcova 
Address 35330 - Izmir (Turkey) 
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 Organisation details
Employees (in Depart.)11-25 
Organisation TypeSecondary or higher education establishment 
 Research Focus

 Fields of activities:
» Economics
» Other social sciences
» Health sciences

 Brief description of your activity focus
Economics, Health Economics, Industrial Organization, Applied Microeconomics, Labor Economics

 Details about Expertise / Competences / Technologies
Dr. Ilker Dastan received his masters and PhD degrees in Economics from Rutgers University, after obtaining his BA degree in Economics at Bilkent University. He examined labor market effects of obesity, smoking and alcohol use, and several other health economics topics in his graduate studies.

Dr. Dastan worked as a lecturer at Rutgers University between 2007 and 2010, and he has been joined Izmir University of Economics in 2010. Being an on-going faculty member of IEU, he has close research interests in and has specialized at health economics, industrial organization, labor economics, and applied microeconometrics over the years. Dr. Dastan is an expert in risky health behaviors, especially in obesity. He is involved in several nationally and internationally funded projects investigating labor market effects of obesity and socio-economics determinants of adult and childhood obesity. He is also interested in childhood mortality, children and women rights, poverty, and various other social problems.
 Research Activities

 EU Framework Programme related activities:
» Changing role of knowledge throughout the economy
» Socio-economic development trajectories
» Societal trends and lifestyles
» How indicators are used in policy
» Developing better indicators for policy
» Use of indicators and related approaches for the evaluation of research policies and programmes

 Project participation
Project #1
Project TypeNational
Project TitleSocio-economic determinants of childhood obesity
AcronymChildhood obesity
Specific ThemeSocio-economic determinants of childhood obesity
CoordinatorIzmir University of Economics and Seferihisar Municipal Government

 International and national projects beyond EU Framework Programme
Currently, Dr. Dastan is working as a partner researcher on a national project that is carried out by Izmir University of Economics and several municipal authorities in Izmir, Turkey. The project comprises the socio-economic determinants of childhood obesity, children rights and municipal governments, and determinants of childhood mortality.

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