Alper Ünsal

Alper Ünsal

  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval


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Turkish (native), English (proficient), German (intermediate), French (intermediate), Spanish (basic)

Research summary

Alper Ünsal is a PhD candidate at the Labour Market Department since October 2018. He works within the Doctoral Training Unit Migration, Inequalities and Labour Markets (MINLAB) under the supervision of Bertrand Verheyden.

His research aims at predicting labour market effects of policy interventions. The first part of his project focuses on the impact of subsidies provided for language acquisition of immigrants on labour market outcomes of immigrants and their native counterparts. The second part of his research is a simulation study regarding the impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions against the Covid-19 pandemic on labour supply, disease evolution and life satisfaction.

Alper has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Boğaziçi University and two master’s degrees in Economics from Boğaziçi University and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.

Education/Academic qualification

Economics and business, Master, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Award Date: 15 Jul 2018

Economics and business, Master, Bogazici University

Award Date: 15 Aug 2016

Civil engineering, Bachelor, Bogazici University

Award Date: 15 Aug 2012