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Serdar Birinci



PhD Economics
University of Minnesota

MA Economics
University of Minnesota

MA Economics
Bogazici University

BS Industrial Engineering
Istanbul Technical University

Contact Info

Fax: (314) 444-8731

Research Division
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
P.O. Box 442
St. Louis, MO 63166-0442

For media inquiries, contact:
Shera Dalin
Phone: (314) 444-3911

Serdar Birinci


Selected Publications

"The Allocation of Immigrant Talent: Macroeconomic Implications for the U.S. and Across Countries"
with Fernando Leibovici and  Kurt See
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2021-004C, June 2022

"Job Applications and Labor Market Flows"
with  Kurt See and  Shu Lin Wee
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2020-023F, February 2022

"Labor Market Responses to Unemployment Insurance: The Role of Heterogeneity"
with  Kurt See
FORTHCOMING: American Economic Journal-Macroeconomics

"Spousal Labor Supply Response to Job Displacement and Implications for Optimal Transfers"
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper 2019-020C, September 2021

"Labor Market Policies During an Epidemic"
with  Fatih Karahan,  Yusuf Mercan, and  Kurt See
Journal of Public Economics, February 2021, Vol. Volume 194, 104348, pp. 104348
Working Paper

"What Do Survey Data Tell Us about US Businesses?"
with  Anmol Bhandari,  Ellen R. McGrattan, and  Kurt See
American Economic Review: Insights, December 2020, Vol. 4, No. 2, 4, pp. 443-58
Working Paper
Online Appendix

"Growth and Informality: A Comprehensive Panel Data Analysis"
with  Ceyhin Elgin
Journal of Applied Economics, November 2016, Vol. 2, No. 19, pp. 271-92

"Trade Openness, Growth, and Informality: Panel VAR Evidence from OECD Economies"
Economics Bulletin, March 2013, Vol. 1, No. 33, pp. 694-705