Faculty Member Information
Office Building: Sobey School of Business
Economics of Aging & Demographics, Social Security, Economics of Immigration
Ph.D., Economics, University of Delaware, 2006
B.S., Economics, Istanbul University, 1986
2012 - Present, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Saint Mary's University
2007 - 2012, Assistant Professor, Saint Mary's University
2006 - 2008, Research Fellow, Networks Financial Institute at Indiana State University
2006 - 2007, Assistant Professor (Limited Term), Department of Economics, University of Windsor
Non-Academic Work Experience
2000 - 2001, Assistant General Manager Retail Banking, ToprakBank
1998 - 2000, General Manager, Kapital Insurance Inc.
1995 - 1998, Chief Financial Officer, Aviva Life Insurance Inc.
1991 - 1995, Founder Assistant General Manager Actuary and Underwriting, Vakif Emeklilik Life Insurance Inc.
Teaching: Course / Program Development
2006/03 - Present, Teaching at Saint Mary's University
2005/03 - 2006/03, Teaching at University of Windsor
2005/02 - 2005/02, Teaching at Istanbul Bilgi University, Visiting Instructor
2004/04 - 2004/04, Teaching at Sabanci University, Visiting Instructor
Aydede Hazim, Dar Atul. "Is the lower return to immigrants' foreign schooling a postarrival problem in Canada?", IZA Journal of Migration 6:9 (Winter - 2017), 1-25
Aydede Yigit, Dar Atul. "The cost of immigrants' occupational mismatch and the effectiveness of post arrival policies in Canada", IZA Journal of Migration 5:1 (Spring - 2016), 1-23
Akbari A, Aydede Yigit. "Economic Benefits of Studying Economics in Canada: A Comparison of Wages of Economics Majors with those in Other Disciplines Circa 2005 ", Canadian Journal of Higher Education 45:4 (Winter - 2015), 143-165
Aydede Yigit. "Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers in Canada", Papers in Regional Science Early View (online) (Winter - 2015)
Aydede Yigit. "Reemployment, Housing Tenure, and Squatter Settlements in Turkey: An Empirical Analysis", Housing, Theory and Society 33:1 (Fall - 2015), 77-98
Aydede Yigit, Orbay Benan. "Comparison of Economic Benefits of University and Vocational High School Education among Different Majors in Turkey", European Journal of Higher Education Early View (online) (Fall - 2015)
Aydede Y.. "Spatial Regularities between Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Numbers in Canada", Migration Letters 11:1 (Winter - 2014), 11-22
Aydede Y.. "Effects of Immigration on Interregional Population Flows in Canada", Development and Migration 3:2 (Spring - 2014), 239-253
Aydede Y, Akbari A. "Are the Educational Credentials of Immigrant and Native-Born Workers Perfect Substitutes in Canadian Labour Markets? A Production Function Analysis", Education Economics 21:5 (Spring - 2013), 18-33
Aydede Y., Akbari A.. "Effects of Immigration on House Prices in Canada", Applied Economics 44:13 (Spring - 2011), 101-134
Aydede Y.. "Parametric Social Security Reforms and Saving: Evidence from Turkey", Topics in Middle Eastern and Northern African Economies 13 (Spring - 2011), 1- 18
Aydede Y. "Expected Social Security Wealth Simulations and Implicit Rate of Return Calculation for the Turkish PAYG System", Journal of Economic and Social Measurement 35 (Spring - 2010), 42-73
Aydede Y. "Generational Selfishness and Social Security: A Note on a Time-Inconsistency Problem in Parametric Reforms of PAYG", Journal of Economic Policy Reform 13:1 (Spring - 2010), 34-51
Aydede Y. "Sustainability of the Turkish PAYGO System's Generosity in People's Eyes", Topics in Middle Eastern and Northern African Economies 12 (Spring - 2010), 1-22
Aydede Y. "Aggregate Consumption Function and Public Social Security: The First Time-Series Study for a Developing Country, Turkey", Applied Economics 40:14 (Spring - 2008), 1-26
Aydede Y. "The Cost of Vertical Mismatch in Canadian Labour Markets: How Big is It?", Canadian Economic Association (Spring - 2015)
Aydede Y. "Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers", European Society of Population Economics (ESPE) (Spring - 2014)
Aydede Y. "Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers", Canadian Economic Association (Spring - 2014)
Aydede Y. "Economic Implications of Aging Societies", 63rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery (Spring - 2009)
Aydede Y, Dar Atul. "The Cost of Vertical Mismatch in Canadian Labour Markets: How Big is It?"
CLSRN (Summer - 2015)
Aydede Y, Orbay B. "Educational mismatch and the cost of underutilization in Turkish labour markets"
MPRA (Fall - 2015)
Aydede Y. "Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers in Canada"
Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (Spring - 2014)
Aydede Y. "Economic Benefits of Studying Economics in Canada"
Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (Winter - 2013)
Aydede Y. "Effect of Immigration of Inter-regional Population Flows: an Economic Approach"
Atlantic Metropolis Center (Spring - 2011)
Aydede Y. "Non immigrant Mobility Responses to Immigrant Inflows in Canada: A Panel-Data Analysis "
Atlantic Metropolis Center (Spring - 2011)
Aydede Y, Akbari A. "Do the Educational Credentials of Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Workers make them Perfect Substitutes "
Atlantic Metropolis Center (Spring - 2010)
Aydede Y, Akbari A. "Effects of Immigration on Canadian Housing Markets"
Atlantic Metropolis Center (Spring - 2009)
Service: Institutional Committees
Research Committee, Sobey School of Business, 2011/03 - None (Member)
Research/Graduate Committee, Department of Economics, 2011/03 - None (Member)
Learning Outcomes Committee, Department of Economics, 2011/03 - None (Member)
Service: Professional or Disciplinary
Conference Organizer, Atlantic Canada Economics Association Halifax 2011/03 - 2011/03
Invited Participant for the Roundtable on Canada’s Retirement Income System, Department of Finance, St. John’s, NL 2009/03 - 2009/03
Conference Organizer- “Behavioral Economics, Economics Psychology: Theory and Policy” Halifax , International Association for Research in Economic Psychology (IAREP) and Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE) 2008/03 - 2008/03