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Mehmet Serkan Tosun

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First Name:Mehmet
Middle Name:Serkan
Last Name:Tosun
RePEc Short-ID:pto73
Twitter: @mehmett93878416
Terminal Degree:2001 Department of Economics; Maxwell School; Syracuse University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(97%) Economics Department
College of Business
University of Nevada-Reno

Reno, Nevada (United States)
RePEc:edi:edunrus (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
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(1%) Oxford Institute of Population Ageing
England, Oxford

(1%) Economic Research Forum (ERF)

Cairo, Egypt
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Working papers

  1. Ouedraogo, Abdoulaye & Tosun, Mehmet S. & Yang, Jingjing, 2018. "Fertility and Population Policy," GLO Discussion Paper Series 163, Global Labor Organization (GLO).
  2. Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Jingjing Yang, 2018. "Determinants of Fertility and Population Policies in MENA Countries," Working Papers 1219, Economic Research Forum, revised 12 Sep 2018.
  3. Mehmet S. Tosun, 2016. "Demographic Changes and Fiscal Policy in MENA Countries," Working Papers 1023, Economic Research Forum, revised Jul 2016.
  4. Saxon, Nicholas & Tosun, Mehmet S. & Yang, Jingjing, 2015. "State and Local Sales Taxes and Business Activity in the United States," IZA Discussion Papers 9413, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Nichols, Mark W. & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2013. "The Impact of Legalized Casino Gambling on Crime," IZA Discussion Papers 7299, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  6. Yakovlev, Pavel & Tosun, Mehmet S. & Lewis, William P., 2012. "Legislative Term Limits and State Aid to Local Governments," IZA Discussion Papers 6456, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Giertz, Seth H. & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2012. "Migration Elasticities, Fiscal Federalism and the Ability of States to Redistribute Income," IZA Discussion Papers 6798, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Tosun, Mehmet S., 2011. "Demographic Divide and Labor Migration in the Euro-Mediterranean Region," IZA Discussion Papers 6188, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Skidmore, Mark & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2010. "Property Value Assessment Growth Limits, Tax Base Erosion and Regional In-Migration," IZA Discussion Papers 4906, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Tosun, Mehmet S., 2009. "Global Aging and Fiscal Policy with International Labor Mobility: A Political Economy Perspective," IZA Discussion Papers 4166, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. Tosun, Mehmet S. & Williamson, Claudia R. & Yakovlev, Pavel, 2009. "Population Aging, Elderly Migration and Education Spending: Intergenerational Conflict Revisited," IZA Discussion Papers 4161, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  12. Hammond, George W. & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2009. "The Impact of Local Decentralization on Economic Growth: Evidence from U.S. Counties," IZA Discussion Papers 4574, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  13. Tosun, Mehmet Serkan & Yilmaz, Serdar, 2008. "Decentralization, economic development, and growth in Turkish provinces," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4725, The World Bank.
  14. Tosun, Mehmet Serkan & Yilmaz, Serdar, 2008. "Centralization, Decentralization, and Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4774, The World Bank.
  15. Kahanec, Martin & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2007. "Political Economy of Immigration in Germany: Attitudes and Citizenship Aspirations," IZA Discussion Papers 3140, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  16. Mark Skidmore & Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2005. "Do New Lottery Games Stimulate Retail Activity? Evidence from West Virginia Counties," Working Papers 05-06, UW-Whitewater, Department of Economics.
  17. Mark Skidmore & Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2005. "Cross-Border Shopping and the Sales Tax: A Reexamination of Food Purchases in West Virginia," Working Papers 05-07, UW-Whitewater, Department of Economics.
  18. Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2004. "Population Aging, Labor Mobility, and Economic Growth: Evidence From MENA and the Developed World," Working Papers 0417, Economic Research Forum, revised 08 May 2004.
  19. Nicoletta Batini & Warwick Mckibbin & Nicola Spatafora & Mehmet Tosun & Michel Juillard & Jacky Fayolle & Michel Aglietta & Jean Chateau & Gilles Le Garrec & Vincent Touze & Jacques Le Cacheux, 2004. "Appendix 3.1 : Demographic Change and the Global Economy: Data and Modeling Strategy," Sciences Po publications info:hdl:2441/4361, Sciences Po.
  20. Douglas Holtz-Eakin & Mary E. Lovely & Mehmet S. Tosun, 2000. "Generational Conflict, Human Capital Accumulation, and Economic Growth," NBER Working Papers 7762, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2000. "Worldwide Population Aging: Endogenous Policy Formation and Capital Market Transmissions in the Presence of Symmetric Demographic Shocks," Center for Policy Research Working Papers 27, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.


  1. Raju Mainali & Mehmet S. Tosun & Serdar Yilmaz, 2021. "Local response to the COVID‐19 pandemic: The case of Nepal," Public Administration & Development, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 41(3), pages 128-134, August.
  2. Irem Sevindik & Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Serdar Yilmaz, 2021. "Local Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Case of Indonesia," Sustainability, MDPI, vol. 13(10), pages 1-15, May.
  3. Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Serhat Yildiz, 2020. "How Does Aggregate Tax Policy Uncertainty Affect Default Risk?," JRFM, MDPI, vol. 13(12), pages 1-17, December.
  4. Dat Huynh & Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Serdar Yilmaz, 2020. "All‐of‐government response to the COVID‐19 pandemic: The case of Vietnam," Public Administration & Development, Blackwell Publishing, vol. 40(4), pages 236-239, October.
  5. Tigran Poghosyan & Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2019. "Assessing activist fiscal policy in advanced and emerging market economies using real-time data," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 71(1), pages 225-249.
  6. Abdoulaye Ouedraogo & Mehmet S. Tosun & Jingjing Yang, 2018. "Fertility and population policy," Public Sector Economics, Institute of Public Finance, vol. 42(1), pages 21-43.
  7. Nichols, Mark W. & Tosun, Mehmet Serkan, 2017. "The impact of legalized casino gambling on crime," Regional Science and Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(C), pages 1-15.
  8. Abdoulaye Ouedraogo & Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Serdar Yilmaz, 2016. "Cyclicality of public investment in Africa," International Journal of Public Policy, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 12(3/4/5/6), pages 378-405.
  9. Sonja Engeli Pippin & Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2016. "Tax harmonization in the European Union and the eurozone: a multilateral analysis of tax systems," Financial Theory and Practice, Institute of Public Finance, vol. 40(4), pages 437-461.
  10. Mark W. Nichols & Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Jingjing Yang, 2015. "The Fiscal Impact of Legalized Casino Gambling," Public Finance Review, , vol. 43(6), pages 739-761, November.
  11. Mehmet S. Tosun, 2015. "Retiree migration and intergenerational conflict," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 118-118, January.
  12. Hari Luitel & Mehmet Tosun, 2014. "A reexamination of state fiscal health and amnesty enactment," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer;International Institute of Public Finance, vol. 21(5), pages 874-893, October.
  13. Giertz, Seth H. & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2012. "Migration Elasticities, Fiscal Federalism, and the Ability of States to Redistribute Income," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 65(4), pages 1069-1092, December.
  14. George W. Hammond & Mehmet S. Tosun, 2011. "The Impact Of Local Decentralization On Economic Growth: Evidence From U.S. Counties," Journal of Regional Science, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 51(1), pages 47-64, February.
  15. Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Serdar Yilmaz, 2010. "Centralization, Decentralization And Conflict In The Middle East And North Africa," Middle East Development Journal (MEDJ), World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., vol. 2(01), pages 1-14.
  16. Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Serdar Yilmaz, 2010. "Decentralization, Economic Development, and Growth in Turkish Provinces," Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(4), pages 71-91, January.
  17. Nichols, Mark W. & Tosun, Mehmet Serkan, 2008. "The Income Elasticity of Gross Casino Revenues: Short–Run and Long–Run Estimates," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 61(4), pages 635-652, December.
  18. Skidmore, Mark & Serkan Tosun, Mehmet, 2008. "Do New Lottery Games Stimulate Retail Activity? Evidence from West Virginia Counties," Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, Mid-Continent Regional Science Association, vol. 38(1), pages 1-11.
  19. Tosun, Mehmet Serkan, 2008. "Endogenous fiscal policy and capital market transmissions in the presence of demographic shocks," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Elsevier, vol. 32(6), pages 2031-2060, June.
  20. Sohrab Abizadeh & Mehmet Serkan Tosun, 2007. "Open trade and skilled and unskilled labor productivity in developing countries: A panel data analysis," The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 383-399.
  21. Tosun Mehmet S & Skidmore Mark L, 2007. "Cross-Border Shopping and the Sales Tax: An Examination of Food Purchases in West Virginia," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-20, December.
  22. Mehmet Serkan Tosun & Sohrab Abizadeh, 2005. "Economic growth and tax components: an analysis of tax changes in OECD," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 37(19), pages 2251-2263.
  23. Tosun Mehmet S, 2005. "The Tax Structure and Trade Liberalization of the Middle East and North Africa Region," Review of Middle East Economics and Finance, De Gruyter, vol. 3(1), pages 20-37, April.
  24. Tosun, Mehmet Serkan & Skidmore, Mark, 2004. "Interstate Competition and State Lottery Revenues," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 57(2), pages 163-178, June.
  25. Holtz-Eakin, Douglas & Lovely, Mary E. & Tosun, Mehmet S., 2004. "Generational conflict, fiscal policy, and economic growth," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 26(1), pages 1-23, March.
  26. Tosun, Mehmet Serkan, 2003. "Population aging and economic growth: political economy and open economy effects," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 81(3), pages 291-296, December.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 18 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (8) 2005-12-20 2005-12-20 2008-10-07 2009-02-14 2009-12-11 2010-05-08 2012-09-30 2015-10-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (6) 2007-11-24 2009-05-23 2009-05-23 2010-05-08 2011-12-19 2012-09-30. Author is listed
  3. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (5) 2005-12-20 2005-12-20 2008-10-07 2009-12-11 2010-05-08. Author is listed
  4. NEP-ARA: MENA - Middle East & North Africa (4) 2009-02-14 2011-12-19 2017-03-12 2019-01-21
  5. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2009-12-11 2010-05-08 2012-09-30 2015-10-25
  6. NEP-AGE: Economics of Ageing (3) 2009-05-23 2009-05-23 2011-12-19
  7. NEP-MAC: Macroeconomics (3) 2009-05-23 2009-12-11 2011-12-19
  8. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (3) 2007-11-24 2009-05-23 2012-04-23
  9. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (3) 2000-07-03 2010-05-08 2015-10-25
  10. NEP-ACC: Accounting & Auditing (2) 2010-05-08 2015-10-25
  11. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (2) 2008-10-07 2009-02-14
  12. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2009-05-23 2011-12-19
  13. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2000-06-12 2017-03-12
  14. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2011-12-19
  15. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2009-02-14
  16. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2007-11-24
  17. NEP-FDG: Financial Development & Growth (1) 2009-12-11
  18. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2018-03-05
  19. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2013-04-06


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