Fellow, Empirical Research
Ege is a Research Fellow at the Jain Family Institute working on the Guaranteed Income initiative and other empirical research. She is currently a fifth-year PhD candidate in Economics at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her research interests lie at the intersection of development, health, labor, and demographic economics with a particular focus on health and labor policies in developing countries. In addition to working at JFI, Ege is a research assistant at the National Bureau of Economic Research where she works on health taxes. She holds an MA in Economics and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering both from Bogazici University in Turkey.