Baris Yörük

Economics Expert Barış K. Yörük examines charitable giving and volunteering, and alcohol and tobacco control policies

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Baris Yörük

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Economics

Expertise:
Public economics; health economics; applied microeconomics; charitable giving; volunteering; non-profit sector; public health; alcohol, tobacco, and substance use control policies

Campus phone: (518) 442-3175
Campus email: byoruk@albany.edu

Biography:

Associate Professor of Economics Barış K. Yörük is an expert on applied microeconomics, public economics, and health economics. He has published extensively on topics related to charitable giving and volunteering, effectiveness of alternative fundraising methods, and alcohol and tobacco control policies targeted toward young adults. His research is based on detailed analysis of survey data. Yörük earned his doctorate from Boston College in 2008. He is also a research affiliate at CESifo, a Germany based economics research institute.