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Atila Abdulkadiroglu

Garonzik Family Distinguished Professor
Duke Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708-0097
219B Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708


Atila’s research focuses on mechanism design, market design and economics of education. His research has led to the design and implementation of better admissions policies in school choice programs in the US, including Boston and New York City. His research in economics of education focuses on on the impact of education on student achievement and factors that influence that impact and understanding demand patterns in schooling.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Garonzik Family Distinguished Professor · 2019 - Present Economics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor of Economics · 2010 - Present Economics, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Rochester · 2000 Ph.D.
University of Rochester · 1998 M.A.
Bilkent University (Turkey) · 1995 M.A.
Bilkent University (Turkey) · 1993 B.S.