Close sidebar Home » Programmes and Fellowships » Postdoctoral Max Weber Programme » Alumni » Max Weber Alumni Bio Open sidebar menu Taskin, Temel Economist World Bank, United States Website [email protected] Turkey Max Weber alumnus Department of Economics Cohort(s): 2010/2011 Ph.D. Institution University of Rochester, United States Biography My research interest is in Macroeconomics and Labour Economics. I am also interested in international economics in general. I am currently working on the partial insurance role of time allocation in incomplete markets. In particular, I investigate the effect of price search on the life-cycle profile of consumption inequality and the role of home production on optimal unemployment insurance policies. I hold a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Rochester, with a dissertation entitled, ‘On the Role of Time Allocation in Incomplete Markets’. My advisor is Professor Mark Aguiar. I received my B.A. in Economics from Bilkent University.