Berkay Ozcan is a Professor of Social and Public Policy at the London School of Economics (LSE). He is currently Co-Director of the Women in Social and Public Policy Research Hub (WiSPPRH) and the Director of the Doctoral Program. He joined the LSE in 2011. Prior to joining LSE, he worked as a researcher at Yale University. He has also held visiting researcher positions at Princeton University (2006); at the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) of Essex University (2007) and as a Bank of Italy’s Jemolo Fellow at the University of Oxford (2015). He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) of the Economics Department at the University College London. He received his PhD from the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain) in 2008.
Berkay;’s research is interdisciplinary, cutting across research in demography and economics. His published research can be found in internationally prominent journals such as Proceedings of National Academy of Science (PNAS), Small Business Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Demography, European Economic Review, among others. His published work has received considerable media attention and been covered frequently in newspapers such as The New York Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, and The Huffington Post, etc. He has given many radio and TV interviews, including BBC, CTv (Canada), ITv (London), Irish Radio, etc. He has been working as a policy consultant to International Office of Migration (IOM) of the UN, European Investment Bank, Ministry of Justice, UK, etc.