Cansin Arslan

Current Position

Doctoral Researcher/ PhD student

Current Field of Research

D2: High-value chains, sustainability and rural development
Supervisor: Prof. Meike Wollni

Research Interests

Development Microeconomics, Agricultural Economics, Policy Evaluation, Behavioral Economics


  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Göttingen, Germany (expected 2020)
  • Micromasters, Data, Economics, and Development Policy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (2017)
  • M.Sc., Quantitative Economics, Paris School of Economics, France (2012)
  • B.A., Economics, Yeditepe University, Turkey (2010)

Professional Experience

  • Field Research Associate (Uganda), Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Europe, France (2016)
  • Consultant, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), France (2012-2015)

  • Languages

    Turkish (native), English (fluent), French (basic), German (basic)