Ceren Baysan

Ceren Baysan is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Toronto. Her research concentrates in development economics and political economy. She studies how extant institutions and institutional change interact with individual beliefs, perceptions, and preferences in societies to shape outcomes ranging from conflict to polarization, social integration, and economic behavior. She received her PhD in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley.

Ceren has served on the review board of J-PAL's Crime and Violence Initiative.