Fidan Ana Kurtulus

Associate Professor
Department of Economics

Fidan Ana Kurtulus’ research explores a number of topics in labor economics, including the organization of workers within firms, participatory workplace practices and employee ownership, causes and consequences of workplace diversity, and long-term effects of affirmative action legislation on the U.S. employment landscape since the Civil Rights Movement.


Recent Publications:

  • "An Empirical Analysis of Risk, Incentives and the Delegation of Worker Authority" (with Jed L. DeVaro), Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 4 (July 2010), pp. 641-661.
  • "Worker Attitudes Towards Employee Ownership, Profit Sharing and Variable Pay" (with Douglas Kruse and Joseph Blasi), Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor Managed Firms, Volume 12, 2011, pp. 143-168.
  • "Affirmative Action and the Occupational Advancement of Minorities and Women During 1973-2003", Industrial Relations, Vol. 51, No. 2 (April 2012), pp.213-246.
  • "Do Women Managers Help Women Advance? A Panel Study Using EEO-1 Records" (with Don Tomaskovic-Devey), Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 639, No. 1 (January 2012), pp. 173-197.
  • "Risk Preferences, Compensation Risk, and Worker Outcomes" (with Douglas Kruse and Joseph Blasi), 2011 Annual LERA Research Volume: Employee Ownership and Shared Capitalism: New Directions and Debates for the 21st Century,Cornell University ILR Press, 2011, pp. 147-176.

Keywords: race and gender disparities, workplace diversity, labor economics, employment law, law and economics, employee ownership, democratic workplace practices