Assist. Prof. Hande BARLIN

+90 (262) 605 14 81
Web page
Business Administration Building, 143
Areas of interest
Labour Economics, Health Economics, Social Inequalities, Vulnerable Groups, Social Inclusion, Regional Policies, EU Policies, Economic sociology, social Policy

Barlin, H., Vojvodic, K. & Mercan, M.A. (2021). Coping Mechanisms of Older Age Divorced and Widowed Women to Mitigate Economic Exclusion: A Qualitative Study in Turkey and Serbia. In K. Walsh, T, Scharf, S. Van-Regenmortel & A. Wanka (eds), Social Exclusion in Ageing Societies: Interdisciplinary and Policy Perspectives, Springer.

Barlin, H. & Yaylagul Korkmaz, N. (Forthcoming). Youth Oriented Policies in European Neglected Countries: Turkey. Working Paper 1. Situation and initiatives from the perspective of youth transition regimes. COST Action CA17114: Transdisciplinary solutions to cross sectoral disadvantage in youth (YOUNG-IN).

Barbabella, F., Barlin, H., Barstad, J., Ferreira, C. C., Draulans, V., Hlebec, V., Lamura, G., Macleod, C., Maskeliunas, R., Siren, A. (2020). Exclusion From Services in Later Life. ROSEnet Briefing Paper Series: No. 4. CA 15122 Reducing Old-Age Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy. doi:10.13140/RG.2.2.30661.88806

Barlin, H. & Mercan, M.A. Occupation. (2020). Working Hours and Arthritis: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Sample of Older Age Adults. Advances in Management and Applied Economics, 10 (2), 113-128.

Mercan, M.A., Begen, N . & Barlin, H. (2019). Does an Increase in Working Hours Affect Mortality Risk?: The Relationship between Working Hours and Mortality among older Population. Paper presented at 2nd Business & Organization Research Conference, Yasar

Mercan, M.A & Barlin, H. (2018). Working Hours and Alzheimer’s Disease: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Dataset. Advances in Management and Applied Economics, 8(4), 45-52.

Mercan, M.A, Karakas, M. & Barlin, H. (2018). Post Graduate Education and Business Cycles in Turkey. Empirical Economics Letters, 17, 7, 819-830.

Mercan, M. A., Barlın, H. & Cebeci, A. F. (2016). Late-life Bereavement: Association Between Familial Death and Weight Loss Among Elderly in the United States. Omega: Journal of Death and Dying. 74(1), 3-15. doi:10.1177/0030222816649082. (SSCI)

Barlın, H. & Mercan, M.A. (2016). Occupation and Obesity: Effect of Working Hours on Obesity by Occupation Groups. Applied Economics and Finance, 3(2), 179-185. doi:10.11114/aef.v3i2.1351

Mercan, M.A. & Barlin H. (2016). Effects of Chernobyl Fallout on the Turkish Labour Market. The Journal of Academic Social Science Studies, 45, 361-368. doi:10.9761/JASSS3416

Mercan, M.A & Barlin, H. (2016). Intergenerational Income Elasticity in Turkey: A New Estimate. Journal of Research in Business and Social Science, 5(3), 30-37. doi: 10.20525/ijrbs.v5i3.297

Mercan, M.A & Barlin, H. (2016). Intergenerational Transmission of Health in Turkey. International Review of Economics and Management, 4(1) 1-13. doi: 10.18825/irem.79053

Barlın, H. Bölgesel İktisat Politikaları ve Türkiye Uygulamaları (Regional Economic Policies and Practices in Turkey). Yayınlanmamış Doktora Tezi (Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation, Marmara Universitesi, İstanbul, Türkiye, 2010.

İktisadi Kalkınma Vakfı. (2001). Avrupa Birliği Program ve Ajanslarına Aday Ülke Statüsüyle Türkiye’nin Katılımı (Turkey’s Participation to European Union’s Programs and Agencies as a Candidate Country). (Haz.) Güngör, H. ve Soğuk, H. İstanbul: İktisadi Kalkınma Vakfı.


  • Third Cycle (Doctoral): Marmara Üniversitesi, Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
    İktisat Politikaları Doktora Programı, Ekim 2010
    Tez: Bölgesel İktisat Politikaları ve Türkiye Uygulamaları
  • Second Cycle (Master's): Université Catholique de Lovain, Institut d’Etudes Européennes, (BELÇİKA)
    Avrupa Çalışmaları Yüksek Lisansı, Eylül 1999
  • First Cycle (Undergraduate): Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Vesalius College (BELÇİKA)
    Uluslararası İlişkiler ve İktisat Ana Dalı, İletişim Yan Dalı, Mayıs 1998
Tarsus American Highschool, 1994
Management Committee Member
Cost Action CA15122 - Reducing Old Age Exclusion: Collaborations in Research and Policy 2018-2020

Cost Action 17114-Transdisciplinary Solutions to Cross Sectoral Disadvantage in Youth 2019 -Present

Substitute Management Committee Member
COST ACTION 19103 - LGBTI+ Social and Economic (in)equalities 2020- Present