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Burhanettin Kuruscu

Associate Professor
PhD (Rochester, 2002), M.A. (Rochester, 2000), B.Sc. (Bilkent University, 1996)
Office: Max Gluskin House, 150 St. George Street, 203. Phone: 416-978-8343. Fax: 416-978-6713.
Email address:
Personal website: http://sites.google.com/site/bkuruscu
Research fields: Macroeconomics

Selected research

  • Fatih Guvenen, Fatih Guvenen, Burhanettin Kuruscu, Burhanettin Kuruscu, Satoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Tanaka, David Wiczer, David Wiczer, "Multidimensional Skill Mismatch", American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 12 (1) (2020), 210–244. (Freely available.)
  • Fatih Guvenen, Burhanettin Kuruscu, Serdar Ozkan, "Taxation of human capital and wage inequality: A cross-country analysis", Review of Economic Studies 81 (2014), 818–850.
  • Fatih Guvenen and Burhanettin Kuruscu, "Understanding the Evolution of the U.S. Wage Distribution: A Theoretical Analysis", Journal of European Economic Association 10 (3) (2012), 482–517.
  • Per Krusell, Burhanettin Kuruscu, Anthony A. Smith Jr., "Temptation and Taxation", Econometrica 78 (6) (2010), 2063–2084. (Freely available.)
  • Burhanettin Kuruscu, "Training and Lifetime Income", American Economic Review 96 (3) (2006), 832–846.
All publications

Courses taught 2021–2022

  • Summer F

  • ECO325H1F, section L0101 (St. George) • Advanced Economic Theory - Macro
  • Fall

  • ECO3101H1F, section L0101 (St. George) • Topics in Macroeconomic Theory (PhD) • W3-5 • BL306
  • Winter

  • ECO2101H1S, section L0101 (St. George) • Macroeconomic Theory II (PhD) (Burhanettin Kuruscu and Diego Restuccia) • M9-11, W9-11, W4-6 • WI524, NF7 (TUT)
  • ECO325H1S, section L0101 (St. George) • Advanced Economic Theory - Macro • M1-4 • RW140
  • ECO325H1S, section L0201 (St. George) • Advanced Economic Theory - Macro • M4-7 • RW140