Daysal is an Associate Professor in the Department
of Business and Economics at the
University of Southern Denmark and a Research
Fellow at IZA.
Before joining SDU, she was an Assistant
Professor in the Department
Econometrics & Operations Research at Tilburg
University. She received her B.A. in Economics
from Bogazici University in 2003, and her Ph.D. in
Economics from University of Maryland, College Park
in 2009. Professor Daysal’s main research is in the
fields of health economic. One line of her work
examines the impact of health insurance coverage on
health outcomes and health care delivery. In another
line of research, she investigates the role that
medical innovations, technology and information have
on health and labor market outcomes. A third area of
interest on health policy concerns the impact of
various social policies on health behavior. Prof.
Daysal also has a narrowly defined interest in labor
economics focused on immigration policy. Part of her
work in this area focuses on the impact of
immigration on native outcomes beyond the labor
market. In a related line of work, she examines how
language proficiency impacts the health and
educational outcomes of limited language proficient
individuals, as well as their families and peers.
Professor Daysal teaches Health Economics at the PhD
level. She previously taught courses on applied
econometrics at the graduate level and econometric
methods at the upper undergraduate level.