Refereed Journal Articles

Akarsu, M.Z., O. Gharehgozli, V. Atal (2023). An Investigation of Income and Wage Inequality in Turkey Using Burgernomics, Eastern European Economics (forthcoming)

Morawski, L., Akarsu, M.Z., (2023), It will take time and resources:  changing disability benefits on the way  to social model in CEE countries, Global Social Policy (forthcoming)

Akarsu, M.Z. (2023). Unveiling the Cyclical Patterns of Historical Wage Inequality among European Building Laborers - Ekonomika (forthcoming)

Akarsu, M. Z. (2022). Unequal Society: Unequal Society: A Detailed Investigation of Wage and Income Inequality in the United States, Journal of Knowledge Economy.

Akarsu, M. Z. (2021). The Impact of the Turkish Presidential System on the Turkish Lira. Journal of Banking and Financial Economics, 1(15), 14-24.

Akarsu, M. Z. (2021). Chaebol System. International Journal of Afro-Eurasian Research (IJAR), 6(12), 1-13. Retrieved from

Akarsu, M. Z. (2021). Alteration of Consumption Habits in Turkey Over Time. Research in Social Sciences and Technology, 6(3), 122-134.

Akarsu, M.Z. (2021). The Causal Relationship Between Economic Growth, Inflation and Unemployment in South Korea. Wroclaw Economic Review, 27(2), 43-61.

Akarsu, M. Z., Assad, D., & Kurek, K. (2020). The Pension Fund System in Turkey and Sweden. Student Journal of Law, Administration, and Economics, 34, 131-146.

Papers Under Review

Akarsu, M.Z., O. Gharehgozli (2023).The Impact of the War in Ukraine on European Union Currencies: A High-Frequency Analysis - This paper has made it to SSRN top ten list. -Revised and Resubmitted

Akarsu, M.Z. (2022) Income Inequality in Developed Countries, 1920 - 2018 - Revised and Resubmitted

Akarsu, M.Z., O. Gharehgozli, R.S. Dubey (2023).Wealth and Want: Income Inequality and Demand for Luxury Goods in the United States

Akarsu, M.Z., F.M. Matteis, M. Piccari (2023). The Price of Protection: Analyzing the Trade War’s Consequences for the Rust Belt Steel Industry

Akarsu, M.Z., O. Gharehgozli (2023). The Inflation-Inequality Connection in the European Union: U-Turn to Equity?

Morawski, L., M.Z. Akarsu (2023), Tax-benefit policy and poverty among families: Poland in 2005-2019 

Akarsu, M.Z., O. Gharehgozli (2022). The Nexus Between Income Inequality and Inflation in Middle-Income Countries

Akarsu, M.Z., L. Goczek (2022) Income Inequality in Middle-Income Countries

Work in Progress

Akarsu, M.Z., M.B. Turgut, E. Secilmis (2023) Election Result and Economic Growth in Turkey

Akarsu, M.Z., L. Goczek (2023) The Nexus Between Income Inequality and Political Instability

Akarsu, M.Z., O. Gharehgozli, V. Atal (2023). Inequality of Purchasing Power in Europe