Dr Kadir Atalay

PhD McMaster
Senior Lecturer
Postgraduate Research Coordinator (Economics)

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Biographical details

Kadir Atalay’s research interests are in applied econometrics, public economics and labour economics, with a particular focus on the intertemporal decision-making of individuals and households. The main strand of his research focusses on both the individual and system-level economic implications of ageing.

Research interests

  • Public Economics
  • Labour Economics

JEL Codes

Major Fields: Labour Economics, Public Economics

Specific Fields: Consumption and Savings, Household Finances

Selected grants

2018

  • Moving, downsizing and housing equity consumption choices of older Australians; Whelan S, Atalay K, Barrett G, Edwards R; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/Research Grant.

2016

  • Retirement savings policy and asset portfolio decisions of Australian households, 2002-14; Whelan S, Atalay K; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)/Research Grant.

2015

  • Inquiry into Housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth; Ong R, Whelan S, Cigdem M, Atalay K, Dodson J, Wood G, Meen G, Dockery M; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program - Research Projects.
  • Family Responses to Economic Shocks and Policy Reforms over the Life Cycle; Barrett G, Atalay K, Edwards R, Fisher H, Blundell R, Low H; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2014

  • House prices, mortgage debt and labour supply:evidence from Australian households; Atalay K, Edwards R, Barrett G; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program - Research Projects.
  • Housing markets, economic productivity, and risk: International evidence and policy implications for Australia; Gurran N, Phibbs P, Maginn P, Goodman R, Atalay K, Yates J, Berry M, Whitehead C, Belsky E, Norris M, Gilbert C; Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Ltd/National Housing Research Program - Research Projects.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G., Staneva, A. (2019). The effect of retirement on home production: evidence from Australia. Review of Economics of the Household. [More Information]
  • Whelan, S., Atalay, K., Dynan, L. (2018). Asset portfolio retirement decisions: the role of the tax and transfer system. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Final Report 298. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Alan, S., Crossley, T. (2018). Euler Equation Estimation on Micro Data (forthcoming). Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming. [More Information]
  • Eccleston, R., Verdouw, J., Flanagan, K., Warren, N., Duncan, A., Ong, R., Whelan, S., Atalay, K. (2018). Pathways to housing tax reform. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Report No. 301. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G., Siminski, P. (2018). Pension incentives and the joint retirement of couples: evidence from two natural experiments. Journal of Population Economics. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Zhu, R. (2018). The effect of a wife's retirement on her husband's mental health. Applied Economics, 50(43), 4606-4616. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Edwards, R., Liu, B. (2017). Effects of house prices on health: New evidence from Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 192, 36-48. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Whelan, S., Yates, J. (2017). Housing prices, household debt and household consumption. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), (282), 1-65. [More Information]
  • Ong, R., Wood, G., Whelan, S., Cigdem, M., Atalay, K., Dodson, J. (2017). Inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 285, 1-84. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G., Edwards, R. (2016). House prices, household debt and labour supply in Australia. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 266, 1-62. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Whelan, S., Yates, J. (2016). House Prices, Wealth and Consumption: New Evidence from Australia and Canada. Review of Income and Wealth, 62(1), 69-91. [More Information]
  • Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, T. (2015). Do the Rich Save More? Evidence from Canada. Review of Income and Wealth, 61(4), 739-758. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G. (2015). The Impact of Age Pension Eligibility Age on Retirement and Program Dependence: Evidence from an Australian Experiment. Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(1), 71-87. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Bakhtiar, F., Cheung, S., Slonim, R. (2014). Savings and prize-linked savings accounts. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 107(Part A), 86-106. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G. (2014). The causal effect of retirement on health: New evidence from Australian pension reform. Economics Letters, 125(3), 392-395. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Kim, W., Whelan, S. (2014). The Decline of the Self-Employment Rate in Australia. Australian Economic Review, 47(4), 472-489. [More Information]
  • Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, T., Jeon, S. (2010). New evidence on taxes and portfolio choice. Journal of Public Economics, 94(11-12), 813-823. [More Information]
  • Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, T. (2008). The Adequacy of Retirement Savings: Subjective Survey Reports by Retired Canadians. Canadian Public Policy, 34(4), S95-S118. [More Information]

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Ong ViforJ, R., Wood, G., Atalay, K., Cigdem-Bayram, M. (2017). Australians are working longer so they can pay off their mortgage debt. The Conversation.

2019

  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G., Staneva, A. (2019). The effect of retirement on home production: evidence from Australia. Review of Economics of the Household. [More Information]

2018

  • Whelan, S., Atalay, K., Dynan, L. (2018). Asset portfolio retirement decisions: the role of the tax and transfer system. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Final Report 298. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Alan, S., Crossley, T. (2018). Euler Equation Estimation on Micro Data (forthcoming). Macroeconomic Dynamics, Forthcoming. [More Information]
  • Eccleston, R., Verdouw, J., Flanagan, K., Warren, N., Duncan, A., Ong, R., Whelan, S., Atalay, K. (2018). Pathways to housing tax reform. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), Report No. 301. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G., Siminski, P. (2018). Pension incentives and the joint retirement of couples: evidence from two natural experiments. Journal of Population Economics. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Zhu, R. (2018). The effect of a wife's retirement on her husband's mental health. Applied Economics, 50(43), 4606-4616. [More Information]

2017

  • Ong ViforJ, R., Wood, G., Atalay, K., Cigdem-Bayram, M. (2017). Australians are working longer so they can pay off their mortgage debt. The Conversation.
  • Atalay, K., Edwards, R., Liu, B. (2017). Effects of house prices on health: New evidence from Australia. Social Science and Medicine, 192, 36-48. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Whelan, S., Yates, J. (2017). Housing prices, household debt and household consumption. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), (282), 1-65. [More Information]
  • Ong, R., Wood, G., Whelan, S., Cigdem, M., Atalay, K., Dodson, J. (2017). Inquiry into housing policies, labour force participation and economic growth. Final Report Series of the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI), 285, 1-84. [More Information]

2016

  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G., Edwards, R. (2016). House prices, household debt and labour supply in Australia. Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute, 266, 1-62. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Whelan, S., Yates, J. (2016). House Prices, Wealth and Consumption: New Evidence from Australia and Canada. Review of Income and Wealth, 62(1), 69-91. [More Information]

2015

  • Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, T. (2015). Do the Rich Save More? Evidence from Canada. Review of Income and Wealth, 61(4), 739-758. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G. (2015). The Impact of Age Pension Eligibility Age on Retirement and Program Dependence: Evidence from an Australian Experiment. Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(1), 71-87. [More Information]

2014

  • Atalay, K., Bakhtiar, F., Cheung, S., Slonim, R. (2014). Savings and prize-linked savings accounts. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 107(Part A), 86-106. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Barrett, G. (2014). The causal effect of retirement on health: New evidence from Australian pension reform. Economics Letters, 125(3), 392-395. [More Information]
  • Atalay, K., Kim, W., Whelan, S. (2014). The Decline of the Self-Employment Rate in Australia. Australian Economic Review, 47(4), 472-489. [More Information]

2010

  • Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, T., Jeon, S. (2010). New evidence on taxes and portfolio choice. Journal of Public Economics, 94(11-12), 813-823. [More Information]

2008

  • Alan, S., Atalay, K., Crossley, T. (2008). The Adequacy of Retirement Savings: Subjective Survey Reports by Retired Canadians. Canadian Public Policy, 34(4), S95-S118. [More Information]

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