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Ozlem Barin

PhD Student

ECON 2001


Ozlem Barin is a PhD candidate in Economics at the University of New Mexico, Department of Economics. Prior to beginning the PhD program, she received her BS degree in Economics and AAS degrees in Anesthesiology and Management. Her research interests include health economics, with a particular focus on clinical decision-making and natural resource economics. Her previous research analyzed the impact of information delivery improvement on prescription adherence among HIV positive individuals and impact of the North Dakota oil boom on labor and infrastructure demands. She has received several awards for her research papers, including 1st prize at Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Undergraduate Finance Writing Contest (2013), 4th place at the Minnesota Economics Association Undergraduate Student Paper Contest (2014) and Minnesota State University (MSU) Undergraduate Research Center Foundation Award (2012). Her research was one of the 4 finalists in the International Honor Society in Economics (ODE) Frank W. Taussig Award (2014) and it was published by Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Additionally, she has received numerous scholarships for academic excellence; Fulbright Scholarship (2007), MSU International Endowment Scholarship (2012), Zonta Club Jane M. Klausman “Women in Business” Award (2012), and MSU Dr. Mohamed Askalani Memorial Scholarship (2013).

Selected Publications

Barin, Ozlem. (2014). Impact of Information Delivery Improvement on Prescription Adherence among HIV Positive Individuals. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Available to retrieve