Asya Saydam

Research & Analytics

Asya is working in research and analytics team named THINK360 at S360. After graduating from the Economics Department of Boğaziçi University, she has concentrated on political economy and social policy in an interdisciplinary social science institute at the same university. In 2015, she completed her master's thesis encapsulating the subjects of retirement, pensions and old age, which, with new policies and reforms, will be on the agenda of Turkey in order to meet the needs in the near future. She is currently a doctorate candidate at the same institute.
Previously, she has worked at the Social Policy Forum of Boğaziçi University as a researcher, focusing on labor market, health system, disability and inequalities for about two years. She has participated in several international conferences such as the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) and national conferences. Later, she worked as a research assistant at Marmara University, Department of Economic Development and International Economics. She has academic publications in Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, Nota Bene and Birikim.