Cevat Giray Aksoy

About Cevat Giray Aksoy

Cevat Giray is researcher and PhD. candidate at University of London, Royal Holloway. Before joining RHUL, he completed his MSc in Economics at State University of New York, and worked as economic development specialist for US government. He is currently teaching at University College London and RHUL.

Are Responses to Unemployment Homogenous Across Social Strata?

EBENEZER SCROOGE, from Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” famously suggests that the poor could “decrease the surplus population” by dying rather than entering the workhouse. Since then, the dynamics of the world economy changed and industrialized countries’ fertility dropped by more than half between the mid-nineteenth and the early twentieth century.

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