M.A. Thesis



Buse Eren (2024). Future Planning and Social Policy Expectations of Families with Children with Down Syndrome, Thesis Advisor: Zeynep Hande Sart.




Dilara Aydoğuş (2023). Gender Equality and Taxation: A Critical Analysis of Turkish Tax Policy, Thesis Advisor: Biray Kolluoğlu.


Gözde Zeynep Üçkol (2023). Retirement Age and Beyond: Pension Reforms in Turkey and Welfare Retrenchment, Thesis Advisor: Ekrem Ünal Zenginobuz.


Oğulcan Yediveren (2023). A Qualitative Study on the Perspectives of HIV Activists on HIV Disclosure in Turkey, Thesis Advisor: Biray Kolluoğlu.




Ekin Ekici (2022). An Examination of Diabetes Policy in Turkey: A Qualitative Documentary Analysis, Thesis Advisor: Serra Müderrisoğlu.


Mine Kösem (2022). Working Beyond Pension Age in Turkey: A Qualitative Analysis from a Life Course Perspective, Thesis Advisor: Serra Müderrisoğlu.


Tuğba Zeynep Şen (2022). Political Discourse and Health Communication during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Turkey: A Critical Analysis, Thesis Advisor: Biray Kolluoğlu.


Zeynep Kesici (2022). Breast Cancer Patient Pathways to Treatment in Turkey's Internal Healthcare Market: A Qualitative Study, Thesis Advisor: Serra Müderrisoğlu.




Batuğhan Yüzüak (2021). Trade Union Responses to Precarization: The Case of Mandatory Alternative Dispute Resolution in Turkey, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Cemre Canbazer (2021). Locating Turkey's Active Labour Market Policies Within Activation Typologies: Enabling Or Workfarist? Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Dağlar Çilingir (2021). Young Activist Perspectives towards Turkish Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy and Services: Problems, Barriers, Ideals, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Sibel Aydın (2021). An Analysis of Turkish Oral Healthcare System: Patients' Perceptions and Treatment Pathways, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.




Oğuzhan Hışıl (2020). Selling Voluntary Health Insurance in a Publicly-Funded System: A Study with Insurance Agents in Turkey, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Püren Aktaş (2020). The Effect of Diagnosis-Related Groups on Clinical Autonomy in Turkey: The Physician’s Perspective, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Remziye Gül Aslan (2020). Exploring Agency Problems in the Turkish Private Pension System: Pension Sector Employee Perspectives, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Sevcan Hacılar (2020). United Nations Employee Perspectives on Linking Humanitarian and Development Aid: Turkey's Protracted Refugee Situation, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz; Biray Kolluoğlu.


Şeyma Dursunoğlu (2020 Homelessness at the dining table: Needs-talk in the Hayata Sarıl Restaurant, Thesis Advisor: Biray Kolluoğlu.




Anıl Gencelli (2019). An Analysis of the Rehabilitation Policies in Turkey From the Perspectives of Disability Rights Activists, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Çağla Gün (2019). Public-Private Partnership in Turkish Healthcare Provision: The City Hospital Model, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Didem Gürbüz (2019). Reclassifying the Turkish Welfare Regime in the Light of Child Well-Being Indicators, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Müge Gülmez (2019). Attitudes of Young Workers Towards Private Pension Plans in Turkey, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Simla Serim. (2019). Educational Well-Being of Syrian Refugee Children in Public Schools: A Qualitative Study in Istanbul, Thesis Advisor: Serra Müderrisoğlu.


Sercan Zülfikar. (2019). Turkey’s Tobacco Control Policies in Comparative Perspective: An Analysis of Anti-Tobacco NGO Stances, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Şeyma Nazlı Gürbüz (2019). Refugee Women's Employment in Turkey's Humanitarian Response to the Syrian Crisis: A Qualitative Documentary Analysis, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Şule Nur Sarper (2019). The Role of Domestic Politics in the 2006 Corporate Tax Reform in Turkey, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.




Merve Kardelen Bilir. (2018). Mental Health Care Policy Reform in Turkey: User Group Perspectives, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Muhammet Halil Toprak. (2018). Tax Policies and Social Expenditures: Comparing Impacts on Inequality and Poverty in Turkey and Mexico, Thesis Advisor: Ünal Zenginobuz.


Nazlı Avşaroğlu. (2018). A Cash-for-Care Scheme Targeting Children With Disabilities in Turkey: Parent/Caregiver Perspectives, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.




Anıl Gürbüztürk. (2017). Social Housing Policy and the Welfare Regime in Turkey: A Comparative Perspective, Thesis Advisor: Ayşe Buğra.


Elifcan Çelebi. (2017). The Local Welfare System in Turkey: The Case of Municipal Care Services in Istanbul, Thesis Advisor: Volkan Yılmaz.


Yunus Furkan Arıcan. (2017). The Contesting Roles of the Hak-İş Trade Union Confederation: Class and Political Identities, Thesis Advisor: Ayşe Buğra.