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Ömer Şahin

Ömer is a doctoral researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, under the government-funded HARDSOCIOGENDER project. Coming from an economics background, he is currently working on the relationship between economic development and groups vulnerable to over-education for his PhD. He previously held research assistant roles at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internationale (IBEI) for the Horizon 2020 project TECHNO, at the University of Konstanz, and took part in research projects for UNHCR and Ministry of Industry and Technology of Turkey. Before starting his PhD, he completed a Bachelor’s in Economics at the Özyeğin University in Turkey, and a Research Master in Political Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Ömer debated for 9 years and shared his public speaking experiences with people in many workshops. In his free time, he runs and reads on wide variety of topics.