Ekin Dursun

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Ekin Dursun is  interested broadly in religion and politics. She studies the interaction between the state’s control of religion and the determinants of long-run economic growth, particularly in electoral autocracies.  Ekin is also interested in studying the microfoundations of the historical persistence of support for political Islam. Prior to joining Yale, she received her B.A degree in economics from the University of Chicago.


  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Economy