Area(s) of Interest
Economic Sociology, Sociology of Law, Institutions and Economic Development
Melike Arslan is a PhD student in Sociology and a graduate student fellow at Comparative-Historical Social Sciences (CHSS) program. Her research focuses on the problems of legal implementation and the intermediary actors between the laws and the markets in developing economies. Her current research compares the changes in the legal infrastructures of Mexico and Turkey propelled by their market integration with the US and the EU respectively.
Work In Progress:
“A Favorable Exit for SMEs: Inefficient Debtor-Friendly Bankruptcy Laws in the Developing World” (journal article manuscript)