Dr. Mehmet Guney Celbis


Affiliated researcher

Güney Celbiş (PhD UNU-MERIT, 2015) is an affiliated researcher at UNU-MERIT, and an assistant professor and graduate studies coordinator at Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. 

 

Email: mehmet.celbis@yeditepe.edu.tr

Research interests:

- Tree-based machine learning models for socioeconomic analysis

- Urban and rural economies and spatial economics

- Spatial effects and intepretable machine learning tools

 




    Selected publications by Mehmet Guney Celbis


    Articles (journal, professional, popular)
    Nijkamp, Peter, Karima Kourtit & Mehmet Guney Celbis, 2022, Spotlight on the region: Analytical contributions on regional development, The Annals of Regional Science, Special Issue in honor of Roger Stough, DOI: 10.1007/s00168-022-01174-2, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2022, Unemployment in Rural Europe: A Machine Learning Perspective, Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy, DOI: 10.1007/s12061-022-09464-0, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Pui-hang Wong, Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp, 2022, Impacts of the COVID-19 Outbreak on Older-Age Cohorts in European Labor Markets: A Machine Learning Exploration of Vulnerable Groups, Regional Science, Policy & Practice, DOI: 10.1111/rsp3.12520, More information
    Aydogan, E.T., E.E. Karadeniz & Mehmet Guney Celbis, 2021, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Regional Development in Turkey: Findings Obtained from Machine Learning Approaches, Ekonomi Politika ve Finans Arastirmalari Dergisi, 6(3): 882-991, DOI: 10.30784/epfad.961838, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Pui-hang Wong, Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp, 2021, Innovativeness, Work Flexibility, and Place Characteristics: A Spatial Econometric and Machine Learning Approach, Sustainability, 13(23), DOI: 10.3390/su132313426, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2021, Social Networks, Female Unemployment, and the Urban-Rural Divide in Turkey: Evidence from Tree-Based Machine Learning Algorithms, Sosyoekonomi, 29(50): 73-93, DOI: 10.17233/sosyoekonomi.2021.04.04, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2021, A Machine Learning Approach to Rural Entrepreneurship, Papers in Regional Science, DOI: 10.1111/pirs.12595, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Denis de Crombrugghe & Joan Muysken, 2019, Competition for Infrastructure Among Regions in Turkey, Bölgesel Arastirmalar Dergisi, 3(4): 115-161, More information
    Wong, Pui-hang & Mehmet Guney Celbis, 2019, Human Rights, Income and International Migration, International Migration, 57(3): 98-114, DOI: 10.1111/imig.12558, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Pui-hang Wong & Tatjana Guznajeva, 2018, Regional integration and the economic geography of Belarus, Eurasian Geography and Economics, 59: 462-495, DOI: 10.1080/15387216.2019.1573694, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney & Denis de Crombrugghe, 2017, Internet infrastructure and regional convergence: Evidence from Turkey, Papers in Regional Science, in press , DOI: 10.1111/pirs.12244, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney & Serdar Turkeli, 2015, Does Too Much Work Hamper Innovation? Evidence for Diminishing Returns of Work Hours for Patent Grants, Journal Global Policy and Governance, 4(1), More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2015, Infrastructure and Trade: A Meta-Analysis, Region, 1(1): 25-65, More information


    Book chapters
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2021, Applications of Machine Learning Models in Regional and Demographic Economic Analysis, in: William Cochrane, Michael P. Cameron, Omoniyi Alimi, Labor Markets, Migration, and Mobility: Essays in Honor of Jacques Poot, Springer, Singapore, 1, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-9275-1_10, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2015, Infrastructure and the International Export Performance of Turkish Regions, in: A. A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp (eds), The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions, World Scientific, London, UK, More information


    UNU-MERIT Working Papers
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Pui-hang Wong & Tatjana Guznajeva, 2018, The Eurasian customs union and the economic geography of Belarus: A panel convergence approach, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2018-029
    Wong, Pui-hang & Mehmet Guney Celbis, 2015, Migration as a response to differences in human rights and income: A bilateral panel study, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2015-053
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney & Denis de Crombrugghe, 2014, Can internet infrastructure help reduce regional disparities? Evidence from Turkey, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-078
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney & Serdar Turkeli, 2014, Does too much work hamper innovation? Evidence for diminishing returns of work hours for patent grants, Published in the Journal Global Policy and Governance, Vol 4, No 1, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-053
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2014, Infrastructure and the international export performance of Turkish regions, This paper is published as: Celbis, M. G., Nijkamp, P., and Poot, J. (2015). "Infrastructure and the international export performance of Turkish regions." in A. A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp (eds), The Region and Trade: New Analytical Directions, World Scientific, pp. 319 - 350, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-021
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Denis de Crombrugghe & Joan Muysken, 2014, Public investment and regional politics: The case of Turkey, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2014-020
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, P. Nijkamp & Jacques Poot, 2013, How big is the impact of infrastructure on trade? Evidence from meta-analysis, Published as "Infrastructure and Trade: A Meta-Analysis", 2014, Region, Vol. 1, No. 1, UNU-MERIT Working Paper 2013-032


    External working papers
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2019, A Summary of Selected Innovation-Related Indicators for Turkey, This descriptive departmental brief presents the current trends in the innovation-related indicators for Turkey through a spatial and time-series approach, More information


    Conference contributions
    Wong, Pui-hang, Mehmet Guney Celbis, Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp, 2021, Nature as a source of urban resilience, ReGrowEU International Conference, Iasi, 7-11 October, 2021, More information
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, Pui-hang Wong, Karima Kourtit & Peter Nijkamp, 2020, Innovativeness as a Product of Work-related and Place-based Conditions: Results of a Spatial Econometric and Machine Learning Approach, The 67th Annual North American Meetings of the Regional Science Association International, More information


    Theses
    Celbis, Mehmet Guney, 2015, Regional policies: convergence, trade and the allocation of public capital, PhD dissertation Maastricht University / United Nations University, More information


    UNU-MERIT