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Erkmen G. Aslim

Erkmen G. Aslim

Erkmen Giray Aslim is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University. He has held a faculty position at Minerva Schools at KGI, Claremont Colleges and a postdoctoral research associate position at the Private Enterprise Research Center at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Lehigh University in 2018.

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Column: How the Affordable Care Act can keep people out of prison

By: , and - March 3, 2021

Many former inmates struggle with mental health and substance use disorders. Appropriate treatment for these illnesses can be what stands between successfully reintegrating into society and returning to a life of crime – and ultimately back to prison. We are scholars who study the implications of health insurance reform for criminal recidivism. In our recent […]