Ceren is an Economist with the South Asia Economic Policy Unit where she works as a country economist for Nepal and on migration and remittance related research. As a Young Professional, Ceren spent more than a year in Dhaka working on economic policy and governance issues. Ceren has a Ph.D. in political economy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in progress; an M.A. in international relations and international economics from SAIS, and a B.A. in economics from the Bogazici University.