Nurullah Gür

Nurullah Gür

Nurullah Gür received his BA and MA in Economics from Marmara University in 2006 and 2008, respectively. Dr. Gür got his PhD from University of Essex in 2012. He is currently a faculty member at Istanbul Medipol University Department of Economics & Finance. He has numerous articles published in international journals with a focus on economic development and the relationship between financial system and the real economy.
Is Operation Olive Branch a Threat for the Stability of

Is Operation Olive Branch a Threat for the Stability of the Turkish Economy?

January 31, 2018
Striking a blow against terrorist organizations is crucial to maintain not only political stability, but also economic stability. Finance Minister Naci Agbal indicated that “Turkey is carrying out the ongoing operation with determination and its accomplishments will go on to eliminate risks to the economy.”
The Medium-Term Program and the Future of the Turkish Economy

The Medium-Term Program and the Future of the Turkish Economy

October 5, 2017
The Turkish economy grew by about 5.2 percent in the first half of this year, making Turkey the third fastest growing economy (after China and India) among G20 countries. Improved export performance and government incentives such as state-guaranteed loans and tax cuts were the key factors behind this success.
What will the Presidential System Bring to the Turkish Economy

What will the Presidential System Bring to the Turkish Economy?

March 27, 2017
As we countdown the days towards the referendum, the process of changes that may come from the Presidency system have been discussed with various perspectives in a variety of different circles. What then will the presidential system, which will alter the politics of the country significantly, bring to the Turkish economy?
How the Global and Turkish Economy will appear in 2017

How the Global and Turkish Economy will appear in 2017

January 10, 2017
After a tough year in 2016 everyone wants to be optimistic about this year. Although there are still some uncertainties, it is expected that the global economy and the Turkish economy could fare better in 2017.
How can Turkey and Qatar strengthen their Economic Ties

How can Turkey and Qatar strengthen their Economic Ties?

December 14, 2016
To strengthen economic relations, Turkey and Qatar should finalize the ongoing free trade agreement negotiations, enable the use of local currencies as the medium of exchange in bilateral trade, and investment agencies from both countries should work together.
Financing the Manufacturing Industry in Turkey

Financing the Manufacturing Industry in Turkey

September 9, 2016
Turkey should switch its financial system from debt-based finance to equity-based finance to meet the manufacturing industry’s need for new investments. Developing an equity-based financial system may not only increase investments but also provide financial stability.
Turkey s New Economic Challenges under the New Normal

Turkey’s New Economic Challenges under the New Normal

May 18, 2016
Decoupling from a global economic trend is a difficult task; achieving it requires implementing reforms in a systematic, coordinated and decisive way. Turkey did a good job in implementing first generation reforms. Why not again?
In Search of a New Central Banking Framework for Turkey

In Search of a New Central Banking Framework for Turkey

April 11, 2016
A monetary policy will be helpful in smoothing out fluctuations in prices and economic activity, but it cannot bring about long-term growth. Structural reforms, smart industrial policies and a sound fiscal policy are necessary for long-term economic growth.