Economy

The Codes of Turkey's New Economic Program

The Codes of Turkey's New Economic Program

If the NEP is implemented properly, it will not be a surprise for Turkey to regain macroeconomic...

Protectionism Trade Wars and Trump's Political Motives

Protectionism, Trade Wars and Trump's Political Motives

Triggered by various motives, Trump’s protectionist policies against Mexico, Canada, China, the...

The Waning Reputation of the US Dollar

The Waning Reputation of the US Dollar

Using the U.S. dollar as a weapon against other countries in an effort to promote the political...

Bad journalism against the Turkish economy

Bad journalism against the Turkish economy

The external debt to GDP ratio in the U.K. is an incredible 313 percent. This is only 53 percent...

The Turkish Lira against the US Dollar

The Turkish Lira against the US Dollar

One should note that the U.S. government itself is undermining the very legitimacy of its...

Turkey Needs Somewhat Looser Fiscal Policy Now

Turkey Needs Somewhat Looser Fiscal Policy Now

The public debt level of the Turkish government is in very low levels that means that the...

Fiscally Prudent and Monetarily Strict Is This What Good Governance

Fiscally Prudent and Monetarily Strict: Is This What Good Governance Means?

Ironically, this is the same era in which the rhetoric that central banks around the world gained...

The Rise of Asia Against the Weakened Western Alliance

The Rise of Asia Against the Weakened Western Alliance

Trump, in his attempt to undermine China’s hegemony in the Asia Pacific, is harming the Western...

The Turkish Economy in the Long Run

The Turkish Economy in the Long Run

Between 2002-2017, the average annual economic growth rate has been 5.7 percent, a tremendous...

Restructuring Macroeconomic Governance in the Presidential System

Restructuring Macroeconomic Governance in the Presidential System

Turkey is heading for a systemic transformation towards the “Presidential Government System”...

Politicization of Finance Against Turkey

Politicization of Finance Against Turkey

Ahead of the snap election in June 2018, Turkey is under a severe financial attack. It is quite...

Foreign Exchange Market in Turkey What is Happening What Should

Foreign Exchange Market in Turkey: What is Happening? What Should be Done?

Although there is no serious deterioration in economic indicators, it is obvious that there is an...

What are the Ratings of Credit Rating Agencies Themselves

What are the Ratings of Credit Rating Agencies Themselves?

What are the ratings of credit rating agencies themselves, then? It is well below “credibility”...

What can Turkey learn from the South Korean Development Experience

What can Turkey learn from the South Korean Development Experience?

Over the last few years Turkey has started to give more importance to the manufacturing industry...

Does the Tight Monetary Policy Stance of Central Banks Stand

Does the Tight Monetary Policy Stance of Central Banks Stand Empirical Scrutiny?

Time is more than ripe for the TCMB to reconsider its monetary policy stance and take into...

What does the Snap Election Mean for the Turkish Economy

What does the Snap Election Mean for the Turkish Economy?

The fact that there are only two months before the elections means that the government cannot...

Why Are Developing Countries Pursuing Wrong Types of Monetary Policy

Why Are Developing Countries Pursuing Wrong Types of Monetary Policy?

Pursuing a low policy interest rate – undervalued exchange rate regime has become much harder in...

Turkey s Energetic Moves to Diversify its Energy Resources

Turkey’s Energetic Moves to Diversify its Energy Resources

After pointless discussions, albeit a little late, Turkey stepped into the global nuclear league...

What are the Prospects of the Turkish Economy

What are the Prospects of the Turkish Economy?

A developing country such as Turkey needs not an over-valued currency but certainly an...

What is Turkey s Shale Gas Potential

What is Turkey’s Shale Gas Potential?

The existing shale gas potential of Turkey, though not abundant, can still decrease the country's...