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Patent Box Regimes and Innovation Ecosystem

Evaluation Note / Vedantika Bhagat 30/06/2016 - "Innovation is now understood as one of the main drivers of economic growth by developed and developing economies alike.  Countries are increasingly focused on this pivotal element to address critical social problems such as pollution, health issues, poverty, and unemployment. However, the question remains, which policies can effectively derive innovation in dynamic innovation ecosystems. Patent Box regimes can act as an effective policy initiative to nurture and boost innovation.  A patent box regime is a type of tax incentive aimed to encourage innovation [More]

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Critical Juncture 
in Cyprus Negotiations

Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan & Atila Eralp 02/06/2016 - This paper prepared for the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), May 2016. Abstract The negotiations in Cyprus are at yet another critical juncture. Time is running short for a comprehensive settlement on the island. The present conducive environment is not likely to last indefinitely, as has been observed in previous rounds of negotiations. In fact, the Cyprus negotiations reflect some clear missed opportunities. Much valuable time has been spent on this process, and it should be apparent to all that drawing out the negotiations benefits no one. All ac [More]

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TEPAV - Sak: “The new EU engagement process is very important”

The “EU- Turkey High Level Economic Dialogue” and “Foreign Direct Investments and Investment Climate in Turkey Conference” was held in Istanbul. 25/04/2016 - ISTANBUL- Executive Director of TEPAV Güven Sak while pointing out the vitality of the new engagement process between the EU and Turkey said “For us Turks, the EU engagement process signifies the arrival of administrative reforms. At the moment, this is what we need.” The “EU-Turkey Business Dialogue” as a part of “EU- Turkey High Level Economic Dialogue” meeting, held in Istanbul on Monday, April 25, in line with the decisions taken on November 29, 2015 by  the Turkish Government and the Heads of State of EU members. And the “Foreign Direct Investments an [More]

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Syrians in Turkey: Unemployment and Social Cohesion

Evaluation Note / Esra Özpınar - Yasemin Satır Çilingir - Ayşegül Taşöz Düşündere 18/04/2016 - Integration of Syrian refugees living in Turkey to the labor market carries a risk with regards to social cohesion. According to TurkStat 2014 data, 68.8 percent of those aged over 6 years old in Turkey have a middle school or lower level education. Furthermore, according to AFAD 2014 report, 79.8 percent of the Syrian refugees of those aged over 6 years old have middle school or lower education. These numbers indicate that there is the possibility of local and refugee labor force with similar education levels to compete for jobs in the labor market. Ther [More]

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How Does the Syrian Refugee Crisis Affect Public Health in Turkey?

Evaluation Note / Esra Özpınar 06/04/2016 - Turkey’s Syrian population has exceeded 2.7 million. Looking at the distribution of Syrians in Turkey, one sees that the refugees are spread around the country. Socioeconomic integration of the Syrian refugees in Turkey is a priority item on the agendas of Government of Turkey, local governments as well as local and international NGOs. In line with this agenda, policy reforms and projects are being carried out in the areas of labour market, education and health services. In the domain of public health, general health screenings, including vaccinations, for [More]

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Startup Visa Programs in the G20 Countries Evaluation Note / Ayşegül Aytaç & Ussal Şahbaz  
haber resmi 16/03/2016

  The gap between male and female participation in the labor force, youth unemployment, and shortages of skilled labor are just some of the global issues of significance discussed during Turkey’s presidency of the G20. Although the G20 has committ [More]

TEPAV publishes report on labor policies in Turkey’s coal mining sector Turkey should develop a national policy to protect the health and ensure the security of all workers in the coal mining sector, while seeking to provide for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources, a report published by TEPAV with ILO funding said
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The ANKARA – Turkey should adopt a national policy aiming to improve the conditions of workers in the coal mining sector, a report published by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) said. The report “Contractual Arrangements in [More]

Conference on “Germany, Turkey and the Syrian Refugee Crisis” ESI Founding Chairman Gerald Knaus delivered a presentation on the refugee influx to the EU member states and the importance of Turkey’s “readmission agreement.”
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ANKARA - On the 26th of February, 2016, TEPAV together with the European Stability Initiative’ (ESI), held a conference on the Syrian Refugee Crisis. In detail, the conference titled ‘How Germany and Turkey can save the liberal Europe and the EU de [More]
Syria, Refugees, European Union,

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