TEPAV declares that employment growth in Southeast Anatolia was 9.7 percent in the past year and 85.7 percent in the past five years 12/08/2014 - ANKARA- TEPAV declares that Southeast Anatolia had the highest employment growth rate in Turkey, with 9.7 percent in the past year and 8.57 percent in the past five years. The twenty-eighth issue of the TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulletin reports that insured employment in Turkey increased by 5.6 percent in the past 12 months and by 51 percent in the past five years. The top region in employment growth was Southeast Anatolia, followed by Mediterranean with 7.2 percent, Central Anatolia with 7.1 percent, Central Eastern Anatolia with 6.3 percent, East Marm [More]
Forty-five percent of retailers expect sales to increase 06/08/2014 - ANKARA - In July 2014, TEPE increased month-on-month but decreased year-on-year. All retail subsectors weakened year-on-year whereas indicators and some expectations strengthened month-on-month with Ramadan and Festival effects. As a result, TEPE broke the downwards cycle after 3 months of decline. Retail confidence in the EU-28 declined month-on-month. TEPE which has been declining since April demonstrated a slight upwards move in July. With a value of -7.6, TEPE increased month-on-month by 3.4 points but decreased year-on-year by 7.7 points. The year- [More]
Dr. Roubini was debriefed about economic and political developments in Turkey 24/07/2014 - ANKARA - Prof. Dr. Nouriel Roubini, who has earned the nickname “Dr. Doom” for foreseeing the global economic crisis of 2008, paid a visit to TEPAV to get information about economic and political developments in Turkey. Before his meetings with public officials in Ankara, Dr. Roubini visited TEPAV and met with TEPAV Director Güven Sak, Stability Institute Director and Former Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey Süreyya Serdengeçti, Governance Studies Director and Former Director General of Public Finances Emin Dedeoğlu, and TEPAV researchers. During the [More]
Prof. Dr. Onat: “For the first time, we are faced with the risk of a global sectarian tension.” 03/07/2014 - ANKARA - Prof. Dr. Hasan Onat, Head of Ankara University Faculty of Divinity Department of the History of Islamic Sects declared that sectarian tensions until recently had been local and small-scale and warned: “For the first time the Muslim world is faced with the risk of a global sectarian tension.” A roundtable meeting entitled “Sunni-Shia Polarization in the Middle East” was held at TEPAV on Thursday, 3 July 2014. During the meeting moderated by TEPAV Research Associate Hüseyin Raşit Yılmaz, keynote speaker Prof. Dr. Hasan Onat addressed the new era in [More]
Both the level of business activities compared to the past and expectations for the future weakened 02/07/2014 - ANKARA - TEPE decreased both month-on-month and year-on-year in June 2014 to the lowest value since 2010 considering first six months. Expectations stagnant over the last 7 months declined. The level of business activities compared to the past periods and expectations for the future weakened. Retail confidence in the EU-28 maintains the year-on-year recovery. Turkey had the sharpest year-on-year decline in retail confidence compared to the EU-28 countries. TEPE, which reached the peak of the year in March, has been down since then. With a value of -11.6, T [More]
Employment Growth in Manufacturing Industry Winds Down Deindustrialization impact on overall employment, women’s employment and the number of businesses becomes visible01/07/2014
ANKARA- The contribution of the manufacturing industry to employment growth has been in a gradual decline. Employment growth rate in manufacturing was below the overall employment growth in February 2014.
The 27th issue of the TEPAV Employment Mon
Employment, Employment Statistics, Deindustrialization,
TEPAV Attended the Civil 20 Summit in Melbourne Participants met with Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott23/06/2014
MELBOURNE – TEPAV attended the Civil 20 (C20) Summit in Melbourne on 20-21 June 2014. Along with TEPAV, OXFAM, change.org, (Turkey and Middle East Office), WWF Turkey and GIF attended the Summit.
On 22 June, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot
G-20, Civil Society, Global Economy,