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Renewable Energy Is More Than Clean Energy for Turkey

New analysis shows widespread lack of confidence in Turkish coal investments among utilities 29/09/2016 -   While Turkish government energy policies currently focus on domestic lignite, a more economically sensible pathway would focus on renewable energy resources, a new study shows. Investing in solar and wind could trigger Turkey’s industrial transformation to high-tech base and help the country overcome its structural current account deficit problem and its middle-income trap. ANKARA - The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) has conducted a new analysis based on interviews with 70 companies holding energy utilities in Turkey and analyzed [More]

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10 Successful Armenian Startups are coming to Istanbul to meet with Investors

Turkey - Armenia Entrepreneurship Program 28/09/2016 - Turkey- Armenia Entrepreneurship Program has started in 2014 by TEPAV and Public Journalism Club (PJC) within the scope of Turkey Armenia Normalization Process funded by EU. On October 6th, fifth stage of the entrepreneurship program will take place in Istanbul. Within the scope of the program; most successful Armenian startups are selected by TEPAV and PJC through an open call and series of interviews. Ten Armenian startups have guaranteed to become a part of the Startup Istanbul 2016. Startup Istanbul is the leading startup event which generates a platfo [More]

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What Did the G20 Accomplish During China's Presidency?

Feride İnan 09/09/2016 - The G20 leaders’ communique delivered at the Hangzhou summit in 2016 provides a framework to give a new direction to the world economy. The communique’s most unique significance is that it reflects diversity of voices and interests of developed and developing economies, in and outside of the G20. Previous communiques had been shy of reflecting the diversity of opinions in a body that represents 85 percent of global output, 80 percent of global trade, and two-thirds of the world’s population. The present communique, however, is in no way shy about addressing [More]

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Syrians in Turkey – The Economics of Integration

Evaluation Note / Timur Kaymaz & Omar Kadkoy 08/09/2016 - In 2016, with over 65 million people, worldwide forced displacement reached the highest level ever recorded. Hosting over 2.7 million Syrians, Turkey is now home to the largest refugee population in the world. As of August 2016, Syrians in Turkey correspond to about 3.5 percent of the country’s total population. Only about 9 percent of this population resides in refugee camps, with the rest being left to their own devices in mostly urban settings. The urban spread of Syrians meant their integration into the Turkish economy and society so far has been throug [More]

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T20 Agenda in Chinese Presidency

“Building New Global Relationships: New Dynamics, New Vitality, New Prospects” 06/09/2016 - This year’s T20 Summit held in Beijing on July 29-30, 2016 brought together more than 500 experts from twenty-five G20 and non-G20 countries. Participants discussed policy options to provide input to the G20’s strong, sustainable and balanced global economy agenda ahead of the leaders’ summit in Hangzhou on September 4-5, 2016. At the Summit, Director of TEPAV Multilateral Trade Studies Center Bozkurt Aran, Director of  TEPAV G20 Studies Center Sait Akman and  TEPAV Policy Analyst  Feride Inan provided recommendations on further developing the G20 agenda an [More]

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Innovation meets global policy in the G20 Feride İnan
haber resmi 05/09/2016

The G20 leaders annual meeting is being held in Hangzhou. The city holds significance for its natural beauty – heaven on earth as the Chinese describe it – and for being the hometown of Alibaba, China's world famous e-commerce company, a symbol for [More]

G20 summit's gift will be long-term view Feride İnan
haber resmi 18/08/2016

A backload of issues will be addressed at next month's G20 Leaders' Summit in Hangzhou, East China's Zhejiang province. At a time when the world economy is struggling to recover from global financial crisis, still showing a low growth trajectory an [More]

Challenges of the German-Led Refugee Deal between Turkey and the EU Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp
haber resmi 18/08/2016

"Germany and the EU have both taken a far greater interested in Turkey as a so-called strategic cooperation partner since the beginning of the recent refugee crisis: • The war in Syria has created over 5 million refugees. Last summer, Europe was o [More]

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