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Challenges of the German-Led Refugee Deal between Turkey and the EU

Evaluation Note / Nilgün Arısan Eralp 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 overwhelmed with these mass population movements. Approximately 1.5 million people entered the EU illegally in 2015.• According to the FRONTEX, just under 900,000 refugees and irregular migrants crossed the EU’s sea borders via the Eastern Mediterranean route in 2015.• Some forecasts predicted the arrival of up to [More]

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Fethullah Gulen’s Race to the Top Is Over

The Turkish cleric's decades-long plan to use schools to acquire political power and cultural influence has ended in shambles. 05/08/2016 - “Like a cancer, this virus has metastasized,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a speech days after Turkey’s attempted coup. The virus to which he referred was the followers of the Pennsylvania-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, whom he blames for orchestrating the attempt to topple him from power.Turkey’s newly declared state of emergency has armed the government with the powers to purge Gulenists across all state institutions: More than 10,000 military personnel, including 151 generals and admirals, as well as about 3,000 police have been arrested or are [More]

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Turkey’s functioning market economy passes democracy test

The Turkish economy has proven its resilience by displaying a normal reaction to an extraordinary development like the July 15 attempted coup, according to Professor Güven Sak, the head of TEPAV, a think tank based in Ankara. 01/08/2016 - Turkey cannot afford to be authoritarian as its high current account deficit is financed by the instruments of Western markets, meaning Turkey needs the rule of law to maintain its current state of welfare, he said.When you look at Turkey currently, what is the picture you see?Turkey has gone through a terrible incident. The Turkish economy had its own problems, but now we had a negative external shock, meaning it is not part of the dynamics of the economy itself. We are still in an extraordinary period. There was a clear and present danger for Turkish demo [More]

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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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Restructuring The Higher Judiciary was discussed in TEPAV

In the meeting, Asst. Prof. Dr. Artuk Ardıçoğlu, who is a member of Ankara University Law Faculty, was the speaker and Dr. Ardıçoğlu evaluated the bill, aiming the reorganization of the Court of Cassation and Council of State. 29/06/2016 - Ankara - “ Restructuring the Higher Judiciary: Current Debates” meeting organized by Tepav Legal Studies Center was held at Tepav on Wednesday, June 29th. Lawyers, academicians, some members of higher judiciary and the representatives of public institutions and embassies attended the meeting. In the meeting, Asst. Prof. Dr. Artuk Ardıçoğlu, who is a member of Ankara University Law Faculty, was the speaker and Dr. Ardıçoğlu evaluated the bill, aiming the reorganization of the Court of Cassation and Council of State. Requested changes in higher judiciary wer [More]

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Recent problems concerning the institution of trusteeship were discussed in Tepav In the meeting, in which Assoc. Prof. Dr. Devrim Güngör was the speaker, regulations regarding the trustee institution and the problems stemming from its implementation have been covered, within the framework of the relevant legislation.
haber resmi 24/06/2016

Ankara- “ Recent Problems of the Trusteeship in the Turkish Judicial System” meeting organized by Tepav Legal Studies Center was held at Tepav on Friday, June 24th . In the meeting, in which Assoc.Prof.Dr Devrim Güngör at Ankara University Faculty [More]

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.
haber resmi 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, th [More]

Syrians in Turkey: Unemployment and Social Cohesion Evaluation Note / Esra Özpınar - Yasemin Satır Çilingir - Ayşegül Taşöz Düşündere  
haber resmi 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 educat [More]

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