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Energy Transition is an Opportunity for Turkish Industry

07/11/2017 - A workshop was held on “Energy Machinery Foreign Trade: State of Play and Opportunities” based on the same titled report released by TEPAV experts on November 1st, 2017. According to this study, which compares renewable energy resources (specifically solar and wind) and coal powered thermal plants, the size of Turkey’s energy machinery trade deficit is 2.4 billion USD and 2.5 billion USD, respectively. Energy imports constitute the largest share of the foreign trade deficit as Turkey imports 75 percent of its energy demand. The study, by providing the numb [More]

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Retail Confidence Is On The Rise Annually For The First Time In 13 Months

94th issue of TEPAV Retail Confidence Index has been published. 03/11/2017 - TEPE was -16.6 points in October 2017. The Index saw an increase by 2.1 points compared to the previous month and by 0.3 points compared to the same month of last year. As a result, for the first time since September 2016, TEPE has reached October 2016 (-16.9) in October 2017 with regards to annual change. The limited yearly increase in TEPE is attributed to the y-o-y decrease in the level of business activity in the last 3 months. “Furniture, lighting equipment and household articles” sector scored the highest y-o-y increase in retail confidence in Octob [More]

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Government Debt, Dollarization, and the Output Effect of Fiscal Consolidations

Policy Note / Ali Çufadar & Fatih Özatay  31/10/2017 - The output effect of fiscal consolidations when government debt is at high levels has been at the core of economic policy discussions in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. This note shows that what matters for the effect of fiscal consolidation on output is not only the level of government debt but also the level of risk that stems from it. The currency composition of debt and the spillover effects of risk on the corporate sector are critical as well. Introduction When debt of the government is rather high and economy is in recession, does fisc [More]

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Employment Increased by 834 Thousand in a Year, 202 Thousand in a Month

65th Issue of TEPAV Employment Monitoring Bulletin is Published 23/10/2017 - Using the Social Security Institution (SSI) data for July 2017, TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin’s 65th issue shows the number of employees in formal employment increased by 6,2 percent in July 2017 compared to July 2016 and to 14 million 196 thousand. Seasonally adjusted values show that the number of employees in formal employment increased by 202 thousand compared to June 2017. In July 2017, the number of tradesmen and farmers increased by 2,5 percent compared to July 2016 and became 2 million 751 thousand. Considering the seasonally adjusted valu [More]

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The Interest Of Traditional Companies In Technology Start-Ups Is Increasing Rapidly: “If You Can’t Make It, Buy A Start-Up!”

Evaluation Note / Selin Arslanhan Memiş 17/10/2017 - 1. The World has changed with the arrival of new technologies. New technologies have not only changed the way in which manufacturing and R&D is carried out, but also policy design processes, administrative structures, corporate behaviors and business models. Whether we accept it or not in Turkey, this is a reality. In contrast to sustaining the old ways, the ‘new’ brings with it hardships as it encapsulates learning and adapting. I believe, this is behind our insistence on keeping the old ways. My purpose in writing this note is to point out the changin [More]

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Erşat Salihi Warns: The Referendum will Inevitably Lead to Civil War
haber resmi 19/09/2017 The leader of the Iraqi Turkmen Front and MP from Kirkuk, Erşat Salihi spoke at the meeting entitled “The Future of Iraq and Turkmen towards the Referendum”, held on September 15th at TEPAV. TEPAV’s Regional Studies Political Analyst Hüseyin Raşit [More]
Retail Confidence Index Continued Its Horizontal Course For The Last 11 Months 92th issue of TEPAV Retail Confidence Index has been published.  
haber resmi 07/09/2017   TEPE was -18.7 points in August 2017. The Index saw an increase by 0.5 point compared to the previous month and a decrease by 10.1 points compared to the same month last year. The yearly decrease in TEPE is attributed to the y-o-y decrease in th [More]
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Employment Increased by 70 Thousand in a Month, 409 Thousand in a Year 63rd Issue of TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin is Published
haber resmi 18/08/2017 Using the Social Security Institution (SSI) data for May 2017, the 63rd issue of TEPAV’s Employment Monitoring Bulletin indicates that the number of employees in formal employment increased by 3 percent in May 2017 compared to May 2016 and to 14 mi [More]
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