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TEPAV Assesses the Tenth Development Plan (1) An Assessment on the Tenth Development Plan: “If properly supported, the plan can serve as the roadmap for the 2023 goals” | Evaluation Note by Esen Çağlar and Ozan Acar
Haber Resim
12/08/2013 "The Tenth Development Plan of Turkey was adopted by the General Assembly of Parliament on 2 July 2013 and published in the Official Gazette. The plan is in effect as of 6 July 2013. Covering the period between 2014 and 2018, it gives us the opport [More]
Turkey’s Industry: Carry on with the Pipes and Drums or Time for the Symphony? The recent transformation of and the prospects for the Turkish industry was deliberated during a meeting at TEPAV.
Haber Resim
10/05/2013   ANKARA - TEPAV and the World Bank jointly organized a meeting titled “Industrial Policy in the World and in Turkey” on Friday, 10 May 2013. At the meeting, which raised the need for Turkey to switch to high-tech sophisticated industrial pro [More]
TEPAV Director Sak Warns Industrialists on Deindustrialization Güven Sak pointed at the ongoing process of deindustrialization in Turkey mainly because of the failure to advance quality in industry.
Haber Resim
26/12/2012 ISTANBUL - TEPAV Director Prof. Dr. Güven Sak delivered a presentation titled “Signs Unfolding: Ongoing Deindustrialization in Turkey” at the assembly meeting of the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (ISO) on Wednesday, 26 December 2012. Stating th [More]
Six countries presented their final reports on the impact of the economic crisis on the industrial relations system TEPAV presented the national report on the economic crisis impact on industrial relations national system in Sofia, Bulgaria, on November 15-16, 2012.
Haber Resim
16/11/2012   SOFIA – As part of the project titled “The Economic Crisis Impact on Industrial Relations National Systems: Policy Responses as Key Recovery Tools”, participants from six countries (Turkey, Bulgaria, Poland, Croatia, Estonia and the FY [More]
The New Investment Incentive Package and the Other Turkey Commentary/Esen Çağlar
Haber Resim
09/04/2012 "The new investment incentive package was announced at the beginning of April. According to the initial reflections in the media, everyone is quite content with it. I would be too, if I was an investor here. It seems that the incentive experts [More]
Commentary/Esen Çağlar: "It is time to devise a new policy for Turkey’s industrial zones." TEPAV Economic Policy Analyst Esen Çağlar stressed that in which direction the function of OIZs in Turkey will be evolved was closely related to the country's industrial policy and efforts to tackle the high current account deficit.
Haber Resim
22/08/2011   Çağlar assessed: "Recently, the fiftieth anniversary of the Bursa Organized Industrial Zone (OIZ), Turkey's first OIZ, was celebrated. The fifty-year long adventure, which started with a World Bank loan in the process of the shift to a pla [More]
The Problems of the Least Developed Countries Addressed with the Participation of TEPAV TEPAV shared the private sector experience of Turkey at the 4th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries.
Haber Resim
13/05/2011 ISTANBUL -The 4th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries was held on May 9-13, 2011 in Istanbul. The steps to be taken in these countries were addressed in sessions participated in by TEPAV. The conference, which hosted more th [More]
Commentary/Ussal Şahbaz: "De-industrialization: A dangerous trend in Turkish economy?" TEPAV Advisor Ussal Şahbaz stated that Turkey has to produce things to continue its sustainable growth.
Haber Resim
30/03/2011 The commentary said: "One may argue, if globally connected service sectors such as financial services, high-end retailing or energy are more productive, there is no reason to worry about these sectors replacing manufacturing. I disagree. Turkey is [More]
“The Competitiveness of the Industrial Sector Decreased by 8 Ranks in 3 Years” Speaking at a symposium organized by the Competition Authority, TEPAV Director Güven Sak said that Turkey, facing a considerable drop in competitiveness, needs an industrial strategy with a special focus on this issue.
Haber Resim
24/03/2011 ANKARA - TEPAV Director Prof. Dr. Güven Sak stressed that the competitiveness of Turkey's industrial sector between 2007 and 2010 decreased from 53rd place to 61st. Sak said, "the industrial sector needs a strategy to be issued by the public sec [More]
The State’s Tools for Regional Development in Question The 5th Regional Development and Governance Symposium by TEPAV hosted debates on the special economic zones, clustering policy, regional development, and the efficiency of these as tools for regional development.
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28/01/2011 ANKARA - The 5th Regional Development and Governance Symposium, with the theme "Governance of Industrial Policy," ended on Friday 28 January 2011 with discussions questioning the tools of the state to ensure regional development. The second and [More]