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Decarbonization of Turkey’s economy: long-term strategies and immediate challenges

The Project report has been prepared for the “Turkey 2050 Calculator: Climate Policy Dialogue” 16/09/2020 -     Within the scope of Civil Society Dialogue Program (Fifth Phase), Turkey Economic Policy Research Foundation (TEPAV), Southeast Europe Change Network (SEE Change Network) and the Climate Action Network (CAN) Europe have conducted the project "Turkey 2050 Calculator: Climate Policy Dialogue" project during April 2019 - June 2020. As the final product of this project the report "Decarbonization of Turkey’s economy: long-term strategies and immediate challenges" has been prepared. This report reflects on the main considerations identified during the pro [More]

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Ramifications of COVID-19 in the Western Balkans

Evaluation Note/ Zoran İvanov 11/09/2020 -   Like many regions across the globe, the Western Balkans is struggling with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The region’s most salient problems of prolonged political instability, economic stagnation, and emigration of its best and brightest, have worsened during the pandemic. Moving forward, the extent of the economic and social damage will be determined by two variables: the extent of political instability and the depth of the recession in the EU. The problem of weak decision making The extended duration of the pandemic requires coordinated [More]

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How has COVID-19 affected Turkey’s labor market?

Evaluation Note/ Şenay Akyıldız   02/09/2020 -       In May 2020, a survey study involving 3,033 participants was conducted across 12 provinces in Turkey (Adana, Bursa, Gaziantep, Hatay, İstanbul, İzmir, Kayseri, Kilis, Konya, Mardin, Mersin ve Şanlıurfa) in order to reveal how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the labor market. Of those surveyed, 57 percent were Turkish citizens and the remainder were Syrians under Temporary Protection. The proportion of women represented in the survey was 6 percent. The main findings from the survey are as follows: COVID-19 has affected female workers the most [More]

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COVID-19 and Turkey: How to Assess the Impact with Prof. Güven Sak

YASED United Event on April 3rd 2020 11/07/2020 -     VIDEO CALL/ANKARA- On April 3rd, 2020, a video conference was held by the International Investors Association (YASED) located in Turkey, moderated by YASED’s Secretary General Serkan Valandova, with guest speaker Professor Guven Sak, the Executive Director of The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) and the President of TOBB University of Economics and Technology. With 136 participants, the event began with the opening remarks of YASED Chairperson Ms. Ayşem Sargın and continued with the opening speech of YASED Secretary General Mr. [More]

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Tobacco Taxation Policies and Affordability in Turkey

Evaluation Note/ TEPAV Tobacco Control Policy Research Team 09/07/2020 -   The results of the most recent official health survey in Turkey, announced in June 2020, indicate an increase in tobacco prevalence rate. With 28 percent of adults smoking daily, Turkey currently has the second-highest smoking rate among OECD countries. Given that a health indicator in one of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is related to tobacco use, the recent statistics show that Turkey has already diverged from the respective goal. The adverse health effects of tobacco use and its subsequent economic burden compels countries to implement tob [More]

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TEPAV Readership during the COVID-19 crisis Web traffic on our website examined during the period of March 10th to May 12th, 2020.
haber resmi 17/05/2020

    TEPAV began its activities in 2004 in order to perform data-driven policy analysis and to directly contribute to the policy design process. For the past 16 years, TEPAV has worked to enrich  data content of intellectual discussions and offer [More]
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What if the COVID-19 outbreak lasts more than one quarter? Policy Note/ Fatih Özatay, Güven Sak
haber resmi 17/05/2020

    The only measure we currently have to control coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic spread as well as not to become an even more severe public health crisis is social distancing. All over the world, including Turkey, we are transitioning fro [More]
COVID-19, Corona, epidemic,

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Level Changes in Turkey’s 81 Provinces During the COVID-19 Period Evaluation Note/ Ayşegül Taşöz Düşündere
haber resmi 15/05/2020

    Sound normalization stages following the COVID-19 require a formidable policy design process. First of all, it is necessary to understand the varying needs of the 81 provinces, find out to what extent they are affected by the pandemic and thr [More]

The Unbearable Lightness of EU Bashing in the Time of Corona Evaluation Note/ Nilgün Arısan Eralp
haber resmi 20/04/2020

    The famous Chinese curse “may you live in interesting times” has been used many times before.  However none of us has thought that even this curse would not be sufficient to refer to the dystopic and exceptional nature of the conditions we ar [More]
COVID-19, epidemic,

World turns eye to G20 leadership for global response to coronavirus
haber resmi 16/04/2020

"G20 is an important asset in this process and we need to remember how it [More]
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