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The Parlous State Of Turkey-EU Relations:Searching for a Bridge over Troubled Waters

Evaluation Note/ Nilgün Arısan Eralp 18/11/2019 -   Turkey and the European Union (EU) have always been mutually dependent via several economic, political, diplomatic and cultural links.  Hence, in principle, they should count on each other to formulate and implement solutions for key challenges like migration, energy divergence, security, international terrorism etc. Unlike the mutual dependency suggests, relations between the parties have always been problematic but volatile as there have always been ups and downs. Nonetheless the current situation does not look like a temporary crisis from which rel [More]

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Two Astonishing Aspects of The New European Commission

Evaluation Note/ Nilgün Arısan Eralp 12/09/2019 -   On 10th of September, the new European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen has presented the commissioner designates put forward by the member states. They will go through the scrutiny of the European Parliament through the hearings to start from 30th September on. A negative assessment of the European Parliament by a two-third majority can prompt the withdrawal of a candidate, or a reshuffling of portfolios.  Also the entire Commission needs to be approved by the Parliament by a single vote. This final voting will take place in October. The new [More]

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Logbook of The Turkish Economy| Fifth Log

Turkish TARP: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions | Burak Dalgın, Güven Sak 11/09/2019 -   We published two papers in April and May 2019 to make the case for a Turkish Troubled Assets Restructuring Program (“TARP”). Our main argument was that a public private partnership was needed to carve out toxic assets (non-performing and watchlisted loans) from bank balance sheets to ensure flow of credit and return to growth. Both papers attracted significant attention from policy makers, international financial institutions (IFIs), banks and financial investors. Based on our discussions, we are convinced that a well-designed model can bring toge [More]

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Syrian Entrepreneurship and Refugee Start-ups in Turkey: Leveraging the Turkish Experience

  26/08/2019 -   A recent study of the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey shows that Syrian entrepreneurs provide a living for 7 percent of the 3.5 million Syrians in Turkey. Over the course of eight years, Syrians in Turkey established more than 10,000 companies where an average of 7 people are employed and of whom 60 percent are Syrians. In relation, the average Syrian household size consists of 6 people. Hence, findings, although not with certainty, indicate that approximately 250,000 Syrians are benefiting from the advantages of employment by refugee-drive [More]

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TEPAV Bulletin of Companies with Syrian Capital April 2019

12/06/2019 -     In April 2019, the number of companies established with Syrian partner(s) decreased by 45 percent and the capital invested by the Syrian partner(s) decreased by 35 percent compared to the same period of the previous year In April 2019, 72 companies with Syrian partner(s) were established and the amount of the Syrian capital was 13 million TL. This represented a decrease by 45 percent in the number of companies established with Syrian partner(s) and 34.6 percent decrease in the invested Syrian capital compared to April 2018. Compared to March 2019, [More]

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Logbook of The Turkish Economy: Fourth Log | Turkish TARP, But How? Burak DALGIN, Güven SAK  
haber resmi 23/05/2019   In our previous note, we made the case for a Turkish Troubled Assets Restructuring Program (TARP) to restore flow of credit (and hence g [More]
Time to Enhance The Customs Union Evaluation Note/ N. Murat Ersavcı
haber resmi 12/05/2019     Everyone seems to agree that the time has come to expand the Customs Union between Turkey and the European Union. A quarter of a century has gone by since it was launched at the start of 1996. At the time it was considered a step towards the [More]
TEPAV report “Syrians in Istanbul and Post-War Syrian Ghettos” just released  
haber resmi 28/04/2019   Ankara – Findings of the project on “Syrians in Istanbul and Post-War Syrian Ghettos” was discussed on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV).  Migration is an urban issue almost everywhere includin [More]
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2019 TEPAV Summer School The deadline for applications is 24 May, 2019
haber resmi 08/04/2019   As TEPAV, we are accepting applications for our 2019 Summer School Program. We offer successful undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the recently graduated a chance to gain experience and improve themselves in the fields TEPAV is act [More]
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Logbook of The Turkish Economy – Second Log Reensuring Flow of Credit To Return To Growth:  The Case For A Turkish Troubled Assets Restructuring Program / Burak DALGIN, Güven SAK
haber resmi 05/04/2019     Over the past decades, Turkish economic growth was fueled by availability of credit. A potential credit starvation poses a significant risk for the private sector, which has been the main beneficiary of the last decade. In order to avoid a [More]

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