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Time to Enhance The Customs Union

Evaluation Note/ N. Murat Ersavcı 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 full political and economic integration of Turkey into the EU. That is why it was modelled on the ‘Zollverein’, a 19th century customs union between German states. Turkey had – and still has – no objection to that. It has also been promised full EU membership, which in either case would supersede the customs union [More]

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TEPAV report “Syrians in Istanbul and Post-War Syrian Ghettos” just released

  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 including Turkey. The  major objective of the project, carried out by TEPAV and funded by Heinrich Böll Foundation - Turkey Representative, is to discuss how Syrian migrants are living in Turkey by navigating the post-war ghettos in Fatih, Sultanbeyli, and Sultangazi districts of Istanbul where there is a dense Syrian pop [More]

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2019 TEPAV Summer School

The deadline for applications is 24 May, 2019 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 actively engaged in. 2019 TEPAV Summer School comprises of 3 terms 1. Term: June 24 – July 22, 2019 (20 business days) 2. Term: July 22 – August 9, 2019 (15 business days) 3. Term: August 19 – September 16, 2019 (20 business days) Within the scope of TEPAV Summer School, the participants will be expected [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 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 long recovery, which is typical for recessions accompanied by debt overhangs, Turkey needs to have banks resume lending. This doesn’t seem possible given the at-limit sources and unattractive profitability of the banking sector. Therefore, troubled assets on bank balance sheets need to be cleared with timely and [More]

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Trade Wars: Strong-Arm Tactics By The Trump Administration

Bozkurt Aran, Director of TEPAV Center for Multilateral Trade Studies 25/03/2019 -   The threatening winds of change have forced the global architecture of the last seven decades to create new ground rules necessary to regulate new issues of services, e-commerce, and cross-border data flows. A huge task by itself nowadays, the pursuit to create new rules that will provide solutions was compounded by a series of anti-globalist populist policies adopted by the system’s major stakeholders. The last meaningful multilateral agreement adopted was over 25 years ago at the Uruguay Round in 1994. Since then, there have been some minor agreements [More]

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A Peaceful Transition of Power & Public’s Expectations in Armenia Evaluation Note / Diana Yayloyan
haber resmi 20/02/2019     Looking back at 2018, a wave of powerful political developments opened a new page in Armenia’s civil rights movement. Eventually culminating in a change of government, this transition of power in Armenia became known as the “Velvet Revolution [More]
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Economic reform of China, a remarkable story: Turkish economist    
haber resmi 13/12/2018   ANKARA, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -The economic reform of China is a remarkable story to follow amid trade tensions plaguing the international commerce, said Guven Sak, managing director of the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV). " [More]
Kyprianou and Candan met at TEPAV  
haber resmi 25/11/2018   ANKARA - The meeting titled “Geopolitical Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus” was held with the participation of Secretary General of the Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) Mr. Andros Kyprianou and, Foreign Relations Se [More]
Geopolitical Developments in the Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus  
haber resmi 22/11/2018   TEPAV organizes a meeting where  “Cyprus within the framework of the geopolitical developments in the East Mediterranean” will be discussed by the parties after almost one and a half relatively silent year since the negotiations in Crans Montana [More]
Annemarie Kuhns, an Economist in the United States Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service Discussed Forecast Methods Used in Retail Food Price Inflation  
haber resmi 09/11/2018     Ankara – An event titled “How United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forecasts Retail Food Price Inflation?” was held on November 7, 2018 at TEPAV premises with the participation of Annemarie Kuhns, an Economist in the United States D [More]

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