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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. 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 a technical framework for these discussions in the field of economic policy and other research agendas that cross with economic policies horizontally in Turkey. In this context, as of early 2020, TEPAV continues to vigorously investigate the economic effects of the current COVID-19 global pandemic on the Turkish ec [More]

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What if the COVID-19 outbreak lasts more than one quarter?

Policy Note/ Fatih Özatay, Güven Sak 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 from a voluntary social distancing measure to a compulsory one. So far, Turkey has imposed a curfew for those who are under 20 and over the age of 65, restricted intercity travel, and initiated distance education, including universities, for all academic institutions. Turkey is taking measures alongside everyone else [More]

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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) Level Changes in Turkey’s 81 Provinces During the COVID-19 Period

Evaluation Note/ Ayşegül Taşöz Düşündere 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 through which channels. Some of these answers, regarding the economic effects on each province, will be given when the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures are announced. However, GDP figures are measured long after production activities take place and the post-COVID normalization period requires short-term policy op [More]

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The Unbearable Lightness of EU Bashing in the Time of Corona

Evaluation Note/ Nilgün Arısan Eralp 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 are living in. The factor causing this environment is the coronavirus which is being referred as a -hopefully- temporary global superpower. Coronavirus has created an unprecedented challenge for the world as well as the European Union (EU).   It restricts the freedom of movement, puts an enormous strain on national [More]

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World turns eye to G20 leadership for global response to coronavirus

"G20 is an important asset in this process and we need to remember how it was established at the outset" 16/04/2020 -     ANKARA (AA, Aysu Biçer) - As the negative impacts of the coronavirus on economies are mounting day by day, G2O leaders will continue to work on a roadmap for global response to the pandemic. The G20 finance ministers and central bank governors will hold meeting on Wednesday to form an action plan to combat the coronavirus crisis. The G20 is set to gather at a time when the International Mone [More]

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What If Turkey Imposes a Curfew Due To COVID-19 Policy Note/ Fatih Özatay, Güven Sak
haber resmi 13/04/2020

    Our policy note, “What can we do to manage the economic consequences of COVID-19?” was published in Dünya newspaper on March 23rd, 2020. In the last five days, from that publication date up to now (March 28th, 2020), the number of cases worl [More]
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What Can We Do to Manage the Economic Consequences of COVID-19? Policy Note/ Fatih Özatay, Güven Sak
haber resmi 05/04/2020

    A century after the 1918-1920 Spanish flu, we are facing a similar global outbreak. On the one hand, the battle against the disease continues, on the other hand, we are in a situation which requires us to measure the economic impacts and put [More]
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Brave Women: Women’s and Gender Studies in Turkish Academia Women in Foreign Policy, TEPAV’s International Women’s Day event
haber resmi 11/03/2020

    ANKARA - Women in Foreign Policy Initiative (WFP), the Embassy of Sweden and The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV) organized a panel titled “Brave Women: Women’s and Gender Studies in Turkish Academia” on 9th of March 2 [More]

Support for EU membership rises to 66 percent among young people between the ages of 18-24 “Turkish Public Opinion Survey on Support for EU Membership and Perception on Europe 2019.” has been published.
haber resmi 13/01/2020

    ANKARA – TEPAV, with the support of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) and the Economic Development Foundation (İKV), published a study titled “Turkish Public Opinion Survey on Support for EU Membership and Percept [More]

Rwanda’s Renaissance The meeting titled “Rwanda’s Renaissance" took place in TEPAV with the participation of Rwanda’s Ambassador to Ankara H.E. Williams Nkurunziza and Prof. Dr. Ahmet Sedat Aybar.
haber resmi 17/12/2019

    The event was held with the cooperation of the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Ankara and TEPAV at TEPAV building on Friday, December 13, 2019, and with attendance by national and international non-governmental organizations, representat [More]

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