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    Your companion in understanding Turkish macroeconomics and politics

  • istanbulanalytics

    Your indispensable guide on Turkish politics and economics

  • istanbulanalytics

    Aspiring to be your electronic library on Turkey's economy and politics

Introducing Our Turkey Research Services

Murat Ucer and Atilla Yesilada have been collaborating to provide research about Turkish economy, politics and policy, including on selected topics such as banking, energy and regulatory issues to New York based global research firm, GlobalSource Partners (GSP). Istanbulanalytics is an independent research platform, where they display their products and select articles/research about the country...

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How to access our services

Turkey’s uniquely complex operating environment with its rapidly changing economic and political parameters renders analytical assistance to decision making indispensable. With our 50 years of combined experience in economic, policy and regulatory research, we firmly believe we can add value to your understanding of and business operations in Turkey...

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Turkey in the Foreign Press

Erdogan’s one-man rule no longer safe

20Jul2019 Source: PA Intelligence

Ten days after Babacan, Davutoglu gave an interview broadcast live online in which he appeared to suggest he would be ready to set up a new party.   Erdogan has downplayed the threat but Read More...

Will Erdogan risk an operation in Syria?

18Jul2019 Source: al Monitor

Turkey’s political risk will not settle anytime soon.  Trouble with NATO over s-400s could be joined by a new military campaign in Syria.   Retired Gen. Naim Baburoglu, however, said Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

Erdogan and the Wisdom of Timely Exit


We have seen many articles prophecizing Erdogan’s demise, but this tops it all:   Good or bad, the once-successful Erdogan recipe seems not to be working anymore. The bashkhan has read Read More...

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals declines to uphold aggravated life imprisonment of journalists


This is a landmark verdict by High Court of Appeals re free press   The 16th Criminal Department of Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has declined to uphold the aggravated life sentences Read More...

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Murat's Musings

Turkish crisis in the spotlight – IV


We are more than a little behind on this one, as these articles should have been posted up earlier (though some have already been done so in our Turkey in the Foreign Press section ), but we Read More...

Turkish crisis in the spotlight – III


Here is another update or compilation of stuff that has been coming out on Turkey’s economic troubles these days — (for our previous installment, click here). In a Bruegel post, S. Read More...

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