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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 capitalizes on Trump’s effort to break and isolate Turkey

20Aug2018 Source: Washington Post

Kereem Fahim, Washington Post’s Istanbul Bureau Chief, reports that Trump’s efforts to strong-arm Turkey into releasing a detained American pastor is “playing to Erdogan’s Read More...

Turkey’s US Ambassador replies to B-H Levy

20Aug2018 Source: Wall Street Journal

In response to an article by Bernard-Henri Levy — that Turkey has been an unreliable NATO ally and that “NATO should give Turkey the boot”, Turkish Ambassador to the US argues Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

Turkey and Black Sea Security: Ten Years After the War in Georgia


Turkey’s double act between Russia and NATO is warign thin.  Note the line:  Turkey, however, is at best a fellow traveler rather than an ally of Russia.     Erdogan has turned Read More...

Turkey’s delusions of grandeur triggers currency panic


Investors wish to know whether Erdogan has abandoned his strange theories on interest rates, growth and inflation.  What makes Turkey so unique in terms of its persistence to pursue policies Read More...

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Murat's Musings

Turkish crisis in the spotlight


There has been a dizzying coverage of the Turkish “currency crisis” in the international media, with some outlets — like Bloomberg and Project Syndicate — devoting special Read More...

Turkey’s Elections: Possibility, Peril or More of the Same?


In this three-part report, the Bipartisan Policy Center of the US looks at the upcoming Turkish elections and come up with recommendations for the US administration. The tone is rather gloomy and Read More...

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