• istanbulanalytics

    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

Trump may have to sanction his Turkish president best buddy

23Sep2017 Source: Washington Post

Has the Trump-Erdogan summit stopped the detoriaration in the Turko-American relationship? Even pro-AKP Turkish commentators are skeptical.  WS claims the future of the relationship might be  in Read More...

Turkey starts to deploy troops to northern Syrian province

23Sep2017 Source: Financial Times

Spoiler alert:  FT claims Turkish Forces began   moving into Syrian province of Idlib. Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

In Turkey’s New Curriculum, Ataturk, Darwin and Jihad Get Face-Lifts


I’ve resisted the temptation for long to post articles criticizing Turkey’s new school curriculum, but it seems to attract world-wide interest and very relevant in the light of OECD Read More...

Turkey Fifteen Years After: The AKP regime’s power as context shaping


This excellent article explains how AKP’s true power lays in defining and shaping the national narrative. The party essentially decides what can and cannot be debated. Every topic of national Read More...

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Murat's Musings

It’s the credit, stupid!


Turkey’s new GDP series, released last December, has become a constant source of debate, apprehension and incredulity amongst the analyst community.  The latest comments coming from Commerzbank Read More...

Mystery of the Missing Inflation


Nouriel Robini wrote on this very hot and pertinent topic in a Project Syndicate column, which is worth taking stock. His take? No one knows what the causes of “lowflation” are, so Read More...

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