• 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

US may lift some Turkey sanctions after pastor’s release

18Oct2018 Source: USA Today

Pompeo met with Erdogan to discuss the Khashoggi case, but the two men also discussed a range of other issues, including cooperation to address the ongoing civil war in Syria and the Trump Read More...

With grisly leaks, Turkey keeps focus on Khashoggi case and pressure on Saudi-U.S. relations

18Oct2018 Source: The globe and mail

With sincere repugnance, we are following  how the presumed murder of a journalist is being used for political mileage:     “I think the Turks are bargaining with the Saudis and the Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

The Global Competitiveness Report 2018


Makes sobering reading for  Developing Economies in particular for Turkey, which incidentally slipped three places in the rankings.   This is paragraph I liked best:  Weak institutions Read More...

How can Turkey survive US sanctions on Iran?


Best review of the impact of Iran sanctions on Turkey   Whether Turkey will again try to evade sanctions and if that is possible under the careful watch of the agencies will also depend on 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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