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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

Reality Check: The numbers behind the crackdown in Turkey

21Jun2018 Source: BBC news

How a just effort to remove the Gulenist scourge from the state turned into a witch hunt: People who have been sacked by decree are given no information initially about what they are alleged to Read More...

Turkey election: will Erdogan’s power grab backfire?

21Jun2018 Source: Financial Times

We want to thank FT for using our poll data in this article.   “Turkey is textbook unstable,” says Ryan Gingeras, an associate professor at the Naval Postgraduate School in California. “We Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

I Am Running for President in Turkey. From My Prison Cell.

21Jun2018

A must read for those who believe in democracy and fair play:  HDP leader Salahaddin Demirtas’ defense:   I am writing from a maximum-security prison in Edirne, a city in northwestern Read More...

Erdoğan Not Assured of First-Round Victory

17Jun2018

In April, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called for snap elections expecting to solidify his rule under new constitutional powers. Yet with less than two weeks to go until the June 24 Read More...

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Murat's Musings

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

18Jun2018

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...

Bloomberg on investor sentiment turning skittish

19May2018

This overview piece by Bloomberg’s Istanbul Bureau Chief, B. Harvey, regarding the recent deterioration in investor sentiment toward Turkey is well worth the read, especially for starters. Read More...

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