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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 defeat in Istanbul shows opposition’s changing tactics

24Jun2019 Source: Financial Times

Is this the beginning of the end? Mr Imamoglu’s victory underlines the success of a change in tactics by the CHP. For years, the party was unable to shake off its reputation for aggressive Read More...

Business reporters now being harassed in Turkey

22Jun2019 Source: Reporters without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is alarmed by the number of business reporters who are being prosecuted in Turkey. One, Cengiz Erdinç, was going on trial today in a case brought by the Turkish Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

Erdogan faces a choice — and Turkey’s democracy is at stake

21Jun2019

As usual, Asli Aydintasbas puts the nail on the head with this insighfull op-ed on  Erdogan’s choices vis-a-vis Istanbul elections and S-400 crisis. Her analysis of Turkey’s future Read More...

Turkey and the new scramble for Africa: Ottoman designs or unfounded fears?

14Jun2019

What are the objectives of Turkey’s Afrian outreach?  This article argues even Erdogan may not be sure of the answer:   A right-sized assessment of Turkish ambitions and its influence Read More...

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Murat's Musings

Turkish crisis in the spotlight – IV

12Sep2019

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

28Aug2019

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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