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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

The reason Turkey’s economic collapse is so scary is that Iran, Russia, and Syria are waiting in the wings

14Aug2018 Source: Business Insider

From a strategic or military point of view, Erdogan “looking for new friends” is even more worrying. Turkey suddenly has a lot in common with Iran, Syria, and, across the Black Sea, Read More...

Erdogan Makes Some Worrying Friends

14Aug2018 Source: Bloomberg

It’s hard to see how Erdogan can squeeze much more from Moscow trade, given Russia’s own economic constraints. He has spoken of using national currencies rather than the dollar in Turkey’s 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

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...

Bloomberg on investor sentiment turning skittish


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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