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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

Could Turkey Moderate Iran’s Influence Over Iraq?

19Feb2019 Source: The National Interest

A controversial but thought-inspiring article.  The bigger question is when Ankara will realize Iran is a rival, rather than ally?   Into this muddle, Turkey is well positioned to provide a Read More...

Gen. Votel recommends arming, aiding Syrian fighters after pullout

16Feb2019 Source: Task and Purpose

U.S. arming of the SDF has infuriated Turkey, which sees the Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters that spearhead the group as indistinguishable from the Kurdish PKK movement that has waged an insurgency Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

Turkey’s Erdogan Is Due for Another Rebuke


I can’t tell you how municipal elections will turn out, because there are very few polls. It seems to me, AKP is censoring them. But, this article explains very succintly my theory of how Read More...

Mysterious Turkish Firm Helped Maduro Move $900 Million in Gold


While the article does solid investigative workto uncover the Turkey-Venezuela gold trade, it is actually about the trobuled Turkey-US relationship and whether it cna be improved.    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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