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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

Impact of Tillerson’s ouster on Turkish-U.S. relations

17Mar2018 Source: Ahval News

This is by far the best analysis of how Pompeo’s appointment to Foggy Bottom will impact the Turko-American relationship. Spoiler alert:  Negatives outweigh positives.   Regarding Read More...

Turkey changes electoral law in boost for ruling party

16Mar2018 Source: al Monitor

A must read to understand Turkey’s new electoral law,  prospects for alliances and the odds for early elections. Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

What to expect from the upcoming Turkey-EU meet


Veteran Ankara correspondant Murat Yetkin writes:  Indications show a probable scenario would entail starting negotiations for upgrading the existing Customs Union agreement between Turkey and Read More...

New alliances may change Turkish political landscape


Reputed scholar and survey guru Prof Seyfettin Gursel spoke to Ahval News on his recent  simulations regarding alliances.  In a nutshell, AKP-MHP alliance provides minor comfort to the Read More...

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Murat's Musings

A short macro presentation


I have given a short talk on the Turkish economy, basically suggesting that given the shifting global landscape (i.e. toward slightly tighter money and higher longer term rates) and the rising Read More...

Some thoughts on the Turkish saving rate


I just gave a talk at a FODER (Turkish Financial Literacy Foundation) conference, which was the third of its kind (here is the conference link in Turkish). The conference was on Turkey’s Read More...

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