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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

EU should keep Turkey close and Erdoğan even closer

18Jul2018 Source: Politico

Today, Turkey’s prospects for joining the EU are the lowest they have been since talks began in 2005. Indeed, one of the few things Europeans and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan can agree Read More...

Proposed Legislation Stokes New Crackdown as Emergency Rule Ending in Turkey

18Jul2018 Source: Voice of America

Despite the proposed new powers, analyst Atilla Yesilada of Global Source Partners suggests there remains a way for Erdogan to make a conciliatory gesture. “One way to keep the binding provisions Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

The Next Balancing Act for President Erdogan


A good historical review of the Republican  tradition and Erdogan’s challenges:  Rebuilding  institutions and taming his nationalist ally MHP.   With few, if any, friends among Read More...

How will Turkey trade with Iran with sanctions back and Halkbank on target?


Ms Barcin Yinans answers a crucial quesiton clıuding the near horizon of the Turkish economy. The developments in US-Iran-Turkey triangle.  Note her words on Halkbank case.   Experts had 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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