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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

Istanbul setback means an unpredictable future for Erdogan

22Apr2019 Source: Ahval News

It may be safe to say that the YSK stood up to immense pressure from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) circles. YSK’s institutional wisdom may have been endorsed by other dynamics Read More...

UN Notified: Turkish-Cypriots Will Start Energy Drilling Off Island

22Apr2019 Source: The National Herald

In a move likely to increase tension with relations already taut between the two sides of the divided island, the self-declared Turkish-Cypriot administration – unrecognized in the world outside Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

As Trump moves to cut off Iran’s oil revenues, what’s his endgame?


Concerned that Tehran could snatch victory from the jaws of an American bludgeon simply by holding on, the Trump administration is now aiming to deal a death blow. Will it succeed? As with all Read More...

Election setback evokes intra-party challenge to Erdogan


Rumors of disgruntled former AKP heavyweights getting ready to stage a rebellion against Erdogan have been circulating for long, only to be dismissed by pro-AKP and opposition media. They are 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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