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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


08Jun2024 Source: War on the Rocks

Solid analysis.   More broadly, the challenge remains that Erdogan’s ideology and domestic legitimacy rest on anti-Westernism and anti-Americanism. As shown when he won re-election in Read More...

Website Refutes Reports over Health, Extradition of Exiled Turkish Cleric

05Jun2024 Source: Balkan Insights

Exiled Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen is safe and well, the official website of the Gulen movement said late on Tuesday in response to reports that the man accused by Ankara of masterminding a Read More...

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Atilla's Musings

The execution of Sinan Ates: A Political Murder Reflects the Rise and Fracture of Turkey’s Far Right


I’ve posted a news item on Turkey’s notorious crime lord Ayhan Bora Kaplan today, who is becoming instrumental to the proxy wars conducted between AKP-MHP. Another dimension of that Read More...

Who is this crime lord Ayhan Bora Kaplan


A notorious Mafia boss, Mr Ayhan Bora Kaplan, currfenly  on trial for a serious of felonies from  murder to drug smuggling, has also become a focus of the tag-of-war between AKP and MHP.  Known Read More...

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Murat's Musings

World splits into three economic blocs: a deep dive into economic realignments – Australian expert


Probably the best article explaining the future of global trade and development   The IMF has outlined two potential scenarios for the world economy over the next century. In a “low Read More...

Türkiye’s Energy Engagement in Central Asia and the Caucasus


In recent years, Türkiye has significantly increased cooperation with the states of Central Asia and Azerbaijan. One of the most important geopolitical developments in recent years in Eurasia is Read More...

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