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– Evidence from a half-century analysis
Gunes Asik, Ulas Karakoc, Mohamed Ali Marouani, Michelle Marshalian - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper explores the contribution of structural change and the skill upgrading of the labour force to productivity. Our growth decomposition based on an original database we built for Tunisia and Turkey shows that productivity is mainly explained by intra-industry changes during the import...

Jean-Philippe Platteau - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

There are three main channels of women’s empowerment: legal or policy reforms, outside economic opportunities, and collective action. Legal (or policy) reforms are generally based on statutory laws that enact rules to be followed or prohibit certain practices. External economic...

– Evidence from Turkey
Selim Gulesci - Oxford University Press, 2018
This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Siwan Anderson, Lori Beaman, Jean-Philippe Platteau - Oxford University Press, 2018

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations. As a result of widespread mistreatment and overt...

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– Evidence from Turkey
Selim Gulesci - UNU-WIDER, 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

I explore the long-term effects of internal displacement caused by the Kurdish-Turkish conflict on women’s attitudes towards domestic violence. Using the Turkish Demographic and Health Survey, I show that forced migrants are more likely to view domestic violence as acceptable. As...

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Hasan Dudu, Erol Cakmak - UNU-WIDER, 2014 - Helsinki, Finland

The effects of climate change in Turkey are expected to be significant. The aim of this paper is to quantify the effects of climate change on the overall economy by using an integrated framework incorporating a computable general equilibrium model and a crop water requirement model for the period...

Adam Szirmai, Wim Naudé, Micheline Goedhuys - Oxford University Press, 2011 - Oxford, UK

Entrepreneurship and innovation are two of the most pervasive concepts of our times, yet there are still gaps in our understanding of the interactions between entrepreneurship and innovation, particularly in developing countries. This book is an attempt to fill this gap. It focuses on the...

Wim Naudé, Adam Szirmai - UNU-WIDER, 2011 - Helsinki, Finland

Wim Naudé and Adam Szirmai Nobody can be left in any doubt as to the importance of innovation for prosperity on reading[i] that ‘People living in the first decade of the twentieth century did not know modern dental and medical equipment, penicillin, bypass operations, safe...

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– What is Missing in Turkey?
Elif Bascavusoglu-Moreau - UNU-WIDER, 2010 - Helsinki, Finland

Although very dynamic and flexible, Turkish SMEs are less innovative than their European counterparts. The analysis undertaken in this paper allows to assess whether this low level of innovative activities is related to a lack of entrepreneurial behaviour and/or to the weaknesses of the Turkish...

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– The Case of Turkey
A. Erinc Yeldan - UNU-WIDER, 2000 - Helsinki, Finland

This study attempts to investigate and assess the impact of financial liberalization and the ongoing rise of financial rents on income distribution in the post-1980 Turkish economy. Our quantitative investigation of the dynamics of macroeconomic development over this period discloses an overall...

Book Chapter
– Blurred Boundaries and Regulations
Sule Özüekren - , 1998

From the book: Urbanization

Journal Article
– Post-1980 Turkey
Korkut Boratav, Oktar Türel, A. Erinc Yeldan - World Development, 1996

Part of Journal Special Issue Sustainable Development

– Problems and possibilities
Gerald K. Helleiner - Routledge, 1995 - New York, USA

Case studies of five countries uncover serious potential difficulties in maintaining the pace of manufacturing for export in the developing countries, and shows that there is no simple relationship between import liberalization and manufacturing for export.

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