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This paper analyzes the changes in the spatial distribution of industry in Turkey following the 1980s, focusing on regional development policies. Using their localendogenous resources, certain provinces, also called "new industrial districts", made important leaps in the past couple of decades, while certain regions fell further behind. This paper aims to explain the success stories and extract lessonsfor progress in overcoming the vast regional disparities that remain...Please click here to read the text in full.

 

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Metin Ozaslan
Metin Ozaslan
From the Desk of the Editor Over the last couple of years, Turkey has weathered multiples storms in close succession: two general elections that took place in a polarized political climate, an escalation of the Turkey-PKK conflict, a crisis with Russia, the 2016 failed coup attempt followed by state of emergency measures, and the continued threat of terrorist attacks. The aftermath of the constitutional referendum in April...
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