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This article evaluates the performance of the Turkish Competition Authority as a policy making body. The article argues that the importance of competition is little appreciated or understood in Turkey and this is the greatest obstacle hindering the implementation of competition policy. Consumers and corporations alike lack basic comprehension of the competition law and, therefore, the Competition Board is left to implement competition policy on its own. The article then points out some problem areas associated with secondary legislation, investigations and merger control...Please click here to read the text in full.


Tolga İşmen
Tolga İşmen
This issue was published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey Office.
From the Desk of the Editor TPQ’s Fall 2019 issue, published in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, titled Populism and the Age of Upheaval, examines the rise of populism and its impact on the international order – from governance issues to the environment to gender ideology. Since 2016, the world has been monitoring and trying to forecast the turnout of a series of events that started with...