Independent and cutting-edge analysis on Turkey and its neighborhood

Two important developments are affecting all world economies today: rapid advances in technologies and globalization. Both of these developments provide great opportunities for middle-income countries, like Turkey, but also present some pitfalls. Those with skilled work forces, those that encourage foreign direct investment and above all those that provide a good institutional environment for new businesses to flourish can take advantage of these developments and quickly advance from being a middle income country to being a high income country. Those that fail in this endeavor may see themselves sliding down in the ranks...Please click here to read the text in full.
 

CONTRIBUTOR
Daron Acemoğlu
Daron Acemoğlu
From the Desk of the Editor Since the founding of the Turkish Republic, competing conceptions of Turkish identity have existed. Among many examples, the role of Islam has been contested, Kurdish and Turkish nationalisms have clashed, and various identity-based movements have ebbed and flowed, shaping political cleavages. National identity contestation has also spilled over into Turkey’s relationship with its Western...
STAY CONNECTED
SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTER
TWEETS
FACEBOOK
PARTNERS