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Agglomeration Effects in a Developing Economy: Evidence from Turkey

Cem Özgüzel

Spatial inequalities in Turkey are a source of considerable policy concern. In this ... read more


Growth After War in Syria

Sharmila Devadas , Ibrahim Elbadawi and Norman V. Loayza

This paper addresses three questions: 1) what would have been the growth and income trajectory ... read more


Youth Multidimensional Poverty and Its Dynamics: Evidence From Selected Countries In The Mena Region

Oznur Ozdamar and Eleftherios Giovanis

A broad consensus among the academic, and other national and international institutions is that poverty ... read more


Regional Employment Support Programmes And Multidimensional Poverty of Youth in Turkey

Eleftherios Giovanis and Oznur Ozdamar

Poverty has been ongoing for many years and still continues to exist in almost all ... read more


Arab Geopolitics in Turmoil: Implications Of Qatar-Gulf Crisis for Business

Jamal Bouoiyour and Refk Selmi

On June 5, 2017 Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain (known as ... read more


Macroeconomic Policies and the Iranian Economy in the Era of Sanctions

Magda Kandil and Ida Mirzaie

This paper examines the impact of macroeconomic policies in the era of sanctions on the ... read more




An optimal early warning system for currency crises under model uncertainty

Mamdouh M. Abdelsalam and Hany Abdel-Latif

This paper assesses a number of early warning (EWS) models of financial crises with the ... read more


Macroeconomic Uncertainty and Investment Relationship for Turkey

Pelin Öge Güney

In the literature it is suggested that, in addition to many factors such as macroeconomic ... read more



The Impact of Mass Media On Voting Behavior: The Cross-Country Evidence

Walid Merouani

In this study, we challenge the topic of vote turnout by exploring original surveys in ... read more


Sukuk Market Development and Islamic Banks’ Capital Ratios

Houcem Smaoui and Hatem Ghouma

This paper investigates the impact of Sukuk market development on Islamic banks’ capital ratios ... read more



A Risk-Hedging View to Refinery Capacity Investment

Hamed Ghoddusi and Franz Wirl

Should oil-rich members of OPEC invest in the oil refinery industry? This is a crucial ... read more