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Economist Daron Acemoğlu, who is a Turkish economist of Armenian descent living in the U.S., has topped the most influential economists list of the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) for his last 10 years’ of publications.
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Turkey’s lira slipped to its weakest since March 31 on Aug. 8 as investors fled to safe havens unnerved by the prospect of US air strikes in neighboring Iraq
Turkey’s gold imports plummeted by 94 percent on a monthly basis to 1.45 tons due to Ramadan and geopolitical tensions in the Middle East that steeply curbed demand
The outgoing top IMF representative in Turkey, Mark Lewis, has been appointed as the new head of the IMF’s mission to Greek Cyprus and will lead a team that will review the country’s bailout program.
ERZURUM - Anadolu Agency
A real-time Internet livestock auction in the eastern Turkish province of Erzurum will be founded to increase opportunities for trade in livestock and animal products such as meat, milk, wool and leather.
The excessive rise in housing prices in Istanbul despite a property boom concerns sector representatives, a new Economic Outlook report released by the main opposition party has said.
Turkey’s economy minister has said he expects ratings agency Moody’s to revise Turkey’s grade downward, despite the “well-bound course of the Turkish economy,” accusing the agency of acting according to political motivations.
PM Erdoğan’s economic adviser Yiğit Bulut said the state-owned Ziraat Bank has no plans to buy Islamic lender Bank Asya that Erdoğan knows of
Small shop owners’ debts in Soma have been postponed for a year to support the business in the town, which was hit by the major mining disaster that killed 301 workers.
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to not change Turkey’s economic policies if he is elected president in August
Turkish inflation accelerated above expectations in July, climbing to 9.32 percent on an annual basis due to disappointing food price levels, official data has shown.
The lira weakened to above 2.16 against the U.S. dollar Aug. 6, hitting its lowest level since March 31
HDP presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtaş is discussing the possibility of democratic autonomy, an idea that deserves serious consideration
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