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EMRE DELİVELİ

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Statistics lessons from the Coen Brothers

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

Despite their renowned movies like “The Big Lebowski,” “No Country for Old Men” and “Fargo”, my favorite Coen Brothers flick is their latest- “Inside Llewyn Davis.” Not only does it have a great soundtrack, it also offers a couple of very important lessons in statistics

Comment(s) 8/3/2015

Is Erdoğan warmongering for political power?

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

I am not a fan of conspiracy theories at all. In fact, even the London pub Grenadier’s famous Bloody Marys were not enough to convince me of some of the more plausible conspiracies during my last trip to the city.

Comment(s) 7/31/2015

What is really behind the eurozone’s woes?

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

One of the most popular explanations behind the eurozone’s, and specifically Greece’s, woes is that the common currency area, unlike the United States, lacks a fiscal union. I was a firm adherent of this view until recently, but recent research has led me to question my views

Comment(s) 7/27/2015

Impressions from Jordan

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

Revisiting a country after a few years is a great experience. You notice the subtle changes, which may be indiscernible to locals, right away

Comment(s) 7/24/2015

The economic impact of the Iran deal on Turkey

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

We Turks are a weird bunch. The awarding of the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo instead of Istanbul caused many Turks, including “çapulcular” (marauders) like your friendly neighborhood economist, to rejoice more than the Japanese.

Comment(s) 7/20/2015

The economics of Bayram

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

I rarely notice Bayrams (Eids) ... That doesn’t mean that Bayrams are not important for domestic tourism in Turkey.

Comment(s) 7/17/2015

Turkey’s disabled sidelined by sidewalks

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

In 1989, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), an organization seemingly devoted to British English, declared July 11 World Population Day, a day to focus on population issues.

Comment(s) 7/13/2015

Greek lesson for Turkey

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

With eurozone leaders giving Greece until the end of the weekend to reach an agreement with its creditors or face leaving the euro, my blog’s host Nouriel Roubini feels that Sunday will be a “make-or-break moment for deal,” with rejection making Greece’s exit (Grexit) “a likely reality.”

Comment(s) 7/10/2015

Yippee, inflation is falling!

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

Except that it is not!

Comment(s) 7/6/2015

Perfect storm brewing on top of economic headwinds

EMRE DELİVELİ writes:

This week’s domestic data released extinguished hopes that the economy was on a recovery path, while other developments once again highlighted global economic risks that could affect Turkey.

Comment(s) 7/3/2015

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