ERF Conference: Tax Design in Middle Income Countries
Koç University-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF), Central European University (CEU), and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) organized the launch of ERF Research Report titled “Tax Design in Turkey and Other Middle Income Countries: Lessons from the Mirrlees Review” on March 7, 2014, Friday between 09:00 – 13:00 at Central European University, Budapest-Hungary.
The ERF Research Report identifies the main issues in designing and analyzing tax policy in Turkey and other middle income countries in the 21st century. Drawing on the findings of the Report, other IFS research, and the views of leading experts on tax and social security of Eastern European Countries, this event set out some of the main issues in designing and analyzing tax policy in middle income countries.
Call for Papers: Savings and the Current Account Deficit in Turkey
The Koç University-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) initiates a new program to support research on the Turkish economy. To begin, it seeks novel academic research on the theme of savings and the current account deficit in Turkey. Accepted manuscripts will eventually be published as an edited volume by the ERF.
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Conference - The World Bank Report: Good Jobs in Turkey
Koç University-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF), the World Bank, BETAM, and the Ministry of Development organized jointly the Launch of World Bank Report titled “Good Jobs in Turkey” on January 24, 2014, Friday at Bahcesehir University, B Conference Hall, Besiktas, Istanbul.
ERF Monthly Report
Real activity and GDP growth in the US are among the most watched indicators in global markets. The state of the US economy has ramifications for the conduct of monetary policy and financial markets in both developed and emerging economies. In a new initiative, the KU-TUSIAD ERF will provide regular probability assessments of the future state of the US economy based on a model of heterogeneous regime shifts developed by Cem Çakmaklı, Richard Paap, and Dick Van Dijk in a 2013 Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control article titled “Measuring and predicting heterogeneous recessions”.
US Recession Probabilities Report (February 2014)
ERF Seminar - Turkey: Navigating the Road to Sustainable Growth
Sena Eken, Former Assistant Director at the IMF, and Emre Deliveli, columnist for Hürriyet Daily News & Economics Review, gave a seminar titled "Turkey: Navigating the Road to Sustainable Growth" on December 5, 2013 Thursday at Student Senate Meeting Room, Koç University Student Center 1st Floor, Sarıyer -Istanbul.
ERF Research Report No. 1301 by Laura Abramovsky, Paul Johnson, and David Phillips titled “Tax Design in Turkey and Other Middle Income Countries: Lessons from the Mirrlees Review” is published on our website.
ERF Seminar - Has China Run Out of Cheap Labour?
Koç University-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) organized a seminar titled “Has China Run Out of Cheap Labour?” on April 29, 2013, Monday at TUSIAD Headquarters, Tepebasi, Istanbul.
ERF Conference - An Evaluation of Unconventional Monetary Policies
Koç University-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) organized a conference titled “An Evaluation of Unconventional Monetary Policies” on April 19, 2013, Friday between 09:30 – 13:30 at Martı Istanbul Hotel, Taksim, Istanbul.
"Diffusion of Technology and Convergence of Income among Countries”: Sumru Oz, Working Paper No. 1407
"Domestic Road Infrastructure and International Trade: Evidence from Turkey": A. Kerem Cosar, and Banu Demir, Working Paper No. 1406
"The Cyclical Behavior of Equilibrium Unemployment and Vacancies Across OECD Countries": Pedro S. Amaral, and Murat Tasci, Working Paper No. 1405
"Commitment without Reputation: Renegotiation-Proof Contracts under Asymmetric Information”: Gonul Sengul, and Murat Tasci, Working Paper No. 1404
"On the Importance of Fertility Behavior in School Finance Policy Design”: Kuzey Yilmaz, Working Paper No. 1403
Latest Update ( 3.7.2014 )