The Turkish Economy: Opportunities and Challenges, April 22, 2013, Washington, D.C.



• Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State

Keynote Speech


• Barış Ornarlı, Washington Representative,Turkish Industry & Business Association (TÜSİAD)



• Sumru Altuğ, Director of the KÜ-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum

Opening Comments


Martin Raiser, Country Director for Turkey, The World Bank Group 

Turkey on The Way to High Income


Laurence M. Ball, Johns Hopkins University

Thoughts on Turkish Monetary Policy


Prakash Loungani, Advisor, Research Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF)

The Turkish Labor Market: A Few Facts and Figures