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Established in 2004 as a non-profit and non-partisan organization, Koç University – TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum is devoted to promoting independent and objective analysis on economic growth and discussing the implications of different economic policy options.

Recent Events

January 2022, Wednesday
October 2021, Friday
March 2021, Tuesday
February 2021, Friday

Turkish Economic Outlook in 2022 – January 5, 2022

Koç University-TÜSİAD Economic Research Forum (ERF) organized a webinar titled “Turkish Economic Outlook in 2022” on January 5, 2022 Wednesday.

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Time: 18:30

Emerging Market Outlook as the FED Tapers – October 22, 2021

ERF organized a webinar titled “Emerging Market Outlook as the FED Tapers” on October 22, 2021.

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Time: 17:00

Economic Costs of Inequitable Vaccine Distribution – March 9, 2021

ERF organized a webinar titled “Economic Costs of Inequitable Vaccine Distribution” on March 9, 2021.

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Time: 16:00

Inflation Dynamics and Policy Recommendations – February 5, 2021

ERF organized a webinar titled “Inflation Dynamics and Policy Recommendations” on February 5, 2021 Friday.

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Past Events

Economic Outlook

New Working Papers

Minimum Wage Increases and Vacancies“: Marianna Kudlyak, Murat Tasci, and Didem Tuzemen, Working Paper No. 2203


From Low to High Inflation: Implications for Emerging Market and Developing Economies“: Jongrim Ha, M. Ayhan Kose, and Franziska Ohnsorge, Working Paper No. 2202


Effects of Policy Reforms on Firm Innovation“: Murat Seker and Mehmet Fatih Ulu, Working Paper No. 2201


The Labor Market Integration of Syrian Refugees in Turkey“: Murat Demirci and Murat Guray Kirdar, Working Paper No. 2124


Rising Political Populism and Outmigration of Youth as International Students“: Murat Demirci, Working Paper No. 2123

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New Research Notes

Is Turkey’s export surge in 2021 sustainable?” (in Turkish): Sumru Öz, Research Note No. 22-01


Why has Turkey Failed to Meet Year-end Inflation Targets?” (in Turkish): Sumru Öz, Research Note No. 21-04


Inflation around the World vs Turkey: Why has Turkey Diverged?” (in Turkish): Sumru Öz, Research Note No. 21-03


Deposit Dollarization: Causes and Consequences” (in Turkish): Sumru Öz, Research Note No. 21-02


Costless Disinflation and Thereafter: A Comparison between Chile and Turkey” (in Turkish): Sumru Öz, Research Note No. 21-01

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ERF Research Reports

Books of Interest