Political Stability and its Economic Implications

October 23, 2008

ERF has organised a conference on "Political Stability and its Economic Implications" on October 23, 2008.

The first session of the conference is chaired by TÜSİAD Deputy General Secretary Ümit İzmen. In this session, Bahçeşehir University Faculty and BETAM Director Professor Seyfettin Gürsel delivered a speech on "Turkey's Electoral System from a Perspective of Democracy and Political Stability". His speech was followed by Sabancı University Faculty Professor Ersin Kalaycıoğlu's presentation on "the Institutionalisation of Political Parties and Reform".
In the second session of the conference, Koç University Faculty and ERF Director Kamil Yılmaz made a presentation on "the Political Party Law, Intra-party Competition and Economic Performance". Finally, Professor Fuat Keyman lectured on "the Deepening of Democracy in Turkey and Good Governance".

The presentations are available in Turkish.  

Conference Program:

“POLITICAL STABILITY
and
its ECONOMIC IMPLICATIONS”
CONFERENCE

 

October 23, 2008, Thursday
Koç University
İstinye Campus, Conference Room

 

09:30-09:45    Registration

09:45-10:45    I. Session

Chairman:
Ümit İzmen,
TÜSİAD

Speakers:
Seyfettin Gürsel,
Bahçeşehir University and  BETAM
Turkey’s Electoral System from a Perspective of Democracy and Political Stability

Ersin Kalaycıoğlu, Sabancı University    
the Institutionalisation of Political Parties and Reform

10:45-11:00    Coffee Break

 

11:00-12:00    II. Session  

Chairman:
                Ümit İzmen,
TÜSİAD

Speakers:
Kamil Yılmaz,
Koç University and ERF  
The Political Party Law, Intra-party Competition and Economic Performance

Fuat Keyman, Koç University
The Deepening of Democracy in Turkey and Good Governance 

12:00-12:15    Q & A