Seminar on An Assessment of Households in Turkey: Labour, Income, Expenditure and Poverty – March 21, 2008



Seminar on

An Assessment of Households in Turkey: Labour, Income, Expenditure and Poverty

March 21 – 2008, Friday

Sheraton, Ball Room

ANKARA


09:00-09:30          Registration

09:30-10:15          Opening Speeches

Ali Kibar                  Member of TÜSİAD Board of Directors 

H. Cahit Özcet         Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Head of Research and Monetary Policy Department

10:15-11:00         Presentation of the report content and summary of findings by the authors 

                             An Assessment of Households in Turkey: Labour, Income, Expenditure and Poverty (Report in Turkish)

Speakers:       Zafer Yükseler                   Central Bank of The Republic of Turkey, CBRT Consultant

Ercan Türkan                      Central Bank of The Republic of Turkey, CBRT Consultant

11:00-11:30          Coffee Break

11:30-13:00          Panel Discussion: Assessment of Turkish Households Regarding Labour, Income, Expenditure and Poverty

Panel Chairman:   Kamil Yılmaz                      TUSIAD-Koç University Economic Research Forum (ERF) Director

Speakers:              Seyfettin Gürsel                  Bahçeşehir University, Faculty Member

Oğuz Işık                            Middle East Technical University, Faculty Member

Caroline Van Rijckeghem    SabancıUniversity, Faculty Member

Ercan Dansuk                     State Planning Organization, Information Society Unit

Buffet Lunch