The Turkish Economy: Opportunities and Challenges – April 22, 2013

• 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 Türkiye, The World Bank Group

Türkiye 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