Browsing by Author "Zhang, Zhi-Ming"
Authors:Bilgin, Mehmet Hüseyin; Demir, Ender; Lau, Marco Chi Keung; To, Chester Kin-Man; Zhang, Zhi-Ming
Publisher and Date:(Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2011)The main purpose of this paper is to analyze the Turkish handmade carpet industry and to compare it with select Far East countries. In particular the Turkish handmade carpet industry is compared with the handmade carpet industries of Iran India China Afghanistan Pakistan and Nepal. In this context the determinants of handmade carpets in the US market are analyzed empirically. Our results show that the Turkish handmade carpet industry has been experiencing a period of recession in the past decade. ...