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  • Dependence on imported inputs and implications for technology transfer in Turkey 

    Authors:Akkemik, K. Ali
    Publisher and Date:(Springer New York, 2012)
    Trade and macroeconomic policies in Turkey evolved from import substitution to export promotion and liberalization of commodity and capital markets after 1980. During the 1980s and 1990s Turkey’s exports and imports and their shares in GDP demonstrated an increasing trend. The share of exports in GDP increased from 4.2% in 1980 to 20.3% in 2005 and that of imports rose from 11.4 to 32.2%. Import liberalization was accomplished during the second half of the 1990s and at around the same time direct ...

  • For whose sake is it anyway? Evaluation of explicit family policies in Turkey 

    Authors:Çarkoğlu, Aslı; Kafescioğlu, Nilüfer
    Publisher and Date:(Springer New York, 2014)
    Family policies impact the life of every citizen in a society at a very private level. Their content as well as the processes through which they are formed and altered documents the powers that shape the lives of families at the macrolevel. In this chapter we aim to document the current state as well as the change processes of the family policies in Turkey a country of socioeconomic variety and rapid change. Here we will give precedence to the aspects of family policy that are explicitly linked ...