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    • The characteristics of domestic firms: materializing productivity spillovers from FDI 

      Özer, S. K.; Böke, S. S. (Routledge, 2017)
      Using detailed firm-level data from Turkey, for 1991–2001, we analyze the importance of domestic firm capabilities in allowing for productivity spillovers from foreign direct investment. The absorptive capacities we ...
    • Does foreign direct investment promote growth? Exploring the role of financial markets on linkages 

      Alfaro, L.; Chanda, A.; Ozcan, S. K.; Sayek, S. (Elsevier BV, 2010)
      Do multinational companies generate positive externalities for the host country? The evidence so far is mixed varying from beneficial to detrimental effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on growth, with many studies ...
    • The effects of capital inflows on Turkish macroeconomic performance 

      Berument, M. H.; Denaux, Z. S.; Emirmahmutoglu, F. (Springer/Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2015)
      Capital inflows are important factor affecting macroeconomic performance, such as the real exchange rate, interest rates, output, and price level. However, the components of capital inflows are also important. Capital ...
    • The effects of transition and political instability on foreign direct investment inflows: Central Europe and the Balkans 

      Brada, J. C.; Kutan, A. M.; Yigit, T. M. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2006)
      This paper examines the effects of transition and of political instability on foreign direct investment (FDI) flows to the transition economies of Central Europe, the Baltics and the Balkans. We find that FDI flows to ...
    • FDI, productivity and financial development 

      Alfaro, L.; Ozcan, S. K.; Sayek, S. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2009)
      This paper examines the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) on growth by focusing on the complementarities between FDI inflows and financial markets. In our earlier work, we found that FDI is beneficial for growth ...
    • Foreign direct investment in Turkey: regional determinants 

      Deichmann, J.; Karidis, S.; Sayek, S. (Routledge, 2003)
      The uneven regional distribution of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Turkey poses an interesting question from the perspective of multinational firms (MNFs) and policy-makers alike. This paper focuses on the factors ...
    • Foreign equity trading and average stock-return volatility 

      Umutlu, M.; Akdeniz, L.; Altay-Salih, A. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, 2013)
      We examine whether there is a relationship between foreign equity trading and average total volatility, measured as the value-weighted average of stock-return variance in the Istanbul Stock Exchange. We employ foreign ...
    • Introduction 

      Togan, Sübidey; Balasubramanyam, V. N. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001)
      The papers that make up this volume were presented at the conference on Turkey, Central and East European (CEE) countries and the EU, held at Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, on 9–10 March 1996. A legal structure that ...
    • Preface 

      Togan, Sübidey; Balasubramanyam, V. N. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001)
      This book offers a comparative study of the Central and Eastern European and Turkish economies that analyses the implications of EU enlargement. The contributors discuss issues related to the creation of a legal infrastructure ...
    • Real exchange rate, wealth, wages and foreign direct investment in Turkey 

      Böke, C Mert (Bilkent University, 1996)
      In this study, the relationship between real exchange rates, relative wealth, relative wages and foreign direct investment inflows to Turkey is examined. Fixed effects regressions are used on foreign direct investment ...
    • Relationship between financial crisis and foreign direct investment in developing countries using semiparametric regression approach 

      Ucal, M.; Özcan, K. M.; Bilgin, M. H.; Mungo J. (Taylor & Francis, 2010)
      This paper analyzes whether and to what extent the inflow of FDI is affected before and after the occurence of a financial crisis in developing countries. The paper uses a semiparametric Generalized Partial Linear Models ...
    • Sectoral determinants of the location choice of MNCs 

      Demir, Fitnat Banu (Bilkent University, 2007)
      This thesis examines the determinants of multinational companies (MNCs)’ location choices estimating conditional or nested logit model using a dataset of more than 17,000 firms invested in 38 developing countries over ...
    • Turkey: trade policy review 

      Togan, S. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2005)
      The purpose of the paper is to discuss the main issues highlighted in the Trade Policy Review: Turkey 2003. The paper studies first the main developments in Turkey's trade regime and trade performance. Next it discusses ...
    • Turkey: trade policy review, 2007 

      Togan, S. (Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd., 2010)
      The purpose of this paper is to discuss the main issues highlighted in the Trade Policy Review: Turkey 2007. The paper studies first the main developments in Turkey's trade regime and trade performance. Next it discusses ...
    • What drives foreign direct investment into emerging markets? Evidence from Turkey 

      Ok, S.T. (2004)
      The total volume of foreign direct investment (FDI) has increased immensely over the past decade and has become an important impetus behind the economic growth in developing countries. This paper examines the driving factors ...