The effect of foreign income on economic performance of a small-open economy: evidence from Turkey
Applied Economics Letters
483 - 488
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The effect of a shock in the foreign economic performance on the domestic economy is an attractive research area. It has consistently been found that this effect is non-negligible. However, the countries examined are mostly developed countries. In this study, the effects of a shock in foreign economy on the economic performance of Turkey are examined. The estimates suggest that a positive shock in the foreign economy positively affects Turkish output, increases the inflation rate, and appreciates the real exchange rate. © 2004 Taylor and Francis Ltd.