FREE SHIPPING

on all orders of $79 or more

$3 OFF your purchase of $60 or more!
Use coupon code SUNDAY in checkout.

Economics and Politics in Turkey

, by ;
Economics and Politics in Turkey by Asutay; Mehmet, 9780415453189
Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
  • ISBN: 9780415453189 | 0415453186
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/7/2018
  • Buy New Book

    Not Yet Printed. Place an order and we will ship it as soon as it arrives.

    $124.95
This book examines the interaction of politics and economics in Turkey. Applying the new political economy and public choice economics, it shows how politicians manipulate the economy for their own ends, for example by using fiscal and monetary policy, and by timing elections to coincide with periods of relative prosperity. It goes on to show the impact of all this on the Turkish economy, arguing that political manipulation has taken the economy from its natural course, and brought about unoptimality and disequilibrium, for example in the form of growing government expenditure, ever increasing public debt, chronic economic and political crises, and inflation. It argues that politico-economic interaction in Turkey is different from in Western democracies, and that Turkish democracy is different from Western democracy. It goes on to propose how political manipulation of the economy might be moderated, for example through increased privatisation, central bank independence, and a more robust relationship withinternational financial institutions. Understanding fully economics and politics in Turkey, and the interaction between them, is of critical importance as Turkey's accession to the European Union is negotiated.


Please wait while the item is added to your bag...