EWMBA 298S-2: Seminar in International Business: Turkey

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Includes pointers to resources with information about the economic and business environment in Turkey.

Country information

Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Country Reports and Profiles

In-depth, lengthy reports on macroeconomic, financial, and political conditions in over 20 countries. Also includes repots on monetary structure, business environment, and stock markets in 51 countries. Annual profiles are updated by quarterly reports.  A report archive dates back to 2000.


Europa World

Provides political and economic information on over 250 countries, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. A useful source of statistics on area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, external trade, transport, tourism, communications media, and education.

News and business publications


News and information on industries, companies, business and management topics.  English-language content from Turkey includes Cihan News Agency, Hurriyet Online, and Today's Zaman. Local Turkish language content includes Zaman, Hurriyet, Sabah, Merhaba, and Dunya.

Tip:  To find news from local Turkish sources, use the Source field and the "Select Source Category" by region (Turkey is under Asia / Western Asia).


Business Source Complete

Citations, summaries, and full text of articles from academic journals, magazines, and trade publications.  Also includes current company, industry, and region reports.

Tip: Include a line in your search for "Turkey" in the GE Geographic Terms field to focus your results.



Industry and market data

Business Monitor Online

Offers in-depth market research reports on 175 countries (with an emphasis on emerging markets); reports on nearly 20 industries; profiles of multinational companies and their subsidiaries; macroeconomic data across global markets; country risk analysis and forecasts; coverage of current economic and political developments; and 3, 6, and 12-month currency forecasts for selected countries. Some reports date back to 2000; most of the macroeconomic data go back to 1999.


Euromonitor Passport GMID

Market research reports for about 20+ consumer products and industries worldwide. Includes economic indicators, demographic data, foreign trade statistics, as well as "strategy briefings," which are in-depth, forward-looking analyses of global trends predicted to influence consumer markets in the future. More than 80 countries are represented.


ISI Emerging Markets

Provides company, industry, macroeconomic, and stock market information for dozens of developing countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Eastern Europe. Full-text news and reports are available in English and local languages. Also includes financial data for foreign public companies.

Tip: For easy access to content about Turkey, select Turkey from the yellow EMIS LOGIN sidebar on the right of the welcome screen (it's listed under Southeast Europe).

Macroeconomic and financial data

Global Financial Database

Contains very long historical runs of macroeconomic data for many countries, including Turkey. Data series include commodities, economics, equities, fixed income, government and debt, international trade, national accounts, and securities.

Tip:  Select "GFD Universe" from the main screen to navigate to a menu that allows you to select Turkey as the country of interest. 

CEIC Global

Provides detailed macroeconomic data, sourced from international organizations and national statistics offices, with more than one million time series for 121 countries. Some examples of available data are: national accounts; production; construction; demographics; domestic trade; inflation; foreign trade; banking; prices; energy; and tourism.


World Development Indicators

Statistics from the World Bank for almost 600 development indicators for 207 countries. Data date back as far as 1960.  Includes tables for population, labor and employment, energy, urbanization, government finance, investment risk, prices and exhange rates, and more.


International Financial Statistics

Financial, trade, and national accounts statistics by country. Historical data are available back to 1948 and are reported in various time frequencies, including monthly and annual.  Data are updated monthly.


OECD iLibrary

A collection of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's economic and governmental studies and reports on the major economies of the world. Topics covered include labor, trade, government spending, financial market trends, and national accounts. Also includes many data sets.

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