Turkey is one of the largest middle-income partners of the World Bank Group (WBG), and the 18th largest economy in the world. In less than a decade, per capita income in the country has nearly tripled and now exceeds $10,000.
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August 27, 2014 — A Country Economic Memorandum for Turkey shows that the country has increased its export competitiveness thanks to a shift toward medium-tech and more sophisticated products, accompanied by higher export quality.Read More »
July 14, 2014 — Turkey embarked on an ambitious privatization path in 1984 by introducing the first law on privatization. Over the last four decades, the number of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) in Turkey has been drastically reduced and the country continues to improve its management and accountability for those SOEs that have not been privatized.Read More »
May 6, 2014 — A new paper analyses the main drivers of poverty reduction, shared prosperity, and changes in inequality in Turkey from 2002 to 2011. It shows that labor markets, demographics, pensions and social assistance have played a critical role in this process.Read More »