PUBLICATIONS

PUBLICATIONS


Business impact of a deepened Turkey-EU Customs Union



The study on behalf of TUSIAD, the Turkish business association is examining the impact of an overhauled Turkey-EU Customs Union which is to cover services industries and agriculture. The new agreement is also set to modernize Turkey’s legislation in areas such as state aids, public procurement and dispute settlement. The report also includes recommendations for Turkish business and government.


Intellectual Property Rights and Foreign Direct Investments



The study on behalf of YASED, the association of international investors examines the linkages between the regime for the protection of intellectual property rights and FDI performance. Following a theoretical discussion on this critical relationship, an econometric model is established to test the practical importance of ensuring better IPR protection for enhancing a country’s ability to attract more FDI.