1st LSE Workshop on Political Economy of Turkey

Event

Summary
Date: 
March 12th 2019

Time: 09:00 to 16:35 Venue: Graham Wallas Room (OLD 5.25), Old Building, LSE (map)
Organisers: Cevat Giray Aksoy (EBRD, LSE & IZA), Davide Luca (University of Cambridge, LSE & GSSI) and Orkun Saka (LSE & SRC)
Speakers: Güneş Aşık (TOBB University of Economics and Technology), Ceren Baysan (Harvard University), Selcen Cakır (Boğaziçi University), Gozde Corekcioglu (Kadir Has University), Emine Deniz (Özyeğin University), Selin Köksal (Bocconi University), Tolga Sınmazdemir (LSE)

The first workshop of its kind involves the presentations and discussions of 7 high-quality academic papers on the political economy of Turkey. Topics range from how armed conflict may benefit politically-connected firms to how political communication may polarise voter attitudes. The workshop brings together some of the most promising junior scholars working on issues related to Turkey and its political economy. As a point of pride in the economics profession, six out of seven speakers are female, coming from a diverse set of academic institutions.

The programme is available here.

Registration is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this event.

The suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users is: #LSETurkeyPoliticalEconomy.

The workshop is co-hosted with the European Institute.