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Asymmetric Effects of Oil Prices on the Manufacturing Sector in Turkey

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  • Torul Orhan

    (University of Maryland)

  • Alper C. Emre

    (Bogazici University)

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We investigate the relationship between oil prices and manufacturing sector of a small open economy, Turkey. We take into account exogeneity of oil prices, extreme oil-reliance and import-dependence, as well as asymmetric responses of oil product prices to world crude oil price changes. We also control for the global liquidity and domestic finance conditions, along with real exchange rate dynamics in our VAR estimations. We report that while oil price increases do not significantly affect the manufacturing sector in aggregate terms, some sub-sectors are adversely affected.

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Article provided by De Gruyter in its journal Review of Middle East Economics and Finance.

Volume (Year): 6 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (July)
Pages: 90-105

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  1. Ibrahim Halil Eksi & Mehmet Senturk & H. Semih Yildirim, 2012. "Sensitivity of Stock Market Indices to Oil Prices: Evidence from Manufacturing Sub-Sectors in Turkey," Panoeconomicus, Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia, vol. 59(4), pages 463-474, September.
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