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Analysis of the Relationship Between Credit Capacity of Turkish Banking System with Economic Growth


  • Arif Saldanlı
  • Hakan Bektaş
  • Murat Şeker


In this study, the relationship between the deposits to credit turnover rate of deposits and economic growth was investigated using quarterly observation values for the period of 2002: Q4 and 2016: Q2 of Turkish Banking system. In accordance with this purpose; unit root tests, Johansen cointegration test and the Granger causality tests has been used. As a result of the findings; examined series were stationary at the first degree. After performing Johansen's cointegration test, it was found that there was a long-run relationship between the two series. In addition, as a result of the Granger causality test, one-way causality from economic growth to deposits to credit return ratio have been detected.

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  • Arif Saldanlı & Hakan Bektaş & Murat Şeker, 2017. "Analysis of the Relationship Between Credit Capacity of Turkish Banking System with Economic Growth," Alphanumeric Journal, Bahadir Fatih Yildirim, vol. 5(1), pages 37-44, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:anm:alpnmr:v:5:y:2017:i:1:p:37-44

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    Casuality; Credits; Economic Growth;

    JEL classification:

    • E51 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Money Supply; Credit; Money Multipliers
    • O42 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Monetary Growth Models


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