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Industry levelJ-curve in Turkey


  • Nazif Durmaz


Purpose - – The purpose of this paper is to examine theJ-Curve effect in Turkey at the industry level. Design/methodology/approach - – In order to find the long-run and short-run effects, 58 industries (by Standard International Trade Classification Rev.3) have been identified by using monthly data that covers the periods from January 1990 to December 2012. Present study employs bounds testing procedure, developed by Pesaran and Shin (1999) and Pesaranet al.(2001). Findings - – Although results indicate a positive satisfactory effect of real depreciation of lira in 13 industries, theJ-Curve effect is detected in only 13 industries. Originality/value - – The present study is one of the first studies to analyze theJ-Curve effect at the industry level on Turkey. In addition to being one of the first studies, it will be an invaluable addition to theJ-Curve literature.

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  • Nazif Durmaz, 2015. "Industry levelJ-curve in Turkey," Journal of Economic Studies, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, vol. 42(4), pages 689-706, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eme:jespps:v:42:y:2015:i:4:p:689-706
    DOI: 10.1108/JES-08-2013-0122

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