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Türkiye Ekonomik Politika Belirsizliği Endeksi
[Turkish Economic Policy Uncertainty Index]

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  • ERMİŞOĞLU, ERGUN
  • KANIK, BİROL

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Economic policy uncertainty is now widely accepted as one of the leading factors responsible for the global sluggish recovery. Measurement of these uncertainties is a crucial task for recent disccussions on the effects of policy uncertainty on the economic and financial variables. While indices to measure these economic policy uncertainies for several countries have been constructed, there does not exist one for Turkey. This note reviews the concept of economic policy uncertainty index as an economic policy uncertainty measure by presenting US and Europe indices, introduces a similar index for Turkey, and shows that the constructed index can be used as an uncertainty measure.

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  • Ermi̇şoğlu, Ergun & Kanik, Bi̇rol, 2013. "Türkiye Ekonomik Politika Belirsizliği Endeksi
    [Turkish Economic Policy Uncertainty Index]
    ," MPRA Paper 49920, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:49920
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    1. Colombo, Valentina, 2013. "Economic policy uncertainty in the US: Does it matter for the Euro area?," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 121(1), pages 39-42.
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    Keywords

    Ekonomik Politika Belirsizliği; Türkiye;

    JEL classification:

    • E60 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - General
    • E61 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Policy Objectives; Policy Designs and Consistency; Policy Coordination
    • E63 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook - - - Comparative or Joint Analysis of Fiscal and Monetary Policy; Stabilization; Treasury Policy

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