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Piyasa ekonomisine geçiş süreci ve sonrasında Türkiye'de GINI katsayılarının analizi: Alternatif GINI formülü yaklaşımı
[During and after the process of transition to market economy, an analysis of income distribution in Turkey: An alternative GINI formula approach]

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  • Bilgili, Faik

This study considers the Gini 1 and alternative Gini 2 coefficients for households’ % income shares from 1963 to 2015 in Turkey. Throughout regarding calibrations, one might see that, despite the existence of some deviations from trend and some Gini 1 and Gini 2 coefficients’ differences, (a) there exists an improvement in the distribution of income until 2011, except for the year 2009 when the global crisis was experienced, but an average deterioration in the distribution for 2011-2015 period is experienced, (b) the geographical regions of the Turkish economy reveal different outcomes. For the period 2006-2015, it is observed that in the regions of Istanbul, West Marmara, Central Anatolia and North East Anatolia, the Lorenz curve has moved away from full equilibrium line, but in the regions of Aegean, Eastern Marmara and Eastern Black Sea, on the average, a convergence towards the equilibrium from the Lorenz curve has appeared. In other three regions, the Gini coefficients improve on average in Western Anatolia, Mediterranean and Western Black Sea regions. The Gini coefficients are increasing in the period 2006-2011 in the Middle East Anatolia and falling in 2015. In the South East Anatolia Region, there is no progress in the period 2006-2011, but, there happens to be a recovery in income distribution in 2015.

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  9. Bilgili, Faik, 1998. "The effects of tax-cuts and government bonds on aggregate demand," MPRA Paper 75606, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  10. Bilgili, Faik, 2001. "The Keynesian-Monetarist Debate on Business Cycles: A Case Study of The Great Depression," MPRA Paper 75539, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    [The effects of budget deficit on current account balance: Theory and empirical evidence]
    ," MPRA Paper 80866, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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  14. Bilgili, Faik, 1999. "Yeni Klasik kurama göre bütçe politikalarının değerlendirilmesi
    [An evaluation of New Classical arguments on budget policies]
    ," MPRA Paper 80771, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  15. Bilgili, Faik, 1993. "Arz iktisadı yaklaşımında nisbi fiyatların etkisi ve Keynezyen sisteme getirilen eleştiriler
    [The impact of relative prices in Supply-Side economics and the criticism of Keynesian system]
    ," MPRA Paper 76002, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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