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dc.contributor.advisorDuran, Hasan Enginen_US
dc.contributor.authorErdem, Umut-
dc.identifier.citationErdem, U. (2015). Spatial effects of trade openness: Regional inequality, trade openness and liberal trade policies in Turkey. Unpublished master's thesis, İzmir Institute of Technology, İzmir, Turkeyen_US
dc.descriptionThesis (Master)--Izmir Institute of Technology, City Plannig, 2015en_US
dc.descriptionFull text release delayed at author's request until 2016.05.06en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references (leaves: 138-149)en_US
dc.descriptionText in English; Abstract: Turkish and Englishen_US
dc.descriptionxi, 161 leavesen_US
dc.description.abstractAim of the present thesis is to investigate impact trade liberalization on the evolution of regional income inequalities in Turkey between 1975 and 2011. Despite the large body of literature on this subject, there exist several directions which need to be furthert explored . i. so far in the literatur, the concept of trade openness is too broadly defined, However, it is not only 'trade' per se that can affect the regional economies but the composition of trade is also of great importance (Rodriquez-Pose and Gill, 2006). Indeed, it can be partitioned into several components, such as exports and imports (or manufacturing and agricultural trade) We analyze separately the impact of each component on the evolution of regional inequalities. ii. in most of the empirical studies dealing with this issue, neighboring regions are assumed to have no spatial economic interconnection between each other. We, therefore, incorporate spatial spillovers of trade and growth into our analysis.Our results can be summarized in three groups: First, regional inequalities tend to decline over the period of analysis. Second, initially poorer regions that experience an export-based liberalization (particularly in manufacturing goods, not in agricultural goods) trnd to grow faster than richer ones. Imports, on the other hand, heve an opposite effect. Third, the spatial spillovers of growth are found to evident across regions. Such that, growth in a region spilled over to the neighboring ones, positively.en_US
dc.publisherIzmir Institute of Technologyen_US
dc.subjectTrade opennessen_US
dc.subjectRegional growthen_US
dc.subjectSpatial statisticsen_US
dc.subjectSpatial panel regressionen_US
dc.titleSpatial effects of trade openness: Regional inequality, trade openness and liberal trade policies in Turkeyen_US
dc.title.alternativeDışa açıklığın mekansal etkileri; Türkiye'de bölgesel eşitsizlik, dışa açıklık ve liberal ticaret politikalarıen_US
dc.typeMaster Thesisen_US
dc.institutionauthorErdem, Umut-
dc.departmentIzmir Institute of Technology. City and Regional Planningen_US
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