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Policy brief 5: diversity in entrepreneurship
Eraydın, Ayda(2016)
Diverse neighbourhoods represent significant opportunities for different forms of entrepreneurship, which can contribute to their economic regeneration. This policy brief focuses on entrepreneurship in deprived and diverse...
Urban policies on diversity in Istanbul, Turkey
Eraydın, Ayda; Yersen, Özge; Güngördü, Nazda; Demirdağ, İsmail(2014-11-28)
Critical analysis of existing urban policy programmes and discourses in Istanbul, Turkey. Includes overview of political systems and governance structures, key shifts in national discourses, and approaches to policy over m...
Governing Urban Diversity: Creating Social Cohesion, Social Mobility and Economic Performance in Today's Hyper-diversified Cities (DIVERCITIES)
Eraydın, Ayda(2017-1-28)
The central hypothesis of this project is that socio-economic, socio-demographic, ethnic and cultural diversity can positively affect social cohesion, economic performance and social mobility of individuals and groups. A b...
Providing Cheap Land for Social Housing: Breaching the State Aid Regulations of the Single European Market?
Tasan-Kok, Tuna; Groetelaers, Danielle A.; Haffner, Marietta E. A.; van der Heijden, Harry M. H.; Altes, Willem K. Korthals (Informa UK Limited, 2013-04-01)
Tasan-Kok T., Groetelaers D. A., Haffner M. E. A., van der Heijden H. M. H. and Korthals Altes W. K. Providing cheap land for social housing: breaching the state aid regulations of the single European Market?, Regional Stu...
Smart Cities and the Idea of Smartness in Urban Development - A Critical Review
Husar, Milan; Ondrejicka, Vladimir; Varis, Sila Ceren (2017-06-16)
The concept of smart cities is becoming another mantra for both developing and developed cities. For instance, Indian government in 2015 announced its objective to build one hundred smart cities all over the country. They ...
Transformative Impacts of High-Speed Railway (HSR) Stations on Urban Space: The Case of Ankara HSR Station
Songulen, Nazli; Memluk, Nihan Oya (2014-05-11)
Urban transformation became one of the premises on the urban agenda in Turkey, which was accelerated with the introduction of the neo-liberal policies in the 1980s and became apparent in the 2000s as rapid and massive urba...
Informal rules! Using institutional economics to understand service provision in Turkey's spontaneous settlements
Leitmann, J; Baharoglu, D (Informa UK Limited, 1998-06-01)
Turkey's spontaneous settlements (gecekondus) house half the urban population and face infrastructure deficiencies that reduce quality of life and economic productivity, while increasing the vulnerability of the urban poor...
Novel squaraine signalling Zn(II) ions: three-state fluorescence response to a single input
Dilek, G; Akkaya, EU (2000-05-06)
A novel metal ion sensitive 2,3,3-trimethyl-3H-indole-derived squaraine dye showing different fluorescence responses depending on the complexation stoichiometry has been synthesized. Thus, three levels of signals are attai...
Displacement and asset transformation from inner-city squatter settlement into peripheral mass housing
Borsuk, Imren; Eroglu, Ensari (SAGE Publications, 2020-04-01)
While slum clearance projects in the Global South have displaced a large number of urban poor from the inner city to peripheral areas, peripheral mass housing estates have been developed as a spatial fix to improve the liv...
Globalization and the changing political economy of distribution channels in Turkey
Tokatli, N; Eldener, YB (2002-02-01)
Since the 1980s, under the influence of global economic processes, there have been dramatic changes in the distribution channels of food, beverages, tobacco, and other fast-moving consumer goods in Turkey, resulting in a r...