Poverty and Turkish Labor Markets

METU Studies in Development


Poverty and Turkish labor markets
Erdil, Erkan (Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi (Ankara, Turkey), 2007-12-1)
This study aims to determine the relations between poverty and the dynamics of Turkish labor market. In this context, two secondary aims are also targeted. First is to demonstrate the situation of the poor in Turkey with international comparisons by employing various socio-economic measures. Second, is to clarify the poverty problem in Turkey in the framework of Turkish labor markets and to offer some policy recommendations directed towards Turkish labor markets. The study finds out endogenous relations bet...
Poverty and capabilities: the case of Samsun
Şavlı, Zeynep Tuğba; Kalaycıoğlu, Hediye Sibel; Department of Social Policy (2017)
The thesis aims at looking closer to the capabilities of poor people as it elaborates on which and to what extent do poor people have capabilities, as well as individual and structural factors preventing improvement of these basic capabilities among poor people in the framework of the city of Samsun. By this way, contributing to the formation of an effective development policy which can increase the capabilities of poor people in Turkey is planned. To operationalize and measure the capabilities, twelve capa...
Poverty and corruption in Post-Soviet Russia : comparison of Yeltsin and Putin eras
Yıldırım, Emek; Akçalı, Pınar; Department of Political Science and Public Administration (2007)
This thesis investigates the two major problems of poverty and corruption in post-Soviet Russia, by comparing Boris Yeltsin’s and Vladimir Putin’s terms of office. In order to do that, political and economic circumstances during these two presidents’ eras, the reasons of these two problems, and the consequences of certain policies adapted by these two presidents are focused on. The main argument of the thesis is to analyze interactively the certain conditions of poverty and corruption in the Russian Federat...
Poverty, Terrorism and Migration
Derin Güre, Pınar (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2014-01-01)
Poverty Dynamics in Turkey
Seker, Sirma Demir; Dayıoğlu Tayfur, Meltem (2015-09-01)
This paper examines poverty dynamics in Turkey using a nationally representative panel data covering the 2005-08 period. The aim is to understand mobility in and out of poverty and its correlates. We find that almost a quarter of the poor are persistently poor. The conditional and unconditional exit rates that we estimate are within the range of values reported for developed countries in the literature. That the income eventsbut not transfersdominate both poverty entries and exits is indicative of the major...
Citation Formats
E. Erdil, “Poverty and Turkish Labor Markets,” METU Studies in Development, pp. 137–172, 2007, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/74792.