Aysan, Ahmet Faruk and Hacihasanoglu, Yavuz Selim (2007): The Competitiveness of Turkey with Respect to the Slovak Republic for the 1995-1999 Period.
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This paper examines Turkey’s international cost competitiveness in manufacturing with respect to the Slovak Republic, and quantitatively investigates the relationship between Turkish cost competitiveness and the exports of manufactured goods at an industry level. The Relative Unit Labor Cost (RULC) measure and dynamic panel data techniques are employed for this analysis. We find that Turkey is not competitive with respect to Slovakia for the 1995-1999 period. The Competitiveness of Slovakia mainly depends on its relatively higher level of labor productivity.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Competitiveness of Turkey with Respect to the Slovak Republic for the 1995-1999 Period|
|Keywords:||Manufacturing export; competitiveness; relative unit labor cost; wage; productivity|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F15 - Economic Integration
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade
F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F16 - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
|Depositing User:||Ahmet Faruk Aysan|
|Date Deposited:||30. Oct 2007|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 11:04|
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