ÇEVİKER A. , taş İ.

EKONOMİ BİLİMLERİ DERGİSİ [ EBD ], vol.3, pp.1-10, 2011 (Other Refereed National Journals)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Title of Journal : EKONOMİ BİLİMLERİ DERGİSİ [ EBD ]
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-10


THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EXPORT DIVERSIFICATION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN TURKEY Abstract The main purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between economic growth and export diversification in Turkey. For this purpose, unit root test used to test stationary of time series and the Granger causality test has been tested to find presence and direction of the relationship between variables. Export datasetthat needed to determine the level of diversification has been taken from UNs Foreign Trade Database. Other macroeconomic variables has been taken from the WDI Database. According to the results in the period between 1962 and 2008 of Turkey, there is casual relationship from economic growth towards export and also from export towards export diversification but contrary to expectations there is no casual relationship between export diversification and economic growth. Keywords: Export, Export Diversification, Economic Growth JEL Code: F13, F14