Mehmet Ugur is Professor of Economics and Institutions and member of Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC) at the Department of International Business and Economics, University of Greenwich.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaUNESCO’s normative failure: the case of Gülmen and Özakça
In the face of institutional failure in defending democracy and basic rights, civil society action is the last line...
Published in: HomeTurkey: the rigged referendum and implications for economic fragility
Following in the footstep of the rating agencies, investment banks were busy building up a self-fulfilling prophecy...
Published in: HomeTurkey, sick man of Europe, reappears?
This is not a call for Europeans to do the work on the Turks’ or Kurds’ behalf - but a call to show solidarity with...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaTurkey: the road towards dictatorship and the west’s responsibility
The recent arrests of HDP co-leaders and MPs is another dangerous episode in Turkey’s road towards absolute dictatorship.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?A botched coup and Turkey’s future in western institutions
The EU will fail in anchoring policy reform in Turkey as a result of becoming hostage to inter-governmentalism and...