Turkey's Distressing Dance With Capital Flows
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In the aftermath of the 2001 crisis, Turkey took important steps toward achievingmacroeconomic and financial stability. Together with favorable international financial conditions, this helped to achieve a high per capita GDP growth. The high-growth period failed to be sustainable, however. From 2008 to 2013, Turkey had a volatile and low growth. In this article, I aim to analyze the underlying reasons of high volatility of growth and discuss short-term economic policy alternatives to mitigate such undesired fluctuations.