Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Dr. Erdal Yalcin, Dr. Rahel Aichele, Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr (ifo Institut), Fritz Putzhammer (Bertelsmann Stiftung)

Policy Brief: Turkey's EU integration at a crossroads

What consequences does the new EU trade policy have for economic relations between Turkey and Europe, and how can these be addressed?

  • 1. edition 2016 (PDF)
  • Free of charge

Connected through a common Customs Union, trade between the European Union and Turkey has steadily increased over the last decades. The emergence of new EU trade agreements like TTIP could put an end to this harmony. Faced with trade asymmetries, will Turkey grow closer to Europe economically or will they take a step back? Find out about the results in short in our Policy Brief “Turkey's EU integration at a crossroads”.