In this paper, Dr Gulcin Ozkan of the University of York, examines the existing literature on the effect that presidential systems have on their countries’ economies compared against parliamentary systems. Dr Ozkan produced this timely study as a contribution to the ongoing debate in Turkey over the merits of introducing a presidential system. Her study finds that presidential systems have a strong tendency to negatively impact their countries’ economies. Click on the link below to read the full study.
About the author:
Gulcin Ozkan is a Professor of Economics at the University of York. She is also the Managing Editor of the Bulletin of Economic Research. She holds a BSc in Economics from METU, Ankara, Turkey; an MSc in Economics from the University of Warwick, and PhD from the University of York. She has taught at various institutions, including METU, Brunel University, University of Durham and the University of York. She was the Academic Secretary to the Money, Macro and Finance Research Group during 2010-2015