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The role of geopolitical risks on the Turkish economy opportunity or threat

Layal Mansour-Ichrakieh and Hussein Zeaiter

The North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 2019, vol. 50, issue C

Abstract: The aim of this paper is to assess the extent of geopolitical risk (GPR) on the Turkish financial stability. Financial stability is calculated by constructing a New Financial Stress Index (NFSI), which includes for the first time in Turkey, the dollarization rate.

Keywords: Financial Stress Index; Geopolitical Risk; Threshold VAR; Currency crisis; Turkey (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G32 C24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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DOI: 10.1016/j.najef.2019.101000

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