• Economics
  • Published 2005

A Household Level Examination of Regional Income Disparity in Turkey

@inproceedings{Balevent2005AHL,
  title={A Household Level Examination of Regional Income Disparity in Turkey},
  author={Cem Başlevent and Meltem Dayıoğlu},
  year={2005}
}
The purpose of this paper is to examine regional income disparity in the urban areas of Turkey during the 1994 - 2003 period. Making use of micro-data, we first explore the association of various household-level characteristics with regional disparity. In accordance with expectations, simulation exercises we carry out reveal that unfavorable demographic characteristics and higher dependency ratios contribute to regional disparity in household incomes. However, we argue that macroeconomic… CONTINUE READING