Comparison of Turkic World Countries' Macro Performances

Eyuboglu K.

BILIG, no.83, pp.331-350, 2017 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 83
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Journal Name: BILIG
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.331-350
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


The purpose of this study is to compare the macroeconomic performances of Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in the Turkic World during the period 2004 to 2013. In performance measurement, economic growth, inflation rate, unemployment rate and the current account balance/GDP indicators are used. Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP) is used for the determination of weight of criteria. Then,Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) method is used for ranking of performances of countries. It is determined that Azerbaijan is the most performing country among the countries involved the study.