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The Long-Term Impact of Syrian Refugees on Turkish Economy

Published in september 2019. Written by Ramon Mahia, Ali Koc

The total value-added impact generated by the occupations of Syrian refugees in the Turkish economy was an estimated 27.2 billion TL at the end of 2017, representing 1.96% of total Turkish GDP.


Turkey has become the country that hosts the largest refugee popula on in the world thanks with over 3.5 million refugees crossing the borders from Syria since 2011, the beginning of Syrian civil war. Whereas the social reac ons against the uncondi onal acceptance of Syrian refugees remains on the agenda, studies inves ga ng the extensive impacts of these refugees on Turkish economy are s ll limited...

Monday, September 9th 2019
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