The Innovation Index Of Cities Of Turkey: An Empirical Analysis For Determining Factors Of Innovation

Saldanlı A., Şeker M.

Ekonometri ve İstatistik, no.22, pp.36-46, 2015 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: Ekonometri ve İstatistik
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-46
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


In this study, the level of 81 city in Turkey, will be presented the results of innovation index. The index was created by 25 different variables. Following the announcement of the innovation index, an empirical analysis of the determinants of innovation will be made. In this study, correlation analysis is applied and found correlations between innovation and 276 different variables for cities. The main variables that affect the competition will be determined. Thus, to put forth the factors affecting innovation at the level of provinces, a framework will be established for the discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of provinces in terms of innovation