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Please distribute the following Call For Chapters link throughout your subscribership at the Academy of International Business of Michigan State University:

Following are some additional details:


Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke, LLC, USA) 
M. Mustafa Erdoğdu (Marmara University, Turkey)

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: October 31, 2014
Full Chapters Due: November 30, 2014
Submission Date: February 15, 2015


For release in Advances in Finance, Accounting, and Economics (AFAE) Book Series

Series Editor: Ahmed Driouchi (Al Akhawayn University, Morocco)

ISSN: 2327-5677

The Advances in Finance, Accounting, and Economics (AFAE) book series aims to publish comprehensive and informative titles in all areas of economics and economic theory, finance, and accounting to assist in advancing the available knowledge and providing for further research development in these dynamic fields.

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As one of the fastest growing economies in the world, the Republic of Turkey increasingly demands further research and study. As part of the Europe and the MENA (Middle East & North Africa) region, Turkey has become increasingly intertwined with the global economy. This multidimensional investment is having important influences on the state of business and government in the world, especially when considering the effects of technological development and use worldwide.


The primary objective of the proposed publication is that of Reference material for scholars, business executives, scholar-practitioners, and university students who need to better understand the growing importance of Turkey in today's global economy. The secondary objective is to provide a foundation for other similar books on the subject. The book should be published because global technological advancements and fast-moving political changers are influencing the progress and prosperity of these regions.

Target Audience

The primary intended audience is scholars and scholar-practitioners who have the need for qualified Reference material regarding the subject matter of the proposed publication as outlined above. The secondary intended audience is business executives and undergraduate/graduate business and economics students who require the same Reference material. While having academic rigor, the book will be written in a way such that it can be understood by non-academics and non-specialists; essentially, it will also be appealing to the general public.

Recommended Topics

  • Effects of Globalization on Turkey
  • Effects of United States / China / Russia on Turkey
  • Global Competitiveness of Turkey
  • Changing Turkish Society
  • Labour, Culture, and Business Ethics
  • Turkish Education System
  • Demographic Realities
  • Urban Transformation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Reform, Crisis, and Independence
  • Opportunities and Challenges for Development
  • The Role of Institutions on Economic Development
  • Turkish Economic Development and Sustainability
  • Turkish Legal System
  • Effects of Industrial and Fiscal Policies on Economic Development
  • Sustainable Development and Renewable Energies
  • Social Issues Related to Technological Advancement
  • Strategic Innovation and Economic Development
  • Effects of Technology Spillovers on International Competition
  • Technological Change Dynamics in Developing Countries
  • Science and Technology Policy
  • Research and Development (R&D)
  • Isomorphism and Technology Transfer
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Decision-Making
  • Heavy and Light Manufacturing in Turkey
  • Foreign Direct Investment in Turkey and the Region
  • Shadow Economy and Tax Evasion
  • The Economics of Tax Competition
  • Tax Systems and Their Effect on the Competitiveness of Firms
  • Effects of Different Accounting and Finance Practices
  • Tax Morale and Compliance

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before October 31, 2014, a chapter proposal of 1,000 to 2,000 words clearly explaining the mission and concerns of his or her proposed chapter. Authors of accepted proposals will be sent chapter guidelines. Full chapters are expected to be submitted by November 30, 2014. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication, Comparative Economics and Regional Development in Turkey. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process.

All proposals should be submitted through the link at the bottom of this page


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), an international academic publisher of the “Information Science Reference” (formerly Idea Group Reference), “Medical Information Science Reference,” “Business Science Reference,” and “Engineering Science Reference” imprints. IGI Global specializes in publishing reference books, scholarly journals, and electronic databases featuring academic research on a variety of innovative topic areas including, but not limited to, education, social science, medicine and healthcare, business and management, information science and technology, engineering, public administration, library and information science, media and communication studies, and environmental science. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2016.

Important Dates

Phase 1: 
Proposal Submission Deadline: October 31, 2014
Full Chapter Submission: November 30, 2014
Phase 2: 
Review Process: November 30, 2014 – December 30, 2015
Review Results to Authors: December 30, 2015
Phase 3: 
Revised Chapter Submission: January 30, 2015
Final Acceptance Notifications: February 15, 2014
Submission of Final Chapters: February 28, 2015


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Battle Creek, Michigan   49014   USA
Cell: +90-549-680-1080 (Turkey)
Michigan Corporate ID: E42528
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