Turkey has had a persistently high income inequality score, writes Shreenivas Kunte, CFA. Unequal wealth distribution may not have a direct relationship to the country’s current challenges, but the concentration of wealth and persistent disadvantage among certain sections of society, over time, can only result in discontent and instability.
Turkey, a member of the G-20 and one of the largest emerging markets, has been making headlines recently for its economic and political turmoil. To get a local perspective on the situation, we spoke with Attila Koksal, CFA, a seasoned investment professional based in Istanbul.
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