Foreign direct investment (FDI) affects socially and economically the economies of host countries. Foreign direct investments can have positive effects such as providing technology transfer, increasing entrepreneurship skills, making the market more competitive, increasing employment and economic growth. In this study, whether foreign direct investment have a significant effect on labor market is investigated. In this perspective, the relationship between foreign direct investment and labor market in Turkey is examined over the period of 2005:Q4-2019:Q1 in Turkey. We used Maki cointegration test which takes into account structural breaks to analyze the relationship between foreign direct investment and unemployment rate. From the cointegration result of the study, it follows that there is no long-term relationship between foreign direct investment and unemployment rate in Turkey. Then, the study investigated the existence of a causal link between the variables. For this purpose, Toda-Yamamoto causality test was used. According to the causality analysis result, the existence of a one-way causality was observed. According to the results of the causality analysis, it was found one direction causality that unemployment rate towards foreign direct investments.
Publication Date : October 15, 2020
|APA||Korkmaz, Ö , Daştan, B . (2020). Türkiye'de Doğrudan Yabancı Yatırımlar İle İşsizlik Oranı Arasındaki İlişki (2005-2019) . Uluslararası Ekonomi Siyaset İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Dergisi , 3 (4) , 260-279 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijephss/issue/56690/751361|