Translated by Begüm ERGİNBAY
In the report, city rivalry index is created according to demographic structure, education, health, social life, substructure and transportation in 81 cities.
Ass. Prof. Dr. Arif Saldanlı says “First of the researches was made with data from 2012 as Global Rivalry Index.” According to the report, İstanbul, Ankara and İzmir are ‘weary giants’, Kocaeli, Antalya, Bursa, Eskişehir, Konya, Adana are ‘strong cities’ , Muğla, Kayseri, Balıkesir, Tekirdağ, Trabzon, Samsun and Mersin are ‘competitive cities’, Antep, Çanakkale, Manisa, Denizli, Edirne, Sakarya, Isparta are ‘potentially strong cities’.
Source: Bizim Gazete (18.05.2015)
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Türkçe versiyonu: İLLERİN REKABET SIRALAMASI