The determinants of location choices of automotive producers in Turkey
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Turkish automotive industry achieved a remarkable growth in the last two decades. This growth has been led by three closely located northwest cities of the country; namely Bursa, Kocaeli and Sakarya. The first purpose of this study is signposting the geographical concentration of automotive industry in Turkey. The second goal of the study is to find out the determinants of the location-choices of automotive producers in Turkey by using export of motor vehicles and related industry products figure at city level as dependent variable. The results show that there is geographical concentration of the automotive industry. The existence of motorway structure and number of motor vehicles per thousand citizens are the most significant factors to determine the location choices of automotive producers in Turkey.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 34 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-15573OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-15573DiVA: diva2:427151
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law